There’s no question that addressing procurement effectively is a long-term challenge. In the short-term, however, there are some approaches that human services agencies can consider to begin bending existing processes in their favor.
On May 9, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) became law. There were very few headlines, no Rose Garden press conference. The bill with the nerdy name has the potential to revolutionize government.
The funds, part of a $6 million broadband grant, are for a public/private partnership between the state, Slic Network Solutions and Older Adults Technology Services, a press release from the Governor's Office said.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin said investigators don't just need to know how cyber criminals breached a system, but also figure out what businesses are doing to attract threats.
Governments in the United States, Russia and Great Britain have worked for years to identify users of Tor, a software program that provides online anonymity. But it seems university researchers may have cracked it.
The new contract with Deloitte Consulting will add experts to work with the state government’s technology office, known as MN.IT, as well as the Department of Human Services to do more in-depth testing and design work.