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  • Profile: Gunnar Hellekson, Chief Technology Strategist, Red Hat's US Public Sector Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Profile: Gunnar Hellekson, Chief Technology Strategist, Red Hat’s US Public Sector Group

    Gunnar Hellekson is chief technology strategist for Red Hat's U.S. public sector group, where he works to integrate open source software with government agencies. Red Hat said Hellekson is primarily interested cross-domain security, edge innovation, and interagency collaboration through the open source model. Prior to Red Hat, Hellekson served as a developer, system administrator and […] More

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    RedHatGov Symposium Highlights Roadmap to the 25 Point Plan, Open Source

    About this time last week, FedScoop and Red Hat were wrapping up the 2011 Red Hat Government Symposium at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Red Hat provided continual updates during the event on its Twitter account, RedHatGov, highlighting key speakers and remarks.  FedScoop, the event sponsor, reported some 300 government and industry leaders to be in attendance. The […] More

  • Red Hat Offers New Cloud Products - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Red Hat Offers New Cloud Products

    Red Hat is releasing multiple cloud products, including the federally certified six encryption modules Enterprise Linux 5 operating system, OpenShift and CloudForms cloud applications. Chief Technology Strategist for Red Hat's U.S. Public Sector Gunnar Hellekson told Government Computer News that out of the company's hundreds of projects making up Red Hat's Enterprise Linux, more than […] More

  • Defense, Energy Ranked Top Departments in Open Source Use - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Defense, Energy Ranked Top Departments in Open Source Use

    The Defense and Energy departments have been deemed leading agencies when it comes to transparency and the use of open source technologies, reveals a survey by Open Source for America. OSFA published the results of its recent survey examining which federal departments were making the most of open-source technologies. In an interview with DorobekINSIDER, Red […] More

  • Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cybersecurity Insiders Reveal Most-Pressing Cyber Threats

    Cyber espionage, Advanced Persistent Threats and malware–cyberspace is full of threats designed to steal identities, intellectual property and money, as well as wreak havoc on computers and systems. In a story on TheNewNewInternet, 10 cyber-industry insiders share their opinions on the current threat landscape and reveal what they believe are the most dangerous threats on […] More

  • Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

    Although cybersecurity experts have their separate ideas on what the most pressing Internet security concern is, they generally agree on one thing: The threat landscape is evolving into more attacks of increasing sophistication. Here, 10 industry insiders offer their insight into what they believe are the most dangerous cyber threats, ranging from social engineering to […] More

  • Friday Features - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Friday Features

    This week, Gunnar Hellekson, Red Hat Public Sector’s chief technology strategist and open source advocate, shared his opinions on open source and open government. And Alion’s Senior Vice President for Corporate Development Steve Kimmel gave an update on several areas in which the company is leaving its tech engineering mark on behalf of government  and […] More

  • Gunnar Hellekson of Red Hat on Open Source, Common Misconceptions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gunnar Hellekson of Red Hat on Open Source, Common Misconceptions

    Red Hat U.S. Public Sector’s Chief Technology Strategist and open source advocate Gunnar Hellekson recently talked to ExecutiveBiz about the nature of open source, its benefits, and common misconceptions. “Macon Phillips, the new media director for the White House, called open source “˜the most concrete form of civic participation,'” Hellekson said. “I think he is […] More

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