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  • Goodbye Perimeter, Hello World: How secure is your agency mobility

    Protecting government’s mobile devices, networks and data has never been more challenging – or more important. Digital transformation and IT modernization can only grow on a foundation of trust, security, privacy and reliability. Simply protecting a network’s perimeter is no longer sufficient. What’s needed is a comprehensive, end-to-end security solution.

  • Snapshot: Thwarting the "Black Tie" Cyber Threat

    Attacks on IT systems and networks are increasing in number and sophistication, and government has fallen behind. To neutralize the threat, the government will need to update policies governing security, rethink the security aspect of contracting, cultivate a security mindset that is commensurate with the threat and incorporate security into business practices.

  • AI and Machine Learning for Regulated Industries

    The hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has exploded, sometimes overshadowing the real uses and innovations happening at agencies today. The reality is that applying AI and ML to data-dependent challenges presents the opportunity for better security, faster innovation, and overall improved efficiency.


  • Jose Arrieta, associate deputy assistant secretary for the HHS Division of Acquisition

    HHS gets ATO for blockchain-based acquisition system

    HHS Accelerate, which used distributed-ledger technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence, can now go into production with live data.

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    Data shows fewer parking spots relieve congestion

    Cities are understanding that it makes more sense to reduce parking supply, set more efficient regulations and incentivize the use of non-automobile modes than to provide abundant, free parking.

  • What to look for in an open data platform

    Pushing municipal finance toward open data

    Machine-readable financial data would allow citizens to keep an eye on spending, streamline municipal bond financing and help local governments meet their reporting requirements.

  • drone test course (NIST/YouTube)

    Agility training for responder drones

    To ensure that emergency response teams using drones can all perform basic maneuvers, NIST has developed test methods that measure both the capabilities of drones and the skill of their pilots.

  • Waze app

    How Waze partners with cities on data sharing

    Under the Connected Citizens Program, participating cities and states get filtered data based on aggregated traffic information Waze collects from their communities of drivers.

  • ViCAP user (FBI/YouTube)

    FBI database links murders to serial killer

    The Violent Criminal Apprehension Program's system is helping investigators fill in details of the 90 murders Samuel Little has confessed to.

  • dog nose and email spam

    Beagle sniffs out email scammers

    By building visual representations of the connections in the data, Beagle makes it much easier to connect the dots and ultimately understand how scam networks operate.

  • AI government

    What AI means for the future of government jobs

    Exponential change is coming, one expert says. But that doesn't necessarily mean public-sector jobs will disappear.

  • John A. Wilson Building in Washington, D.C., housing offices of the Mayor and City Council (CC/Wikipedia)

    D.C. code meets open government on GitHub

    When Joshua Tauberer found a typo in the District of Columbia’s legal code, he corrected it with a GitHub pull request – an action that’s possible only because D.C. publishes its code on the online hosting service.

  • fiber cable (alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com)

    Is it time to light up dark fiber?

    With miles of unused fiber optic cables beneath their streets, some cities are tapping into their high-speed networks to deliver next-generation solutions for education, health care and economic development.

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