2016 Government Security Awards

Security Products and securitytoday.com Announce The Govies Government Security Award Winners for 2016

Dallas, Texas, March 23, 2016 - Security Products magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine reaching the entire security market and securitytoday.com, the preeminent editorial website for the security industry, announced the 2016 winners in The Govies Government Security Awards competition today. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories.

The Security Products’ Government Security Awards were launched in 2009 and re-launched as The Govies in 2011. Participation in the program has been strong every year as government security continues to be an ongoing concern. Platinum and Gold designations within award categories will be announced during the ISC West Expo, which will be held April 6-8 at Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Upcoming Feature: The Taxman’s Tech Troubles

VIENNA, VA., March 22, 2016)— With tax season looming, FCW's lead feature in the March 30th issue is "The Taxman's Tech Troubles," which outlines the technology woes the IRS is facing both in the view of the general public and behind closed doors.

FCW and "The Taxman's Tech Troubles" article author Zach Noble are available for further inquiries or interviews. Contact [email protected] or (703)576-7081 for more information.

A preview of "The Taxman's Tech Troubles":

The IRS spends $2.5 billion annually on information technology across more than 20 major systems, yet it still relies on a central data processing setup that went online in the 1960s to keep its revenue-collecting cogs turning. The IRS' IT problems are manifold: not enough money, political pressure, technical constraints, a lack of skilled tech professionals and the tax code itself.

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Posted on 03/22/2016 at 8:30 AM0 comments


Meighan Berberich Promoted to President of TDWI

(Seattle, WA, March 08, 2016)-1105 Media, Inc. announced this week that Meighan Berberich has been promoted to president of TDWI.

TDWI, a division of 1105, is the leading source of business and technical education, research, and news on all things data. TDWI's comprehensive professional development resources help organizations advance their business intelligence, analytics, and data management teams and projects to more effectively transform data from a growing number of data sources into deeper analytical insights and impact.

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Posted on 03/10/2016 at 8:30 AM0 comments


Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly to Deliver Keynote at ACQUIRE 2016

(VIENNA, VA, March 8, 2016)-1105 Media, Inc. is excited to announce that Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords, former Arizona Congresswoman, and Mark Kelly, retired astronaut and U.S. Navy Captain, will deliver a keynote address at the ACQUIRE Conference & Expo on June 9, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Distinguished public servants and models of dedication and resilience, Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly represent the very essence of American heroism. Kelly flew 39 combat missions over Iraq and Kuwait during the first Gulf War, spent over 50 days in orbit and served as the commander of Space Shuttle Endeavour on its final flight. The youngest woman ever elected to the Arizona State Senate, Giffords represented her community in the Arizona Legislature from 2000-2005, and then in Congress from 2006-2012, consistently ranking as one of the most centrist legislators in Congress.

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2016 Federal 100 Award Winners Announced

FCW, published by 1105 Media, Inc., is pleased to announce the winners of the 27th annual Federal 100 Awards.

Vienna, VA (PRWEB) February 11, 2016 FCW, published by 1105 Media, Inc., is pleased to announce the winners of the 27th annual Federal 100 Awards.

The Federal 100 Awards are presented to government, industry and academic leaders who have gone above and beyond to make a real difference in the way technology was bought, managed and used in the federal IT community. Honorees will be celebrated at the Federal 100 Gala on April 7th at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. The complete list of the 2016 winners can be found at https://FCW.com/fed100

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1105 Media Inc.’s ACQUIRE Show Announces Training Lineup Featuring Government Agencies

(VIENNA, VA, February 10, 2016)— 1105 Media, Inc. is pleased to announce the preliminary training lineup for the ACQUIRE show, a new two-day educational event and tradeshow for government and military professionals looking to deliver on their agencies’ missions.

The following government agencies will offer training and contract education: Army CHESS, Department of Homeland Security, General Services Administration, NASA SEWP, NIH-NITAAC and Department of State. The following organizations have also been approved for classroom training:  Adobe, Management Concepts, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution and Xerox.

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Evening Event at WEST 2016 “Network-Centric Warfare: Next Steps Toward Achieving the Vision” www.defensesystems.com/NetworkCentricWarfare

WHAT:

Evening Event at WEST 2016 “Network-Centric Warfare: Next Steps Toward Achieving the Visionwww.defensesystems.com/NetworkCentricWarfare

February 16, 2016, Tuesday
4:30PM – 7:50PM

WHERE:

San Diego Convention Center
Room 6A
111 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Network-Centric Warfare: Next Steps Toward Achieving the Vision Event Speakers Confirmed

(VIENNA, VA., February 9, 2016)— 1105 Public Sector Media Group and technical partner Booz Allen Hamilton are pleased to announce the event speakers for ‘Network-Centric Warfare: Next Steps Toward Achieving The Vision’ occurring on February 16. This event is co-located with WEST 2016—co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, and will take place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

Speakers include keynote Rear Admiral David H. Lewis, Commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), U.S. Navy; Bill Bonwit, Department Head for the Command and Control (C2) SPAWAR, Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific); Greg Shaffer, Assistant Chief Engineer, Mission Engineering, National Competency Lead ISR/IO, SPAWAR; and Steve Soules and Greg Wenzel, C4ISR experts from Booz Allen Hamilton. Speakers will discuss the current vision of network-centric warfare and steps the Department and Navy/Marine Corps can take to achieve it.

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TDWI Launches New Web Property

Upside features timely and actionable information on how to transform data.

TDWI, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., has launched a new online media property, Upside. The site delivers daily information and insight about how to transform data into intelligence, insight, and impact within any enterprise.

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Posted on 02/01/2016 at 8:29 AM0 comments


The Next Wave of Digital Government | BMC Exchange Event Announces Speakers

(VIENNA, VA., January 28, 2016)— 1105 Public Sector Media Group and BMC are pleased to announce the 5th annual BMC Exchange to be held on February 2nd, ‘Digital Enterprise Management – IT Solutions To Make Digital Government Fast, Seamless, and Optimized.

Announced speakers include award-winning journalist, director and author of The Perfect Storm and War, Sebastian Junger as the keynote, Dr. David Bray, CIO of the Federal Communications Commission and Richard McKinney, CIO of the Department of Transportation. 

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