The White House announced that 53 police departments have committed to an initiative designed to make local policing more transparent.
The new reality of elections in the United States is a return to paper ballots. They’re a semi-high-tech optical scan ballot that is first marked by the voter and then processed by an optical scanner to tabulate the votes.
As Federal agencies move forward with big data and infrastructure initiatives, “we really have to assume that all of our networks are compromised,” said Ann Dunkin, CIO at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Speed and communication are key elements to effective threat intelligence in the government, according to panelists at the Akamai Government Forum on Thursday. “If you want to do cybersecurity to be in scale, a key enabler of that is having that information sharing piece in place,” said Renee Tarun, deputy director of the Cyber Task Force […]
Consumers comprehensively think that more needs to be done to protect their data, according to a study published by Purple Insights on behalf of ACT the App Association. The study of registered voters found that 54 percent of those interviewed trusted tech companies the most with their personal data, whereas only 21 percent trusted the government […]
Six states–Arizona, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Virginia–are participating in a learning lab on improving the use of data to drive efficient decision-making in policymaking, the National Governors Association announced.
The future of scientific and technological innovation is in the hands of today’s students, President Obama said in his speech at the White House Science Fair on Wednesday. “Some of the best moments I’ve had as president have been with science and at the science fair,” he said. “There’s nothing that makes me more hopeful […]
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers issued a “planning guide” to help states deal with a cyber disruption. Cyber disruption response planning is essential, the report said: “Ignore at your own peril.”
Cyber criminal attack groups have increased their skills, staff, and resources in the past year, making their capabilities close to those of nation-state attackers, according to a Symantec cybersecurity report. Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), released Tuesday, provides an overview and analysis of the past year in global threat activity, including emerging trends […]
Government officials and industry leaders will try to get to the bottom of why interoperability has been so difficult to achieve, they said at the second meeting of the Joint Health IT Policy and Standards Committee Meeting Interoperability Experience Task Force. At the March 23 meeting, Anjum Khurshid, co-chair of the Interoperability Experience Task Force (IX TF), […]