The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wants to take the fight to hackers by developing cybersecurity standards that outline how U.S. power grids can search for intruders within networks.
Although AT&T and Verizon received approval from the Federal Communications Commission to launch wide-scale 5G, some experts are concerned that 5G signals could dangerously interfere with flight landings.
After an eight-year tenure as CIO of Chattanooga, Tenn., Brent Messer has left his role. His replacement is Tyson Morris, who serves as global head of architecture, platforms and marketing operations for Coca-Cola.
Roughly half the funding from the federal infrastructure package will be dispersed through the U.S. Department of Transportation, handing the agency a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rethink the U.S. transportation system.
Louisiana's Office of Broadband Development and Connectivity is running a new grant program called Granting Unserved Municipalities Broadband Opportunities (GUMBO). First-round grant winners will be announced in March.
The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority published a report showing that phishing attacks pose a significant threat to state utilities. Cyber training was highly recommended for all utility organizations.
Much attention has been given to the billions the bill will put toward bridges, cybersecurity and more. But behind the big-ticket items are many small projects. Here are some that will impact state and local government.
Through a survey, the city of Eagle, Idaho, is now gauging citizen interest in a community-owned fiber system that would promote competition between multiple broadband providers through an open access network.
AT&T and Verizon have denied a request from the federal government to delay the launch of a new 5G mobile service that could disrupt air travel, but the two companies would pause 5G deployment near specified airports.
Federal Communications Commission Chair Jessica Rosenworcel recently responded to a congressional letter requesting a timeline for critical FCC broadband map updates. No dates were provided in the response.