• cloud security

    VMware, Slack announce secure cloud services

    VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Service’s GovCloud (US) has been issued an authority to operate at the high impact level, and Slack’s GovSlack will meet both FedRAMP high and Department of Defense impact level 4 certifications. 09/21/2021

  • blueprint, gears, checklist

    StateRAMP posts first authorized vendor list

    The list features 51 products from 24 companies providing software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service or infrastructure-as-a-service offerings. 09/21/2021


    Protecting critical infrastructure: All hands on deck

    Government agencies have the resources they need to improve cybersecurity, but they must work together cohesively to overcome communication and policy barriers to take advantage of those resources. 09/21/2021

  • cloud choices

    GSA plans cloud marketplace

    The one-stop shop cloud marketplace would feature both post-award contract management tools and professional IT services, along with basic requirements to ensure cloud solutions comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. 09/21/2021

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    Artificial intelligence can help highway departments find bats roosting under bridges

    Bridge inspectors will test whether an AI-based screening tool can help identify and document the presence of bats with greater confidence. 09/21/2021

  • Building a better network for connected cars

    Ohio opens smart mobility corridor

    The 35-mile stretch of highway will connect the cities of Dublin and Marysville, and has been called “the world’s most connected highway.” 09/20/2021

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    Taking meaningful steps toward stronger security

    The federal government is warming to the idea of taking significant action to combat attacks on agencies and their partner organizations. 09/20/2021

  • How the pandemic transformed citizen service

    Besides ramping up automated online services, many agencies gained deeper insights into what citizens really needed. 09/20/2021

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    Minnesota launches digital vaccination record

    Using the Docket app, Minnesotans can access their immunization records to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. 09/17/2021

  • Ledger hardware bitcoin wallet (Quinten Jacobs/Shutterstock.com)

    IRS’ plans for cracking cryptocurrency wallets

    The IRS wants to be able to decrypt hardware devices used as cryptowallets and set up a repeatable process forensic experts can use to exploit devices seized in investigations. 09/17/2021

  • satellite network (DARPA)

    Space BACN: DARPA’s vision for satellite communications

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to build a low-cost, high-speed reconfigurable optical datalink to interconnect low-Earth Orbit satellites. 09/17/2021

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