Despite what you may have heard, ransomware threats continue to grow and evolve in mid-2023. Here’s what you need to know.
The city and school district of Lowell, Mass. have allocated more than $1 million combined to purchase LifeLock protection for all city and school employees impacted by a ransomware attack earlier this month.
A study by the education website Intelligent.com found most students could not compare tutoring with AI to tutoring with people, but of those who had experience with both, 85 percent said ChatGPT was more effective.
Officials with the city of Dallas have not definitively outlined the full scope of the May 3 cyber attack that disrupted its systems. They have also not released whether the perpetrators demanded any sort of ransom.
The police department has installed 172 license plate reading cameras throughout the city. The controversial tech is touted as a way to identify criminal suspects and stolen vehicles, but opponents say they’re a privacy concern.
The bid to use artificial intelligence to lessen traffic congestion on roadways cleared a U.S. House panel on Tuesday, despite objections from some who believe it could lead to a government takeover of society.
The New York county government has converted its website and email addresses to .gov domains. The addresses require stricter security control and are only available to U.S.-based government agencies.
The industry’s latest financial reports and other information show the ongoing rise of cloud computing and payments. But amid the growth lurk worries about real and potential hurdles for gov tech.
A nation-state sponsored actor is using living-off-the-land techniques to hide its activity and spy on U.S. targets, and possibly plan communication disruptions, Microsoft said. CISA and Microsoft released details to help potential victims identify and mitigate the threat.
Plus, Ohio launches a workforce program to support broadband deployment, New York aims to improve digital literacy for older adults, and more.
In the absence of statewide policies on cellphone use in schools, a recent education panel in Massachusetts said local districts should be taking a hard look at their policies and student mental health.
John Petrozzelli takes over after Stephanie Helm stepped down from the director position in January. He brings cybersecurity experience from his time in the Air Force, FBI and private sector.
Generative AI, those astonishingly powerful language- and image-generating tools taking the world by storm, come at a price: a big carbon footprint. But not all AIs are equally dirty.
Some educators say knowing students well is the key to minimizing AI-based cheating. This could mean doing more classwork with students and working with them on their writing, rather than relying on homework.
The Los Angeles City Council has decided – in an 8-4 vote – to accept the donation of a nearly $280,000 dog-like robot for the police department's use. The technology has been a point of contentious public debate.
A recent panel discussion at the CoMotion Miami conference highlighted how political divisiveness and conspiracy theories have taken aim at progressive ideas around urban mobility and city design.
Purdue is partnering with tech companies and researchers in Europe, Japan and India to share knowledge and prepare students for careers in advanced semiconductor technology and microelectronics.
A new White House fact sheet aims to advance responsible research, development and deployment of artificial intelligence, with new actions including an updated road map and a request for public input.
School-approved devices in participating districts can connect to secure Wi-Fi well beyond the classroom or student homes under Kajeet's expanded partnership with eduroam, a roaming Wi-Fi service for school networks.
Interim CISO John Israel has been chosen to lead Minnesota's cybersecurity operations long term as the IT department works to build a statewide operations plan. Israel has more than 25 years of experience.
Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill this week stiffening penalties for drone operators that interfere with aerial wildfire suppression efforts. Violators could face a criminal misdemeanor, up to 6 months in jail and hefty civil fines.