Governments often use multiple department-level payment solutions to provide digital transactions for residents and businesses. But stand-alone systems can create uneven user experiences and accounting bottlenecks. Unified payment platforms provide smoother transactions for constituents while simplifying internal processes.
DocuSign Achieves StateRAMP Authorization, Enabling State and Local Governments to Easily and Securely Build, Send and Sign Agreements
DocuSign is proud to share that two of our products have achieved StateRAMP authorization, deepening our commitment to offering state and local governments access to seamless and secure agreement experiences.
As a CISO, securing web applications and ensuring their resilience against evolving cyber threats is a non-negotiable priority. Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report 2023 cites web applications as the top attack vector by a long shot (in both breaches and incidents). Here’s a simplified checklist for securing web applications that will help you improve your organization’s security posture and the integrity of your technology.
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.
To secure our world, Cybersecurity Awareness Month encourages four steps that make it easy to stay safe online. As a CISO, my team and I advocate for these practices constantly within our organization. If you are a security practitioner looking to bolster cybersecurity awareness, here’s a brief look at how we explain these steps to help make staying safe online easier.
The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and DIR are excited to announce ELITE 2024. The purpose of this educational program (two sessions of 3-1/2 days each) is to develop the executive competencies needed for leadership roles in information technology.
Socure is excited to announce that our Socure ID+ Platform has achieved FedRAMP Moderate In-Process Status. This means Socure’s industry-leading identity verification and fraud prevention solution is on the path to a FedRAMP authorization and full usage by the federal government.
Powerful Digital Transformation Solutions Now Available on Carahsoft’s NCPA and OMNIA Partners Contracts
Every generation, technologies emerge that transform humanity — from the creation of the wheel and the advent of the automobile to the invention of the modern computer and the internet. We’re at the brink of another metamorphic shift with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI). AI allows organizations to mimic human intelligence — understand, reason, learn and interact. In its simplest form, AI combines computer science algorithms and robust datasets to enable problem-solving, pattern recognition and predictions.
“Increasingly, government agencies — and the people they serve — need a payments system that is connected across departments and jurisdictions,” writes one payments executive.
The future of government is being rapidly reshaped by technological advancements, particularly by the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI). As we look toward the horizon, one question becomes obvious: How can governments get ready for the coming AI-driven era?
Unlike in the 1800s when a safety brake increased the public’s acceptance of null, null was accepted by the public much before guardrails came to be. “null had 1 million users within the first five days of being available,” shares null. Almost a year later, on October 30, 2023, null “to ensure that America leads the way in seizing the promise and managing the risks of artificial intelligence (AI).” Here’s what the Executive Order gets right about addressing cybersecurity risk and promise posed by AI.
Generative AI is still in its early stages, but it has the potential to revolutionize the public sector. By building a strong data and AI foundation today, governments can prepare for the efficient, effective, and equitable use of AI tomorrow.
Data governance complexities got you tangled up? Don't worry, you're not alone. Join us in our upcoming webinar with Data Meaning and Alation to discover the solutions that can unravel data challenges, ensuring consistent quality, efficiency, and most importantly, compliance.
With all the recent excitement around Generative AI – organizations are asking the same three questions:
Conversational AI for Citizens, Students and Employees
Should Your Government Agency Serve Constituents With Technical Automation or Human Interaction? You Need Both…
Oracle Permitting and Licensing is unique. We made strategic, intentional choices in the design and development of our cloud-native solution. In this blog series, we’ll explore a few of the most important parts of the product, what we do differently and why it matters.
Data is the key to unlocking a new era in health and human services. It means a better customer experience for residents in need. It vastly improves the way public employees do their job. And it opens a world of opportunities for governments to amplify their community impact and address seemingly intransigent societal challenges. Download this guide for best practices – and 5 successful models from across the country – for making better use of data to improve community well-being.
Alation takes pride in being recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Solutions, Q3 2023. The company achieved the highest scores possible in 12 criteria, including data discovery, data catalog, data usage monitoring, data governance management, and roles and responsibilities. We also received the top score in the “strategy” category, as well as in the adoption criterion.
Oracle announces new artificial intelligence offerings in infrastructure, development tools and applications.
It’s a formula for danger: a call comes in on a domestic violence incident, one of the most volatile and high-risk situations a police officer can encounter.
To enable government employees to deliver improved citizen services, agencies are modernizing IT for digital resilience, digitizing data, automating processes, and deploying in the cloud. However, agencies face challenges from the traditional lift-and-shift modernization approach that's led to componentized applications and end-to-end fragmentation. The result is a need to access multiple systems to perform tasks, an increasing rate of application proliferation and as well as little (or no) integration of apps.
When I woke up this morning, it was all over the news: “Big corporation gets breached in cyberattack.” Unfortunately, every few months I see a similar headline. What lessons can we learn from these recurring attacks that can help us do a better job in creating defenses — and make it a lot harder for the bad guys to succeed?
Backup professionals used to prepare for physical disasters, while security professionals planned for different types of disasters. In the age of ransomware, the lines between these disciplines are disappearing, yet too many security and backup teams are still not in synch.
The DocuSign Team is hosting a complimentary webinar for Texas Public Sector staff to showcase one of their latest product feature releases: Web Forms. If you want easy to create, dynamic forms, with the power of robust data analytics, this is a feature you’ll want to check out!