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Verizon serves as a trusted partner to the public sector, from rural communities to the largest State and Federal agencies. We enable better government through our best-in-class networks, innovative solutions, exceptional customer experience, and decades of success helping get mission-critical projects done right. With Verizon on their team, our customers can serve their constituents better, work more efficiently and remotely, create smart communities, empower young learners, help ensure public safety, and respond quickly to emergencies.


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The 2024 DBIR is almost here. Register today for our key findings webinar on May 1, and gain insight into security incidents around the world to help protect your organization.
null goes beyond providing essential infrastructure, connectivity and devices – there is a dedicated workforce behind Verizon’s first responder network and its assets, that works tirelessly to uphold our null – even when things get tough.
Creating response-ready technologies There’s ready. And then there’s response ready.
The Verizon Digital Inclusion program provides wireless connectivity to organizations and agencies serving eligible users to promote economic and social advancement.
Approaches from local government leaders
Keep your security plan up to date and help protect your organization with access to in-depth analysis on recent cyber threats and data breaches.
In any emergency response, the most sought-after resource is timely information. The more data available to decision-makers, the better-informed they'll be when making critical life safety decisions.
PCI DSS v4.0, effective in 2024, brings major changes to security standards for public-sector credit card processing. Anti-phishing, patch management, web app security and network enhancements are key aspects.
Verizon Connections Make All of Us Stronger
Greater situational awareness can help transform emergency response. Experts estimate that as many as 10,000 lives could be saved every year by reducing 911 response times by just one minute. Information that improves situational awareness is seen as a foundation of emergency response strategy because, as FEMA notes, "accurate, timely information will enable more informed, effective decision-making."
State and local governments are facing a wide range of emergencies, from natural disasters to cyber attacks, and the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our understanding of emergencies and their response. To adapt to these changing dynamics, governments need to embrace modern tools, technologies and processes for emergency management.
As the world continues to face unprecedented challenges, constituents look to their governments for help.
Why is it so important for governmentsto invest in connectivity right now?
Join Verizon for a 5G Innovation virtual event - the Digital Transformation of Education
Presented bySunil V. Rajan, Future of Work Leader and Henry P. Mues III, Advanced Communications Specialist, Verizon Public Sector
The changing nature of communications and how new technologies fuel remote work and better constituent services.
Join our webinar: Security as a Service for Public Sector Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10 - 11 AM PDT or 1:30 - 2:30 PM PT
California’s statewide vision of technology powering compassionate, human-centered government, is echoing and resonating stronger than ever. With the cascading impacts of COVID, and the ever-present havoc brought upon by Mother Nature, California constituents are requiring more services from the government Agencies need to respond with increased urgency to citizen’s expectation of instantaneous and accurate information.
In California, Gov. Newsom’s administration wants three-quarters of state workers to telework in offices where it’s possible, either full time or part time. This permanent shift to a hybrid work environment for thousands of California public sector employees will have a profound impact on how they connect with each other and constituents, and will require new tools to ensure an engaged, productive workforce.
State and local governments increasingly rely on data to better serve constituents. Whether it’s managing vaccine registrations, business licenses and permits, or applications for social service programs, agencies must be able to retrieve and send information as quickly and as securely as possible.
In this interview, Bryan Schromsky, managing partner for Verizon 5G Public Sector, shares insights on the promise and opportunity 5G connectivity offers and the steps state and local governments can take to begin building out their 5G infrastructure.
Learn the importance of 5G when seconds count and lives are on the line.
Data has become the universal language of the public sector, from small municipal agencies to sprawling state governments and federal agencies. Citizens rely on government organizations to safeguard this data from potential threats. While all sensitive data should be protected, payment data demands even more vigilance since it can lead to financial losses. Is your payment data secure? Maybe. And “maybe” isn’t good enough in an era of escalating cyberattacks on the public sector.
We’re working to address barriers to digital inclusion. Right now, millions of students here in the U.S. are lacking the connectivity, technology and skills required for success in today’s digital economy. That’s why we’ve been working to help foster digital inclusion through a transformative education program called Verizon Innovative Learning. It’s a key part of our goal to help move the world forward for all through our Citizen Verizon plan.
On-site connectivity used to be simple—your school’s technology infrastructure made it happen like magic. But now that COVID-19 has required millions of teachers and students to move to a distance learning model, connectivity has become more complicated—and all the more critical. After all, without connectivity, distance learning becomes difficult at any level—K–12 or higher education.
Addressing the needs of the whole student
New ways to help protect distance learning from escalating threats
Join Cityfi and Verizon for our How Smarter Transportation Solutions Can Help Ensure Mobility for All Webinar
Helping state and local governments address cybersecurity challenges