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 In this WatchBlog, the authors look at the growing risks that put cybersecurity on GAO’s High Risk List, and ways the federal government could better safeguard critical infrastructure.

We asked technology leaders at state and local governments across the country what they're using to enable public servants to work without coming into an office. Here's what nine of them said.

Eligible organizations would get full funding for approved services and devices "necessary to provide critical connected care" until funds are exhausted or until the pandemic has subsided.

From PPE phishing scams to ransomware to hospital supply chain risks, hackers and scammers are seizing on the chaos of the coronavirus crisis.

Advocates and government staffers in the broadband and digital equity space say there is a renewed interest in supporting their work, with shelter-at-home orders emphasizing the need to bridge digital divides.

Most US schools are closed, with instruction shifting to the internet. That's a problem for millions of people without reliable broadband, including 20 percent of rural students.

When 30 3D printers showed up at the office we knew what had to happen. It's a print farm for good, and we're making a heck load of face shields for health care workers battling COVID-19.

The problem isn’t the lack of software designed to detect, prevent, and protect – it’s that human response is a required part of every phishing attack that users seem to be happy to oblige.

Internet of Things (IoT), a system that bridges the gap between daily objects and the internet, is rapidly transforming the way we perform our day to day tasks. From architecture and retail to security and automotive, the impact of IoT is resounding in just about every vertical today. The technology has gained so much momentum over the years that it isn’t considered a hype anymore. Pretty much any physical device nowadays can be converted into an IoT device.

IT giant HP Inc. and its network of customers have produced more than 25,000 3D-printed parts for medical gear like respirators and face shields to help with critical shortages of the medical supplies.


Printed from the website on June 03, 2020 at 8:15pm.