Request Free Access to CTOvision Pro

CTOvision

Analysis Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Mobile Social Media Startup News cio CISO ctovision Education Nonprofit organization By Bob Gourley. If you are an independent technologist or student with a goal of making positive contributions to the enterprise technology community or work in a non-profit organization we would love to sponsor you for free access to our subscription only research and advisory service CTOvision Pro.

Report to HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

High schools, universities, enterprises, nonprofits, and even governments hosted their own hackathons in 2018 to crowdsource over 14,000 ideas and 7,000 prototypes. Nonprofits and government hackathons saw a 140% growth in 2018.

Report of HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

High schools, universities, enterprises, nonprofits, and even governments hosted their own hackathons in 2018 to crowdsource over 14,000 ideas and 7,000 prototypes. Nonprofits and government hackathons saw a 140% growth in 2018.

Report of HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

High schools, universities, enterprises, nonprofits, and even governments hosted their own hackathons in 2018 to crowdsource over 14,000 ideas and 7,000 prototypes. Nonprofits and government hackathons saw a 140% growth in 2018.

Report 151

Open source the secret sauce in secure, affordable voting tech

The Parallax

Adida’s new company, which he publicly announced at the Context Conversations event here Monday evening, which The Parallax co-sponsored, is the nonprofit VotingWorks.

After Russia warning, hole found in leading industrial-control software

The Parallax

It’s a very common, “old-school vulnerability,” says Bryson Bort, founder of the cybersecurity consultancies GRIMM and Scythe , and co-founder of the nonprofit ICS Village. “It’s On March 16, the U.S.

Securing voting machines means raising funds

The Parallax

According to the election-monitoring nonprofit Verified Voting , there is no consistent voting trend across the United States. There likely isn’t a quick fix for complex U.S. election integrity challenges such as social-engineering interference on Facebook.

It’s time for data ethics conversations at your dinner table

O'Reilly Media - Data

More than 100 volunteers from universities, nonprofits, local and federal government agencies, and tech companies participated, drafting a set of guiding principles that could be adopted as a code of ethics.

Travel 176

Biohacker’s latest answer to health care hurdles: Homebrew meds

The Parallax

Sydney Swaine-Simon, co-founder of the nonprofit NeuroTechX, which promotes consumer use of neurotechnology, says there’s no one type of person or patient interested in neuro-biohacking or, as he calls it, “citizen neuroscience.”. NEW YORK CITY—File sharing saves lives, Michael Laufer argues.

What to expect at the JupyterCon 2018 Business Summit

O'Reilly Media - Data

Along with the diversity scholarships, there are several other categories for discount rate eligibility in JupyterCon registrations: Government/Academic/Nonprofit: You are eligible for this rate if you are a full-time employee of the government, an academic institution, or a 501(c)(3).

ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report

CTOvision

Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. PPL forms program for nonprofit groups (republicanherald.com). Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit (entrepreneur.com). Katie Kennedy.

CodeSignal Speaks at Tech Inclusion SF About Removing Hiring Biases with Technology

CodeSignal

The conference spans a three-day period (October 15th – 17th) and is packed full of educational and networking events for tech leaders, bootstrapping entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations. Will we see you at Tech Inclusion (#TechInclusion) this year?

At Chaos, a chaotic response to assault allegations

The Parallax

Companies and organizations generally still haven’t taken the complaints seriously enough, says Dia Kayyali, a tech and advocacy program manager at human rights video nonprofit Witness. “We

Fed Tech Roundup August 20

CTOvision

Federal CTO Megan Smith to Receive Nonprofit Org’s ‘Charging Buffalo’ Award Sept. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. How to Get Ahead of 2016: Ensuring Federal IT Can Adapt to Leadership Transitions - Nextgov. Homeland Security Today: Invincea Addresses Billion Dollar Malvertising Problem. OPM: CDM will offer baseline security - FCW.com.

How to Deploy Like Nobody’s Watching

The New Stack

Adam is also an Advisor for a number of startups and nonprofits. Adam Zimman. Adam has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of roles from software engineering through to technical sales. He has worked in both enterprise and consumer companies such as VMware, EMC and GitHub.

Reset the Net Campaign

CTOvision

Fight for the Future , a nonprofit that advocates for digital rights and Internet freedom, is spearheading an anti- National Security Agency protest on June 5 th to Reset the Net. By ShannonPerry.

.Net 77

Continuous Development: ‘Times Are a-Changin’

The New Stack

Adam is also an Advisor for a number of startups and nonprofits. Adam Zimman. Adam has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of roles from software engineering through to technical sales. He has worked in both enterprise and consumer companies such as VMware, EMC and GitHub.

CIT (@CITorg) Announces New Solicitation for Commercialization Fund (pls help spread word)

CTOvision

The solicitation targets research and commercialization performed by Virginia public and private universities, nonprofit research institutions, and young companies. Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship. By Bob Gourley CIT Announces Second of Two FY2014 Solicitations for the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) . Eligible applicants invited to apply for nearly $5M in CRCF funds.

UX in the Age of Personalization

A List Apart

As the name implies, this is a nonprofit that provides hugs to reindeer.

B2C 96

Call for Papers: Data Governance – An Overdue Concern

Cutter Consortium

Several converging forces are putting pressure on our management of information – regardless of whether we view the subject as individuals, corporations, nonprofits, or government authorities. The goal of this upcoming issue of the Cutter Business Technology Journal will be to present multiple perspectives and potential solutions to this growing problem.

