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How the Energy Dept. is operationalizing emergency response

September 19, 2018

Via: FCW

The head of the Energy Department’s energy security office is looking to build relationships with emergency response and cybersecurity agencies at the Department of Homeland Security to sharpen overall government and private-sector awareness of cyber and physical threats. “We’re a […]


FINRA takes down an unregistered cryptocurrency security

September 12, 2018

FINRA, the non-profit organization that tasks itself with policing the securities industry, is charging Timothy Tilton Ayre of Agawam, Mass. with fraud and unlawful distribution of unregistered cryptocurrency securities. Ayre claimed that users could buy equity in his company, Rocky […]


Cloud computing: Three reasons why it could be time to go cloud-first

September 6, 2018

Via: ZDnet

CIOs are increasingly confident using a cloud-first strategy. Analyst Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, why are digital leaders choosing to […]


Federal, Policy

Federal DMARC compliance spikes up

October 16, 2018

Via: FCW

More than six out of 10 federal domains are fully compliant with website and email security requirements laid out in a Department of Homeland Security directive released last year, while about three out of four are at least publishing reports […]


Federal, Policy

US economic outlook vs the rest of the globe is brighter than it’s been in 12 years

October 16, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The U.S. is putting more distance between itself and the rest of the world in terms of growth expectations from professional investors. The news keeps getting worse for global economic prospects, with respondents to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch […]


Software, Tech

Adobe XD now lets you prototype voice apps 

October 15, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Adobe XD, the company’s platform for designing and prototyping user interfaces and experiences, is adding support for a different kind of application to its lineup: voice apps. Those could be applications that are purely voice-based — maybe for Alexa or […]


Federal, Policy

More Senate Dems back alternative to Secure Elections Act

October 15, 2018

Via: FCW

For much of the past year, Sen. Ron Wyden’s (D-Ore.) Protecting American Votes and Elections Act has taken a backseat to the Republican-led, bipartisan-crafted Secure Elections Act in the election security debate on Capitol Hill. Boosters for the bipartisan effort […]