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  • Missouri raises security awareness with bite-size, monthly interactive training

    Missouri builds security awareness with bite-size training

    The state has improved its security posture by lowering end-user risk and opening communication channels for security concerns.

  • States race to protect student data

    States race to protect student data

    With few protections on the privacy of student data, states have been scrambling to regulate how it is collected and stored.

  • New Yorkers get greater control over digital health data

    New Yorkers get greater control over digital health data

    At the new HealthlinkNY website, patients can download and print customized consent forms allowing their records to be released.

  • Image recognition app helps long-haul truckers find parking

    Image recognition app helps long-haul truckers find parking

    Researchers at the University of Minnesota are using cameras and image processing software to monitor parking spaces at truck stops in the state and provide a real-time assessment of available spaces.

  • NASCIO: Make a policy roadmap before venturing into the IoT

    NASCIO: Make a policy roadmap before venturing into the IoT

    A recent report by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers urges CIOs to get out in front of the Internet of Things.

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    Traffic management platform gets a cloud lift

    NextTraffic, a next-gen transportation and traffic management solution, launched on Microsoft’s Azure platform.

  • Lot full of new cars

    Oregon opts for paperless vehicle titling for dealers

    The state will use the Vitu electronic registration and titling platform to streamline interactions between auto dealers and the Department of Motor Vehicles.

  • Mozilla picks Austin for gigabit grant

    Mozilla picks Austin for gigabit grant

    The Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund will provide $150,000 to spur creation of gigabit-enabled educational applications.

  • open source voting

    San Francisco funds open source voting

    Mayor Ed Lee’s proposed budget includes $300,000 towards planning and development of an open source voting system.

  • water main break

    Water delivery systems join the IoT

    Verizon’s Intelligent Water platform leverages the Internet of Things to simplify data management, billing and infrastructure modernization.

  • Texas stores archives in AWS GovCloud

    A Texas-sized cloud storage challenge

    The Texas Digital Archive uses Preservica’s digital preservation suite running on Amazon Web Services’ secure GovCloud.

  •  Utah enlists Amazon Echo to help with driver’s license test prep

    Utah enlists Amazon Echo to help with driver’s license test prep

    Utah’s Department of Public Safety and Department of Technology Services built a drivers license quiz application for Amazon Echo using the Alexa digital assistant.

  • Hidden costs in body worn camera systems

    Hidden costs in body worn camera systems

    A new report categorizes some of the expenses of an ongoing body-worn camera program and offers suggestions on what law enforcement agencies should consider in a five-year total cost of ownership analysis.

  • 6 steps to meet the deadline for payment card security

    6 steps to meet the deadline for payment card security

    Migrating to the stronger encryption now will ensure agencies that process credit card payments can continue to conduct business, serve taxpayers and bring in revenue.

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  • 18 states tap DHS for voting security help

    18 states ask DHS for help securing voting systems


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