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  • Cyber Threats Abound for World IPv6 Day - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Threats Abound for World IPv6 Day

    Wired magazine calls it the “nerdiest holiday ever” and the “biggest geek party since Pi Day,” but around the world, some are taking World IPv6 Day very seriously. “Granted it isn“™t up there with the World Cup final, or the opening ceremony of the Olympics, but today many of the key players, including Google, Facebook, […] More

  • Time to Transition to IPv6 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Time to Transition to IPv6

    Right before Father“™s Day is another, lesser-known, notable occasion, namely World IPv6 day, which is acknowledged around the globe June 8 to meet the demand for more IP addresses. Vendors, service and content providers worldwide will turn on their IPv6 services in recognition of the day. Juniper Networks is one of many vendors participating in […] More

  • IPv6 -- Are We There Yet? Yes, Some Say - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IPv6 — Are We There Yet? Yes, Some Say

    In a Sept. 28, 2010 memo, federal CIO Vivek Kundra laid out specific steps for agencies to expedite the operational deployment and use of IPv6 — the so-called Next Generation Net, which is an updated infrastructure of the current system, IPv4. Designed to provide new services and capabilities, the new protocol would extend the available IP […] More

  • GovConExec Magazine Launches Cloud Computing Issue - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GovConExec Magazine Launches Cloud Computing Issue

    Executive Mosaic, publisher of The New New Internet and other news sites related to government contracting, announced today the release of its spring edition of GovConExec magazine, which focuses on cloud computing and the executives who are spearheading the move for government customers. In the latest issue, which marks GovConExec“™s fifth issue and second year […] More

  • Fresh Crop of 340 Undecillion IP Addresses Now Available - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fresh Crop of 340 Undecillion IP Addresses Now Available

    It’s official: The Internet recently ran out of IPv4 Internet addresses. But fear not, there’s a new round of addresses and it looks like they won’t exhaust anytime soon, with the introduction of 340 undecillion new, fresh addresses. If you haven’t heard of undecillion before, it means a trillion trillion, which is notably more than […] More

  • Federal Government Mandates Transition to IPv6 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Federal Government Mandates Transition to IPv6

    With the new, available IPv4 addresses set to run out in the forthcoming weeks, federal agencies are working hard to meet the deadlines set by U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra. At the same time, agencies are grappling with how to protect networks and information from existing and future IPv6 cyber threats. “There is a […] More

  • QinetiQ's Keith Rhodes: Looking "into the wild" for stronger cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QinetiQ’s Keith Rhodes: Looking “into the wild” for stronger cybersecurity

    When it comes to cybersecurity, many variables are up in the air “” up to and including its definition. Complicating matters is the still undefined direction of future collaboration between the government and private sector in combating the growing threat. But where others see challenge, Keith Rhodes sees opportunity. As senior vice president and chief […] More

  • CEO SPOTLIGHT: Jerry Edgerton of Command Information on IPv6 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CEO SPOTLIGHT: Jerry Edgerton of Command Information on IPv6

    It“™s been 10-plus years since its creation and IPv6 is finally gaining adoption momentum. AT&T is building a production-quality IPv6 data network for the U.S. Army in Germany. Meanwhile, Google just announced the option for accessing Google services over IPv6. But how will the technology play out in the federal marketplace? In our CEO Spotlight, […] More

  • The Beltway Executive Last-Minute Gift Guide - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    The Beltway Executive Last-Minute Gift Guide

    Last-minute Christmas panic gifts are not difficult to spot: an “In the Kitchen with Karl Rove“ cookbook; wasabi-scented bath soap; an iTunes gift card that can only be redeemed for Kevin Federline “songs.” Christmas is four days away, and yet 35 million Americans seem to be rolling the dice when estimating their ability to find […] More

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