State & Local

 
  • Lottery system hacked in Connecticut

    Lottery system hacked in Connecticut

    A vulnerability in instant lottery machines was exploited to issue a disproportionate number of winning tickets.

  • IT in state and local service areas

    Study: IT underpins state and local investments

    A recent report by Onvia describes the fastest-growing segments of government services.

  • Texting keeps case workers in touch with ex-offenders

    Texting keeps case workers in touch with ex-offenders

    The Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Reintegration Services uses GovDelivery Interactive Texting platform to help caseworkers better communicate with their clients.

  • national transit map

    DOT to build National Transit Map from local open data

    Machine-readable transit data will be harvested by the Department of Transportation to pinpoint gaps in public transportation.

  • Wi fi in new york city

    ACLU: LinkNYC kiosks need better privacy policy

    The American Civil Liberties Union said users of the Wi-Fi kiosks not only need better protection from hackers who want to steal information but also from law enforcement agencies looking to track a citizen’s online activity.

  • Calling legacy websites: ProudCity seeks pilot city partners

    Calling legacy websites: ProudCity seeks pilot city partners

    The website-as-a-service startup is accepting applications from towns that want to transform their legacy sites.

  • internet connections

    Average US connection speed buoyed by local efforts

    No state hit the Federal Communication Commission’s new 25 Mbps broadband target, but gigabit connection projects are helping lift local connection speed averages.

  • CrimeReports

    Crime-mapping tool gets open data refresh

    Motorola’s crime-mapping website CrimeReports now includes Socrata’s open data visualizations.

  • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

    Colorado looks to flatten cyber learning curve for elected officials

    The state’s National Cybersecurity Intelligence Center aims to be the country’s foremost authority on cybersecurity education, research and rapid response.

  • voting technology

    Tech tiptoes into the voting process

    Election officials in Ohio and Utah will see how technology improves the reporting of results and the caucus voting process.

  • park in Plano Texas

    Wi-Fi comes to Plano parks

    A public-private partnership expands the city’s free Wi-Fi to city parks and recreational centers.

  • block chain on the horizon for government

    Blockchain on the government horizon

    The technology that powers Bitcoin has the potential to address government trust and security issues.

  • Hawaii to move IT systems to university data center

    Hawaii to move IT systems to university data center

    The data center colocation will give the state access to a modern facility for enterprise servers, storage and communications.

  • GAO:  D.C. responders need clarity on interoperable communications

    GAO: D.C. responders need clarity on cross-agency communications

    The Office of National Capital Region Coordination should formally specify how first responders will work together across agency boundaries, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.


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