California recently became America’s first with laws mandating basic security standards for IoT devices. The move may inspire similar legislation elsewhere.
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Mobile apps help governments protect their constituents by keeping them aware of their phone’s security and alerting users to cyberthreats.
Agencies nationwide are benefiting from cloud amid tightening budgets, evolving demographics and rising pressure for better digital public services.
Chatbots use AI to simulate human conversation, and agencies nationwide are finding them valuable for constituent and information services.
State and local governments are examining blockchain’s potential for accurate, secure recordkeeping due to its resistance to data modification.
Autonomous vehicles require hyper-accurate, high-resolution maps to correctly navigate terrain without humans. These maps note features such as potholes.
Drones also present a regulatory challenge for agencies concerned with airspace maintenance, but their commercial potential far outweighs these obstacles.
For a growing number of agencies, cloud computing provides the elasticity and scale needed to correctly consolidate data.
Employee-initiated spending involves any purchase an employee makes on an agency’s behalf without a traditional purchase order process.
Governments can catch up to the private sector by modernizing their online services, web presence and communications strategies.