By day, Hilton Collins is a staff writer for Government Technology and Emergency Management magazines who covers sustainability, cybersecurity and disaster management issues. By night, he’s a sci-fi/fantasy fanatic, and if he had to choose between comic books, movies, TV shows and novels, he’d have a brain aneurysm. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and on @hiltoncollins on Twitter.
During CIO Carlos Ramos' confirmation hearing, Sen. Darrell Steinberg awkwardly compared Kardashian’s 20.6 million-strong Twitter following to a robust, interactive platform that California could emulate.
Some transparency may be taking root in U.S. voting systems, as a California-based nonprofit is creating a suite of open-source election software that allows users to view and modify the underlying computer code.
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), a nonprofit that develops multiparty solutions in public policy, will host Cyber Shockwave, a simulated cyber-attack on the United States, during an exercise Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.