Connected devices in the Internet of Things open vulnerabilities

If it's connected, it's vulnerable: Know the risks.

Government agencies should anticipate the security implications of the Internet of Things and identify how to leverage this revolution for the benefit of all.

Big Data Sandbox helps accelerate big data development

Big Data Sandbox helps accelerate big data development

The Talend Big Data Sandbox is a preconfigured, ready-to-use big data integration environment designed to quickly get big data projects off the ground.

Scientist facing limitations of IT infrastructure

6 challenges to the future of IT infrastructure

A research group defined six major challenges to future IT infrastructures: data acquisition, computing platforms, data storage architectures, compute management and provisioning, networks and communication and data analytics.

Innova Dash University Electric Vehicle

Electric vehicles drive IoT research at four universities

Researchers will use vehicles' sensor data and Internet2 resources to broaden understanding of the Internet of Things.

Trinity supercomputer to support nuclear stockpile simulations

Trinity supercomputer to support nuclear stockpile simulations

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Cray Inc., have agreed on a contract for NNSA to acquire a next generation Cray supercomputer, called Trinity, to advance the Stockpile Stewardship Program.

a wolf follows a scent trail to his prey

Follow malware's tracks to thwart cyber attacks

Government agencies need visibility along the full attack continuum – from point of entry, through propagation and post-infection remediation.

Cancer informatics research

NCI builds out collaborative hub for cancer researchers

The National Cancer Informatics Institute is launching NCIP Hub, an online collaborative forum based on HUBzero, a platform for creating dynamic websites for researchers.

Food safety analytics

IBM harvests supermarket data to spot, predict foodborne illnesses

The company’s system will help public health departments and health care providers quickly identify and predict sources of foodborne illnesses.

Soccer game

Smart cloud helps cities manage events, services

Delivered in the IBM SmartCloud, the Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) helps users monitor citywide operations by collecting, visualizing and analyzing operational data from multiple sources.

Security for the Internet of things by securing systems embedded in hardware

U.C. San Diego researchers build tool to help secure IoT

A group of computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a tool that lets designers and system builders test embedded hardware security, a first in the field.

A Science DMZ protects research data on a high-performance network

Science DMZ: faster, more secure high-performance computing

Built near the network perimeter, a Science DMZ is a portion of the network optimized for high-performance scientific applications rather than for general-purpose business systems.

Doctor reviewing health analytics

Visualization helps Medicaid examine state health trends

The Alabama Medicaid Agency is using a visual analytics tool from SAS that helps analysts quickly find patterns and explore trends in the state's population health data.

Topic Resources

  • Everything Storage: Learn How to Store All Your Data Underneath a Single, Extremely Scalable, Software-Defined Architecture

    Join us as we discuss scalable, software-defined storage architecture and integration, along with hardware and software technologies that empower Everything Storage. You will also be introduced to the leading massive-scale, open-platform solution for object storage. Be sure to tune-in to learn and ask questions about how open-platform solutions can bring you enterprise-class reliability, performance and simplicity without vendor lock-in and the associated price tag.

  • Data Center Micro-Segmentation

    The software-defined data center is beginning to reveal some benefits beyond agility, speed, and efficiency to government agencies. One critical area is security. Read this brief to find out how VMware is making micro-segmentation operationally feasible in the data center for the first time.

  • Moving to a Private Cloud? Infrastructure Really Matters!

    This Clipper Group paper outlines the importance of the underlying IT infrastructure for private cloud environments and lays the groundwork for clients navigating cloud, highlighting many key aspects of a private cloud infrastructure. Download this informative whitepaper to gain further insight on cloud computing.

  • Store Less, Spend Less: Managing Data According to Its Economic Value

    The term “big data” is now passing into the common vernacular. Although initially as much about the power of business analytics and data mining, the semantics have now swung to encapsulate data that is just big and of course, resource hungry, whether in terms of management, sheer storage capacity, or budgets. In that respect, the numbers are getting increasingly alarming: Estimates suggest that 90% of the world’s information was created in the last two years, and 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created daily. Download this informative whitepaper to gain further insights into the conflicting demands of storage management.

  • Big Five in Overdrive: Are State and Local Networks Ready?

    As state and local government organizations grapple with tight budgets, demanding constituents, growing data volumes, and cross-government coordination challenges, the "Big Five of IT" – data center consolidation, mobility, security, big data, and cloud computing – promise to improve agency performance, productivity, and service. But are state and local networks ready? This research report examines potential network impact, state and local readiness, and how organizations can prepare for the onslaught.