U.S.-Chinese Trade War Keeps on Escalating

May 10, 2019

The U.S. is continuing its trade war with China in 2019. Today, a tariff hike from 10 to 25 percent on US$200 billion worth of goods that had been put off since January took effect. After a truce and renewed talks between Beijing and Washington, which brought about no resolution, the Trump administration followed through with their plan to hike up the tariffs. Chinese officials were quick to reply that they would follow suit.

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White House AI Report: Everything You Need to Know

Infographic | January 6, 2020

The White House report on Al is a research and policy document that was designed to provide recommendations for how the US government should respond to developments in Al as they arise. It is the result of months of research and documentation, and it contains 23 goals within seven mandates. Here are the major takeaways and key points.

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All Systems Back Online: Maximizing Uptime, Performance, and Availability of U.S. Government Networks

Infographic | December 1, 2019

Complex systems of networks and servers power many of government’s core services to the public and in our nation’s defense. When these systems fail, critical services are disrupted and lives are impacted. To protect services and even save lives, government agencies must be vigilant about the reliability, availability and performance of their underlying digital infrastructure. But how?

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UC and Collaboration in the Cloud: 4 Benefits for Local Government

Infographic | March 2, 2020

Local governments face the challenge of improving citizen interactions, collaborating better with colleagues and achieving greater efficiency, all whilst meeting the demands of shrinking budgets. But how exactly do you transform yourselves for the digital age and respond to these pressures at the same time? Adopting a cloud-hosted Unified Communications (UC) solution can help local government organisations meet the increasing expectations of the community that it serves whilst managing costs.

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Election Security 2020: How to Protect Election Data and Voter Information

Infographic | February 11, 2020

Voters provide the foundation for the nation’s election system, not just in their actions, but in their names, addresses and Social Security numbers — information that is tempting bait for malicious actors who want to affect an election’s outcome. Secretaries of state and local boards of election attempt to protect their voter databases as closely as possible, even as they must keep that information accessible to temporary poll workers, election officials and state officials who need it to do their jobs.

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Government Spending: Public-to-Private Where the 2020 Budget Is Going to Be Spent Infographic

Infographic | December 16, 2019

Everyone knows that government spending involves staggering sums of money. Most would be shocked, however, to learn how much public money makes its way to the private sector. The expansive public-private relationship continues to grow. The White House has released the 2020 budget proposal, and a huge sums of money will continue to flow to private companies.

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Cybersecurity and IoT: What Government Should Know

Infographic | March 25, 2020

There are 20.4 billion “things” – devices, sensors, buildings, vehicles and more – projected to be connected to the internet by 2020. At the same time, government agencies are a growing target for cyberattacks. This begs the question: Is government prepared to protect the deluge of data that comes with the Internet of Things (IoT)? Download this infographic to learn more about the impact of IoT and best practices to prepare for it.

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Salt Lake County is a governmental entity, and a political subdivision of the State of Utah. Salt Lake County's mission is to provide honest, open, efficient and ethical government that is fiscally responsible, accessible and responsive to Salt Lake County's needs. We achieve this by responding to citizens' concerns, caring for our environment, promoting economic development, and enhancing human services while ensuring safe communities.

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