Government Security en The growing threat of ransomware <div class="node-body blog-body">NIC Director of Information Security Rodney Caudle explains how government agencies can best guard against the threat of ransomware.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Security Viewpoints Wed, 24 May 2017 18:08:00 +0000 77771 at Hacker sounds Dallas weather sirens for 95 minutes <div class="node-body article-body">A hacker created a cacophonous symphony using all 156 of Dallas’ weather sirens as his instruments. The tumult lasted over an hour and a half Friday night and went on until early Saturday morning.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Broadband Government Security Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:26:00 +0000 77081 at <p>A tornado siren. Image via <a href=",_Minnesota_(25367993135).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Coupler lock helps halt trailer theft <div class="node-body article-body">BOLT's off-vehicle coupler lock secures a trailer when it's not attached to a vehicle. The product helps prevent costly trailer theft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleets Fleets Government Security Public Safety Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:35:00 +0000 75811 at <p>In the photo: The off-vehicle coupler lock from BOLT.</p> Keating Report: mid-year 2016 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 4 <div class="field-deck"> What technology applications are governments adopting? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Governments are embracing the cloud, phone apps for parking and electronic security as we wrap up 2016.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Security Security & Fire Control Technology Technology Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:14:00 +0000 74561 at <p>In the photo: A screenshot of a GovDelivery report that the company provides through its digital communications platform to public sector agencies. The firm serves over 1,000 public sector organizations globally.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Access control system streamlines building access in Illinois village <div class="field-byline"> Michael Keating &amp; Jason Axelrod </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Westmont, Ill., village officials chose the AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller for its building security needs. The system allows the village to keep its legacy card readers and keypads, door locks and door position sensors.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facilities Products at Work Homeland Security Security Government Security Security & Fire Control Technology Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:44:00 +0000 72851 at <p>In the photo: The AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller and AXIS Entry Manager control building access in village facilities in&nbsp;Westmont, Ill.</p> Experts: Governments are starting to put IoT to work in municipal applications <div class="node-body article-body">Where are governments now using Internet of Things (IoT) technology? David Smith at Citrix and Carnegie Mellon's Jason Hong offer their views. They also make some predictions on IoT in the future.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Smart Cities Homeland Security Government Security Technology Technology Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:24:00 +0000 71891 at <p>Jason Hong</p> Data analytics helps Salt Lake City become more transparent <div class="field-byline"> Michael Keating and Jason Axelrod </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To get ahead of the deluge of transparency requests and engage with citizens in a more meaningful way, Salt Lake City began using SunGard Public Sector Analytics.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products at Work Homeland Security Government Security Technology Technology Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:06:00 +0000 71791 at Anti-terrorist barricade halts loaded truck in test (with related video) <div class="node-body article-body">The HD2055 electromechanically controlled anti-terrorist barricade from Delta Scientific has successfully passed a key crash test.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facilities Homeland Security Government Security Law Enforcement Security & Fire Control Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:55:00 +0000 71671 at <p>In the photo: Harry Dickinson, president of Delta Scientific, stands in front of the D2055 anti-terrorist barricade that successfully passed an important crash test.</p> Shredders destroy both hard drives and solid-state devices (with related video) <div class="node-body article-body">Security Engineered Machinery's Combo combination shredders can destroy both rotational platter-based hard drives and solid-state devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facilities Homeland Security Office Equipment Security Government Security Security & Fire Control Records Management Technology Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:43:00 +0000 71601 at Fence helps block noise levels and looks like granite <div class="node-body article-body">SimTek Fence is offering a product that helps block sound and is anti-graffiti. The product carries a 25-year warranty. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buildings & Facilities Facilities Government Security Security & Fire Control Parks & Recreation Public Safety Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:56:00 +0000 70391 at <p>The EcoStone line from&nbsp;SimTek Fence mimics a granite rock look and is highly durable.&nbsp;</p>