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As the COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased use of remote education, K-12 schools across the nation have increasingly reported ransomware and other types of cyberattacks.
Federal agencies offer products and services to help schools prevent and respond to cyberattacks.
Recent advancements in facial recognition technology have increased its accuracy and its usage. Our earlier work has included examinations of its use by federal law enforcement, at ports of entry, and in commercial settings.
The Department of Homeland Security can designate planned events as "special events" to bolster security and improve coordination with government entities.
There were reported efforts to organize protests in Washington leading up to the January 6th attack on the Capitol.
The January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol highlights the critical need to identify and address weaknesses in the management and security functions of the Capitol Police.
We testified on the importance of addressing auditing entities' recommendations to better oversee and manage the force.