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5 Lessons for a Post-Pandemic Future

December 30, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

  The COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis that followed have transformed 2020 into a year of change, unrest, and anxiety. Like most of the world, U.S. experienced protests, police brutality, elections, demands for change, and hope for a brighter future. […]


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How to Keep Remote Work Safe For Government Agencies

November 30, 2020

Via: Rachel Oldford

  The feasibility of remote working for government employees has always been a questionable subject. Although both pros and cons to this alternative are plausible, the digital workplace of 2020 has put a lot of strain on IT and security […]


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3 New Ways of Analyzing a Political Debate

October 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The latest presidential debate was probably one of the last chances for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden to meet and argue their cases in front of a nationwide audience. Both the President and the former Vice […]


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COVID-19 Pandemic: Why Is America’s Image Crumbling Around the World

September 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, the image of the United States seems to be rapidly deteriorating. According to a recent Pew Research Center study, America’s prestige seems to recede, while many nations are criticizing the way […]


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Impact of Social Media Misinformation Spread on U.S. Elections

August 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

Representatives of nine tech companies have met with U.S. government officials to prevent the spread of misinformation on social media platforms. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Reddit, Microsoft, Verizon Media, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and the Wikimedia Foundation are coordinating with government agencies in […]


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The Hard Truth About Your Digital Identity

July 14, 2020

Via: Tailynn Gable

This is a revolutionary moment for society: governments are seeking to rapidly digitize the identities of their citizens—and most recently, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has been decisively shaping this governmental decision. Amid the pandemic, citizens may rely solely on e-government services […]


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Governing in a Remote World: New Challenges During the Pandemic

June 22, 2020

Via: Nick Terrence

The government today is so overreaching in the life of the governed citizen that it seldom feels like another workspace. Although it is admittedly difficult to make a point which would entail that governments are corporations, for the sake of […]


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Can Legislation Stop Cybercrime?

May 21, 2020

Via: Laura Brenen

It is often incredibly difficult to pinpoint the origin of a cyberattack. But even in cases where the perpetrator can be accurately identified, international law has very few mechanisms that allow a state to respond to it. With these difficulties […]


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COVID-19 Crisis: Is Isolation the Best Answer Governments Have?

April 10, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The new coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm and, as scientists are scrambling to find a vaccine for the virus and a cure for the disease, governments everywhere are struggling to adjust to the new situation. As measures […]


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Blockchain Voting: Democracy’s Salvation or Demise?

March 10, 2020

Via: Laura Brenen

Many aspects of modern life have been digitized, yet elections seem to be lagging behind. Even though e-voting is considered a promising venture, the concern regarding the cybersecurity issues it poses is quite powerful.  So powerful, in fact, that it […]