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Securing Critical Infrastructure with Artificial Intelligence
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Ian Fitzgerald, CIO, Truckee Donner Public Utility District

It was 2011; a year that may be considered the beginning of IT/ OT convergence. LTE was the new technology on the block; touting fast ethernet speeds from almost anywhere. Machine to Machine (M2M) communications between industrial control system...

Building a Collective Defense Along our Digital Frontiers
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Bob Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate

Digital transformation is top of mind for many CIOs, along with security and innovation. All of these areas are highlighted in the 2018 State of the CIO survey results. CIOs are honing in on these key issues for all the right reasons- securing...

3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium Coming to Chicago
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The 3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition, January 22-24, 2019 in Chicago brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models,...

Balancing Operations and Security in Emergency Communications
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Richard Reed, Network Management and Operations Director, First Responder Network Authority

In today’s world, mobile technologies have become central to the way we live. More than three-quarters of Americans own smartphones, with users averaging around five hours a day on their device. The apps market has exploded, and users can...

3 Ways to Jolt Your IT Department
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Pat Fiorenza, Research Analyst, GovLoop

As an IT executive, you are well aware that technology is moving at a meteoric pace. To meet the demands of your agency, you are constantly working to provide the best tools and services. As emerging technology serves as a means to transform your...

Local Perspective on Homeland Security for 2018
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Bill Hunter, Director, Communications and Information Technology, County of Roanoke

When asked to write this article, it gave me pause. I thought, “Why would they want input from local government on what most people consider to be a nationally driven program?” If you would have asked me fifteen years ago as a US...

Surveillance Overview- Why Invest in One?
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Jeff Archer, VP-IT, Tijuana Flats

Video Surveillance: Needs and Advantages Video Surveillance Solutions helps protect people, places and things. Video surveillance comes in many different forms and types. Let’s review a few and see what could work for you. I am going...

Stepping into Cyberspace; how the Law enforcement's paradigm is shifting
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Usama Georges, CIO, San Diego County District Attorney's Office

Since the dawn of civilization, there was law and order to establish such great civilizations. There were people who respected the laws, people who bent the laws, and other who just plainly broke it. In ancient societies, there was no official...

Where the Rubber meets the Road
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Sarah Cooper, COO, M2Mi

Transportation is a global urban problem. Populations swell. Aging infrastructures cannot cope. Air quality declines. Public services are slower and continue to deteriorate as essential personnel are stuck in increasing gridlock. “As we...

Building a Bridge between Employees and Leaders
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Johnathan Hughes, Facility CIO, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Leadership comes in many different forms and fashions. If you want to fool yourself into thinking that you will agree with your leadership, at every step of the way, you can try. Leadership is more about an employee-supervisor relationship and if...

The Smartest Cities Leave No One Behind
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Jane Nickles, CIO, City of Greensboro

I grew up in Greensboro, and I’ve watched it grow. Now, as the City of Greensboro’s CIO, I get to help it make the transition into the smart city it needs to become to secure the future for its 285,000 residents. I believe being a...

HHS Perspectives on Information Sharing and the Need for Public/Private Partnerships
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Christopher Wlaschin, CISO, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The healthcare sector is under attack. Recent WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks combined with a year-over-year increase in the total number of cyber-attacks against the heath ecosystem underscore the increasing importance and necessity...

Disaster Recovery for Government Organizations-Planning, Practice, and People
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Jim Smith, CIO, State of Maine

When the State of Maine computer operator drove to work on that cold, crisp morning in January of 1998, he probably did not realize that he would soon be living in the State’s data center, full time. In addition, he probably did not know...

IT Governance Built to Last: The Wisconsin Enterprise Model
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David Cagigal, CIO, State of Wisconsin

In early September, the State of Wisconsin learned that it had earned an A- in the Center for Digital Government’s 2016 Digital States Survey, along with first place in the Adaptive Leadership category. Adaptive Leadership reflects our...

FCC Selects AT&T to Go Cloud
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VIENNA, VA: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chooses AT&T to help FCC transform its business with cloud services. With this deal, AT&T will provide FCC a cost effective IP solution supporting mobile and cloud applications. The...

FCC Selects AT&T to Go Cloud
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VIENNA, VA: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chooses AT&T to help FCC transform its business with cloud services. With this deal, AT&T will provide FCC a cost effective IP solution supporting mobile and cloud applications. The...

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications Selects ZCorum's Proactive Network Maintenance
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FREMONT, CA: ZCorum, a provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, and Iowa based municipality sign an agreement for ZCorum’s Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) tool, PreEqualization Analyzer. Located in Northwest Iowa,...

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