Category: Events


‘Wall that damn thing off’: What government CIOs can do to improve cybersecurity

January 16, 2019

Via: StateScoop

Chief information officers should continue to expand the roles they play in their organizations’ cybersecurity policies, especially as enterprise networks evolve to support new products and malware becomes more sophisticated, Linda Gerull, the chief information officer of San Francisco, said […]


What CES Announcements Mean for Enterprise IT

January 14, 2019

Via: InformationWeek

CES exhibitors continue their tradition of zany tech announcements, almost all of which are cool. However, some of the innovations signal trends IT should consider. CES 2019 continued its tradition of being the destination for consumer electronics news. At one […]


HHS, Navy Sealift Command, Ariz. DOT and CACI draw top honors at Government Innovation Awards

November 9, 2018

Via: FCW

The 2018 Government Innovation Awards — a joint effort of GCN, FCW, Washington Technology and Defense Systems — honored a broad range of projects, individuals and companies working at all levels of government. At the Nov. 8 awards dinner, however, […]

Events, Hardware, Tech

DJI releases a modified Mavic 2 drone aimed at enterprise

October 29, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

DJI announced today at an event in Texas a modified version of its well-received Mavic 2 aimed squarely at business ranging from government to education. The base of the folding drone is the same as the commercial one that launched […]


Your guide to top tech conferences 2018-2019

September 25, 2018

Via: CIO

IBM InterConnect, Code/Media, SXSW, Google Next, Microsoft WPC, Adobe Summit…conferences you may have only dreamed of attending! So many technology conferences, so little time (or money). Maybe you’re looking to stay on top of emerging trends in your industry, or […]

Events, Federal, Policy

Trump and Putin Will Meet in Helsinki for Their First Bilateral Summit

June 28, 2018

Via: Fortune

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16 for their first bilateral summit as the leaders seek to reverse a downward spiral in relations that has been exacerbated by findings that Russia meddled in U.S. […]


To fight propaganda, YouTube will now label state-funded news broadcasts in the U.S.

February 2, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

YouTube today said it’s launching a change to its service that will offer viewers more transparency around where news broadcasters get their funding. According to a company announcement, YouTube will now add notices below videos that are uploaded by broadcasters […]


These five programming languages have flaws that expose apps to attack

December 11, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Even software that has been built with secure development procedures may still be vulnerable to attack, due to flaws in the interpreted programming languages they depend on. IOActive researcher Fernando Arnaboldi revealed at last week’s Black Hat Europe conference that […]


Hill hackathon tackles transparency, efficiency

December 4, 2017

Via: FCW

The Congressional Hackathon included pitches from tech groups to improve citizens’ access to government, including the House Office of the Clerk’s plans to begin posting the redlining and markup history of legislation by Jan. 1. At the third Congressional Hackathon […]


Enrollment for threat sharing program continues to lag

November 2, 2017

Via: FCW

The federal government has big plans for a public-private cybersecurity information exchange, if only it can get buy-in from the private sector. Acting federal Chief Information Security Officer Grant Schneider told attendees at a Nov. 1 information sharing conference in […]