Some $386 million in state funding is set to be distributed to counties throughout the state to expand Internet service. The governor has awarded 56 grants totaling more than $196 million from the Broadband Deployment Fund so far.
The rise of artificial intelligence and deepfake technology is prompting a legislative response in the Bluegrass State. Lawmakers there have introduced a bill aimed at stiffening penalties for misuse of the technologies.
The university is bringing together experts in computer science, bioinformatics, pharmacy, medicine, philosophy, communication and other disciplines to make recommendations on the use of AI-driven ed-tech tools.
The Lexington Police Department has used body cameras since 2016, and all the department’s sworn officers are now required to use them when they interact with the public.
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act aims to prevent malicious hacking but has long been accused of being overly broad and vague. Some states’ anti-hacking laws are tighter, but confusions can remain.
Several state webpages were intermittently unavailable yesterday, and colorado.gov remains down. Killnet, a politically motivated, pro-Russia hacking group, has claimed credit for the disruptions.
The private university will host the annual Kentucky Cybersecurity and Forensics Conference this November, at which attendees will be able to network and hear strategies to protect their Internet and communications.
The abortion rights hacktivist group SiegedSec is claiming responsibility for hacks against Arkansas and Kentucky state governments. The states say the leaked information does not appear to be sensitive in nature.