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Natalie Evans Harris, the state’s new chief data officer, brings nonprofit and public-sector experience to the job. Jason Silva leaves the Department of Transportation to become the deputy chief technology officer of platform services.
As Tyler’s main annual conference approaches, the company is betting its ongoing work with Champ Titles will take hold among more state governments. Meanwhile, the auto market is getting back to pre-pandemic normalcy.
A yearly assessment by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy knocked the city for inefficient transportation. Planned changes include buying more hydrogen-powered buses.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer’s artificial intelligence working group has backed an independent commission’s proposal that the federal government spend at least $32 billion annually on non-defense related AI systems.
The U.S. Senate Rules Committee passed three bills as Senate Rules and Administration Chairwoman Amy Klobuchar called this a “hair in the fire moment,” for AI’s potential to deceive voters. Lawmakers called on Congress for swift action on AI.
Jason Bowen, an Army veteran who previously worked as a senior security executive for a private-sector consulting firm, has been hired as the state’s new chief information security officer to replace Adam Ford.
State legislators have agreed on what should be done about protecting residents from artificial intelligence, and against the use of deepfakes in elections. Proposed laws taking action on each have gone to Gov. Jared Polis for his signature.
Plus, states begin to see their initial proposals for the BEAD program accepted, broadband leadership is changing in Illinois, and more.
A close vote by the school board has made Lee County Schools part of a lawsuit against social media companies including TikTok, SnapChat, Instagram and Facebook, alleging harms to student mental health.
Nation-states are increasingly looking to the stars to conduct cyber attacks that disrupt other countries' satellite communications. In addition, solar weather events can also cause disruptions.
Syracuse University's new Center for Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing will enlist experts in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, manufacturing processes and robotics to lead research and education in the field.
Local governments are increasingly using technology such as kiosks, chatbots and online forms to streamline services, but are these tools accessible to everyone? Data reveals critical gaps that may have simple fixes.
Starting this fall, Nevada's largest school district will require students in sixth through 12th grades to wear ID badges and store their cellphones in non-locking, signal-blocking pouches during the day.
A proposed $8 billion IT budget, 3 percent lower than current spending, prompted questions from lawmakers about why IT infrastructure and development are targeted for cuts in 2025, while salaries will rise.
On Nov. 22, the town staff lost Internet access and electronic files were encrypted after a malicious email was opened, Town Manager Kristin Aleshire told The Frederick News-Post.
Nearly two weeks after a cyber attack struck the city of Kansas City’s website, contractors still can’t get building permits online and some zoning matters are going unheard.
The U.S.-based company, the target of a acquisition earlier this year, provides web infrastructure tools to hotels and other businesses with public areas. The move is a response to local agencies’ need to boost community engagement.
In Bakersfield, Calif., Chris Cruz-Boone and other school leaders gathered input from parents, teachers and industry leaders on what every graduating student should have. An ability to innovate was one priority.
David Johnson, a veteran state staffer who became executive director of the Department of Information Technology Services in November 2020, will retire in June. A search for his replacement is underway.
Hackers who breached Wichita, Kan., police and traffic records were able to access residents’ personal information, including names, Social Security numbers and driver's licenses. Since then, the city’s network has remained down.