• surveillance camera (Vasin Lee/Shutterstock.com)

    Is banning surveillance tech worth it?

    San Francisco's ban on facial-recognition puts the city at risk of not only falling behind on technological innovation, but returning digital workflows to manual processes, experts say.

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    Agencies warming up to AI

    As artificial intelligence demonstrates savings and manpower efficiencies, agencies are moving from experimentation to wider implementation. 05/24/2019

  • escape room

    The National Guard's cyber escape room

    The Massachusetts Army National Guard is building a cyber and network security themed escape room it can take to schools to get students interested in cybersecurity. 05/24/2019

  • security dashboard (KanawatVector/Shutterstock.com)

    DHS awards contract for AI-enabled CDM dashboard

    The dashboard will tap intelligence, machine learning and CDM's vast stores of data. 05/24/2019

  • secure voting machines

    Keeping voting security standards from bureaucracy

    Although the security updates to the Election Assistance Commission's new Voluntary Voting System Guidelines 2.0 are sorely needed, the approval and updating process can't keep up with technological changes. 05/23/2019

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    Next-generation identity assurance for mobile environments

    By transforming the mobile platform into a self-contained, privacy-protecting authentication machine, local identity verification can be practical and secure. 05/23/2019

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    Five keys to deploying automation in government

    Deploying AI and automation requires planning, good communication and thoughtful evaluation of policy and existing systems. 05/22/2019

  • AI engineers (metamorworks/Shutterstock.com)

    Air Force, MIT launch AI accelerator

    The joint artificial intelligence accelerator program will focus on fast-tracking AI technologies through fundamental research in computational intelligence, reasoning, decision-making and autonomy. 05/22/2019

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    Coast Guard turns to AI center for data insights

    To learn to crack its trove of mission data and improve aircraft maintenance, the Coast Guard sent an employee to the Defense Department's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. 05/22/2019

  • trucks on highway (WR7/Shutterstock.com)

    USPS tests autonomous long-haul trucks

    In a two-week pilot, customized Peterbilt vehicles will be hauling mail on a 1,000 mile trip between Phoenix and Dallas. 05/22/2019

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    converged data center

    Next-generation data centers

    As agencies modernize and move to the cloud, CIOs should take stock of roadblocks created by their current data storage solutions and consider what can be improved to better serve their mission. 05/21/2019

  • pentagon cloud

    House renews call for multicloud JEDI

    Appropriators continue to object to the Pentagon's $10 billion single-award cloud procurement, concerned that the contract will lock the Defense Department into the same platform for 10 years, even as technology advances. 05/21/2019

  • bottle of opioids (Phil Lowe / Shutterstock.com)

    Why Missouri's the last holdout on a statewide Rx monitoring program

    Ongoing fears about privacy violations have left Missouri without a statewide prescription drug monitoring program, forcing its cities, neighboring states and the federal government to create a patchwork of incomplete workarounds. 05/21/2019

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