DAIR Newsletter: February 2022

DAIR Newsletter: February 2022

Welcome to the February 2022 edition of the DAIR Community Newsletter. With January behind us, we’re excited to launch several initiatives in the months ahead.

Save the Date!

We are teaming up with CENGN to bring you another webinar:

Machine Learning:

Paradigms and Workflows

Presented by Peter Heath (CENGN Academy)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET, February 24, 2022

Register Now

This webinar will introduce you to Machine Learning (ML) and discuss motivations, use cases, and important ML paradigms like supervised and unsupervised learning. We’ll also explore the ML project workflow, which includes data collection, validation, and analysis.

About Peter: Peter Heath is the Senior Manager for Training Programs with CENGN. He has spent over two decades in ICT-based higher education and commercial training – teaching courses at all levels, developing commercial training content, and leading programs in both college and industry settings. Peter enjoys all kinds of technologies, all kinds of sports, and many years ago he earned a PhD in mathematics. Have a webinar topic you’d like us to feature? Let us know! Contact us in the DAIR Slack Workspace, or at [email protected]

New & Updated DAIR Tutorials

We’re happy to announce our new Advanced DAIR Cloud Security Tutorial. We recommend reviewing it to help ensure you’ve secured your DAIR environment.

We’ve updated our tutorial on How to Add a Budget and it is now available below:

How to Add a Budget: DAIR Cloud Tutorial This is the first in a series of video revamps we’ll be releasing over the next few months. Expect to see new videos covering various topics and features of the DAIR Cloud.

DAIR Community Spotlight: Parabellyx Cybersecurity

We’re happy to showcase Parabellyx Cybersecurity, one of our newest Boosterpack Builders who are developing the Automated Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing BoosterPack. Parabellyx recently hosted a webinar entitled “Winning the Application Security Race”, which we suggest checking out to help you take a security-first approach to developing applications.

Parabellyx is one of Canada’s first cyber-strategy firms. Their specialized team of cybersecurity experts train entire organizations to defend against new and emerging threats caused by mobile and web applications in the cloud, while maintaining the necessary traditional cybersecurity systems. Parabellyx develops protocols, technologies, and processes needed to advance a security mindset across the entire organization, to keep both people and data secure.

This Spotlight will be a recurring section of our DAIR Newsletter to share your success stories with the rest of the DAIR community. If you have a story to share, please contact Erik Bitmanis of the DAIR team.

In case you missed it!

We’ve had a busy end of 2021 and have lots of new resources for you. The “DAIR Webinar: In Brief” posts are a text summary of some of the concepts introduced in the previous webinar, while the recording is exactly as the webinar was presented. Feel free to pick the one that best suits your schedule, or view both for a complete look at the Choosing your Automation Tools webinar.

Bits n’ Bytes

Are you using one of the NVIDIA GPUs offered through DAIR? NVIDIA offers an extensive developer program at no cost. It includes training materials, developer resources like machine learning sample code, and different examples of models for various applications. If you’re looking to accelerate your own ML application development, check it out!

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