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Vormetric Study: Agencies Lack Talent, Budget to Strengthen Data Security

Forty-four percent of federal information technology leaders surveyed by Vormetric said talent shortage prevents their agencies from adopting modern data protection tools and 43 percent cited budgetary issues as a data security barrier. Vormetric said Thursday it collaborated with 451 Research to poll more than 100 senior security executives in the federal government …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: DOT Includes ‘Smart’ Tech Program Funds in 2017 Budget Request

The Transportation Department‘s fiscal 2017 budget proposal includes about $10 billion for programs that seek to help state and local governments adopt smart transportation systems, according to Deltek research analyst Alex Rossino. He wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday the majority of that money would go to large-scale  innovation grant programs under DOT’s 21st Century Regions Initiative. …

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James Clapper: US Faces Cyber Espionage, Counterspace Weapon Systems Among Global Threats

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said the increasing adoption of Internet of Things-based devices and artificial intelligence could both bring new opportunities for intelligence collection and challenges to the U.S.’ cyber defenses. Clapper said in his testimony Thursday before the House Intelligence Committee that the field of foreign data science …

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IBM’s Gina Loften: Agencies Need Cognitive Computing for Internet of Things-Based Data Analysis

Gina Loften, a vice president and chief innovation officer at IBM‘s federal arm has said government agencies should adopt cognitive computing systems in order to facilitate the analysis of data derived from Internet-of-Things-based systems and devices. Loften wrote in a Federal Times article published Monday the three ways on how agencies …

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