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At its recent annual meeting, the U.S. Conference of Mayors voiced support for a number of tech-related initiatives.
Connected vehicle testing site opens, insights from ridesharing data and more on smart city mobility.
Microphone-hijacking spyware on legislator's smartphones constitutes a new kind of threat that requires novel thinking about information and its protection.
NIST outlines the standards, building blocks and system architectures that support emerging blockchain-based identity management systems.
Responder agencies participating in the exercise will get a chance to test technologies that will keep them better connected and protected.
New guidelines offer a data template for cities to apply across sectors and initiatives to increase cyber-physical security and compliance and minimize risk.
With the 2020 presidential election approaching, security experts, lawmakers and even election vendors themselves are calling for more rigorous testing of election equipment and stricter security standards for the private companies that provide election-related services.
The event addressed the increasing use of texts to 911 that request help from public safety-fire, emergency medical services or law enforcement, especially from people with limited English proficiency.
Harnessing new prediction technology, federal authorities hope to sharpen the disaster warnings they send directly to cellphones, as well as to state and county emergency managers, to make the warnings faster and clearer about life-threatening conditions.
States partnering with the National Governors Association will get help refining their priorities and developing action plans to improve cybersecurity.
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