Saturday, April 21, 2018

How to make Win10 lean & mean on older PC


Saturday, April 14, 2018

CSA Federal Summit 2018 - CSA Congress

CSA Federal Summit 2018 - CSA Congress

CSA Federal Summit 2018

MAY 15 Washington D.C., United States

Leading Federal and Cybersecurity Experts added to Program:
  • Karen Evans – National Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge, Former Administrator of Office of Electronic and IT at OMB
  • Matt Goodrich – Director FedRAMP, GSA
  • Mark Weatherford – SVP & Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, vArmour, Former Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, DHS
  • Dr. Mari Spina – Principal Cyber Security Engineer, MITRE Security for Enterprise and Cloud Architectures

Full List of Speakers


The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) will hold its 5th annual Federal Summit on May 15, 2018 at the Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th street, NW, Washington DC.

This informative, one-day symposium is expected to draw over 250 information security professionals from civilian and defense agencies and from innovators in cloud security to share case studies, lessons learned and new technologies that support secure implementation of cloud computing to support agency missions.

A world-class program of speakers and panelists will provide perspectives on the Federal cloud computing strategy, civilian and defense agency cloud security standards, and real-world implementation experience with state-of-the-art cloud security architectures.


Agencies Can Shift to a Secure Cloud for Mission Critical Systems

  • What are the Technologies – new and proven – that are critical to making cloud the dominant IT system?
  • What Government Programs are leading the pack in deploying Mission Critical Systems to the Cloud?
  • What are lessons learned in deploying a secure cloud to support mission critical systems?

This one-day summit will focus on two components of cloud security – deploying mission critical systems to the cloud, and new technologies that support deployment including managing security certifications and compliance.

Topics include:

  • Getting to mission critical with cloud
  • How do technologies including Blockchain, IoT, and Fog Computing support mission critical systems on the cloud?
  • Management of requirements for multiple security certifications What is the status of Continuous Monitoring?


What: CSA Federal Summit 2018

Where: Washington Marriott Metro Center – Washington D.C.

When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Hotel Information: Marriott Metro Center – No rooms held

Registration Costs:

Standard Registration for Non-Government Employees Fee: $150 USD

 – Starts February 16, 2018 to April 2, 2018

Late Registration for Non-Government Employees Fee: $175 USD

 – Starts April 3, 2018 

Government Employee Registration is Free $0– Please bring government ID with you to the event to verify when checking in.

Student Registration: $50 USDPlease bring your student ID to the event to verify when checking in. 

CCSK Foundation Training: $795 – This does not include registration to the conference. 

CCM Foundation Training Course: $695 – This does not include registration to the conference. 

Location Details: Washington Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005


Sunday, April 8, 2018

Conservatory - The Sayre Mansion

Conservatory - The Sayre Mansion


  • $279 Weekday
  • $325 Weekend

Offering a 180-degree bird's-eye view of Bethlehem, the fabulous Conservatory is the most unique room in the mansion (perhaps in the entire town!). Spanning the full depth of the house, this roof-top refuge fills with morning light and offers breathtaking tree-lined views. More modern in design than the rest of the inn, this special suite features a sleekly styled king bed with matching end tables and a sitting area with a vintage loveseat and a lush garden setting breakfast nook. Trickling fountains, cable TV, and lush green plants add to the room's appeal. The private bath has a pedestal sink and a Jacuzzi style bathtub.

All Room Rates are subject to 10% tax (6% PA state tax and 4% Bethlehem Hotel tax).

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  • King Bed
  • Sitting Area
  • Private Bath with Jacuzzi Tub
  • Trickling Fountains
  • Free WiFi
  • Cable TV
  • Air Conditioning

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

What is my day rate? - The Day Rate Calculator

 This is very helpful.

I'm often asked by friends and family what they should charge for "side work". This tools makes the calculation easy and quick. It also allows you to adjust their assumptions to better fit your situation.

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