Cloud & Computing
There are still far more questions than answers about what the rapidly evolving technology will mean for the lives of everyday people when it comes to how we work, learn and use the Internet.
Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced that Chief Technology Officer Lindsey Parker will be taking over as her chief of staff following the sudden departure of John Falcicchio last week. Parker has been with the administration since 2015.
The software giant announced this week that its suite of office products, including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word, will begin using OpenAI’s new GPT-4 artificial intelligence platform.
The federal joint advisory details indicators of compromise and tactics, techniques and procedures associated with the disruptive ransomware variant, as well as advising on improving cyber defenses.
Unsurprisingly, the artificial intelligence tool that captured the Internet’s collective gaze is now helping cyber criminals with their nefarious work. The tool has made it even harder to spot phishing emails, for example.
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act portal will help businesses file notice of layoffs in a more streamlined way while also providing workers more time to transition into new employment, Gov. Kathy Hochul's office said.
The disruption was tied to an aging system — not cyber attack — according to a statement from the state comptroller’s office. The outage reportedly delayed tens of thousands of income tax returns.
Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Elizabeth Tanner is paying close attention to the e-government work being done in Estonia in her mission to offer more modern, streamlined state services.
From benefits and payroll to performance management and policy, government HCM systems must be up to the task of tracking, monitoring and consolidating personnel data in a digital world.
Brian Tardiff has been tapped as the permanent replacement for Bijay Kumar, who left the CIO and chief digital officer post in September 2022. He comes with experience as state IT department chief of staff and CISO.
Consolidating HR and financial processes on central platforms is a major undertaking in states where legacy systems have been in place for up to 40 years. We check in with three states on their efforts.
State CIO Angelo “Tony” Riddick has announced his forthcoming resignation from the role after serving more than two years with the state. He will step down at the end of the month.
The hackers behind an early February cyber attack have published personal employee data. That data includes current and past employees' Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, birth dates and addresses.
The Biden administration’s call for minimum security standards across multiple economic sectors is to face opposition from some lawmakers and businesses as officials work to implement the plan.
Tens of millions of Americans rely on Medicaid for health care, and to give them quality, consistent care and qualify for federal reimbursement, many states are adopting a modular approach to MMIS.
The FBI and third-party specialists are working to determine the contents of the released city data. Officials said the Feb. 8 ransomware attack was perpetrated by the threat actor group Play.