The CYBRS8F Personal Cyber Security App

Originally posted on DIGIJAKS, LLC:

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Cyber Security.
2013 brought that word into most American’s daily conversations as a result of the devastating revelations by Edward Snowden. You know, how the NSA has basically both undermined Internet security, created a situation where most people living in the…

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Digital Diplomacy, 4 years and now change.

waves of change

Wow. There is a sea change happening in the Middle East. The 2013 Iranian Election will mark the end of one cycle, and the beginning of another.

The cycle ending is the cycle of the first few revolutions/civil wars and government overthrows that happened in full view of, and in part due to social media. The one beginning is going to become the post-social media middle east. One where the power of the people, won out, country after country.

Just a brief history.

In the late spring and early summer of 2009, Iran was in the throes of pre-election frenzy. There was a moderate trying to overthrow the conservative leadership through peaceful, democratic means. But it turned bad, and turned bad fast. The Green Revolution as it was called, inspired people to great heights of hope and also tremendous depths of despair that resulted from the horrific human rights abuses, torture, death, kidnappings, rapes, that were committed by the Iranian Government and it’s religious and civil allies to prevent the Green Revolution from succeeding.

I documented this struggle of the Green Revolution both on Twitter, on Facebook and on You2Gov which was the website I had started in 2008 and which we put into hiatus in 2010. Here is the twitter history. In fact it was this period with the efforts I and many others did to document the digital, social history; and to learn from it that was one of the reasons I started “Gov20LA” in the first place. People’s voices need to be heard. In a good and positive way that allows everyone, those in government and those outside to feel comfortable making changes. Changes have to come from multiple parts of society not just one. But this has to be in moderation.

Since then we have seen the Occupy movements spring up in cities around the world. We have seen Tunisia, and Egypt fall with in the same week almost in 2011. I talked about this at the opening of Gov 2.0 L.A in 2011. We actually did a “Digital Diplomacy Panel” at the 2011 Gov20LA event. In part the exploding use of social media and mobile technology was openly discussed in a live stream during that panel.

Now, we see Turkey struggling with their own version of the “Arab Spring” that many people are referring to as #OccupyGezi on Twitter and other social media. Syria and Russia are going through massive social change again, with Syria in middle of a bloody and growing civil war; and Russia moving to limit rights of protestors, and curtailing free speech more and more.

But four years after the Green Revolution, the people of Iran have delivered a surprise to the world. A moderate. With none of the bloodshed or violence of the Green Revolution from four years ago. This time around #Iranelection is a positive hashtag with huge meaning. No longer meaning death, torture.

I think it is time for Syria, Turkey, Russia to pay attention and start making changes now. Because clearly, the power of the people when amplified by social media and mobility, is world changing power. Power in the hands of the people.

You Have Been De-centralized!

Originally posted on Gov 2.0 and Gov 3.0 Thoughts:

There is temporary bi-partisan outrage at the recent revelations about PRISM and BARNEY and other strangely named programs. Rightfully so. Perhaps it is time for a new version of the Church Commission. The Digital Version. The last time I believe we have seen this type of temporary bipartisanship in the nation’s capitol was actually right after the tragedy of 9.11. So let us unite in a great cause then. Preserving our democracy.

Governments around the world are kind of missing the point. The point is not that they can siphon off our digital lives and chew on the digital breadcrumbs we all leave behind. The point is not that they are spying on us. That part should have been pretty obvious to anyone paying attention to Democracy since the Patriot Act was first written, then edited and updated and added to and continually re-authorized. But don’t kid yourself. This…

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Alan W. Silberberg:

Thank you!

Originally posted on Gov 2.0 and Gov 3.0 Thoughts:

Alan Silberberg: A Pioneer in Gov 2.0

Alan W. Silberberg, the founder and CEO of Silberberg Innovations, sat down with me last week and talked about his work in Gov 2.0 and of the live streaming event, Gov 2.0 LA. Over the course of the next few weeks we will explore each of these focuses more intently, while this post will give [...]

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Originally posted on Gov 2.0 and Gov 3.0 Thoughts:

As the 3rd annual Gov 2.0 L.A. (Gov20LA) approaches on April 21, 2012; I have been thinking a lot about why I started this conference and what it means for you, for me and for our futures. A few years back I wrote this piece “What is Gov20LA All About?”

In the 3 years since we have seen huge growth in social media, cloud computing, mobile technologies and the subsequent explosion of citizen involvement with our governments. This has caused all kinds of situations, good and bad. On the good we are seeing country after country begin to adopt open data and transparent aspects to their internal and external operations. We have seen citizens empowered to use their voice, many for the first time ever. We have witnessed several countries fall to “soft power” of people organizing, and then acting on the organization to effect change of a type we…

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Gov 2.0 L.A. Hybrid Camp 2012

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012 Partnering and venue change.

Gov 2.0 L.A. Hybrid Camp 2012

We have some exciting news to share.

Gov 2.0 LA will be shifting the Gov20LA event venue to Pepperdine University in Malibu, California for the 2012 event and for future years as well. We are thrilled to be making this announcement and thrilled to be partnering with a world class academic institution like Pepperdine. In the future, we will be working with some of their policy experts and others to help create a long term vision and support for the ideals and values of open government, transparency and engaged citizens that is espoused by the annual Gov 2.0 L.A. event.

In our 3rd year, Gov 2.0 L.A. has consistently and specifically sought out the world’s leading experts on social media, government and engaged participatory democracy; and we have delivered them to your desktop and on line tv outlets so you can learn with and be engaged with us. We have an incredible line-up of speakers for 2012. It is going to be a very exciting event again, and will be live-streamed onto the Internet as in the past, and we will be fully interactive for questions and input through Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ as well as the chat associated with our live stream.

If you would like to be a “part of” Gov20LA and won’t be able to attend in person, we ask you to help support us through Kickstarter. While we have some corporate sponsors, this event is about empowering you by creating more engaged governments. So help us by empowering us through kickstarter and thank you for your online participation and support all year round.

Now with the participation of Pepperdine and a stunningly beautiful location (on the coast in Malibu, California) we cannot be more excited for the upcoming April 21, 2012 event and those beyond. We have been blessed with tremendous participation in the past and we look forward to having you engage with our speakers again this year.

Here is Alan W. Silberberg opening the 2011 Gov20LA event.

Alan W. Silberberg Opening Remarks Gov 2.0 L.A. 2/12/2011 from Gov20LA on Vimeo.

Originally posted on Gov 2.0 and Gov 3.0 Thoughts:

www.gov20la.com

The speaker list for Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012 is out:

@nigelcameron Nigel Cameron
thinking | speaking | tweeting | blogging || future | tech | policy | values || c-pet.org | nigelcameron.org ||

@Jon_Ferrara Jon Ferrara #sCRM
Pioneer; creator of CRM solutions, CEO – Nimble.com, Founder of GoldMine. Interests; Social Business, Customer Lifecycle, Acquisition, Enchantment; Retention.

@JeanneHolm Jeanne Holm
Evangelist, Data.gov; Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA/JPL

@acc_cto Bill Marion
Chief Technology Officer; Former AFCEA President; Unified Comms driver; Cyber, Intel; Missions Systems Expertise; Vision for Kinect, Mobile, and leadership.

@AndrewNebus Andrew Nebus
Background in technology development, command and control systems, government records, and infosec with a passion for Gov 2.0

@craignewmark craignewmark
customer service rep & founder for craigslist; craigconnects

@lewisshepherd Lewis Shepherd
Live in Virginia, work in DC and Redmond, play on the web. Director of Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments.

@JulianneShinto Julianne Shinto
CEO, Imprimpatur…

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