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3rd Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition 2019
3RD SMART CITIES INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM & EXHIBITION 2019
January 22-24, 2019
The 3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium and Exhibition, January 22-24, 2019 in Chicago brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality. ...

Data Day Texas 2019
DATA DAY TEXAS 2019
January 26-26, 2019
Originally launched in January 2011 as one of the first NoSQL / Big Data conferences, Data Day Texas each year highlights the latest tools, techniques, and projects in the data space, bringing speakers and attendees from around the world to enjoy the hospitality that is uniquely Austin. Since its in...

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology is out with the final version of its Risk Management Framework (RMF) 2.0 update, providing organizations with new detailed insight into how to define and manage risk. RMF 2.0 was officially released on Dec. 20 and follows seven months of consultation and comments. RMF 2.0 is formally titled NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-37 Revision 2 and outlines how federal agencies and those that wish to align with the standard can address security and pri...
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EVENTS

3rd Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition 2019
3RD SMART CITIES INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM & EXHIBITION 2019
January 22-24, 2019
The 3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium and Exhibition, January 22-24, 2019 in Chicago brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality. ...

Data Day Texas 2019
DATA DAY TEXAS 2019
January 26-26, 2019
Originally launched in January 2011 as one of the first NoSQL / Big Data conferences, Data Day Texas each year highlights the latest tools, techniques, and projects in the data space, bringing speakers and attendees from around the world to enjoy the hospitality that is uniquely Austin. Since its in...