The update to the Trusted Internet Connection policy aims to make it easier for agencies to take advantage of current cloud and managed services technologies while still maintaining secure connections.
Data that is being encrypted and stored today will certainly be at risk as large-scale quantum computers enter the market before that data reaches the end of its valuable life.
Cyber attacks will affect cities around the country -- especially small municipalities with talent gaps and minimal budgets -- until we can adopt a zero-trust environment with microsegmentation to validate identity and prevent hackers' lateral movement through networks.
A number of new datasets and tools are available for municipal planners analyzing environmental impacts on residents and local infrastructure.
Cybercriminals are zeroing in on the managed service providers that handle computer systems for local governments and medical clinics.
As video surveillance booms, government organizations must ensure their storage platform can manage the massive amount of data and support analytics tools.
Weather researchers are using facial recognition technologies to analyze approaching storms to determine whether they are likely to produce damaging hail.
A modular mechanical "pilot" recently completed a two-hour flight at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah.
The federal government is making progress identifying spectrum to repurpose for 5G wireless, according to a detailed report from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
ATARC's cloud working group aims to iron out some of the nitty-gritty, everyday cloud implementation issues.
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