When organizations release data but redact or suppress certain parts of it, like information pertaining to small subgroups, some information they reveal can let viewers infer the information that was hidden. One of the things that can give away what they were trying to keep secret is percentages. If you
By Capital Technology Group's Fall 2022 Data Science intern, Akiva Neuman. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are a list of recommendations for making web content more accessible for people with disabilities as well as for all users. The WCAG states that the contrast requirement for text visibility in an
In any organization that relies on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for authentication of users and/or devices, one of the key pillars in supporting that infrastructure is the validation of certificates. The story goes like this: Your organization has gone through the effort of either setting up a Certificate Authority
One common challenge many software development teams encounter is verifying certificates and completing SSL handshakes. This issue manifests in multiple places: * Custom or COTS code fails to connect to external APIs * Dependency management fails to trust https repositories * External partners fail to connect to internally developed services without disabling certification
Over eight short weeks, four of our talented interns—Aiden Nguyen, Hadas Hirt, Adam Janicki and Estee Brooks—developed a beta version of Govpinions to easily visualize and analyze patterns in public comments on government regulations. Understanding the Problem We'll start with a quick refresher on the U.S. government.
Advances in cloud technology and virtualization have introduced a new paradigm for managing infrastructure. The manual, tedious, and error-prone process of going to a cloud service provider (CSP) portal, selecting resources you want to create, and clicking through workflow steps has been replaced with a more repeatable and elegant solution:
The Hospital Compare project is an ongoing, collaborative effort between Capital Technology Group and Datawheel to rethink the dissemination of public data provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Appreciating the critically important and rich data that CMS publishes, we set out on a research and development