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Upcoming Webinar: Automating Cloud Security with Open Policy Agent

Date: Wednesday, February 12th at 1PM ET Checking infrastructure as code, such as Terraform, for security and compliance before infrastructure deployment is becoming a critical part of the DevSecOps toolkit. Open Policy Agent (OPA) is an open source policy as code framework commonly used validating Kubernetes and public cloud compliance.   In next week’s webinar, Dave Williams […]

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“Build vs. Buy”: NLT Sponsors Seminar on Cloud Security Solutions

Enterprise technology is developing at an explosive rate, and it can be really hard for businesses and organizations to keep up. It’s the expanding frontier that New Light Technologies (NLT) excels in. According to Gartner recently, “Global IT spending is expected to rebound in 2020 with forecast growth of 3.7%, primarily due to enterprise software […]

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Geospatial Data for Social Change: A New Initiative is Announced by NLT and CEGA

New Light Technologies (NLT) and The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), based at the University of California, Berkeley, are teaming up to harness today’s open-source geospatial sea change for poverty alleviation and global development and to further CEGA’s mission to improve lives through innovative research that inspires positive social change. WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — […]

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NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt Selected for Special Remote Sensing Editorial Team

NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt Selected for Special Remote Sensing Editorial Team New Light Technologies (NLT) Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt has been selected to edit an upcoming special issue of Remote Sensing journal, a leading peer-reviewed publication in the Geo-Science field. He’ll be working alongside co-editors from both the World Bank and from Google to […]

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Automating the Map: NLT Travels to Switzerland for the Applied Machine Learning Days Conference 

On Jan 28, 2020, New Light Technologies’ (NLT) Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt will travel to Lausanne, Switzerland, to present research at the Applied Machine Learning Days conference.  His talk will be featured in the “AI & Cities” track of the event. Ran will be presenting on co-authored research that was recently published in Remote Sensing […]

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New Light Technologies Announces the Automated Infrastructure Compliance Framework (AICF)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT) is proud to release the Automated Infrastructure Compliance Framework (AICF) – an open-source toolkit for protecting your cloud. Today’s public clouds are vastly complex, offering hundreds of services. With this complication comes the challenge of ensuring compliance and managing configuration using a sound DevSecOps practice. The Automated Infrastructure […]

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NLT travels to the Boston AMS Annual Meeting!

New Light Technologies’ (NLT) Geophysical Data Scientist Madeline Jones and Senior Geospatial Consultant Rebecca Boyer will be representing NLT at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting this year.  The 2020 meeting is especially meaningful, because the AMS is marking its 100th anniversary. To commemorate this historic milestone, the meeting is returning to Boston — […]

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New Light Technologies Gets Published in Remote Sensing Journal!

New Light Technologies (NLT) is already making waves as it steps into a new decade. NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt and NLT Geospatial Developer Jenny Mannix, along with World Bank Data Scientist Nick Jones, published a paper in Remote Sensing journal, a leading peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of Remote Sensing.  The paper, “Assessing […]

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“Identifying gaps in OpenStreetMap coverage through machine learning” #artficialintelligence #machinelearning #remotesensing #osm #gis

“Having found our model to work sufficiently well, we apply it to predict OSM building footprint for all of Haiti, and flag cells that are predicted to be fully mapped but are actually not covered by OSM .” This post is by Ran Goldblatt, New Light Technologies, and Nick Jones, GFDRR Labs/World Bank. Acknowledgments: Thanks […]

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New Light Technologies and General Assembly Showcase Data Science Applications for Disaster Management

New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT), in partnership with General Assembly (GA), will be hosting an event “Data for Disasters: Leveraging Data Science for Disaster Response & Management.” Selected GA students from across all of the school’s campuses will showcase innovative applications they developed during the most recent Data Science Immersive class offered by the school. […]

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