So much has changed in our world over the past three weeks and my mission to bring you the most valuable information for your success in your role has only been amplified. As technologists, your contributions are core to your company offerings and I want to ensure that I continue to provide you with the resources to help.
Prior to this, MassTLC had been working on creating an interactive platform that enables you to post directly on the site via desktop and mobile devices. MassTLC Central also offers email notifications from which you can join a conversation or post a comment. Pleasesign up here and get started with the security community forum!
MassTLC will continue to provide support to help you navigate this crisis. We have created a Resources page that includes information on a number of public and private programs including guidance on accessing small business loans, addressing legal issues, accessing free licenses for technology platforms. In particular, please review the updated guidelines developed by CISA on assessing critical infrastructure. Please check back regularly for updates and additions.
Call for Judges: Technovation Girls Global Challenge: Technovation Girls, a flagship program of non-profit Technovation, is the world’s largest global tech entrepreneurship competition for girls. The program provides an opportunity for girls ages 10-18 to learn the necessary skills to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. We are inviting members from industry to sign up for this very rewarding experience. Learn more and register here.
Fairwinds Hosts Hackathon, Calls for Submissions of Applications Addressing Pandemic: In an effort to enlist the tech community in addressing the COVID-19 crisis, MassTLC member Fairwinds has launched a hackathon with partners Amazon Web Services, GitLab, and Datadog. This competition, which runs from now through April 10, 2020. Learn more here.
CCPA: What you need to know now and what to expect in the future: Colin Zick and Chris Hart, who co-chair Foley Hoag’s Privacy and Data Security Practice, will lead this online discussion about the current and future landscape of CCPA compliance, how states and the federal government are moving the privacy goalposts, and how your organization should be thinking about compliance. Learn more and register here.
Progress Creates Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM. Read more.
During the COVID-19 Crisis PTC Offers Vuforia Chalk at No Cost. Read more.