USC to hold election cybersecurity events in every state
The USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative plans to hold one-day cybersecurity workshops for election officials and campaign workers in all 50 states before Election Day.
Code for America chief Jennifer Pahlka to step down Jan. 31
Pahlka, who previously announced the organization's search for a new executive director, will remain a consultant and member of its board of directors.
Cybersecurity isn't infrastructure? 'Like hell it isn't' warned New Orleans mayor
As the city recovers from a December ransomware attack, Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the unfortunate incident vindicates her earlier comments to the New Orleans City Council.
Pitt think tank to review ethics of algorithms in local governments
The former federal prosecutor running the task force said there's a place for AI-backed technologies like facial recognition, but that governments can "do better."
Iran tension 'heightened awareness' for state and local cybersecurity, CISA chief says
Chris Krebs, the Department of Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official, told a group of mayors to use the moment as an opportunity to improve their defenses against ransomware.
Mobile voting arrives for 1.2 million Seattle-area voters
Voters around Seattle will be able to use a smartphone to cast ballots for a seat on an environmental board, but warnings about online voting still abound.