Eileen Abbott

Eileen Abbott

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How one charity is boosting the STEM workforce by teaching underserved adults

by • 4 months ago

When Dennis Bragg recently learned that a student on the autism spectrum who was struggling to find a job had been hired by a major technology company, he was very happy. “It was a great moment to watch him go from playing video games in his room to getting a job with Microsoft,” reports a joyful Bragg. It also speaks…

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Find path to innovation with open source, cloud

by • 2 years ago

For some state and local governments, emerging technology brings just as many opportunities as challenges. Citizens continue to demand services on pace with what they can find in the private sector, while governments are struggling to embrace methodologies that will help them meet the opportunity inherent in this emerging tech. All the while, the difficulties of legacy modernization and cybersecurity…

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Top 17 State & Local Cybersecurity Leaders to Watch

by • 2 years ago

Geoffrey Brown & Quiessence Phillips Chief Information Security Officer & Deputy CISO (respectively)New York City Whats your current position and how did you get there? Brown: I am the chief information security officer for the City of New York and head of NYC Cyber Command, which was recently created by executive order to centralize the citys cyber efforts under one…

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