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Patience Wait

Contributor, Nextgov

Patience Wait
Patience Wait is a freelance contributor to Nextgov and a member of the Tech Writers Bureau where she concentrates on writing about the public sector's high-tech issues and programs. She has won awards for her government and technology reporting over her long career, including a Jesse H. Neal Award for best news coverage in 2004.
Emerging Tech

New computer vision model tackles improved wildfire prevention

The model uses satellite imagery to identify areas at risk of wildfires before they actually happen.

Cybersecurity

Security alerts: Not all vulnerabilities are created equal

For critical infrastructure organizations without strong IT expertise, responding to the myriad vulnerability advisories released by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is a daunting task.

Cybersecurity

Feds Step Up Cybersecurity Support for State Governments

Forty-two advisers have been appointed or are in the process, with eight states still needing federal-level coordinators.