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Cybersecurity

Cities employed new cybersecurity strategies during the pandemic

October 19, 2021

Via: StateScoop

Digital government “exploded” in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether or not cities were prepared to flip themselves into offering online suite of services and information. But the massive surges in constituents seeking new services online — provided by city […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Virginia plans to launch AI-as-a-service in 2022

October 19, 2021

Via: StateScoop

The Virginia Information Technology Agency will soon offer artificial intelligence and machine learning software as a service to its fellow agencies, enabling a new method for officials to detect fraud and optimize predictive analytics. Jonathan Ozovek, VITA’s chief operating officer, […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Cities aren’t quite ready for blockchain, CIOs say

October 4, 2021

Via: StateScoop

Cryptocurrencies — and blockchain, the decentralized distributed-ledger technology that powers them — are more popular than ever in mayor’s offices around the country. But technology officials, in cities like Miami, Philadelphia and San Jose, California, still have unanswered questions about […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

How AR is Changing the Face of Service Management

September 27, 2021

Via: CIO

Across industries, business leaders are seeking ways to transform their field service operations. IDC’s 2021 Product and Service Innovation Survey found that improving the quality and speed of service was a top-3 business concern, along with market expansion and security. […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

TechTuesdays at Freshworks — Expert Guidance for AI Success in ITSM and ITOM

September 27, 2021

Via: CIO

Our recent study with IDG revealed artificial intelligence (AI) as a key area of focus in 2021 and beyond. To shed light on this trend we set up Season 2 of our TechTuesday series, inviting influencers in the ITSM and […]


IT Policy, Tech

Spending the federal cybersecurity budget: what’s next?

September 27, 2021

Via: FCW

In 2020, cyberattacks against the U.S. government organizations cost $18.88 billion in recovery costs and downtime. In an effort to drive down this cost and improve our cybersecurity posture, this year the federal government has announced a number of initiatives, […]


Health Care, Industry

BrandPost: Healthcare Modernization? More Like Building the Plane While Flying It

September 27, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Anyone who works in business is likely familiar with the phrase, “Building the plane as you’re flying it.” And after the craziness of these past 18 months, I’m sure most of us are now intimately familiar with that expression. From […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Examining btrfs, Linux’s perpetually half-finished filesystem

September 24, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Btrfs—short for “B-Tree File System” and frequently pronounced “butter” or “butter eff ess”—is the most advanced filesystem present in the mainline Linux kernel. In some ways, btrfs simply seeks to supplant ext4, the default filesystem for most Linux distributions. But […]


IT Policy, Tech

Chinese government declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

September 24, 2021

Via: ZDnet

China’s central bank reiterated its stance on cryptocurrency on Friday, releasing a memo that banned cryptocurrency transactions and made it illegal for overseas exchanges to provide services to people in China. “Virtual currency-related business activities are illegal financial activities,” the […]


Cybersecurity

We’re still making terrible choices with passwords, even though we know better

September 24, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Most people are still picking bad passwords and it’s probably because people are even more reliant on web services than ever. LastPass, a password management software vendor, found that many people still re-use passwords across accounts in a study looking […]