A digital state of war might not happen with a bang but could be what we're seeing right now: stealthy, targeted attacks that try to stay under the radar — and never, ever stop.
When a case spans years, an automated information sharing environment can help law enforcement keep it on simmer.
The lessons of the 2001 terrorist attacks inspired secretive agencies to open their databases and stretch knowledge management to new levels. The result has been no successful attacks in the United States in 10 years.
A massive, 120-petabyte storage array could help improve predictions of natural disasters, suggests GCN Lab technology analyst Greg Crowe.
Link aggregation can stretch budgets and improve performance, but it is not a panacea.
Arizona's Maricopa regional 911 system is using virtual wide-area network technology to help manage the transition to full wireless and Internet-routed emergency voice communications.
Employees of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will stop typing on documents traditional numbers and titles for some benefit claims.
The Open Source Indicators Program would extract and analyze public data to reveal patterns that precede global upheavals and generate warnings of such events.
Police officers nationwide will soon have access to the FBI's new fingerprint system that allows them to see if someone is a nationally known "worst" offender using mobile devices.
Problems with emergency wireless phone calls to first responders in the aftermath of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the nation's capital have attracted the attention of the Federal Communications Commission.
While much of the D.C. workforce took the afternoon off after the Aug. 23 earthquake, GPO crews put the Federal Register online and on the presses, just like always.
Defense Department and other officials are concerned that a major earthquake would overwhelm relief efforts.
In a potentially disastrous earthquake, social media provided the connectivity people needed.
A multi-jurisdictional police forensics team is using two secondhand 3-D scanners to build models of crash and crime scenes.
The tool enables linking modeling and simulation tools with the underlying event data, thereby improving the emergency planning, training, evaluation and response cycle.