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big data

BDNA’s Walker White: Big Data Security, Virtualization as Priorities for Gov’t IT

Walker White, president of data quality company BDNA, predicts that big data security, virtualization and application rationalization will be top priorities for government enterprises in ...
Robert-Cardillo

Robert Cardillo: NGA to Federate Geospatial Content for Public Ebola Map Tool

Robert Cardillo The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has unveiled a new public-facing website with a map that depicts the spread of Ebola by province in West Africa and locations ...
virtual training

Army PEO Aviation Buys Nutanix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Offering; Chris Howard Comments

The U.S. Army Program Executive Office Aviation has selected Nutanix to provide additional data center architecture offerings as part of efforts to bolster PEO Aviation’s virtual desktop ...
cloud security

Study: Agencies Should Consider Security, Performance Risks in Cloud Adoption

A new Market Connections report indicates that many government agencies do not have plans or are still considering plans to adopt cloud computing technologies as they identify security ...
CyberCrimeKeyboard

FBI, Secret Service Partner to Raise Finance Industry’s Awareness of Cyber Risks

A team of U.S. Secret Service and FBI agents emphasized the importance of public-private efforts in the fight against cyber crime during a Financial Services Roundtable forum held Monday ...
DataGraphic

DHS Report Calls for Guidance on Government Use of Open Source Tech

A Department of Homeland Security-commissioned study has identified keys to removing barriers for government agencies to develop and implement open source software. The “Open ...
solarpower

GSA to Hold Solar Challenge Industry Day

The General Services Administration will hold an industry day on Nov. 13 at its Washington headquarters to introduce the federal government’s solar challenge program to potential ...
cloud

NIST Finalizes Guidelines on Federal Cloud Tech Adoption

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a two-volume road map for federal agencies to accelerate migration of their information technology systems to cloud-based ...
Jim Mellander

DOE Cyber Vet Jim Mellander to Retire Next Month

Jim Mellander Jim Mellander, a 14-year cybersecurity veteran of the U.S. Energy Department, will leave the agency on Nov. 1 to pursue his personal interests. He serves as senior cybersecurity ...
BrainMap

Doug Weber: DARPA, UW-Madison Develop Tool to Study Brain Activity

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has developed a proof-of-concept instrument in an effort to leverage both electrical and optical approaches to stimulate and study ...