Top 10 Smart City Trends for 2018
Did you know that Smart Cities are poised to drive significant change in how we work, play and learn in 2018? Thanks to the explosion in big data analytics capabilities and mobile, real-time video/information sharing, historians may someday look back on this year as the fulcrum upon which technology and government fully meshed to turn […]
Cisco Government Blogs awarded “Must-Read” status: Check out our Top 5 for 2017
Once again, Cisco Government blogs have been named a top “Must-Read” by industry leaders (including StateTech and FedTech magazines). From Smart Cities to Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation to Digital Acceleration, we’re honored to be recognized for our vision and thought leadership in both the State/Local and Federal spaces. So as 2017 comes to a close we […]
Trick-Or-Treat? As Cybersecurity Month winds down, which will your agency pick?
As Cybersecurity Awareness Month draws to a close and All Hallows’ Eve nears, it’s time for one last thought. And it is, appropriately, a dark one – the “Dark Web”. It is the graveyard of the Internet, a maze of death-filled tombs and twisted conjurings that are giving average, everyday people access to some pretty scary technology. […]
124th IACP Underway: Law Enforcement Tech to be highlighted
Cisco is excited to be a Platinum Sponsor for the 124th Annual IACP Conference and Exposition in Philadelphia. Every year, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) brings together Law Enforcement leaders from around the nation to learn, network and problem solve about the hot topics in their industry. And this year’s theme, Solutions […]
Top 3 Future Cyber Threats For State and Local Governments
Law Enforcement evidence held for ransom, utilities taken offline and transportation derailed. All have happened in the last 12 months. Sometimes it feels like TV supervillains from our childhood have...
Will Driverless Cars Dream in Cisco Hues?
Google, Uber, Ford. They are the big names in driverless vehicles. But did you know Cisco is already empowering nearly every Connected Car on Earth? Through its cloud-based IoT platform, Jasper, Cisco has become a key player in Smart Car technology, helping Honda launch its connected car services across Europe and working with Hyundai to […]
Top 5 Smart City Predictions: AI and the Birth of Self-Aware Cities
What will cities look like in the future? With the birth of Machine Learning, explosion in Artificial Intelligence and our increasingly Tech-Centric culture, they may look much different than most people expect. And the process of planning them will as well. But one things for sure – they will be smarter. As a licensed Landscape […]
Parents in Prison: How Cisco is Helping Families Stay Connected
“When I was growing up in Indianapolis, we didn’t have a lot of money. We weren’t exactly poor, but then again, we never vacationed at Disneyland. Maybe Rock City . . . the Smoky Mountains – or Kings Island if we were lucky. But even then it was just for a weekend. So when our […]
WannaCry Type Ransomware a Growing Threat: 5 Easy Steps to Protect Your Agency
It all started harmlessly enough. A pleasant sounding ping on her phone and a quick check of her email. But it then quickly descended into a weekend of worry. For people in both the public and private sector, cyber attack has become a potentially life-altering and seemingly unstoppable threat that is beginning to define our everyday […]