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October 25, 2017

GOVERNMENT

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. […]

October 20, 2017

GOVERNMENT

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 […]

May 16, 2017

GOVERNMENT

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 […]

September 23, 2016

GOVERNMENT

NASCIO Wrap-Up: What’s Next?

I just wrapped up an incredible three days at the National Association of State CIO’s (NASCIO) Annual Conference. The event is the largest gathering of state government IT in the country. I loved getting to hear best practices, discuss challenges, and swap stories with the best and brightest minds across all 50 states. I know […]

June 21, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Customer Spotlight: Orlando Utilities Commission

As the second largest municipality in Florida, Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is responsible for providing its 310,000 customers across Orlando, St. Cloud, and Orange counties water and electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because the utility serves such a large number of customers across a wide range of cities, OUC management found […]

May 5, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Making Streetcars Smarter in Kansas City

Here at Cisco, we think there’s never been a better time to make cities smarter and Kansas City, Missouri is helping to lead this charge with its smart streetcar debut this week. Kansas City is getting even smarter by tapping into technology advances to change the way people work and live today which is on […]

February 4, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Customer Spotlight: Idaho Transportation Department Creates Cohesive Communications Environment

While Idaho isn’t a very populous state, with only 1.5 million people, it stretches across 83,000 million square miles. The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is responsible for all transportation-related efforts in that area, from highway construction to the Department of Motor Vehicles. But with only 1,800 employees, that can be a real challenge! As ITD […]

January 26, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Schenectady Gets Smarter: Mayor Announces New Smart City Commission

The City of Schenectady, New York has long been on the forefront of the Smart Cities movement, utilizing new technology to help improve its municipal services and government operations. The city’s goal is to become a fully integrated, connected city by implementing a wireless network that takes advantage of the Internet of Everything (IoE), the […]

March 5, 2014

GOVERNMENT

IoE’s Promise for the Public Sector

Internet of Everything (IoE) is touted as the next big thing in 2014. Tech pundits, Silicon Valley executives, entrepreneurs and government officials predict that Internet of Everything will be a “multi-trillion dollar business,” which has the potential to transform our physical world with a variety of remotely operated objects. Cisco predicts some 25 billion devices […]