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Cybersecurity lessons from the campaign trail

A new report offering solid technical advice for political campaigns can be useful to smaller government offices working to secure information.

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City apps run afoul of law of unintended consequences

A recent rule by Apple has forced some cities to modify or abandon their mobile app programs.

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Governors prep for disruptive technology

The NGA Future initiative will bring governors, industry and thought leaders together to prepare for emerging technologies.

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Florida's data-driven intelligent transit

The SunStore data management initiative will support housing, sharing, analyzing, transporting and applying enterprise data for improved safety and mobility across all modes of travel.

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Eliminate the scavenger hunt to improve citizen experience

Digital services platforms can give citizens the government information they need in one place.

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NYC looks to improve cybersecurity, broadband

New York City is looking for partners on its new plan to make the city a global capital for all things cybersecurity.

How New Jersey fills the cyber info gap

The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell gives small and medium-sizes businesses a conduit to federal cyber resources.

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Cisco launches smart city financing

Cisco's new City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program offers $1 billion in debt and equity capital financing to cities and smart city services providers.

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Will 5G deepen the digital divide?

Government and industry must ensure that broadband-access gap doesn’t expand when 5G becomes operational, public- and private-sector officials say.

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Esri puts live transit-sensor data on the map

Data from Mobileye's collision detection system will feed into ArcGIS mapping platform, providing a citywide view of pedestrian and cyclist safety to traffic and fleet managers.

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Are voting machine hacks overblown?

Breaking into voting machines and altering vote counts is a good deal more difficult than recent election-hacking headlines suggest.

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Tampa demos connected-vehicle tech to draw volunteers

The city wants 1,600 residents to equip their vehicles with sensors, communications and a notification device as part of a connected-vehicle pilot program.

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Funding, fiber, cyber: A recipe for smarter cities

If smart technology is going to become a nationwide reality, the federal government will have to play a role, experts say.

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New app maps overdose epidemic in real time

As drug overdoses are reported by responders, ODMAP tracks their time and location, giving authorities real-time information they can use to prepare a response or analyze trends.

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Worried about hackers, states turn to cyber insurance

As the threat from hackers and cybercriminals intensifies, a growing number of states are buying cyber insurance to protect themselves -- and taxpayers.

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