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Roger Thompson, Chief Research Officer for AVG, who leads a global team of security researchers, blogged earlier today abiot how a U.S. Treasury site had been hacked and were reaching out to an attack site in Ukraine. The websites involved were bep.gov (Bureau of Engraving and Printing...
NASA's CIO Linda Cureton says cloud computing and social media are empowering the space organization to become more efficient, save money, get citizens excited about their agency, and ultimately accomplish more missions. In addition, the City of Los Angeles is one of the nation's first...
athenahealth announced that on November 10, 2009, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued athenahealth a patent entitled, ‘Practice Management and Billing Automation System’ (U.S. Patent No. 7,617,116) for its athenaNet rules engine that is part of the Company’s revenue cycle m...
“Cloud Computing is two things: encapsulation and abstraction,” noted Barry X Lynn, CEO of 3Tera, at the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo. That is the main thing to remember he emphasized. After providing several definitions of Cloud Computing, he noted 3Tera’s – encapsulatin...
"Adopting an efficient cloud to cloud approach can be difficult," stated Scott Ryan, CEO of Asankya, at the 1st Government IT Conference & Expo, held in Washington, D.C. Now that the Obama administration has pegged cloud computing as the next evolution in government technology, it's im...
“There are risks when consuming the cloud, but solutions are available to mitigate this risk,” noted Kyle Gabhart, SOA Solutions Director for Web Age Solutions, during his general session at the 1st Government IT Conference & Expo held in Washington, D.C. You need to allocate bandwidth...
Tactical Cloud Computing refers to the use of cloud computing technology and techniques for the support of localized and short-lived information access and processing requirements. At the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo, this discussion panel explored how defense, homeland s...
“Cloud adoption and requirements are in conflict,” stated Terry Woloszyn, CEO/CTO of PerspecSys, in his general session today at the 1st Government IT Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C. Privacy laws dictate how to keep data private and how to govern accessibility to that date. What'...
Enterprise Cloud Computing is a key strategy for CIOs, stated Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy CIO at the CIA, in her keynote session at the 1st Annual GovIT Expo in Washington, D.C. As the pressure mounts to meet more stringent budgets, CIOs need to find the proper balance between transfor...
BDNA, a provider of agentless IT inventory solutions, today announced that Walker White, vice president of technology, will be among the presenters at SYS-CON’s inaugural Government IT Conference & Expo, held Oct. 6, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Mr. White will present his session on strat...
The goal of Eucalyptus is to allow sites with existing clusters and server infrastructure to host an elastic computing service that is interface-compatible with Amazon's AWS, but can also support multiple interfaces such as Google's AppEngine and the Sun Cloud open API. Rich Wolski, Ch...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Omer Trajman, Director of Cloud and Virtualization for Vertica, will be presenting at the upcoming Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. The session will be entitled “Accessing Public Data via ...
In a fast-moving discussion panel to round off an intense day of breakout sessions that is due to kick off with a keynote on Enterprise Cloud Computing by the Deputy CIO of the CIA, this SYS-CON.TV "Power Panel" will seek to match emerging federal cloud computing requirements against e...
Terry Woloszyn, CEO/CTO of PerspecSys Inc and a pioneer of many emerging technologies that he has helped achieve a worldwide presence for a variety of software organizations including Siebel, Scopus (CRM/SFA), Gupta (DB), Information Builders (BI), and Netwise (RPC), will be giving a G...
Paul Hahn, Director of Technical Solutions for Tranxition, will be presenting at the upcoming 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) being held October 6th, 2009, in Washington, DC. The session will be entitled “What’s Missing in VDI-Based Disaster Recovery?” ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that PerspecSys Inc., provider of Cloud Data Governance solutions that address the critical issues of Data Privacy, Residency, and Security in the Cloud, was named "Gold Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo.com) whic...
Enterprise Mashups deliver unprecedented information insight for better decisions and improved organizational outcomes. JackBe's Presto® Enterprise Mashup Platform enables the rapid, collaborative, user-driven creation of secure, visually rich mashups without the complexities, costs an...
IceWEB has announced that it is participating in the U.S. government's cloud computing initiative via the GSA schedule GS-35-F-4143D. The initiative was discussed in a press conference by the Obama Administration on Tuesday, September 15th. John R. Signorello, CEO of IceWEB said of the...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fig Leaf Software, a full service Web design, development and training company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), which will take place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washin...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Scott Ryan, CEO of Asankya, will be presenting at the upcoming GovIT Expo(www.GovITExpo.com)this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. The session will be entitled “The Growth of Government Clouds.” Now that the Obama administration has pegged cloud ...
Within a few short months, we have seen a whirlwind of change across the government IT industry landscape. The appropriation of $7.2B for broadband Internet access nationwide, the launching of USASpending.gov, the appointment of Mr. Vivek Kundra as the nation’s first ever Federal Chief...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Mark Krzysko, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for the US Department of Defense, will be presenting at the upcoming Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. The session will be entitled...
"The goal of Eucalyptus is to allow sites with existing clusters and server infrastructure to host an elastic computing service that is interface-compatible with Amazon's AWS, but can also support multiple interfaces such as Google's AppEngine and the Sun Cloud open API," says Rich Wol...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Philip Lieberman, Founder and President of Lieberman Software, will be presenting at the upcoming Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. His session will be entitled “Protect Your Government Age...
"This contract enables Unisys to build on our role of providing IT services to the critical agencies within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security," said Tom Conaway, vice president and managing partner, Homeland Security, Unisys Federal Systems, as Unisys announced this week that th...
SYS-CON Media announced today that nominations will close on September 4 for its first annual Government IT Readers' Choice Awards. These awards recognize excellence in the software, solutions, or services provided by the industry's top vendors. Voting will begin September 7, 2009, and...
A British man charged with breaking into 97 computers belonging to NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense and several branches of the U.S. military soon after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is to be extradited to the USA to stand trial, according to reports from the UK this mornin...