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  • USPS proposes smart cities data collection scenarios

    The Postal Service suggests five ways it could support smart city initiatives using its vehicles and mail carriers.

  • Clearinghouse fights SNAP fraud across state lines

    Clearinghouse fights SNAP fraud across state lines

    Five state health and human services agencies have deployed a joint fraud detection system that fights waste and abuse in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

  • How LA corralled its security data

    How LA corralled its security data

    Los Angeles’ Integrated Security Operations Center consolidates all departmental cybersecurity into one central system.

  • 18 states tap DHS for voting security help

    18 states ask DHS for help securing voting systems

    In response to the threat of foreign interference in U.S. elections, 18 states have asked the Department of Homeland Security for advice on how to protect voting technology from cyber tampering.

  • Secrets of open data success

    White House announces new smart city funding

    The White House on Sept. 26 announced more than $80 million in new funding for smart cities research and projects across the county.

  • NJ automates parolee data feed to FBI

    NJ automates parolee data feed to FBI

    The Supervised Release File Project notifies officers nationwide in real time when they encounter one of the more than 15,000 individuals under parole supervision in New Jersey.

  • Despite State Barriers, Cities Push to Expand High-Speed Internet

    Despite state barriers, cities push to expand high-speed internet

    Local officials say that expanding access to broadband not only attracts new people and companies but also inspires innovation from existing residents and businesses, ultimately creating jobs and other economic opportunities.

  • State computers increasingly under attack by cybercriminals

    State computers increasingly under attack by cybercriminals

    Although states have strengthened their defenses against hackers and cybercriminals who attack their computer networks, officials admit they’re not fully prepared for increasingly complex threats that could expose the personal information of their residents.

  • DHS official:  Look beyond November on voting-system security

    DHS official: Look beyond November on voting-system security

    The real emphasis, according to Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications Andy Ozment, should be on building in cybersecurity "from the get-go" on the next generation of systems.

  • cybersecurity expenses

    Cybersecurity gains awareness, but not funding

    Although cybersecurity is being woven into the fabric of government, it’s not appropriately funded, a new survey from NASCIO and Deloitte finds.

  • Sacramento opens web, social archive

    Sacramento opens web, social archive

    The city is using PageFreezer to create a searchable archive of six websites and 75 social media accounts.

  • Delaware’s bet on blockchain

    Delaware’s bet on blockchain

    The state plans to engage technology vendors to help businesses and state agencies use blockchain technology to distribute, share, and save ledgers and contracts.

  • Moving budgets off the spreadsheet and into the cloud

    Moving budgets out of spreadsheets and into the cloud

    OpenGov’s new Budget Builder solution allows budget teams to prepare, report, edit and share budget proposals on a single, cloud-based platform.

  • NASCIO survey of CIOs

    State CIOs stress agile, data management and infrastructure outsourcing

    The annual survey of the National Association of State CIOs found that agile development and infrastructure outsourcing are gaining traction.

Topic Resources

  • 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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  • Universities building California Policy Lab

    Universities building California Policy Lab


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