Local officials say that expanding access to broadband not only attracts new people and companies but also inspires innovation from existing residents and businesses, ultimately creating jobs and other economic opportunities.
Although states have strengthened their defenses against hackers and cybercriminals who attack their computer networks, officials admit they’re not fully prepared for increasingly complex threats that could expose the personal information of their residents.
The real emphasis, according to Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications Andy Ozment, should be on building in cybersecurity "from the get-go" on the next generation of systems.
Although cybersecurity is being woven into the fabric of government, it’s not appropriately funded, a new survey from NASCIO and Deloitte finds.
The city is using PageFreezer to create a searchable archive of six websites and 75 social media accounts.
OpenGov’s new Budget Builder solution allows budget teams to prepare, report, edit and share budget proposals on a single, cloud-based platform.
The state plans to engage technology vendors to help businesses and state agencies use blockchain technology to distribute, share, and save ledgers and contracts.
The LA Business Portal creates a single point of information on registering, licensing and running a business in Los Angeles.
The annual survey of the National Association of State CIOs found that agile development and infrastructure outsourcing are gaining traction.
When the Kaua’i County, Hawaii, began a push to minimize paper, it seized the opportunity to move to web-based grants management software for tracking funding the county receives and disburses.
Alaska adopted an Internet Protocol mapping and tracking detection tool to ensure only state residents are benefiting from its oil and gas profits return program.
Officials are urging state and local governments to leverage resources from the Department of Homeland Security to better secure election systems from cyberthreats.
Through partnerships with public safety providers and wireless carriers, New Jersey has rolled out text-to-911 service in all 21 counties.
Leveraging new algorithmic and statistical tools, researchers created a significantly more complete picture of the risks and challenges in Flint.
The card reader uses wireless connectivity to allow police officers in the field to read the balance on a card and put a temporary hold on the linked funds.