Issues ranging from severe paper shortages to cyber threats and disinformation are looming ahead of the 2022 elections, threatening voter confidence. Officials shared their concerns with members of the U.S. Senate May 19.
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During a virtual summit this week, California technology leaders discussed how they think about the process of innovating digital services in state government — from concept modeling and gathering support to execution.
In creating or improving digital assets like websites, government entities often talk about the importance of “user-centered design.” But what does that really mean, and what does it look like in action?
As insurance costs and requirements rise, some municipalities are looking to self-insurance and service providers’ cyber incident warranties to help in cases of ransomware and other incidents.
After two years of legal proceedings, Clearview AI agreed this week to limit the sale of its facial recognition software to government agencies as part of a settlement reached with the American Civil Liberties Union.
Wyoming Chief Information Officer Bill Vajda says his No. 1 priority is his people, ensuring they have the right skills and tools at hand and feel supported to grow the state’s technology profile.
The relatively new Office of the National Cyber Director has named Kemba Walden, Neal Higgins and Rob Knake to serve as deputy national cyber directors, the White House said in an announcement today.
Log4Shell, Microsoft Exchange and several patchable flaws top the list of 2021’s most commonly exploited vulnerabilities. The lesson may be a well-worn one: patch systems promptly or work with partners that can.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order places the state among the first to create “a comprehensive and harmonized framework” for assessing how state and public institutions can use blockchain technology.
New Mexico's proposed clean-car rule, which received a public hearing yesterday, would require electric vehicles to account for 7 percent of new car sales starting in January 2025.
If the Supreme Court indeed rejects Roe v. Wade as unconstitutional, there is a fear that digital records could be used against any woman who has ever thought about getting an abortion.
The Delaware Department of Technology and Information has added two key hires to its ranks — a chief of administration and broadband manager — to help it deliver on its broadband and technology goals.
Apple claims Rivos systematically poached more than 40 former apple employees over the last year. Some of the former employees allegedly stole chip design secrets from Apple to make Rivos a competitor in the market.
Around 55,000 Michigan residents have received waivers for unemployment insurance overpayments due to federal guidelines announced in February. More citizens have yet to be notified of a waiver.
States still don’t know how much cyber crime actually occurs or how residents are trying to protect themselves. A research team in Virginia is hoping to fill in the knowledge gap with a newly launched study.
Gov. Mark Gordon's administration launched a new dashboard with digital tools to support businesses, job seekers and educators in the state with resources about new emerging workforce opportunities.
Broadband subscriptions are more expensive in the United States than in other countries, but addressing this supply-side imbalance doesn't necessarily mean that low-income families will be able to afford broadband.
The "Tesla bill" would allow electric-vehicle manufacturers to sell to Connecticut consumers without having a dealership with a maintenance and service center. The bill faces too much opposition to pass this year.
The semiconductor crisis in the United States is affecting everything from the automotive industry to governments that are trying to upgrade their systems. A bipartisan Congress must act immediately.
In a vote along party lines, the Connecticut Legislature has passed a bill that would require state agencies to switch to electric vehicles. The bill also expands the state's existing EV rebate program.
At the NASCIO Midyear Conference, Alaska CIO Bill Smith talked about how the push to hybrid work in the past two years has allowed new voices to join the government workforce from the large state’s more rural areas.