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  • Vermont’s disaster prep exercise includes cyber response

    Vermont’s disaster prep exercise includes cyber response

    As part of the Vigilant Guard exercise, the Vermont National Guard will provide a cyber exercise range that will simulate an intrusion within a power distribution network.

  • DHS seeks info on counter-drone tech

    DHS seeks info on counter-drone tech

    The information collected will help law enforcement and public safety officials make informed purchasing decisions.

  • Data, drones and apps: States debate privacy protections as technology speeds ahead

    Data, drones and apps: States debate privacy protections as technology speeds ahead

    This year, states have enacted dozens of laws intended to give people greater control over who has access to their private activity and information, including where and how it is collected, stored, shared and used.

  • Mapping Zika: GIS powers mosquito surveillance and control

    Mapping Zika: GIS powers mosquito surveillance and control

    Applying geographic information systems to vector-borne disease surveillance and control allows agencies to effectively allocate surveillance and treatment resources.

  • The many benefits of DC

    The many benefits of DC's mobile-coverage map

    What began as a project to improve service in city buildings has produced a surprising range of payoffs.

  • Inmate release map shows demographic data by county

    Inmate release map shows demographic data by county

    Pennsylvania’s Corrections Department’s interactive map shows the number of released inmates by county as well as their gender, race and risk score.

  • Emergency Room sign outside hospital

    In Alameda County, a big data effort to prevent frequent ER visits

    PreManage ED helps area hospitals share patient health records and other data in real time among their emergency departments.

  • Columbus Ohio wins DOT smart city challenge

    Columbus wins Smart City Challenge

    Columbus, Ohio, will receive more than $50 million in funding and technology to help implement transportation technologies.

  • Officials voice concerns over FirstNet roll out

    FirstNet officials maintain that they will meet the deadline and budget goals for the nationwide wireless public safety network.

  • Maryland strikes dark fiber deal to improve access to Ashburn

    Maryland strikes dark fiber deal to improve access to Ashburn

    Direct connectivity to the East Coast data hub is especially important for technology development in Montgomery County.

  • State, local fusion center staff may get seats in NCCIC

    State, local fusion center staff may get seats in NCCIC

    A new bill would open DHS' National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center to state and local agencies to share cyberthreat info.

  • NYC library partners with Google to teach coding to kids

    NYC library partners with Google to teach coding to kids

    As a partner in the Google CS First program, the Queens Library can expand its STEM activities and increase computer literacy in the community.

  • row of laptops

    State, local governments get new tech buying option

    Fairfax County, Va., awarded a contract to a purchasing cooperative for IT products, services and solutions for state and local government, educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations.

  • Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

    Microsoft gets into the marijuana business

    The software giant is teaming up with Kind Financial to help states track and regulate cannibis with a cloud-based solution.


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