President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command

WASHINGTON — At the direction of the president, the Defense Department today (18 AUG 17) initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command (UCC). “This new unified … Continue reading President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command

H.O.P.E. Project DMV inks Training and Consulting deal with Goodwill

WASHINGTON—The HOPE Project DMV has signed a consulting and training deal with Goodwill Industries International. Their first project launches later this month during BDPA-DC’s Innovate DMV week (#InnovateDMV17) where 20 … Continue reading H.O.P.E. Project DMV inks Training and Consulting deal with Goodwill

22-Year-Old Marcus Hutchins helped US thwart global ‘WannaCry’ Hack

ILFRACOMBE, England —Marcus Hutchins and other computer experts around the world worked throughout this past weekend fighting a vast “ransomware” attack paralyzing computers in at least 150 countries. Before ‘WannaCry‘ … Continue reading 22-Year-Old Marcus Hutchins helped US thwart global ‘WannaCry’ Hack

NCWF: Public Comments Due 06 JAN 17

WASHINGTON (US-CERT.gov) — The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) developed the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) to define the cybersecurity workforce and provide a common taxonomy and lexicon by … Continue reading NCWF: Public Comments Due 06 JAN 17

Industry Mission Partners receive top Tech and Community Awards

WASHINGTON (bdpatoday)—Industry mission partners received technology and community service awards on Saturday, November 19, 2016, from National BDPA’s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPA-DC). Recognition was provided for community involvement and direct … Continue reading Industry Mission Partners receive top Tech and Community Awards

Cyber “Proxy” Wars: Massive DDoS Attacks Shutting Down Popular Sites

Hacker DDoS Attacks Against DynDNS Knocked Major Services Off Line MANCHESTER, NH (The Hacker News)—The Internet recently witnessed a record-breaking largest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack of over one … Continue reading Cyber “Proxy” Wars: Massive DDoS Attacks Shutting Down Popular Sites

IT Summit and Town Hall Launch with New Tech Workforce

Helping Other People Excel (H.O.P.E.) WASHINGTON (bdpatoday)—The H.O.P.E. Project DMV launched its inaugural IT Summit and Town Hall in the District of Columbia on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The IT … Continue reading IT Summit and Town Hall Launch with New Tech Workforce

National IT Showcase Winners Announced

ATLANTA (bdpatoday) —National BDPA just wrapped up #BDPAConnect16, the national information technology organization’s 38th Annual National BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair in Atlanta, Georgia.  During the annual National Awards … Continue reading National IT Showcase Winners Announced