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  • Tracking down 'most wanted' insurance fraud suspects

    Because it can take a long time to track down alleged insurance scammers who fail to appear in court, some state insurance officials say placing them on an online most wanted list, just like the FBI and U.S. Marshals Service do, can be a useful tool.


    Why phishing attacks are increasingly targeting the public sector (and what you can do about it)

    Many agencies rely on legacy email security solutions that fail to address today's sophisticated phishing attacks.

  • Creating a blockchain playbook for government

    A blockchain primer gives agencies a foundational understanding of the distributed ledger technology.

  • Will smart city investment pay off?

    The Smart Cities Benefits Index ranks 50 cities based on their expected return on investment in smart city technology.

  • Azure Government beefs up security solutions

    Microsoft is adding more capabilities for classified data and strengthening security management in Azure for government cloud customers.

  • Attackers hijack state agency server for malware

    Online criminals were able to surreptitiously plant malicious code on government servers in at least one state to create a "malware infection chain" likely to dupe other targets.

  • Unsupported software threatens medical devices, networks

    Unpatched known vulnerabilities can open agencies up to internet of things based attacks and ransomware, according to a senior HHS official.


    Budgeting for security products: What CISOs need to know

    Chief information security officers must consider the threat surface, the adequacy of legacy products and the availability of innovative security solutions to decide how secure their agencies.

  • Data Rodeo: How Texas corrals its transportation data

    The Data Rodeo project aims to synthesize existing transportation data and make it useful for transit agencies, researchers and third parties.


    Robotic process automation delivers better results for citizens

    Applying automation to business processes can reduce or eliminate many of the obstacles to delivering fast, efficient citizen outcomes while keeping humans at the heart of government service.