As electric vehicles steadily become more common, StreetLight Data is working with an EV charging company to offer its government clients an AI tool for finding ideal locations to install new infrastructure.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has appointed Department of Human Services Director Christopher Bramwell as the state’s first Department of Government Operations privacy officer. He will focus on protecting residents’ personal data.
Your people are everything. But state and local governments struggle to compete with the private sector to attract the best talent – especially when it comes to cybersecurity. As government agencies continue to be a prime target for cyberattacks, it is more important than ever that your workforce is equipped with the right resources to not only fend off cyberattacks but be ready to respond when you experience a breach. Watch our third 30-minute conversation in our Cybersecurity Resilience Initiative as our experts discuss a strategy for getting the right people in your organization.
Budgeting for cybersecurity is always a challenge for state and local governments. It can be difficult for IT leaders to articulate to budget officials and legislatures what funding is needed and how it will be used. The most difficult question for IT and cybersecurity leaders to answer is often, “How secure will this make our jurisdiction?” However, as cybersecurity threats increase and governments encounter more target and sophisticated attacks, it’s critical they get the right technologies and strategies in place to reduce risk. Join Government Technology and Governing as our experts help answer some key questions around what cybersecurity technology should be on your wishlist – and how to get it.
The company, which provides digital services and payments, has completed the deal after a year of skepticism and criticism from local tech vendors and advocates. It plans to make the first services live in the fall.
In purchasing the technology adoption vendor EesySoft, the company behind the learning management system Canvas aims to build in-app messaging and dashboards to help educators learn to use and assess new tech tools.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently released a proposal regarding the risk of bias in the use of artificial intelligence to help reduce it. The agency is seeking comments from the tech community.