State & Local

 
  • healthcare data security

    NJ takes on cyber threats to health care

    The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell is working to enhance threat information sharing among health care providers.

  • How crime stats can lie

    How crime stats can lie

    Nonstandard data that requires caveats, qualifications and explanations makes meaningful analysis and comparisons among jurisdictions nearly impossible.

  • Hackers target local law enforcement systems

    Hackers target local law enforcement systems

    As police departments move to electronic data transmission and storage, they are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattack.

  • Free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots launch in NYC

    Free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots launch in NYC

    The LinkNYC project intends to install 7,500 Link kiosks across the five boroughs by 2020 that will provide gigabit Wi-Fi, charging stations and web access through a built-in tablet.

  • How local government can manage technology risk

    How local government can manage technology risk

    A recent report outlines how local governments can manage common types of technology-related risks.

  • Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

    Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

    Census of Governments aims to improve accuracy of the data and ease the burden of collection on state and local governments.

  • Boston’s CityScore tracks runs, hits and errors in service delivery

    Boston’s CityScore tracks runs, hits and errors in service delivery

    The CityScore analytics dashboard gives Boston officials and residents a Fenway-inspired way see metrics on city performance.

  • ID check at military installation

    DOD requires Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses for facility access

    The Defense Department will no long accept the driver’s licenses or state-issued identification from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Washington and American Samoa for entrance to its facilities.

  • SAVER: A Consumer Reports for first responders

    SAVER: A Consumer Reports for first responders

    The System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders features objective assessments and validations on commercial equipment and systems.

  • Iowa fights snow with big data

    Iowa fights snow with data

    Besides being a hit with the public, the state’s Track a Plow website gives the Department of Transportation and other agencies near-real-time information so they can quickly make data-driven decisions.

  • San Francisco seeks innovation fellows

    San Francisco seeks innovation fellows

    San Francisco has openings in the 2016 Mayor’s Innovation Fellows program for two civic innovators to help create new tools and processes to improve delivery of government services.

  • State prisons turn to telemedicine to improve health and save money

    State prisons turn to telemedicine to improve health and save money

    Vastly improved technology, electronic medical records and pressure to control ever rising medical costs have helped spur the growth of telemedicine in corrections.

  • Startup offers city websites as a service

    Startup offers city websites as a service

    ProudCity promises to take the pain out of site development for small and mid-sized city government.

  • Virginians get vital records at the DMV

    Virginians get vital records at the DMV

    Virginia’s Department of Health and the Department of Motor Vehicles have teamed up to issue copies of birth, marriage and divorce certificates at the DMV.


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