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The Mountain View, Calif.-based tech company has agreed to a settlement with 40 states to resolve allegations that it misled consumers about how it tracked, recorded and shared their device location data.
Thirty-eight states are operating or building networks of weather monitoring stations to provide more precise data than they receive from the National Weather Service. These networks that detect weather events spanning 1 to 150 miles.
K-12 schools, with their wealth of data and limited resources, are tempting targets to ransomware criminals and hacktivists, says a new report. Nonprofits offer free support, but some say the federal government must do more.
The Skagit County Board of Commissioners agreed last week to a software upgrade that manages building permit applications. Tyler Technologies’ EnerGov software was selected for the project.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration selected companies to help compile and analyze worldwide climate and weather data, using AI and digital twin technology. The first phase will visualize sea surface temperature data.
The California Department of Justice recently launched a new online portal that gives survivors of sexual assault a way to track the status of the DNA evidence kits associated with their cases.
The new TravelSafely app, released Thursday, aims to make streets safer for drivers, walkers and cyclists. The app connects drivers to an electronic network of intersection and crosswalk data, and to each other, city officials said.
In a forthcoming project, Secretary of Commerce Elizabeth Tanner hopes a centralized data lake and distributed ledger technology could securely share professional and business identity data across state agencies.  
More states consider rallying volunteer cyber teams that can provide services like incident response and vulnerability assessments throughout the state. These models differ from state to state, however.
New data pulled from the Department of General Services’ data dashboard shows that the majority of state agencies are forging ahead with remote work arrangements. Some 90 percent of staff are working remotely in 37 departments.
Hackers often seek to penetrate a network and then escalate their privileges until they can access — and exfiltrate — sensitive data or widely deploy malware. That makes Active Directory security essential.
The 2023-2025 strategic plan calls for whole-of-nation information sharing, unification within CISA, and more. Plus, CISA and partners discuss its forthcoming incident reporting rules and why “shields up” needs to be the new normal.
The Gloucester City Council has approved a $2.15 million loan to upgrade the seaport's information technology infrastructure. The work will include an update of the production data center that houses all city applications.
The County Elections Administration was approved to purchase several pieces of election software. The $42,800 purchase will be made with money from $120,000 the county received under the Help America Vote Act with a county match.
North Carolina CIO Jim Weaver and former Washington CISO Vinod Brahmapuram explain obstacles and tips and tricks for states looking to better collaborate with local partners and extend cybersecurity support statewide.