Cloud & Computing
Long Beach Utilities Department CIO Paula Crowell was set to take over as Santa Monica’s CIO Dec. 18, but the far-reaching impacts of a November cyber attack prompted her to reconsider the transition.
The app, dubbed MySCCounty+, allows residents to purchase and store digital permits and other credentials on their electronic devices. The app builds off of an earlier iteration that was launched in 2015.
Two weeks after a ransomware attack, Huber Heights officials say the Income Tax Division is back online and the city's payroll was processed successfully last week. It is unclear if the attack exposed resident data.
Wisconsin’s Division of Enterprise Technology has a new senior leader in Troy Stairwalt. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the private sector to the chief information security officer role.
Long Beach, Calif., continues to grapple with a Nov. 14 network security incident. It declared a local emergency on Nov. 17 and on Nov. 22 announced the restoration of a few services.
According to the Federal Highway Administration, the grant funding, allocated under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, aims to propel digital construction tools such as computer modeling and 3D design in 10 state DOTs.
As outgoing Colorado CIO Anthony Neal-Graves reflects on his achievements during his time with the state, he welcomes David Edinger into the role to continue to build on advances in digital government.
Officials with the county said the launch of a new 3D zoning software system will make it easier for residents and developers to navigate development codes and land use information.
Schools faced off against ransomware, banking Trojans, cryptominers and other threats, while citing limited cyber funding. This year, more schools struggled with threat detection and incident response management.
The City Council will meet at noon today to decide whether to ratify the city manager’s push for emergency powers to help the city respond to a cyber incident that struck its systems Tuesday.
David Edinger, former CIO for the city and county of Denver, has been tapped to lead the Colorado Office of Information Technology; this comes after Denver named Suma Nallapati, former Colorado IT chief, as its CIO.
The city is moving forward with its first chatbot, which will make it easier for residents to get answers to their questions and to request services. Officials have approved a three-year contract with South Carolina-based Citibot.
The FBI and CISA, along with the MS-ISAC, issued a joint advisory explaining Rhysida ransomware actors’ known tactics, techniques and procedures and indicators of compromise — and ways to better defend.
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality recently integrated an online application feature into its comprehensive digital hub, consolidating records, data, mapping tools and permitting into one location.
AI is emerging as a critical tool to sort through record-breaking amounts of digital evidence in the fight against the online exploitation of children and teens.
The California county’s transition to a new property tax system earlier this year has come with unexpected delays. Now officials are looking to combine offices to assist county property owners through backlogs.