Jule Pattison-Gordon

Staff Writer

Jule Pattison-Gordon is a staff writer for Government Technology. She previously wrote for PYMNTS and The Bay State Banner, and holds a B.A. in creative writing from Carnegie Mellon. She’s based outside Boston.

Experts participating in the inaugural AI Policy Forum Symposium underscored the need for the world to commit to common AI ethics principles, much in the same way that countries have agreed to manage nuclear weapons.
The pandemic spurred the county to launch a one-stop shop for resident services that’s proving to be a boost to public employees, too, sparing Parks Department staff an hour or more on each events permit application.
Federal ransomware-fighting efforts are held back when corporate victims don’t report or accept their help. A U.S. Chamber of Commerce-convened panel examined the concerns that keep SMBs from reaching out.
Ransomware is now a national security threat, and states and municipalities require more resources to fight back effectively. A recent Congressional hearing looks to identify their financial and strategic needs.
How states choose to regulate insurance and liability for self-driving cars may impact how quickly consumers adopt them, but many questions remain around how and when to set these new policies.
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and other privacy activists discussed the state of government and corporate surveillance and data privacy in the tech-laden modern world.
The Institute for Security and Technology-coordinated Ransomware Task Force calls for viewing ransomware as far more than just financial crime and making combating it a global priority.
Cybersecurity awareness can't happen without clear messaging. Keith Tresh, CISO of Idaho, explores why a strong cyber defense strategy depends on CISOs learning to speak other agencies’ languages.
A new law in West Virginia expands and streamlines fragmented cyber incident reporting to give the state a more informed view of its security standing, allowing it to better defend citizens’ data.
The nation is debating Section 230 reform, but fighting social media disinformation may be less about what users can say than about how platforms can amplify and recommend it, said MIT panelists.
Launching the Oklahoma Information Sharing and Analysis Center and switching from a castle-and-moat to zero trust cybersecurity model has helped the state respond to the past year’s evolving threat landscape.
Five states are part of the National Governors Association’s Center for Best Practices 2021 Policy Academy. Here’s how three states — Indiana, Kansas and Montana — plan to bolster their cybersecurity through the program.
A Brookings Institution panel recently examined how Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal is a chance to build the economy through green jobs, broadband-enabled access to opportunity and improved cargo shipping.
AI-powered software is helping match jobseekers to positions and evaluate candidates, but the proprietary nature of these algorithms makes it challenging to assess whether they’re treating all applicants fairly.
Minnesota’s Connected and Automated Vehicle Alliance is developing a privacy and security framework to help guide current and future smart transportation infrastructure and vehicle projects.