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Federal researchers have connected with utility provider EPB's fiber network that runs both its smart electric grid and a citywide high-speed broadband Internet network to find ways to defend the national power grid.
A partnership between the city of San Antonio and CPS Energy is on the verge of opening a $4.2 million center to protect the Central Texas region from cybersecurity threats.
The Coalition of City CISOs aims to fill a professional networking gap by helping CISOs of cities and counties share advice and threat intelligence, and presents the local perspective to federal partners and policymakers.
While the lion's share of the funding available to state government in the just-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill will be dished out based on formulas, the majority of the grant programs will be competitive.
Top officials at the U.S. Department of Transportation are beginning to lay out a vision for how the recent passage of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package will unfold and begin funding projects across the nation.
Cybercriminals, who are becoming increasingly sophisticated, could take advantage of natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires and tornadoes to wreak havoc on critical infrastructure, experts say.
The goal — part of a sweeping null — comes five years ahead of a California state-mandated transition for heavy-duty trucks and exceeds efforts at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is poised to make millions by selling excess space on its network. The agency has nearly completed two projects totaling $95 million to install fiber-optic cable along roughly 220 miles of the highway.
City officials have approved the application for a $500,000 grant from the Bureau of Reclamation to replace older water meters with an Automated Meter Reading System, also known as smart meters.
New York's Thruway Authority has partnered with Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliances Inc. as part of an effort to inspect bridges using drones more effectively and efficiently.
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