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Many polling locations did not open on time, some of the newly purchased equipment malfunctioned, many poll workers were unfamiliar with the machines and polling locations lacked backup paper ballots.
The company announced that it will no longer sell general-purpose facial recognition or analysis software.
Researchers are looking to prevent false data injections from disrupting energy and water control systems.
While the OmniBallot electronic ballot return feature “represents a severe risk to election security,” MIT researchers said, careful implementation of the system’s ballot delivery and marking solutions can help more voters participate.
Job losses continue to mount for state and local government employees, with the sector shedding 571,000 jobs between April and May, according to the latest jobs report.
To shore up the security of the energy sector, Department of Energy officials said they plan to replace foreign-made parts in U.S. bulk power systems that may pose a national security or economic risk.
A no-code, cloud-based platform let city workers build a management hub where residents can request food assistance and simultaneously invoke the workflows that coordinate food distribution.
To avoid the perils of individual-level monitoring systems, cities must focus on how to leverage technology that enables the collection, analysis and reporting of data while protecting privacy.
Amid concerns that partisan debate around voting by mail could sow doubt in the results of the presidential election, states and counties can rein in confusion and assist voters participating in a new, unfamiliar process.
Maps and red-yellow-green indicators for key indicators give decision-makers a structured understanding of how a state or county is performing.
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