Tag: event


Mnuchin: Commercial sector should solve digital ID

September 15, 2017

Via: FCW

Even though the federal government is a big user of secure identity technology and a major target for online fraud, it shouldn’t develop solutions to protect an increasingly complex worldwide financial ecosystem, said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. He wants government […]

Events, Hardware & Software, Tech

Transit, housing, and education app teams scoop prizes in NYC BigApps 2017

May 25, 2017

Via: StateScoop

Improving quality of life for residents of New York City was the goal of four apps that were named winners of NYC BigApps 2017 on Tuesday. The competition, held by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Civic […]


Cybersecurity now part of ‘fabric’ of state government, CISOs say

September 21, 2016

Via: StateScoop

ORLANDO, Fla. — The idea of cybersecurity as “everyone’s responsibility” is gaining traction, but states still have a lot of work to do, according to state IT leaders in a new survey. In the 2016 survey of state chief information […]


Riverbed upgrades set sights on the SD-WAN edge, cloud integration

September 14, 2016

Via: CIO

At Riverbed’s Disrupt event in New York’s upscale Conrad Hotel yesterday, the company announced new products designed to help customers move their enterprise network more fully into the cloud arena. At the heart of the announcements, Version 2.0 of Riverbed’s […]


These are the top 5 productivity improvements from Apple’s WWDC

June 14, 2016

Via: CIO

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday and announced a metric ton of new features for its products. Most of them target consumers, but there were several announcements that improve productivity and will benefit business users as well. Here […]


Boston BSides needs more space to grow

May 23, 2016

Via: CIO

The Boston BSides conference is bursting at its seams and may have to find a new place to carry out its mission of providing inexpensive IT security training, educational sessions and informal networking where peers can share experiences and help […]


OMB teaches privacy pros about tech

May 20, 2016

Via: FCW

Why can’t privacy and security live together in perfect harmony? They might, with more talking and training. “There is no tension between the principles of privacy and the principles of security,” said Marc Groman, senior privacy adviser in the Office […]


5G wireless slowly, carefully taking shape

April 14, 2016

Via: CIO

5G wireless is coming, but it has a lot of challenges to overcome, and we’re not going to be enjoying its blazing speeds until 2020 at least. But, at cable industry group CableLabs’ InformED Wireless event on Wednesday in New […]


Beyond iPhone 6S: What To Expect At Apple’s Sept. 9 Event

September 8, 2015

Via: Thomas Claburn

Here’s what we know so far about the company’s upcoming media event, and what it will reveal for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. At a media event in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, Apple is expected […]


Big data earns praise, caution from federal IT officials

June 19, 2015

Via: Molly Bernhart Walker

Big data will be the most critical component to moving their agencies forward, said three federal IT officials June 17 at the Brocade Federal Forum in Washington, D.C. The Transportation Department has a “huge appetite” for data, said DOT Chief […]


Beware the ticking Internet of Things security time bomb

May 12, 2015

Via: itCurated

BM’s Andy Thurai didn’t quite put the words into former RSA CTO Deepak Taneja’s mouth, but did prompt him by asking at the start of a TIE Startup Con panel in Cambridge, Mass., earlier this month whether Internet of Things […]


Ohio governor honored by NASCIO as tech champion

April 29, 2015

Via: Jake Williams

For only the third time in its history the National Association of State Chief Information Officers honored a state governor as its yearly technology champion. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, received the award Tuesday at NASCIO’s midyear conference. The […]


From the White House to ‘Moneyball,’ RSA Security 2015 Had Everything

April 28, 2015

Via: itCurated

It’s been said that the larger the turnout at an IT security conference, the more it indicates that the bad actors are winning most of the battles. Well, the hackers certainly must have the upper hand because RSA Conference 2015 […]


Will ‘Techno-Populism’ Undermine Innovation?

April 2, 2015

Via: Brian Heaton

Future advancements in technology may suffer because of popular opinion driving policy, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). How Tech Populism is Undermining Innovation investigates the connection between emotion and personal gain, and […]


#Hack4Congress: Can This Not-Just-for-Technologists Event Fix Congress?

February 27, 2015

Via: Jessica Renee Napier

Most Americans would argue that Congress must be fixed — and an event this weekend is asking political scientists, policy experts, technologists, architects and designers to help do just that. Hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the […]