The CARES Act Funding Outcomes Dashboard helps Pierce County, Wash., monitor funding and key performance indicators for public health emergency response, economic stabilization and recovery, community response and resilience, and essential government services.
Government agencies that are unable to verify that online users are who they say they are leave themselves open to risk and cybercrime.
Election officials in Georgia have found a programming error in the state’s 30,000 new ballot-marking devices, and a judge is calling for paper backups for electronic poll books.
Researchers are developing a dynamic feedback traffic signal control system that reduces corridor-level fuel consumption by 20% while maintaining a safe and efficient transportation environment.
Data drills help cities develop coordinated, data-driven crisis response plans by identifying key players, valuable datasets, useful technologies and data governance challenges before disaster strikes.
Tyler Technologies, one of the largest suppliers of software solutions to state and local governments, seems to have suffered a ransomware attack.
The malware attack, which sent fake email replies to voters and businesses, spotlights an overlooked vulnerability in counties that don’t follow best practices for computer security.
Efficient contact tracing centers must be well staffed, scalable and conscientious of data protection.
School IT staffs have been consumed with transitioning teachers, staff and families to virtual learning, making districts even more vulnerable to hackers, experts say.
During a disaster, looking at a range of possibilities, rather than a target number, gives emergency planners a better way to gauge risk.