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CrowdStrike Granted Patent For Next-generation Endpoint Security Platform

Government Security News Magazine | Jul 2, 2015

Irvine, CA, July 2 - CrowdStrike Inc., a provider of endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and 24x7 monitoring and incident response services, has announced the company has secured a new patent from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)...

Tyler Technologies Joins Cloud Security Alliance

Government Security News Magazine | Jul 2, 2015

Plano, TX, July 2 - Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) has announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within...

NOAA’s Weather Data Calls For Clouds

GCN | Jul 2, 2015

Producing 20 terabytes of data every day, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration needs extensive storage and computing power  to make that all information accessible. With its Big Data Project, NOAA is harnessing its data to...

For NOAA, Flexible Cloud Enables Mammoth Computing

FCW | Jul 2, 2015

Sometimes less is more. Sometimes more is more. Sometimes you just don’t know which will be which ahead of time – and flexibility is king. Producing 20 terabytes of data every day, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is a...

DHS CIO Restructures Office To Improve Procurement, Oversight

Fierce GovernmentIT | Jul 2, 2015

To better meet information technology needs, the Homeland Security Department is restructuring the Office of the Chief Information Officer, or OCIO. Spurred by initiatives such as the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA, and DHS...

How Fog Computing Makes The IoT Run

GCN | Jul 2, 2015

HOW IT WORKS Fog computing describes a way of loading processing power onto devices, from smartphones to simple sensors, at the furthest edges of networks. On the surface, the core concept seems to be a reversal of the trend toward the cloud...

Cybersecurity A Hidden Aspect Of FITARA Reform

i360Gov | Jul 2, 2015

Cybersecurity a hidden aspect of FITARA reform Federal Times: Cybersecurity is at the fore of discussions across the federal government today and CIOs looking at changes coming with the implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act...

Data-Driven Government? Not Yet. Feds Still Manage By Hunch

i360Gov | Jul 2, 2015

Data-Driven Government? Not Yet. Feds Still Manage by hunch Nextgov: If you peruse the federal budget, you'll find more than dozen references to "data-driven" reviews and programs. No fewer than six agencies have named chief data officers since...

Navy, Going Big On 3D Printing Next Year, Looking For Industry Ideas

i360Gov | Jul 2, 2015

Navy, Going Big on 3D Printing Next Year, Looking for Industry Ideas Defense Tech: The Office of Naval Research will meet with 200 industry reps later this month in advance of the Navy's deep dive into additive manufacturing - aka 3D printing....

Four Steps To Implementing New SEC Cybersecurity Guidelines

i360Gov | Jul 2, 2015

Four Steps To Implementing New SEC Cybersecurity Guidelines Forbes: In April the US Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management released cybersecurity guidance for registered investment firms and advisors. It was hardly...

Meeting The Digital Identity Challenge

Data Breach Today | Jul 2, 2015

Sponsored by: Meeting the Digital Identity Challenge Security Panel: Improving Authentication, Access, Governance By Geetha Nandikotkur, July 2, 2015. Security leaders across enterprises observe that the digitization of the customer experience has...

Migrating To The Cloud In Six Easy Steps

Governement Executive | Jul 1, 2015

Migrating IT infrastructure to cloud-based services provides innumerable benefits once accomplished, but it remains one of the biggest challenges facing organizations today. Even when all the advantages are known, the question remains how to...

Halvorsen's Silicon Valley Trip Shakes Up JRSS

FCW | Jul 1, 2015

Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen said he remains concerned about the software component of the Joint Regional Security Stacks. A visit by the Defense Department’s top IT official to Silicon Valley in April has altered the software makeup of a key...

Consistency, Agility And Cost: The Calculus Of Cloud

GCN | Jul 1, 2015

J.R. Storment knows that many organizations are moving from data centers to the cloud in an effort to save money, but he believes there are other benefits. “A lot of people move to cloud for cost savings, but I think the real power comes from...

More Than Patriotic: Independent E-signature Technology

GCN | Jul 1, 2015

INDUSTRY INSIGHT As agencies adopt electronic document software in the continuing digitalization of government services, they must source the right technology to assure that what is signed electronically today is still valid 25, 50 or 100 years...

Privacy By Design: Protecting Privacy In The Digital World

Homeland Security News Wire | Jul 1, 2015

PrivacyPrivacy by design: Protecting privacy in the digital world Published 1 July 2015Share| It is a fact of modern life - with every click, every tweet, every Facebook Like, we hand over information about ourselves to organizations which are...

FBI Alert Discloses Malware Tied To The OPM And Anthem Attacks

i360Gov | Jul 1, 2015

FBI alert discloses malware tied to the OPM and Anthem attacks CIO: The security problems over at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) are still the leading story in the news lately. Read article Tags Federal Bureau of InvestigationLaw...

Why Open Data Is The Future Of The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

i360Gov | Jul 1, 2015

Why Open Data is the Future of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Nextgov: Times are a changin' for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. In the past, it was the supercool, secret sauce-worthy stuff NGA did to deliver world-class...

With Court Approval, NSA Resumes Bulk Collection Of Phone Data

i360Gov | Jul 1, 2015

With court approval, NSA resumes bulk collection of phone data The Washington Post: The National Security Agency on Tuesday restarted its bulk collection of Americans' phone records for a temporary period, following a federal court ruling this...

Can States Take Advantage Of FedRAMP?

GCN | Jul 1, 2015

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program is the law of the land for federal agencies looking to the cloud, but could FedRAMP become a broader standard for other governments as well? Private-sector cloud providers have expressed a...

New Washington Post Encryption Will Make It Harder For Government To Track Your Reading Habit

i360Gov | Jul 1, 2015

New Washington Post encryption will make it harder for government to track your reading habit Washington Business Journal: If you're not a fan of government officials knowing what news you're perusing, The Washington Post is about to help you...