4th Annual SAP NS2 Solutions Summit

CTOvision

The anticipation is that the 700+ attendees from government, business, research, media, and nonprofits will gain fresh insights from an all-star roster of speakers – as well as exclusive opportunities to see SAP's solutions in action, and to give back to U.S. SAP's annual Solutions Summit is an opportunity to engage and lead the dialogue that is grounded in perspectives from national security leaders such as yourself, on critical issues facing the U.S. national security community.

Government Employees and Contractors: Attend 10 Apr Dialog With @LorenSiebert on Open Source DigitalGov Search Tech

CTOvision

Here are some details and instructions on how to register: Open source search technology has improved rapidly in recent years just as private companies, government agencies, and the nonprofit sector are realizing they have a search problem. By Bob Gourley. Loren Siebert is someone I really admire. He is known for delivering real world solutions that work in enterprises, and he has a track record of doing that in ways that help everyone around him.

CIT Announces Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) FY2014 Fall Solicitation Awards and Upcoming Solicitation

CTOvision

These programs will be available to the private sector and political subdivisions, as well as academia and nonprofit research institutions in Virginia; specific eligibility requirements and other program information will be released with the RFP next month. By Bob Gourley.

New sexual-assault allegations against ‘phone phreaker’ John Draper

The Parallax

That approach doesn’t work for protecting attendees who’ve been targeted, and it doesn’t address abusive behavior by less-famous attendees, says Leigh Honeywell, a hacker and adviser to the now-defunct Ada Initiative , a nonprofit organization that advocated for better treatment of women in tech.

Virginia Announces Research Commercialization Awards

CTOvision

During this round, applications were invited under six programs -- Commercialization, Eminent Researcher Recruitment, Facilities Enhancement, Matching Funds, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Matching Funds and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Matching Funds -- to support the private sector, academia and nonprofit research institutes across the state. Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been a driver of innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Data Impact Awards: This is the “academy awards” of data solutions

CTOvision

Government, Nonprofit, & NGO. ? Editor’s note: Last night Cloudera held the 2014 Data Impact Awards. I was very proud to be a judge and honored to be a presenter. The most interesting part for me was reviewing the many impactful nominations, especially those that are directly tied to saving lives, curing disease, finding fraud, and helping the department of defense and the intelligence community support national security missions. There were many many great nominations.

Events of Interest To The Enterprise Technologist

CTOvision

Amazon Web Services will host our complimentary seventh annual Public Sector Summit for government, education and nonprofit organizations on June 20-21, 2016 in Washington, DC. Bob Gourley. The following are some of the events we are tracking in our CTO Events Calendar.

Top 10 Black Hat Hackers

I'm Programmer

Lamo is presently working as a threat analyst and donates his time and skills to a Sacramento-based nonprofit organization. In this article, we have created a list of Black Hat hackers.

Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?

CTOvision

GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. By Bob Gourley. If you are in or know people in government, non-profits or NGO’s that have leveraged Hadoop in service to missions please nominate them for recognition as part of the 2014 Data Impact Awards presented by Cloudera.

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator (@MACH37Cyber) Launches 17 New Cyber Security Startups

CTOvision

Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship. By Bob Gourley. Editor’s note: I have been very excited to have the opportunity to observe the MACH37 team up close as one of their team of mentors. It is great being associated with Rick Gordon , Dan Woolley , Robert Stratton and Ledger West and the many virtuous firms they help accelerate into the market. For an update see their release below. – bg.

CDH Users: If you have done impactful things with data please share how what and why

CTOvision

GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. By Bob Gourley. The 2014 Data Impact award, presented by Cloudera, is a great way of helping the community learn best practices by highlighting mission-focused solutions. This year there is a special category for government, non-profits and NGOs.

8 March 2014 @WashingtonExec STEM Symposium Needs Your Support

CTOvision

Students (first grade and above), parents, educators, nonprofit leaders, corporate leaders and federal leaders with a vested interest in the National Capital Region (NCR) STEM pipeline. By Bob Gourley The WashingtonExec Inaugural K-12 STEM Symposium will held on March 8th in Herndon VA. The event is open and free for the public. This event is expected to bring together 500 parents, students, teachers, corporate/government executives, and non-profit representatives.

CIT Hires Robert Stratton as MACH37 General Partner

CTOvision

Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship. By Bob Gourley Robert Stratton is one of the most positive forces in the east coast tech scene. He is widely known as a community-focused thought leader with special skills in enterprise technology and cyber security.

David Bray of FCC @FCC_CIO Discusses Public Service and Data Analytics at 2014 Analyst Forum 

CTOvision

In his experience serving the public, Mr. Bray has observed the increasing blurring of the lines differentiating the public sector, the private sector, academia, and nonprofits. By Shannon Perry. On July 30 th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics.

The Final DATA Act: Here’s What It Means, Here’s What It’ll Do

CTOvision

We expect President Obama will join a unanimous Congress, the Government Accountability Office , the tech industry , all of the major nonprofit transparency advocacy groups and open data advocates from across the spectrum — and sign the DATA Act. By HudsonHollister. Editor’s note: Hudson Hollister is the executive director of the data transparency coalition. His insightful update below covers issues of interests to technologists in and out of government. -bg.

SMU Continues To Innovate In Cyber Security Innovation: Launches new institute and innovation gym

CTOvision

The gym has been home to a variety of immersion design experiences (IDEs) and competitions, including: A group of Lyle students worked with nonprofit design group bcWORKSHOP to design and prototype a sensor network to gather data about noise, light and other factors impacting safety and quality of life in Dallas’ Dolphin Heights neighborhood.