3RD PLATFORM: How Will It Impact State, Local Governments in 2016? (Industry Perspective). The innovative powerhouse of cloud computing, mobile, big data and social media has been deemed by IDC as the “3rd Platform.” Here’s a look at each component and the potential it brings for public sector. Read more
CALIFORNIA: New Digital Innovation Office Aims to Create Apps for Residents. The Golden State also wants to collaborate with other states using open source data and technologies. Read more
CIO: Cybersecurity Startups Face Tougher Path to IPO. The security industry’s largest annual conference, which started Monday in San Francisco, is held just two blocks from the former sand dunes where Gold Rush-era prospectors encamped in an area known as Happy Valley. The mood at the RSA Conference this year may not be quite as happy as it was in the recent past, as security startups find it more difficult to realize ambitions for an IPO. Read more
WINDOWS 10: Security Boost Targets Business PCs. Microsoft launches a new Windows 10 security feature designed to give IT leaders more insight into recognizing and addressing cyber-attacks. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems March 2016 http://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-march-2016.
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.