PREDICTIONS: 10 Predictions For AI, Big Data, And Analytics in 2018. A new Forrester Research report, Predictions 2018: The Honeymoon For AI Is Over, predicts that in 2018 enterprises will finally move beyond the hype to recognize that AI requires hard work—planning, deploying, and governing it correctly. Read more
READ: How “Big Data” Went Bust. Barack Obama’s White House launched a $200 million national big data initiative, and the frenzy commenced: Academia, nonprofits, governments, and companies raced to figure out just what “big data” was and how they could capitalize on it. The frenzy, as it turned out, was short-lived. Read more.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: One Big Risk With Big Data: Format Lock-In. Insider threat programs and other long-term Big Data projects demand users take a longer view than is necessary with most technologies. If the rapid development of new technologies over the past three decades has taught us anything, it’s that each successive new technology will undoubtedly be replaced by another. Find out more
STATE GOVERNMENT: Fearing Hackers, States Start Buying Cyber-Insurance. As the threat from hackers and cybercriminals intensifies, a growing number of states are buying cyber insurance to protect themselves – and taxpayers. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems October 2017 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-october-2017.
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.