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    Software brittleness may harden embedded systems

    Brittleness causes programs to fail fast when under attack, which allows systems to quickly detect and disrupt cyberattacks and revert to known-good states.

  • National Governors Association’s new chair, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (NGA)

    Governors pivot to energy, transportation innovation

    As the new chair of the National Governors Association, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will focus on helping states prepare for the "ongoing technological transformation of the economy."

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    Using AI to monitor borders and deploy responders

    Researchers are building a system that monitors cameras from Border Patrol ground and air vehicles and determines the most effective response to incursions.

  • satellite data exchange (sdecoret/Shutterstock.com)

    There’s a new cloud in town

    Space-based storage would allow agencies to overcome latency, interruption and internet-related security threats.

  • man with drone (Mila Supinskaya Glashchenko/Shutterstock.com)

    Agencies call up drones for monitoring programs

    Unmanned vehicles are making it easier for agencies to quickly gather more accurate data at less expense.

  • Traffic jam (Predrag Sepelj/Shutterstock)

    Tampa revs up connected-vehicle pilot

    The city is testing 13 different applications of vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication.

  • SkySafe vehicle-mounted drone-defense system

    Anti-drone system gets tryout with special forces

    The Navy Special Warfare Command is testing a vehicle-mounted drone defense system designed to counter the growing threat of weaponized consumer drones on the battlefield.

  • blockchain (Elnur/Shutterstock.com)

    Illinois blockchain pilots take shape

    The Illinois Blockchain Initiative is moving forward with five use cases that demonstrate how the distributed ledger technology can work in government.

  • AI gears (Zapp2Photo/Shutterstock.com)

    How AI and machine learning can drive government efficiency

    The new technologies offer ways to reduce the cost, resources, time and imprecision of current methods of information processing.

  • federal blockchain

    GSA ramps up blockchain exploration

    The U.S. Federal Blockchain Forum will give stakeholders an opportunity to develop, share and discuss practical use cases for blockchain technology for agency missions.

  • Drone from DARPA

    Flying drones without GPS, human guidance

    DARPA's Fast Lightweight Autonomy program is developing algorithms that work at high speed in real time with off-the shelf drones.

  • secure operating system

    Building a secure OS from the ground up

    Designed by researchers as a software-defined hypervisor, S2OS will be protected from application hacks and centrally manage networking, storage and computing resources.

  • encryption concept (BeeBright/Shutterstock.com)

    IARPA explores easy-to-use cryptography

    A new program will look at developing tools that architects and programmers can use without having to understand the nuances of specific cryptographic concepts.

  • school of fish (NOAA)

    'Fishal recognition' for better fisheries management

    Researchers are getting more accurate counts of marine life by using underwater cameras and facial recognition techniques to measure fish populations.

Topic Resources

  • Transforming Customer Service: Building a Smarter Service-Oriented Workforce

    Whether a public contact center or an internal help desk, government offices managing customer service play a vital role in supporting their agencies missions. Unfortunately, many service centers lack the tools they need to deliver high-quality services in a timely fashion. In this webcast, Michelle Earley, USAJOBS Program Manager at OPM, and Stephanie Wade, Director, Innovation Lab at OPM, will discuss how they are transforming USAJOBS, the federal government's official jobs site to improve the hiring process and elevate the level of customer service that applicants receive. The transformation is comprehensive, involving the adoption of human-centered design principles, the use cloud-based DevOps to create new services, and the modernization of foundational technology, including the cloud.

  • Improve Agency Processes -- Focus Here First

    View this on-demand presentation to learn how agencies can use process improvement to put the U.S. Digital Services Playbook into action. Leading experts used real-world case studies to illustrate how Business Process Management (BPM) can help agencies save resources and meet customer expectations, regardless of location, device, or communication method.

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  • IoT security

    A 'seal of approval' for IoT security?