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Hurricane Sandy

Federal technology played a huge part in the tracking, response and rebuilding of affected areas hit by the storm.

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Destruction in the wake of Hurricane Sandy

Stimulus Tracking Site Is Rebooted to Monitor Hurricane Sandy Spending

September 19, 2013 Contract extensions will keep Recovery.gov running for two more years.

A rollercoaster that once sat on the Funtown Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., now rests in the ocean.

How Lasers Will Give the U.S. East Coast Precise New Post-Sandy Maps

September 3, 2013 The survey will kickoff the most revolutionary American mapping project in a century.

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    Database-level encryption had its origins in the 1990s and early 2000s in response to very basic risks which largely revolved around the theft of servers, backup tapes and other physical-layer assets. As noted in Verizon’s 2014, Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)1, threats today are far more advanced and dangerous.

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    This white paper explores NIST SP 800-171 and why compliance is critical to federal government contractors, especially those that work with the Department of Defense, as well as how leveraging PIV-I credentialing with multifactor authentication can be used as a defense against cyberattacks

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    This research study aims to understand how state and local leaders regard their agency’s innovation efforts and what they are doing to overcome the challenges they face in successfully implementing these efforts.

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    The U.S. healthcare industry is rapidly moving away from traditional fee-for-service models and towards value-based purchasing that reimburses physicians for quality of care in place of frequency of care.

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    Federal leaders weigh in on the state of information security

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