California to enable virtual visits for state prisoners
Inmates will be allowed to make video calls with approved visitors during the pandemic, according to the state's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Biden promises mayors 'open door' on pandemic recovery
The president-elect said cities "have been on the front lines from the very beginning" and promised a stronger relationship with the White House.
MS-ISAC hits 10,000 members, eyes continued growth with local...
The cybersecurity association for state and local governments has swelled as the Center for Internet Security, the nonprofit that runs it, marks 20 years.
NGA publishes broadband guide amid connectivity crisis
A new report from the National Governors Association gives states recommendations on how they can close their digital divides as the pandemic drags on.
Local governments forced offline after ransomware targets web host
A REvil attack on web-hosting provider Managed.com resulted in a handful of state and local governments' websites going dark.
Communities close digital divide through racial, socioeconomic...
Officials said approaching the digital divide through racial and socioeconomic lenses enables more meaningful and efficient uses of city resources.
How the pandemic changed the future of work for government agencies
Federal, state and local government leaders discuss how agencies are shifting to cloud- and AI-enabled tools that will better serve the mission.
Trust and engagement are key for post-pandemic 'smart cities'
A city can only be smart if residents can access and trust its technology, New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said during the Smart Cities Live conference.
Secretaries of state react to CISA Director Krebs' firing
Democratic secretaries of state were quick to praise Chris Krebs after President Donald Trump fired the CISA director, but most of their GOP counterparts have...
Review of Georgia's voting machines found no foul play
The Dominion Voting Systems equipment, which is the target of baseless rumors promoted by President Donald Trump, was an "unqualified success," officials said.
Kansas taps agriculture CIO to direct statewide IT strategy
Travis Rail, who spent six years as the CIO for the Kansas Department of Agriculture, is now the statewide chief information technology architect.
Congress needs to step up in ransomware fight, House cybersecurity...
Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., said the Senate should follow the House's passage of a cybersecurity grant program for state and local governments.