• USGS to merge National Atlas and National Map programs

    The National Atlas of the United States and the National Map will be combined into a single platform.

  • Disorder in the court? Check your beacon

    Beacon technology has inspired ideas for the public sector applications including ones to help people find their way around a courthouse or to locate the nearest bailiff.

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  • Survey: Organizations seek better data governance tools

    A Rand Secure Data survey found that archiving, backup and ediscovery systems don't always meet expectations.

  • States to get security services to boost cyber info sharing

    The Department of Homeland Security is offering access to free managed security services as part of a renewed push for states to adopt new NIST cybersecurity guidelines.

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  • API layer fuels official US Navy mobile app

    A strong API layer is one of the most important components in the U.S. Navy’s official app, which connects sailors and their families with relevant and updated content.

  • Internet2's 100G network speeds genomics research

    NIH and George Washington University researchers partner to accelerate genomics research using Internet2’s 100G network.

  • ISO: Tiny, inexpensive counterfeit electronics detector

    DARPA is looking for a tool that authenticates electronic components at any step of the supply chain.

  • Tech refresh: Cook County to track county vehicles, automate inspections

    The Cook County Board approved technology upgrades to track the location of county vehicles and automate building inspections, in a move away from a paper-based system.

  • NIST presents building blocks for mobile security

    The two cybersecurity implementations will help develop capabilities for attribute-based access control and address security issues surrounding mobile access to network resources.

  • Facial recognition tech takes on DUI offenders

    A portable device has combined traditional breathalyzers with facial recognition software to test for alcohol in lower level drunk drivers.