- february 2006:
- vatg celebrates tenth anniversary
vargas advanced technologies group, inc. is proud to announce that it
is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. we would like to thank
all of those customers and staff who have contributed to the company’s
success over the past decade. we all look forward to serving our exceptional
clients for another 10 years.
nvtc meet the capital players & security event
february’s nvtc meet the capital players series features amit
yoran, the new president and chief executive officer of in-q-tel, the
venture capital fund largely funded by the u.s. intelligence community.
amit is well-known in the local technology community having most recently
been the director of the national cyber security division at the u.s.
department of homeland security. he is also known as a co-founder of
the successful security firm riptech, inc. the title of amit’s
presentation is secure communications: a core strength of our region.
more information about this event may be found at the nvtc
web site. vatg is an nvtc security committee sponsor.
issa-nova hosts allan paller, sans director of research
on thursday, february 16 allan paller, director of research at the sans
institute will be the featured speaker at the information systems
security association’s northern virginia chapter (issa-nova).
he will be delivering a presentation titled “the three new
faces of cyber crime.” this event will be held at nortel government
solutions at 12730 fair lakes circle, fairfax, va 22033. more information
may be found at the issa-nova web
site. vatg is a bronze sponsor of issa-nova.
- january 2006:
- vatg it award of excellence
vargas advanced technologies group, inc. proudly announces that it has
established the vatg it award of excellence at the school
of professional studies in business and education (spsbe) at the
johns hopkins university. this financial award will be granted each
year to one outstanding student in the school’s master of science
in information and telecommunication systems program. it will be presented
at the spring banquet of the it honor society, johns hopkins university
beta chapter of alpha iota mu. if you would like to learn more about
this award, please email vatg at firstname.lastname@example.org
or darlene dixon at email@example.com.
security event: “fbi gets tough on cyber-crime”
at 8 a.m. on wednesday january 11, 2006 the northern virginia technology
council (nvtc) security committee will be hosting the u.s. federal bureau
of investigation (fbi). the bureau’s presentation will focus on
increasing awareness of the security risks to it infrastructure and
encouraging cooperation with law enforcement in the event of an it break-in.
this event is part of the fbi’s efforts to reverse the decline
in the number of computer intrusions that are reported to law enforcement,
despite an increase in cyber-crime attacks. trent r. teyema ssa of the
fbi will summarize the fbi’s efforts to combat cyber-crime (with
real-world examples). if you would like to learn how to register for
this event, please visit the northern
virginia technology council web site. vatg is a sponsor of the nvtc
hacking for profit presentation at technology conference
vatg president david a. vargas will be participating in a panel discussion
titled security issues - wireless to spam to hackers at the 2006
asae technology strategies and solutions conference. in his portion
of the presentation, titled when it comes to the internet, crime does
pay, mr. vargas will explore how hacking has evolved from an intellectual
exercise to an extremely profitable business endeavor. the conference
will be held at the ronald reagan building and international trade center
in washington, dc from january 31 through february 1, 2006. to learn
more about this particular education session, visit the conference education
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