Blackfoot Communications, based in Missoula, recently announced the completion of a six-year project to install over 380 miles of fiber-optic cable on the Flathead Reservation in the St. Ignatius area.
As Montana searches for a new CISO, the man leaving the position, Andy Hanks, will be working to improve the cybersecurity of small government agencies nationwide.
Energy-hungry cryptocurrency mining operations have caught the attention of state and federal lawmakers. While some welcome the operations, others are taking a more critical look at what they bring to the table.
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.
TikTok Inc.'s popular video app is facing its first statewide ban in the U.S. after Montana’s governor signed a measure Wednesday that will prohibit its download by the general public beginning next year.
To get the next generation of IT talent into government, Montana CISO Andy Hanks wants candidates to think of state IT work as a great way to bookend a career in technology.
The federal infrastructure package is making electric vehicle charging a reality — even in states with few registered EVs. In Montana, the need for this infrastructure is driven, in part, by tourism from other states.
Planned academic restructuring at the university will include a new School of Emerging and Applied Technologies, which will accommodate a new cybersecurity degree as well as programs on data science, VR/AR and AI.
Having already ordered the app purged from state devices and networks due to cybersecurity and surveillance concerns, Montana's Gov. Greg Gianforte is asking the Board of Regents to do the same for the state's universities.