As federal agencies mature in the way they use commercial cloud computing services, among the discoveries are new ways of going hybrid, or using government-owned data centers in conjunction with cloud services. Among these discoveries,…
Cryptocurrencies and other blockchain-based digital assets play an increasingly central role in financial markets. They’re also becoming a more frequent source of regulatory concern, as well as criminal activity.
The Department of Homeland Security has issued new guidance to operators of the National Public Warning System, who are distributed throughout the U.S. The guidance is how to protect the system from electromagnetic pulses or EMP, whether caused by sunspots or a nuclear detonation. The guidance was a joint effort of several DHS components.
There’s currently a significant debate about the appropriateness of using AI in combat. Over thirty nations are working through the U.N. to introduce a ban on autonomous AI weapons. There are similar discussions among some U.S. AI companies about whether their technology should be used in military applications, the highest profile of which was Google’s decision to not renew a contract with the Defense Department to perform image recognition.
Manned and unmanned aircraft operating safely together is still an air traffic control challenge. It’s a step closer to a solution thanks to an award-winning project at a federally funded research and development center know as FFRDC.
5G, the latest wireless communication technology, has started to change how agencies think about networks, both from a physical infrastructure standpoint and for how it can enhance service to employees and constituents.