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  • nation's
  • This might sound like a takeoff on the 2007 Bruce Willis "Die Hard" movie, in which a group of cyberterrorists attempts to stage what it calls a "fire sale": a systematic shutdown of the nation's vital communication and utilities infrastructure. (nytimes.com)
  • NSF aims to fund cyber security research at the frontiers of knowledge, to capitalize on the intellectual capacity of both young and experienced investigators in our Nation's academic and research institutions, and to partner with other U.S. government agencies and private sector and international organizations to meet the challenges of securing cyberspace. (nsf.gov)
  • With 3,500 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions. (nanotech-now.com)
  • Moreover
  • Moreover, under the act, the federal government is also obligated to provide members of the public with disabilities with access to information and data that is comparable to the access provided to the public without disabilities. (sas.com)
  • NIST
  • The order declares the federal government has "for too long accepted antiquated and difficult-to-defend IT [information technology]" and will task all federal agencies with getting up to speed with requirements established by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). (ibtimes.com)
  • Now, heads of federal agencies must use a framework developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to assess and manage cyber risk, and develop strategies for implementing it. (theiet.org)
  • In a recent survey to Federal agencies, 71% say NIST SP800-53 is somewhat or extremely important for achieving their compliance goals. (beyondtrust.com)
  • 2019
  • Agencies should focus on making solicitation awards by September 30, 2019 and other transition related timelines noted below. (gsa.gov)
  • Services
  • Technology is now central to transforming government, creating opportunities for better services, bigger efficiencies, and a lower operations cost. (vmware.com)
  • As agencies shift to software-defined infrastructure, VMware's specialized portfolio of services for government is essential to moving productivity forward without compromising security, value, and IT simplicity. (vmware.com)
  • To understand Web services and their full impact on government, one must understand existing technology standards and how they may exist tomorrow. (govtech.com)
  • He notes that pressure from both the right and left over the hot-button issues of regulation and privacy have made it difficult for the government to get individual corporations (which control vital services like electricity, Internet access and transportation) to improve their ability to defend themselves against cyberattack. (nytimes.com)
  • The order also calls for an examination of the impact of moving agencies towards cloud computing services, urges cooperation with private companies to develop better cyber defences, and lays out goals to collaborate with US allies to form a strong cyber deterrence strategy. (theiet.org)
  • As governments look to leave behind old processes, disparate systems, and paper-based methods, they can move to a digital future for government models and services. (microsoft.com)
  • The Microsoft approach enables digital transformation of government with an integrated, flexible, and trustworthy approach that offers a choice of public, private and hybrid cloud services with a commitment to trust and compliance. (microsoft.com)
  • Microsoft podcast series Gov Pod discusses how emerging technologies like AI can make citizens' lives easier as government services become more transparent. (microsoft.com)
  • Supported by an ecosystem of expert government partners, Microsoft enables governments to expand their services through the government cloud (g cloud) and achieve more for the citizens they serve. (microsoft.com)
  • The federal government provided financing and raw materials for improving basic community services, although community members were required to conceive the projects and perform the work. (countrystudies.us)
  • The government disbursed funds to the committees to finance the public works projects or to complement regional development programs, which fell within three strategic areas: social services, production, and regional development. (countrystudies.us)
  • compliance
  • In addition, other customers, including state governments and international bodies, increasingly require compliance with accessibility standards when making procurement decisions. (sas.com)
  • As we develop our products, we test them with assistive technologies and with operating system accessibility extensions to assess their compliance with applicable Section 508 accessibility criteria established by the federal government. (sas.com)
  • As described by the 2007 FAD, at the end of the First Five Year Period, with the primacy agency taking the lead, EPA and NYSDOH would conduct a review of the City‟s implementation of its 2006 Long-Term Plan and compliance with the requirements of the FAD. (scribd.com)
  • outcomes
  • We're enabling governments to better serve and protect citizens and build more secure, productive nations by connecting people, systems, and information resulting in more impactful outcomes. (microsoft.com)
  • local
  • Members of the OASIS UBL Technical Committee span the globe, including representatives of Boeing, Danish Ministry of Finance, Italian National Agency for New Technologies (ENEA), Japan's Nomura Research Institute, NEC, Norway's Difi-Agency for Public Management and eGovernment, Swedish Association of Local Authorities & Regions, U.S. Department of Defense, and others. (oasis-open.org)
  • systems
  • To fight terrorism, we need to create a new intelligence infrastructure to allow these agencies to share information and collaborate effectively, and new information technology aimed at exposing terrorists and their activities and support systems. (sourcewatch.org)
  • industry
  • Hicks says greater secrecy provisions are needed to compete for new aerospace-industry tenants against competition from a growing list of government-subsidized launch facilities, from Virginia to Alaska. (dailyherald.com)
  • Managers of the Spaceport America hangar, testing facilities, rocket launch pad and two-mile (3.2-kilometer) runway say greater secrecy provisions are needed to compete for new aerospace-industry tenants against competition from a growing list of government-subsidized launch facilities, from Virginia to Alaska. (dailyherald.com)
  • Developed in partnership between industry and government, based on industry best practices and international standards, it provides a universal standard. (beyondtrust.com)
