Distributed ledger technology has been proposed as a cure for pandemic related issues, including supply chain management, funds distribution, absentee voting and social distancing.
In times of crisis, agencies know that decision-making ability and response time are only as good as the information in their supplier database.
The General Services Administration is counting on software-defined networking to help it manage demand for connectivity in offices nationwide, according to one of the agency's key IT managers.
An essential element for recovery planning collecting and analyzing data to help policy-makers understand how workforce, health care and social services programs interact with one another, a new report says.
A lack of anti-fraud measures, bypassed processes that had been in place to help verify benefit claims and data inaccuracies -- combined with the rampant availability of cheap, stolen account credentials and personally identifiable information on dark web markets -- has led to an unprecedented increase in unemployment fraud.
Using data on social vulnerability, pandemic risk and hazard probability, an interactive map pinpoints sources of vulnerability to help disaster response managers recognize the compound risks posed by the confluence of the pandemic and any natural hazard.