Employee Resource Group Partnerships with BDPA

WASHINGTON—Employee resource groups (also known as ERGs, affinity groups, or business network groups) are groups of employees who join together in their workplace based on shared characteristics or life experiences. … Continue reading Employee Resource Group Partnerships with BDPA

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

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

DOD STEM Leads in Technology and Innovation

WASHINGTON—The Department of Defense (DoD) STEM mission is to attract, inspire, and develop exceptional STEM talent across the education continuum to enrich our current and future DoD workforce to meet … Continue reading DOD STEM Leads in Technology and Innovation

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

BEYA and HSCC Celebrate 30-Year Milestones

  PHILADELPHIA, PA—During this special week of February 15th through 21st 2016, America celebrates Career Communications Group’s (CCG) anniversary and milestone honoring their 30th annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards … Continue reading BEYA and HSCC Celebrate 30-Year Milestones

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