State & Local

 
  • cybersecurity expenses

    Cybersecurity gains awareness, but not funding

    Although cybersecurity is being woven into the fabric of government, it’s not appropriately funded, a new survey from NASCIO and Deloitte finds.

  • Sacramento opens web, social archive

    Sacramento opens web, social archive

    The city is using PageFreezer to create a searchable archive of six websites and 75 social media accounts.

  • Delaware’s bet on blockchain

    Delaware’s bet on blockchain

    The state plans to engage technology vendors to help businesses and state agencies use blockchain technology to distribute, share, and save ledgers and contracts.

  • Moving budgets off the spreadsheet and into the cloud

    Moving budgets out of spreadsheets and into the cloud

    OpenGov’s new Budget Builder solution allows budget teams to prepare, report, edit and share budget proposals on a single, cloud-based platform.

  • NASCIO survey of CIOs

    State CIOs stress agile, data management and infrastructure outsourcing

    The annual survey of the National Association of State CIOs found that agile development and infrastructure outsourcing are gaining traction.

  • LA launches open source business portal

    LA launches open source business portal

    The LA Business Portal creates a single point of information on registering, licensing and running a business in Los Angeles.

  • How to move grants management to the cloud

    How to move grants management to the cloud

    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.

  • Preventing fraud with IP-based tracking

    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.

  • Tap DHS for help protecting voting systems, officials urge

    Tap DHS for help protecting voting systems, officials urge

    Officials are urging state and local governments to leverage resources from the Department of Homeland Security to better secure election systems from cyberthreats.

  • LinkNYC cuts off browsing on curbside kiosks

    LinkNYC cuts off browsing on curbside kiosks

    Free web browsing has been disabled because some users have been monopolizing the kiosks and using them inappropriately.

  • New Jersey residents can now text to 911

    New Jersey residents can now text to 911

    Through partnerships with public safety providers and wireless carriers, New Jersey has rolled out text-to-911 service in all 21 counties.

  • How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis

    How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis

    Leveraging new algorithmic and statistical tools, researchers created a significantly more complete picture of the risks and challenges in Flint.

  • Handheld card reader helps police track criminals

    Handheld card reader helps police track criminals' cash

    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.

  • Can open source and education save our electronic voting systems?

    Can open source and education save our electronic voting systems?

    The future of online voting will depend on the federal government’s ability to work with states to enact uniform standards for voting protocols that include a verifiable voting method voters can trust.

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  • smart city

    Survey: Attacks on smart city IT all but inevitable


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