TEST DATA MANAGEMENT: The Real Secret to Quality Application Development. As software continues to revolutionize businesses around the globe, and privacy legislation becomes increasingly more stringent, there’s a critical demand for a structured and centralized approach to the management of test data at an enterprise level. Without this comprehensive test data management, businesses can wait for weeks for the data they need, sometimes only to discover that it doesn’t even exist. Read more
JENKINS 2: Addresses Ease and Security, Not Scalability. Jenkins 2, an upgrade to the popular continuous integration and delivery platform for software development projects, will formally debut Tuesday with improvements to usability and security. But scalability, which has been a thorn in the side of Jenkins, will have to wait for now. Read the rest
AGILE: 3 Misconceptions CIOs Have About Agile. By now, CIOs should be aware of the benefits of the agile methodology. But a few persistent misconceptions get in the way of even greater outcomes. Find out what CIOs just don’t “get” about the framework. Find out more
BEST PRACTICE: Web Application Security Risks: Accept, Avoid, Mitigate or Transfer? Web application security is a very hot topic these days. What shall CISOs do with the related risks? Read more
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IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.
BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.