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As states consider new sales taxes to recoup the loss of expected revenue, they must refine the technology used to manage tax collection.
More than half of election administrators have only rudimentary or non-standard technologies to protect themselves from phishing, and some are still running vulnerable Exim mail servers known to have been used by threat actors linked to the Russian military, a new report says.
When ransoms, cyber insurance premiums, hefty mitigation costs and the post-data breach crisis PR retainer are all subsidized by taxpayers, debating whether to pay the ransom or not doesn’t solve the underlying problem. We must focus on the root cause of ransomware and on preventing the attack
A well-designed cloud workspace infrastructure capable of not only scaling quickly but delivering a secure user experience can mean the difference between essential services continuity and a stutter step of execution problems.
Since the system went live April 1, it has contributed to more than 30 interceptions and arrests of suspects in crimes such as car, license plate and trailer thefts and even the recovery of a runaway.
Arizona, Louisiana, Massachusetts and Texas are working with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory on a pilot project to test automated threat response.
To help state public health policy-makers better manage pandemic response, the Kaiser Family Foundation offers a data tool that regularly updates states’ coronavirus policy actions.
Citizens who are now learning to pay bills online, watch public meetings from the comfort of home and access public documents from their mobile device will not be willing to return to a life of rush-hour commutes, long lines, printers, ink and stamps.
Gen. Paul Nakasone, who heads both National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command said “safe, secure and legitimate 2020 elections” is his No. 1 objective.
Changes in the reporting of the data will make it harder for health and public officials, as well as the general public, to understand how the virus is spreading.
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