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An interview with Linda Cureton

By Ryan Kamauff

In this podcast I interviewed Linda Cureton, CEO and Founder of Muse Technologies. Linda was formerly the CIO of NASA, and an accomplished author. Muse Technologies offers consulting services, strategy development and program development. As the CIO of NASA,…

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Added by Bob Gourley on August 23, 2013 at 8:27am — No Comments

A Personal Invitation to the Federal Forum 2013 from Ray Falcione

By Ryan Kamauff

In this podcast Ray Falcione of Brocade personally invites CTOvision listener to the Federal Forum 2013. Ray Falcione is a senior business manager responsible for the intelligence community for Brocade. Brocade has partnered with MeriTalk to host an event that should be excellent. You can read my preview of the…

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Added by Bob Gourley on August 1, 2013 at 4:20pm — No Comments

An Interview with Curt Beckmann of Brocade

By Ryan Kamauff

In this podcast I interviewed Curt Beckmann, Principal Architect, Office of the Chief Technology Officer at Brocade. Curt is extremely influential in the Open Networking Foundation and spends a lot of time working with groups creating new, more agile network standards. A software defined networking (SDN) and cloud…

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Added by Bob Gourley on July 26, 2013 at 7:18am — No Comments

An Interview with Pushpa Chandra of Silver Tail

By Ryan Kamauff

In this podcast I interviewed Pushpa Chandra, Principal Product Manager at Silver Tail. Pushpa has been working with big data for years, and is a part of the Silver Tail team that develops their web capability. Silver Tail was recently purchased by EMC, and is a part of their RSA security portfolio.

Pushpa…

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Added by Bob Gourley on July 18, 2013 at 6:46pm — No Comments

NGEN – Finally! This is a big deal in the DoD enterprise space

By ChrisScott

With only a few days left in the fiscal year to award a contract, the Navy has finally announced the winner of the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) on 27 June. Congratulations to Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES), the incumbent, for landing the contract!   If fully executed, HPES would get almost $3.5 Billion dollars from the award.

It’s been such a long, tough road to get here. I…

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Added by Bob Gourley on July 1, 2013 at 6:12pm — 1 Comment

Can you hear me now? DoD to create secure 4G Network

By Ryan Kamauff

DoD News out of the DoD is pointing to a unified defense network that will include 4G wireless coverage. Currently, the DoD operates over 15,000 networks, with millions of subscribers. The intent is to create one network, with multiple levels of security, that offers an App catalog department-wide. This network will tie…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 28, 2013 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Congress Impressed by Mobile Medical Apps

By Ryan Kamauff

image via mobihealthnews

image via mobihealthnews

As more mobile medical apps are developed, they are finding their way into our government. Recently, the House of Representative’s Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 27, 2013 at 5:10pm — No Comments

Instagram Video, The New Vine?

By Kimberly Kelly

instaface-facebook-instagram Instagram, the popular photo sharing application which was recently acquired by Facebook, has released a new software update that enables the recording and sharing of 15 second long videos. This is great news for Android users like me because, unlike Twitter’s Vine application, Instagram video is…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 27, 2013 at 5:10pm — No Comments

New White Paper on Big Data for Predictive Policing

By Bob Gourley

bigdatapredictivepolicing-237x300 CTOlabs.com, a subsidiary of the technology research, consulting and services firm Crucial Point LLC and a peer site of CTOvision.com, has just announced a white paper on the use of …

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 27, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments

A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012

By Bob Gourley

Jason Healey is a world-renowned strategic thinker who has focused for years on issues of importance to national security. He has served in government and industry and at the Atlantic Council, and has also dedicated a significant amount of his personal time helping lead the non-profit Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA). He was one of CCSA’s founders and board…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 26, 2013 at 6:40pm — No Comments

New Web & PHP Conference 17-18 Sep 2013 in San Jose California

By Lizzie Bogue

There’s a new event in town and it’s designed with you in mind! Come and hear about latest the technologies and methods out there; discuss your own project developments and find new solutions; get together with developers and trade great ideas at the FREE Web & PHP Conference.

Whether your interest lies in core PHP, security,…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 25, 2013 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Invincea and Dell: New OEM agreement delivers cutting edge security to millions of endpoints

By Bob Gourley

I’ve mentioned before how proud I am to be associated with Invincea as a member of their advisory board. They are a firm with a fantastic team of engineers and executives led by a…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 25, 2013 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Apple IDs a Hacker’s Delight, HUD buying into shared services and more

By Ryan Kamauff

apple-logo Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day.

  • Cyber Security Depends on Education – One of the issues that is always brought up with Cyber in organizations is how to train and educate your personnel to behave responsibly in the cyber domain. This blog at Harvard…
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Added by Bob Gourley on June 25, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

What does NGEN Stand For?: Not Getting Easier GOODGRIEF!!

By ChrisScott

Today the Navy announced that they had relieved the O6 in charge of the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) acquisition program.  When I read the news, I thought that FINALLY someone was going to be held accountable for the years of delays and the millions of dollars wasted on this mess.  But no… it appears that the…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 25, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

DISA and DLA Seek to Reduce IT Costs by 20 Percent

By Timothy Coleman

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) have announced that senior leaders of both organizations had met to discuss ways of implementing significant cost-cutting measures aimed at reducing overall Information Technology (IT) spending by 20 percent. The goal of the effort is two-fold and seeks to…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 25, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

Improve Core Banking with Faster Analytics and Back-End Processing

By Ryan Kamauff

terracotta This article was originally published by Gagan Mehra on Terracotta’s Blog, here.

Can you improve core banking with faster…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 24, 2013 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Massive Java update won’t get Oracle out of attacker’s crosshairs, Microsoft offering bounties for vulnerabilities and more

By Ryan Kamauff

microsoft-windows-dotnet Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day.

  • Trojan Uses Fake Adobe Certificate – One new piece of malware that has been discovered is pretending to have a certificate from Adobe Systems to trick users. The software injects itself into IE…
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Added by Bob Gourley on June 21, 2013 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Annual Budgeting is a Waste of Time: How to Improve the Corporate Budgeting Process

By Jon Louvar

Summertime often represents a slower period for many corporations, unless your responsibilities include budgeting. For companies with fiscal years beginning in January, June often marks the beginning of the long, inefficient and hassle-inducing ritual known as “annual budgeting.”

CFOs and finance teams know this ritual all too well. It usually starts with a simple spreadsheet and ends months later…

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 20, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments

NVIDIA SHIELD Price Lowered to $299, Logitech announces the Harmony Ultimate Hub and more

By Ryan Kamauff

nvidia Here are the top mobile news and stories of the day.

  • NVIDIA SHIELD Price Lowered to $299, Release Date Scheduled for June 27 – NVIDIA’s SHIELD is a portable gaming device that could possible change the way we game. It is designed to be used on the road and in the living room, and to…
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Added by Bob Gourley on June 20, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments

Hadoop World NYC is 28-30 Oct 2013: The place to be for exchanging lessons learned on Big Data solutions

By Bob Gourley

Hadoop World is coming! If your organization uses information and if you play a role in collecting, moving, storing security and/or analyzing it, come interact with your peers from other information intensive organizations and learn cutting edge concepts for enhancing your ability to sense make over data.

Sign up now at: …

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Added by Bob Gourley on June 19, 2013 at 8:37pm — No Comments

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