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  • Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.

  • Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Government employees and ordinary citizens alike expect services to excel wherever they are. These projects are delivering on that promise.

  • Dig IT Award Finalists:  Cybersecurity

    Announcing the Dig IT Award Finalists: Cybersecurity

    As the scope and sophistication of cyberattacks continue to grow, agencies are deploying ever more innovative defenses.

  • Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

    Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

    The Wi-Fi Internet for School Emergencies program will tap into the state’s internet backbone to give public safety officials high-speed, private and secure Wi-Fi on school campuses.

  • Virginia to host cyber-physical systems summit

    Virginia to host cyber-physical systems summit

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe is hosting a summit to discuss current cybersecurity activities, challenges and opportunities.

  • Boston upgrades emergency notification system

    Boston upgrades emergency notification system

    AlertBoston can now send tailored alerts via phone, text or email in four different languages.

  • Dig IT Award finalists:  Cloud and infrastructure

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Cloud and infrastructure

    Six infrastructure projects show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

  • A proving ground for smart city tech

    A proving ground for smart city tech

    The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.

  • Dig IT Award finalists:  Big Data, Analytics and Visualization

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Big data, analytics and visualization

    Six projects, involving more than a dozen different agencies, show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

  • When disaster-response apps fail

    When disaster-response apps fail

    Emergency planners should use the same strategy individuals figured out for themselves after the Bastille Day attack in Nice: create multiple independent systems to ensure connectivity.

  • DHS offers states help with voting systems security

    DHS offers states help with voting systems security

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is conferring with state and local governments about the cybersecurity of voting systems.

  • Illinois accelerates mobile app delivery

    Illinois accelerates mobile app delivery

    The state is launching new apps to provide residents with easier access to government services and information.

  • Virginia offers scholarship for cybersecurity students

    Virginia offers scholarship for cybersecurity students

    Recipients of the Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program must work for the state after graduation for the number of years that they received the scholarship.

  • DHS opens software for incident command platform

    Code for the Next-Generation Incident Command System used by first responders in emergency situations is now available on GitHub.

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