Category Archive: DOJ

Nov 10

DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW HOW MANY CYBER PROFESSIONALS THE GOVERNMENT NEEDS?

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Nearly everyone agrees there’s a shortage of cybersecurity professionals across government.  But quantifying the precise cyber talent gap remains an inexact science. “We always hear from agencies that they need more cybersecurity people, but they have a very difficult time pointing to what those positions are,” Tim Polk, assistant director for cybersecurity in the White …

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Jun 17

Looking for a Needle in a Haystack

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When you look into all the computers, smartphones, tablets and devices connected to the Internet, you begin to get a feel for the size of the data set from which cyber intelligence is gathered. This subject has drawn a significant amount of interest ever since the Edward Snowden leaks and that is sure to continue …

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Nov 26

Google Search Manipulation: Say it isn’t so!!

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As Google continues to transform itself into an entity building all things for the Internet, concerns and criticisms about its platform are building. Is the platform putting small business and buyers at a disadvantage by giving better placement to businesses lining its pockets? Way back in 1998 when Google launched, its core product was search …

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Nov 14

Papa John’s Faces $250 Million Lawsuit Over SMS Spam.

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Papa John’s has clearly been a little over-eager with its digital promotion. Now, it’s facing a $250 million class-action lawsuit over all the spammy text messages it’s been sending you and everybody else around the US. It’s alleged that Papa John’s sent 500,000 unwanted messages in early 2010, CNN Money reports. It gets worse: at …

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Nov 07

Watch President Obama Deliver Victory Speech After Winning 2012 Election

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After a close race, President Barack Obama thanked “every American who participated in this election” as he spoke in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday night. Obama won re-election on November 6, beating out rival former Gov. Mitt Romney. Of winning re-election, the president said in his remarks, “I return to the White House more determined and more …

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Nov 01

FCC: Communications Outages Could Get Worse.

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Communications outages caused by Sandy could get worse before they get better, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski warned on Tuesday. Flooding, snow, and other dangerous conditions could slow efforts to restore electricity and communications networks, he told reporters. Wireless communications are especially vulnerable to sustained outages, Genachowski said. Sandy, which ravaged the East Coast, …

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Jun 14

Finally United States Senate Confirms Mari Carmen Aponte as United States Ambassador to El Salvador

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A little before 1:00pm today, June 14th, the United States Senate voted to end cloture and confirm the nomination of Mari Carmen Aponte as United States Ambassador to El Salvador by a vote of 62 to 37.. This was the second vote on her confirmation, the first which failed in December. Through the efforts of …

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Jun 11

Randall Stephenson: Spectrum and the Wireless Revolution

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Randall Stephenson: Spectrum and the Wireless Revolution By RANDALL STEPHENSON The latest mobile devices give us the power to summon maps in distant cities, watch the news under a shady tree, or adjust our home thermostats from the airport lounge. This power at our fingertips is provided by major advances in our networks and increasingly powerful …

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Jun 07

OVER 300+ Attend LISTA ETL Summit and TechLatino Achievers Awards in Atlanta, Georgia.

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With over 300 + attendees Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) held their 6th Annual National Emerging Technology Leadership Summit at the Melia Hotel in Atlanta, GA. The ETL Summit theme was a “Call to Action” and it concentrated on diversity and inclusion, and enabled leaders to develop core competencies in Employee Resource …

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Apr 03

LISTA Guest Blogger Brent Leary Interviews Sandy Carter of IBM Social Media Evangelist.

When it comes to social media, the old adage, “build it and they will come” simply doesn’t apply. Putting up a Facebook page and creating a Twitter or YouTube account just isn’t enough. In order for businesses to use social media effectively, they must leverage it by building it into their business processes to truly …

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