Securing Government Assets through Combined Traditional Security and Information Technology

One of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) priorities is the protection of Federal employees and private citizens who work within and visit U.S. Government-owned or leased facilities. The Interagency Security Committee (ISC), chaired by DHS, consists of 54 Federal departments and agencies and has as its mission the development of security standards and best practices for nonmilitary Federal facilities in the United States.

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State of Hawaii

State of Hawaii. The fiftieth state in the union. Achieved statehood in 1959. An island state made up of the islands of Hawaii, Oahu, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Kauai, Niihau and Koolawe. Comprised of the four counties; Maui, Hawaii, Kauai and the City and County of Honolulu.

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Government Enters the Metaverse

whitePaper | September 12, 2022

Four trends reshaping government for the metaverse continuum.

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Fortinet Federal Government Cybersecurity Solutions

whitePaper | February 10, 2020

U.S. federal agencies operate some of the world’s largest and most complex digital networks, but many of them rely on older, legacy technology for critical operations. Add to this the fact that the federal government is highly targeted by nationstate adversaries and traditional criminals alike, and the need for comprehensive cybersecurity protection is readily apparent. Fortinet provides a platform that enables end-to-end integration of an agency’s security architecture, and a broad suite of security and networking tools that addresses multiple use cases. An integrated security infrastructure allows for true automation of security processes, from detection to remediation.

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Sustaining and Scaling Civic and Government Technology: A White Paper on Challenges, Best Practices and Recommendations

whitePaper | March 17, 2023

The International Republican Institute (IRI) is one of the world’s leading international democracy development organizations. The nonpartisan, nongovernmental institute has supported civil society organizations, journalists, democratic governments and other democratic actors in more than 100 countries since 1983—in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa—with a current presence in over 70 and working in over 100. Through its global support network to advance digital democracy initiatives, IRI provides capacity building trainings to strengthen grassroots actors’ ability to launch, sustain and scale digital democracy projects; and supports civictech and govtech projects around the world.

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The California DMV's Digital Leap Forward - Accelerating Government Digital Transformation through Automation

whitePaper | May 26, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed how government operates and delivers services to constituents. In the spring of 2020, government found itself with a remote workforce, closed field offices, mounting backlogs, outdated manual processes and increasingly strained legacy IT solutions. The impact of the pandemic revealed a divide between legacy and cutting-edge technology solutions, amplifying a critical need to accelerate digital transformation in government.

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Digital Trust

whitePaper | November 1, 2022

Digitalisation offers new approaches to trust. Competitors who do not see eye-to-eye can still transact efficiently because technologies such as privacy-enhancing technologies, distributed ledgers (also called shared ledgers), coupled with good governance in processes now enable these interactions even without parties knowing who they transact with.

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN FEDERAL AGENCIES

whitePaper | January 17, 2023

Digital modernization refers to the process of utilizing technology, whether through adoption of new tools or the improvement of existing ones, to achieve organizational goals. This can include enhancing the user experience, ensuring high uptime, implementing robust security measures, reducing latency, and streamlining processes for resolving issues. All levels of government are going through a digital transformation to deliver services and programs more effectively,transparently, and economically.To meet the demands of citizens who have adapted to the technological advancements in society, digital government transformation has become a vital aspect of providing efficient and effective services. However, one of the biggest hurdles in this process for federal agencies is striking a balance between leveraging technology for its benefits and maintaining robust security and privacy measures. Federal agencies handle confidential information regularly, making it imperative to safeguard against data breaches. Consequently, agencies must ensure that their digital systems and procedures are secure and adhere to relevant regulatory requirements.

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State of Hawaii

State of Hawaii. The fiftieth state in the union. Achieved statehood in 1959. An island state made up of the islands of Hawaii, Oahu, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Kauai, Niihau and Koolawe. Comprised of the four counties; Maui, Hawaii, Kauai and the City and County of Honolulu.

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