While the apps improved the speed and reach of contact tracing, the Government Accountability Office found several challenges limiting app use and the ability of states and others to determine whether the apps were effective.
When agencies know where their IT assets are, who has access and what are users doing with that access, they can build out an identity security program that supports the mission while reducing the complexity of manual provisioning.
Siloed systems and insufficient commitment to cybersecurity fundamentals can expose vulnerabilities even in the current infrastructure, a new report says.
Thanks to unsafe devices, distracted security staff and COVID-inspired phishing schemes, cyberattacks have hit schools and colleges harder than any other industry during the pandemic.
Hawaii has become the latest state to allow residents to upload and verify their COVID-19 vaccination status.
Jurisdictions applying cybersecurity approaches learned from past elections may be vulnerable to new attacks, one expert says.
The Labor Department has launched an overhaul of the technology that runs the unemployment insurance system, which was overwhelmed by claims and plagued by fraud during the pandemic. But the agency says Congress must act to fix deeper problems.
Between delayed census redistricting data, increased public interest and access to online redistricting tools, states could see a record number of challenges to maps being drawn with the new data.
To better spot infections before cases spike, the Virginia Department of Health’s wastewater surveillance testing program will start receiving data weekly from 25 sites selected based on geographical location and population-testing rates.
The purpose-built metropolis aims to employ the latest open and transparent technologies to improve public services and reduce waste.