Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!

National BDPA’s Platinum Sponsor Offers Back-to-School Birthday Bash DEAL$ ST. PAUL, MN [CNBC]—To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first store, Best Buy is throwing a “birthday bash” celebration for … Continue reading Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!

NSA certifies Raytheon encryption

C4ISRNet reports the National Security Agency (NSA) has certified Raytheon’s KG-350 Ethernet encryption system for networks. The Type 1 certification allows the KG-350 to be used to secure networks handing … Continue reading NSA certifies Raytheon encryption

Virtual High School Computer Competition

BDPA Midwest Region – 2016 Virtual High School Computer Competition (#HSCC) by BDPA Midwest Region Vice-President, Michael Wulf CHICAGO, IL (bdpatoday)—It was like an “Invasion of the Biggest and Best … Continue reading Virtual High School Computer Competition

Cyber ROTC

The House Passes Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Policy Bill WASHINGTON — The House voted on Wednesday,  May 18th, 2016, to add billions to a list of Pentagon weapons programs and training, … Continue reading Cyber ROTC

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Cloud Security Threats

Introducing the ‘Treacherous 12,’ the top security threats organizations face when using cloud services by Fahmida Y. Rashid, InfoWorld SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Enterprises are no longer sitting on their hands, wondering if … Continue reading The Dirty Dozen: 12 Cloud Security Threats

Decoding the Department of Defense (DoD)

 DIUx Invites your firm to Participate in a special Small Business Townhall: Director, Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Acting Director, DoD Office of Small Business Programs Chief of Contracting Policy Branch, … Continue reading Decoding the Department of Defense (DoD)

Cleaning up major public and private hacks, NSA’s IAD at Crossroads

FORT MEADE, MD—For nearly a decade, the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) has been focused upon weaknesses in industrial control systems (ICS) such as the (supervisory control … Continue reading Cleaning up major public and private hacks, NSA’s IAD at Crossroads

$1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Clears Congress

by Aisha Choudry WASHINGTON—Congress headed off a possible government shutdown on Dec. 18 with the passage of a $1.14 trillion spending bill. The measure funds the federal government through the … Continue reading $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Clears Congress

If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path

Photo courtesy CBS Sports From Jill Martin, CNN ANNAPOLIS, Maryland—Football is only part of the equation for Midshipman First Class Keenan Reynolds, who is majoring in international relations. Everyone that … Continue reading If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path

Industry Icons Receive Community and Technology Awards

Maryland Cyber Program Manager captures 2015 Corporate Member of the Year from local BDPA Chapter BOWIE, Maryland—LaToya C. Staten (above) receives a 2015 Corporate Member of the Year award from National BDPA’s … Continue reading Industry Icons Receive Community and Technology Awards

Senator Feinstein Pushes for Final Passage of Cyber-Security Bill

eWeek 11.11.15 WASHINGTON—Saying that losses due to cyber-attacks could cost the U.S. economy more than $400 billion this year, Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) argued passionately for final approval of the … Continue reading Senator Feinstein Pushes for Final Passage of Cyber-Security Bill

NSA Day of Cyber

NSA Day of Cyber 10.29.15

NSA Day of Cyber October 29, 2015 STEM education has become a national priority and the explosive growth of the cyber-related careers is creating an unprecedented opportunity for our future … Continue reading NSA Day of Cyber 10.29.15