Casey Mayville

Writer


March 1, 2010

Selvi Stanislaus, executive officer, California Franchise Tax Board

Selvi Stanislaus, executive officer, California Franchise Tax Board

January 28, 2010

High-Speed Rail Corridors Get $8 Billion From Obama Administration

Rail funding from Recovery Act divided among 13 transportation corridors in a total of 31 states.

January 19, 2010

U.S. Ranked 18th in World for Average Broadband Speed

Report identifies fastest broadband speeds and most unique IP address for 201 countries worldwide.

December 23, 2009

North Carolina Issues Policy for Government Social Media Usage

Gov. Bev Perdue distributes North Carolina's first state government social media policy.

December 18, 2009

CIOs Say IT Departments Are Understaffed, Survey Finds

Of 1,400 CIOs surveyed, more than 40 percent say their IT departments are having trouble keeping up with the current workload.

December 17, 2009

New York City Schools Assist Parents with Consolidated 311 Call Center

The 2009 school year began with New York City's first 'dedicated parent inquiry system.'

December 7, 2009

Data Gaps Could Hinder a Nationwide Traffic Information System, GAO Study Finds

Funding shortfalls and inconsistent data quality could challenge the implementation of a nationwide real-time traffic information system.

November 18, 2009

Internal Attacks: How to Protect Your Data

Attacks from the inside of an organization can be just as damaging as external attacks.

November 3, 2009

Top Digital Cities Announced for 2009

These city governments are using digital technologies to better serve their citizens and streamline operations.

October 21, 2009

Teri Takai on IT Security

In a recent webinar, Takai talked about transparency, underserved areas of the state and protecting information online.

October 1, 2009

Napolitano Announces New DHS Cybersecurity Hiring Authority

The new authority will allow the Department of Homeland Security to staff up to 1,000 positions over the next three years.

September 15, 2009

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft Charges

A Miami man faces up to 25 years in prison for stealing over 40 million credit card numbers.

September 2, 2009

Hacker Habits: When to be On Guard

Hackers from around the world were surveyed at a recent IT security conference.

August 4, 2009

White House Cyber-Security Adviser Melissa Hathaway Steps Down

Senior cyber-security aide to the Obama administration resigns after years of service.

July 28, 2009

2009 Digital Counties Winners Announced

The use of Web 2.0 technologies and software as a service (SaaS) are proving to be functional and cost-effective strategies in local government offices.

June 26, 2009

Jim Moody Appointed Caltrans Chief of Infrastructure Division

With over 20 years experience in information technology, Jim Moody takes over as the Chief of the Infrastructure Division at Caltrans.

June 18, 2009

Broadband Indispensible to Americans, Survey Finds

In hard times, cell phone and TV service cut before Internet.

May 20, 2009

Telework: Risk Versus Rewards

Shell Culp discusses the benefits and challenges of telework in government agencies.

May 18, 2009

Security Threat Update

285 million records were compromised in 2008, which is more than the past four years combined.

May 12, 2009

An Unsecured Internet is Worse Than None At All

"Twenty years ago no one would have imagined that hackers could use inexpensive, store-bought equipment to shut down governments in other nations."

April 30, 2009

Security News Wrap

European Union must protect against cyber attacks, 2012 Olympic Games demand better cyber-security and hacker arrested for P2P malware.

April 1, 2009

Meet Bill Bryan, Missouri's New CIO

"The Web is the future and it's here. We just need to catch up to it."

March 25, 2009

Postmaster General Testifies on Capitol Hill

"We may be down, but we are far from out," says U.S. Postmaster General John E. Potter.

February 3, 2009

911 Swatters Cost Thousands, Endanger Lives

New cases of 'swatting' are occurring more frequently, leaving law enforcement few leads.

December 24, 2008

The Case of the Stolen Stollen

Curious couriers help themselves to an early Christmas treat.

December 5, 2008

Budget Crisis Spurs Innovation

Speakers at the 2008 Best of California conference discuss the importance of innovative ideas in the tough times we face today.

November 5, 2008

Malware Campaign Uses Obama's Name

The new Trojan horse has accounted for 60 percent of malicious spam in the last hour.

September 30, 2008

Data Breach: How and When to Say "We Screwed Up"

One man's experience of a near large-scale data breach.

September 26, 2008

Frank Abagnale on Identity Theft: Technology Breeds Crime

"If you make it easy for people to steal from you, it is unfortunate, but people will."

September 2, 2008

From Khmer Rouge to KhmerOS: Cambodia's New Era Begins With Technology

With an ongoing struggle for the basics of survival, how can technology be considered a priority by and for the citizens of Cambodia?

August 29, 2008

Sarah Palin and Technology

Palin has made efforts to expand the use of technology in Alaska.

August 7, 2008

Identity Theft Case Said to be the Largest and Most Complex Ever Charged in the U.S.

"With the cooperation of our law enforcement partners around the world, we can identify, charge and apprehend even the most sophisticated international computer hackers."

July 28, 2008

Report: Successful Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys

According to the study, most users assume that dynamic random access memory is erased when a computer is shut down.