In a perfect world, online government services are simple and easy for citizens to access and apply for from their smartphones and laptops. Yet getting enrollment forms to market quickly while ensuring they are clear and consistent across multiple channels seem like conflicting goals.
Last week, members of the cybersecurity community joined Adobe and Nextgov at an event called “Mission Critical: An Update on Federal Cybersecurity.” In a packed room near the White House, Dr. Steven Gottwals, technical director for security solutions at Adobe Systems Federal, outlined Adobe’s vision for improved federal cybersecurity based around adoption of data-centric security solutions.
More than 60 hackers from as far as Finland assembled in Sunnyvale, CA last weekend to take part in a hackathon organized by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and industry sponsors including Adobe.
Today is an important day at Adobe because it is National ESIGN Day in the United States. Sixteen years ago, Congress passed the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN), which recognized electronic signatures as a valid form of transaction.