Plus, the White House announces $25.7 million in new Internet grants for tribal communities in two states, Delaware names an executive director for its newly created broadband office and more.
The investment is derived from $10 billion in the American Rescue Plan, a program created to address challenges amplified by the pandemic, specifically in rural America, tribal communities and low-income communities.
Banning TikTok: What data privacy risk does the app pose, and what could the Chinese government do with data it collects? And is it even possible to ban an app?
Plus, a continued look at what some state and local governments are doing to increase participation in the Affordable Connectivity Program, and more.
Former U.S. Rep. John Katko, who helped establish the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency through legislation, will join the 13-member advisory committee, the agency announced.
Small businesses in Mississippi that are interested in doing business with the federal government will have access to several workshops meant to clarify the often daunting process.
The new National Cybersecurity Strategy reiterates the government’s focus on resilient infrastructure and taking the offensive against hackers. But it also brings a fresh approach to the private sector.
The federal joint advisory details indicators of compromise and tactics, techniques and procedures associated with the disruptive ransomware variant, as well as advising on improving cyber defenses.
So far, two versions have been released with the third not far off, raising the question: What sets these fabrics apart, and how do they impact the National Broadband Map?
Plus, more about Kansas' $15 million of federal funding for digital equity; U.S. senators reintroduce digital equity legislation, $180 for digital equity heading to libraries, and more.