Cyber Security

June 23, 2017

The last 30 to 40 years have fostered an era of rapid automation and ingenuity to create technology that makes our lives easier and operations simpler. Today, technology is interwoven into our everyday lives with interconnected smart devices that respond to seemingly everything around us.

June 01, 2017

Smart city development is in full swing, but it appears that city officials are leaving security by the wayside. While the definition of what makes a city "smart" is still up for debate, in general, we often consider it a system of both traditional infrastructure and new, overlaying structures... read more

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May 25, 2017

Blockchains aren't primarily financial tools. They are a political technology, and their natural field of application is the developing world.

May 18, 2017

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers is helping states with a technology it says has "huge" potential for government. (Getty Images) The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released the first in a series of briefs Tuesday that explains how... read more

May 17, 2017

The internet of things is at a much more mature place at the state and local level than it is in the federal government or even private industry. It's a balancing act, clearly, between government leaders working to implement IoT technology to better serve citizens quickly while ensuring that... read more

May 17, 2017

By connecting the devices in the field and a centralized cloud, the IoT gateway offers local processing and storage solutions, as well as the ability to autonomously control field devices based on data input by sensors. IoT gateways, which can be a hardware or virtual appliance, receive data... read more

May 09, 2017

Cloud makes possible the Internet of Things, that global assortment of connected devices, sensors and systems. The cloud supports analytics and processing of all the data streaming in from the "things." However, some industry observers question whether cloud makes it all more expensive and... read more

April 14, 2017

All 156 outdoor emergency sirens throughout the city of Dallas wailed for more than an hour last Friday night and early Saturday morning, the result of what officials said was a hack that forced the system offline and caused a flood of 9-1-1 calls.

The cyber breach revealed just how... read more

April 10, 2017

Dallas officials blame computer hacking for setting off emergency sirens throughout the city early Saturday. Rocky Vaz, director of Dallas' Office of Emergency Management, said all 156 of the city's sirens were activated more than a dozen times.

April 06, 2017

Cyber stalkers present serious threats to businesses, governmental entities and organizations of all types.

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