Governments are charged with the exceptional responsibility of representing public interests. This requires continuous improvement of constituent services for very complex and unique requirements. The concept of government customer
Gates, a former U.S. Secretary of Defense, regaled the IT audience at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo with tales of old tech, including helicopter pilots having to grab film capsules before they hit the ground.
Photographs of nearly half of all U.S. adults -- 117 million people -- are collected in police facial recognition databases across the country with little regulation over how the networks are searched and used, according to a new...
Digital mapping company Esri has partnered with crowdsourcing traffic app maker Waze to help city governments and drivers communicate more efficiently about traffic conditions, including construction delays and accidents.
A flurry of smart-gun development shows signs that the technology, at one point tamped out, may again be making headway as new technology lends itself to more reliable weapons. But angel investors are still difficult to find.
Governments have long found legacy modernization of IT systems challenging. Now, there is the additional pressure to offer digital government services. Which takes priority? Download The Roadmap to Digital Government to learn how
The White House sees artificial intelligence as an increasingly critical technology that can fight cyberattacks, upgrade weapons of war, improve health care and even unclog traffic for the commute home.
President Barack Obama has set a goal of sending humans to Mars by the 2030s and getting them safely home again. It will likely be one of the topics discussed at the White House Frontiers Conference set for Thursday in Pittsburgh.
As Government agencies begin to migrate applications to the Cloud, their success depends on adopting an agile and automated solution. VMware and Macquarie Telecom have teamed up to deliver a Secure Hybrid Cloud for Australian
The US Social Security Administration runs ssa.gov. The main site is secure, but the section where users enter their password was not. I blogged about this lapse in security recently. Now, the site is truly secure. Do senior citizens...
SSL is an essential line of defense for both mission-critical applications and networks in today's online environment. Federal agencies must ensure that SSL is properly implemented and protected in their enterprises.
The first of a two-part series on IT certifications' multifaceted contribution to a prosperous, secure career in technology's busiest and most promising sectors and senior management in any enterprise.
Bernard Barbier, a former head of the French signals intelligence service, shared a few stories with students of CentraleSupélec, the elite engineering school from which he graduated in 1976, at a symposium this summer.