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NYC Cyber Command may win a permanent spot in city government

by Benjamin Freed • 2 days ago

The move would codify cybersecurity as one of the services the city government provides to its nearly 9 million residents.

Mini-backed incubator launches fifth class of startup companies

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

Urban-X announced its fifth group of startups companies, each of which will receive $100,000 and access to a network of engineers and designers to develop technology-driven solutions to urban challenges.

NYPD to deploy 14 drones across city

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

The department's technical assistance response unit will use the drones to assist officers in certain investigations.

Google puts $2 million behind prison-based coding academy

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

The funding will be used to expand The Last Mile's courses beyond California facilities and into the Midwest.

In search for new voting machines, Louisiana may need to start over

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

If Dominion Voting Systems doesn't file a lawsuit by Dec. 12, the state's procurement process will likely go back to square one.

California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

After the most destructive and deadly year for wildfires in recent memory, state officials will look to innovate ways to combat future blazes.

Maryland election systems hosted by Russia-linked firm were not compromised, DHS says

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

Federal investigators found no unauthorized access or statistical anomalies in network activity that would suggest malicious behavior. The state is moving the system to a new data center.

Valdez, Alaska paid off ransomware hackers

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

The small city agreed to pay its hackers a bitcoin sum equal to more than $26,000 for a decryption key for the ransomware virus known as Hermes.

Ohio to accept bitcoin for business tax payments

by Jared Beinart • 2 weeks ago

The state will be the first in the nation to accept tax payments using the popular cryptocurrency.

Sense of duty drives Washington state's new CIO

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

"We can't lose sight" of what this job is about, says incoming CIO James Weaver.

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