Citizens are starting to question aspects of their interactions with public sector agencies in ways they had not previously. To counterbalance these concerns, it is critical to understand where and why security issues exist and take steps to proactively address and alleviate risk. Learn how you can take action today.
Digitization of government is going to rapidly move beyond digital government services concepts of improved website design or e-forms. Recently, there have been dozens of successful experimental projects applying other digital tools to improve regulatory effectiveness and simplify reporting.
With CloudForte for Azure, we created accelerators to help our customers enforce the level of cloud governance that best aligns to their security and financial policies. This is accomplished using enhanced native cloud services. Azure Policy, Security Center, Log Analytics and Automation services are enriched with innovative, prebuilt configuration templates and smart automation developed by Unisys, leveraging Azure SDK, Azure APIs, and Azure Functions.
The opportunities for digital engagement in today’s world are endless and the child welfare field should explore every possibility. In child welfare, technology can now replace paperwork with tools that make it easier to communicate with children, capturing key information needed to understand the situation and protect those at risk. Other digital tools can make it easier to create and maintain the life records so important to the care, development and well-being of children.
How can governments shift their business models—without disrupting service—to achieve efficiencies and improve services while reducing costs? The “rip and replace” initiatives of the past 15 years had very high failure rates. Recent research on large institutions, including government, indicates that the emerging models will be enabled by a technical architecture that is a hybrid of two models—analog and digital; integrating long proven, reliable data and application modules with user-design focused digital enabled business processes. This is the essential shifting from “e-government” to the era of the “digital citizen.”
Of the millions of people, organizations and activities comprising our world today, which ones represent potential threats that merit interdiction? Selecting the wrong ones wastes precious resources and impedes lawful activities. But the consequences of overlooking real threats is even worse. The public expects to be kept 100% safe against such threats, but has little tolerance for intrusive intervention into their own lawful activities. Dealing with this “Catch 22” is a key challenge for all enforcement agencies – whether law enforcement, border enforcement, child protection, taxation, or others charged with protecting the public.
Fear of sharing confidential information is the most cited roadblock to using technology to address the current wave of opioid crisis. But secure information sharing happens every day in areas like national security. The crisis warrants use of equivalent cybersecurity controls to manage risk. Our nation is in a war with opioids, why not arm ourselves with every available weapon?