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  • 4 steps for improving cyber preparedness

    4 steps for improving cyber preparedness

    Because state and local governments collect and store vast amounts of personal data, they are prime targets for cyberattacks.

  • Securing cyber-physical systems

    Securing cyber-physical systems

    Defense of cyber-physical systems requires multidisciplinary collaboration to address their inherent vulnerabilities.

  • Routine data sharing prepares for public health emergencies

    Routine data sharing prepares for public health emergencies

    Establishing openness as the standard will help build the scientific foundation needed to contain the next emergency.

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  • Key to effective breach prevention: privileged user governance

    Key to effective breach prevention: privileged user governance

    Agencies must manage and monitor their privileged accounts and users with access to sensitive data.

  • What the public sector needs to know about personalization

    What the public sector needs to know about personalization

    Personalization is a combination of qualitative and quantitative know-how -- the right technology, coupled with the right questions to deliver the best possible user experience.

  • Crowdsourcing the Louisiana flood response

    Crowdsourcing the Louisiana flood response

    With the advent of mobile devices, crowdsourced information can be integrated into situational awareness applications.

  • How big data can drive cost containment

    How big data can drive cost containment

    Even simple data-centric tasks like optimizing procurement and staffing can promote cost containment.

  • Strategies for scaling the world’s biggest networks

    Strategies for scaling the world’s biggest networks

    As the IT environment expands, its monitoring, management and failover systems must scale alongside this growth.

  • Increased application workload visibility can lead to cloud success

    Increased application workload visibility can lead to cloud success

    Having ‘20/20 vision’ into the entire IT environment is the single biggest predictor of cloud transformation success.

  • How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    Recognizing that new business owners were required to submit the same information to several agencies, the state found a way to break down agency silos and create efficiencies.

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  • health data in the cloud

    Researchers build VistA interoperability into digital health platform demo