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

Delta Outage may have been Self-Inflicted

ATLANTA—The airline had cancelled more than 650 flights by 5:00 PM EDT as of Monday, August 8, 2016.  Just days before National BDPA’s Technology Conference in Atlanta, the outage triggered … Continue reading Delta Outage may have been Self-Inflicted

Speakers & Presenters Announced for Innovation Summit

NEW SPEAKERS & AGENDA Announced 2016 BDPA Regional Innovation Summit* June 23-25, 2016 Washington, D.C. “Innovation Evolves Once Shared” Pre-Registration is Requested Register today ► https://bdpadc16.eventbrite.com Join or Renew ► … Continue reading Speakers & Presenters Announced for Innovation Summit

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

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

Kids @ Play and Family Tech Summit

CES Family Tech Summit addresses  safety and education LAS VEGAS, NV—Antigone Davis is Head of Global Safety at Facebook, where she works with internal teams at Facebook and with external … Continue reading Kids @ Play and Family Tech Summit

$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