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    NYC looks to improve cybersecurity, broadband

    New York City is looking for partners on its new plan to make the city a global capital for all things cybersecurity.

  • How New Jersey fills the cyber info gap

    The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell gives small and medium-sizes businesses a conduit to federal cyber resources.

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    Eliminate the scavenger hunt to improve citizen experience

    Digital services platforms can give citizens the government information they need in one place.

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    Cisco launches smart city financing

    Cisco's new City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program offers $1 billion in debt and equity capital financing to cities and smart city services providers.

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    Will 5G deepen the digital divide?

    Government and industry must ensure that broadband-access gap doesn’t expand when 5G becomes operational, public- and private-sector officials say.

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    Tampa demos connected-vehicle tech to draw volunteers

    The city wants 1,600 residents to equip their vehicles with sensors, communications and a notification device as part of a connected-vehicle pilot program.

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    Esri puts live transit-sensor data on the map

    Data from Mobileye's collision detection system will feed into ArcGIS mapping platform, providing a citywide view of pedestrian and cyclist safety to traffic and fleet managers.

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    Are voting machine hacks overblown?

    Breaking into voting machines and altering vote counts is a good deal more difficult than recent election-hacking headlines suggest.

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    Funding, fiber, cyber: A recipe for smarter cities

    If smart technology is going to become a nationwide reality, the federal government will have to play a role, experts say.

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    New app maps overdose epidemic in real time

    As drug overdoses are reported by responders, ODMAP tracks their time and location, giving authorities real-time information they can use to prepare a response or analyze trends.

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    Worried about hackers, states turn to cyber insurance

    As the threat from hackers and cybercriminals intensifies, a growing number of states are buying cyber insurance to protect themselves -- and taxpayers.

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    A product and platform approach to citizen-centric service delivery

    When platform capabilities provide product flexibility, services no longer have be built from scratch, speeding application deployment and ensuring interoperability.

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    Governors, state CIOs push for streamlined federal cyber regulations

    Federal cybersecurity regulations have become a challenge to state governments that are working to consolidate their IT operations.

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    The state of policy in law enforcement: Technology takes center stage

    While the fundamentals of day-to-day duties in law enforcement have stayed the same, technology plays a more significant role in the management and roll out of new policies.

Topic Resources

  • Take Cybersecurity to the Next Level

    A top challenge for every government agency today is the effective management of cybersecurity risks. Protecting government information and citizens’ personal data has become more challenging as our networks and the amount of data on them has grown exponentially. In this Executive Insights, you’ll learn how a risk-based approach leveraging automation can provide a solid foundation to your agency’s cybersecurity posture.

  • The Economics of Software-Defined Storage

    Data growth is a standard problem of the modern digital age. Being data driven to remain in business and increase profitability is not an option; rather, it is a necessity. In these complex times, tighter IT budgets along with the need to shift the focus on business requirements are putting added pressures on IT departments. This whitepaper examines a new era of software-defined storage solutions that allows businesses to build out a service-based storage infrastructure in an economically feasible manner.

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    Why defense in depth must include secure messaging


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