Cloud & Infrastructure

A USAF initiative for the hybrid workplace

The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center in Joint Base San Antonio has been transitioning to a hybrid work environment for two years, shrinking physical facilities by 40%.

Cybersecurity

No easy fix for ID verification for government benefits

While states are looking for turnkey solutions to qualify applicants for government programs, many individuals without the right credentials can fall between the cracks.

Data & Analytics

Mobile apps help community with annual homeless count

Kansas City and Houston are using mobile apps to more accurately conduct their point in time homelessness counts.

Sponsor Content

The 5G-Enabled VA Medical Campus is Here

The VA, Verizon, Medivis, and Microsoft have formed an innovative partnership to provide 5G-enabled holographic AR capabilities across several medical procedures to enhance veteran care.

Cybersecurity

Agencies still rely on username-password for access management

Even though more secure identity access management solutions exist, 86% of federal, state and local government respondents said that usernames and passwords are their most-used authentication method, according to a recent survey.

Data & Analytics

Data management's role in sustaining digital transformation

As agencies move from the research to implementation phase of their digital transformations, federal data experts say intelligent data management is crucial to better leverage and protect critical data.

Cloud & Infrastructure

DISA preps for a diverse hybrid cloud environment

The Defense Information Systems Agency is experimenting with using commercial containers in data centers to help prepare for a multi-vendor, multi-capability cloud environment.

Cybersecurity

How the Biden administration is making gains in an uphill battle against Russian hackers

Though government-controlled hackers might persist, and criminal groups might disappear, rebuild and rebrand, the high costs imposed by the Biden administration could hinder their success.

Emerging Tech

Better mental health treatments with synthetic patient data

Synthetic data will allow the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to research mental health treatments without exposing patients' identity.

State & Local

State efforts to close the K-12 digital divide may come up short

Mobile hot spots, free internet subscriptions and digital literacy courses do not permanently address problems as complex as the digital divide.

Sponsor Content

Think Big to Realize Lasting Results With AI

Artificial intelligence can support a wide range of Federal missions - from detecting and assessing cyber threats, to improving customer service.

Emerging Tech

5G is ‘going live’ at Tyndall Air Force Base

Verizon’s next-gen communications capabilities will enable emerging technologies—and enhanced streaming for personnel.

State & Local

States must lay tech foundation for cannabis growth

As states legalize marijuana, they need scalable systems that can handle the complexities of licensing, product tracking and registering buyers and sellers – not just for medical use but for the recreational use that may follow.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Georgia moves voter registration to cloud

The Georgia Registered Voter Information System will be housed on FedRAMP-authorized Salesforce servers and give election officials a more secure and user-friendly system.

Data & Analytics

Agencies have 5 years to hire nearly 600,000 workers. Here’s how they can do it.

By reducing application redundancies, streamlining hiring and onboarding and increasing cross-agency data sharing, federal agencies can transform the hiring process to meet current and future needs.

Cybersecurity

Small cities worry cybersecurity money won't reach them

Even though small, under-resourced municipalities often fall victim to cyberattacks, many don't have the resources to put together a proposal for a share of the $1 billion in federal cybersecurity grants available through the new infrastructure law.

Data & Analytics

Sparse eviction data challenges Wyoming's rental assistance programs

A records management system upgrade that paused eviction data collection may have contributed to ignorance about the scope of the state's housing problems.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Saving water with real-time data collection

To support more efficient river management, Idaho’s Water District 63 is automating remote data collection and gate control with high-speed broadband wireless.

Cybersecurity

Think twice before scanning that QR code, FBI warns

The FBI is warning that cybercriminals are tampering with QR codes to redirect victims to malicious sites that steal login and financial information.

Data & Analytics

Can AI-powered congestion pricing improve transportation equity?

New research suggests big data and machine learning can create an equitable approach to tolling and improve traffic congestion.