Posts tagged GovTech
How Local Governments Can Prevent Cyberattacks

Local governments of all sizes and locations now own and operate a wide and growing array of internet-connected technology systems: employee-issued laptops, motion sensors on light poles and under pavement, mapping and informational systems inside police cars, online citizen-engagement tools and much more.

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Government-Focused Information Exchange Goes Live

A new information network is putting the collective wisdom of public sector IT agencies within reach of their colleagues and trying to solve some of the big problems that vex government.

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Las Vegas AI Pilot Improves Highway Patrol Response Times

A six-month pilot of a cloud-based platform from Israeli company Waycare is already yielding results for public safety agencies, including the Nevada Highway Patrol.

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More Blockchain Pilots Needed, Says US Treasury Official - CoinDesk

Craig Fischer, who serves as program manager for the Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation (FIT), part of the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service, offered a broad overview of the tech, writing that its potential application could lead to advances in data and information sharing.

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California Open Data and Transparency Efforts Continue Progressing Despite Challenges

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — The Data Coalition, an advocacy group for widespread standardization and publication of government data, hosted its annual California Data Demo Day on Thursday, Oct. 19, featuring panels of experts who work for and with the state’s legislative and executive branches of government.

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Georgia's Cyber Innovation and Training Lab to Strengthen Security Through Collaboration

Government technology leaders have set their sights on forging dedicated cybersecurity facilities and initiatives. Maine’s state CIO chairs the Information Protection Working Group. New Jersey has its Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell, while the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center continues to break new ground in cyber collaboration. 

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