The FBI is investigating unsolicited laptop computers sent to several governors’ offices.
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The $11 million purchase of BIO-key International Inc.'s law enforcement division is likely only the first of several to come for InterAct911 Mobile Systems Inc.
The Election Assistance Commission is filling four slots reserved for experts in its Technical Guidelines Development Committee, which is revising the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines used by states to certify voting equipment. An updated version of the VVSG has been released for public comment.
State CIOs can play a critical role in deployment of health IT, according to a new report.
L-1 Identity Solutions won a $62.8 million contract from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to continue providing secure driver's license solutions.
CGI Group Inc. will continue to help the financially strapped Commonwealth of Virginia process state purchases under a contract extension valued at $70 million.
GTSI Corp. will strengthen security at California’s Oakland port facilities under a $7 million contract.
Ericsson Federal Inc. has hired six new executives to support its current government customer base and its plans to aggressively push further into the federal, state and local government markets.
Backers of a new driver's license security program say the current Real ID program's costly IT requirements are unnecessary and won't work for states.
Science Applications International Corp. will acquire R.W. Beck Group Inc., a provider of business and technical consulting services related to engineering, energy and infrastructure.
I2 Inc. has acquired Knowledge Computing Corp., a provider of analysis software to law enforcement agencies.
The founders of government-to-citizen communications company GovDelivery Inc. discuss how they have harnessed the power of Web. 2.0.
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Desktop virtualization aims to lower the costs and increase the security of desktop computers, but agencies must determine which approach — or combination of methods — best suits their needs.
A subcommittee of the Virginia Senate Finance Committee plans meeting for June 29 to look into Northrop Grumman's $2 billion contact with the state.