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    When outsiders become insiders

    Once an agency network is breached, a determined hacker becomes an insider, so the security mechanisms in place to mitigate the damage are critical.

  • Agencies cautious on blockchain applications

    Agency execs caution that putting policy before technology could "hijack" future efforts to deploy the technology.

  • Biometrics could 'harden' immigration security, speed processing

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services wants to beef up biometric authentication so it can better identify and track immigrants coming into the country.

  • Alabama allowed to discard digital voting records

    After a county circuit court judge ordered that digital images from Tuesday's electronic ballots be preserved, the Alabama Secretary of State filed for an emergency stay that was granted by the state's Supreme Court.


    Can your public-safety backhaul network meet evolving responder needs?

    A converged IP/MPLS backhaul network lets agencies transition from the critical applications in use today to the data-rich applications of tomorrow.

  • 'Ruthless preemption' now live for FirstNet opt-in states

    Non-emergency communications will be "shifted to another line" to make room for voice and data traffic from police, firefighters and other emergency personnel.

  • Traffic analysis at the intersection of AI and supercomputing

    Artificial intelligence and high-end hardware can automatically analyze video data from traffic cameras and provide actionable information for decision-makers.

  • New tool offers unprecedented access to U.S. election data

    An interactive version of the 2016 Election Administration and Voting Survey lets users examine a wide range of election-related data at the state and local level, as well as compare jurisdictions side by side.

  • What's government's role in AI?

    Senators explore government's role as both an end user and enabler of artificial intelligence.

  • Colorado puts technology in the driver's seat

    The state is building the country's first production-grade, connected vehicle system in which real-time data is shared across vehicles, infrastructure and people.