  • SMi are proud to present the industry leading 14th Annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum, 23rd-24th November 2015, Amsterdam . (smi-online.co.uk)
  • Practices
  • The objective was to describe the updating practices and policies of agencies that sponsor or conduct SRs. (plos.org)
  • technology
  • Agencies will also be expected to examine the impact of moving forward in a shared information technology environment where cloud computing is more common and data can be at risk. (ibtimes.com)
  • Government agencies are using Microsoft cloud technology including AI, and IoT to address challenges and better meet citizen expectations. (microsoft.com)
  • Effective Sept. 15, 2010, the US Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) joined the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) as the security configuration baseline for information technology products deployed across the federal agencies. (sas.com)
  • years
  • This can be accomplished through an ICT sector review, described in Section 6.1.1 , which includes policy issues and market players, stakeholder consultations, near-future plans (e.g., one to three years) with regard to existing infrastructure, and that may be complemented with a demand study. (ictregulationtoolkit.org)
  • The sentencing of Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison came because he leaked government documents, mostly with a low level of classification that probably shouldn't have been classified in the first place. (historynewsnetwork.org)
  • The American Society of Civil Engineers produces a very informative report every four years on US infrastructure. (theenergycollective.com)
  • Mexican governments over the years have introduced numerous antipoverty initiatives, with varying degrees of success. (countrystudies.us)
  • extend
  • However, citing the ongoing investigations by various agencies into the Satyam scandal as also its own operations, Maytas Infra has requested the stock exchanges to extend by a month the date for the announcement of the results, a Maytas spokesman told PTI in Hyderabad on Thursday. (hindustantimes.com)
  • workforce
  • As agency networks stretch to support everything from mobility workforce to the rapidly growing Internet of Things, only VMware simplicity and a zero trust approach to security can protect the important daily work of government. (vmware.com)
  • secure
  • VMware NSX Data Center and the integrated protection of Intel Security's McAfee Virtual Network Security Platform combine to give agencies a new class of secure infrastructure that detects and protects against a rapidly evolving threat landscape while reducing cost and complexity. (vmware.com)
  • support
  • Currently, terrorists are able to move freely throughout the world, to hide when necessary, to find unpunished sponsorship and support , to operate in small, independent cells , and to strike infrequently, exploiting weapons of mass effects and media response to influence governments. (sourcewatch.org)
  • This work was funded in part by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and in-kind support from the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI). (plos.org)
  • public
  • The public rebelled against total information awareness, but the NSA and other government agencies continued constructing a spying infrastructure of previously unimaginable proportions. (independent.org)
  • A bill backed by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and Democratic Senate President Mary Kay Papen would exempt a variety of spaceport records from the state's Inspection of Public Records Act. (dailyherald.com)
  • New Mexico Foundation for Open Government Executive Director Peter St. Cyr says the bill could interfere with appropriate public scrutiny of management and operations at the New Mexico Spaceport Authority that oversees Spaceport America, with implications for public safety and the environment. (dailyherald.com)
  • We serve a broad range of industries-wireless service providers, utilities, public safety and other government agencies, and more. (fujitsu.com)
  • policies
  • To begin rebuilding U.S. infrastructure and repairing our economy, government agencies must create policies that create ways for minorities to contribute to the economy and move into the middle class, according to a new study reported on by the Huffington Post . (theatlantic.com)
  • intelligence
  • This low-intensity/low-density form of warfare has an information signature , albeit not one that our intelligence infrastructure and other government agencies are optimized to detect. (sourcewatch.org)
  • We also know from the government s various intelligence failures relating to foreign policy that its problem is not insufficient data collection, and we should not expect any of these new powers to make us any safer. (independent.org)
  • businesses
  • The Office of Management and Budget estimates it costs American businesses -- large and small -- $140 billion and 8 billion hours each year to answer government requests for information. (govtech.com)
  • He stressed that companies that rely on taxpayer-subsidized infrastructure don't deserve the same scrutiny as government agencies or directly subsidized businesses. (dailyherald.com)
  • Since 2006, the Harper Government, through WD, has invested in job-creating small and medium-sized businesses, aerospace, marine and defence industries, and supported innovative entrepreneurs in pursuing emerging markets. (marketwired.com)
  • report
  • The OPM FISMA report to congress calls out 30,899 cyber incidents across agencies in 2016 alone. (beyondtrust.com)
  • We may not yet be experiencing the severity of impacts that are being felt in Pennsylvania and other states where fracking is under way, but at the rapid rate at which we're building out this kind of infrastructure in New York, the report clearly serves as a warning. (timesunion.com)
  • allow
  • However, it was delayed to allow for more input from agencies and expert consultants. (theiet.org)
  • Through a series of exciting case studies, presentations and panel discussions this premier event will allow unrivalled networking allowing for a gathering of industry's infrastructure developers, investors, financiers & government agencies as they discuss and debate latest developments in the Benelux region. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • citizens
  • Leaders are now able to overcome challenges by delivering exceptional government to citizens through digital transformation. (microsoft.com)
  • If citizens and their government embrace the power of AI, Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning, what could happen? (microsoft.com)