Maine Gov. Mills names head of new $150M broadband office
Andrew Butcher, director of the Maine Broadband Coalition, would lead an office to improve broadband in Maine, one of the most poorly connected states.
Bloomberg Philanthropies to open $43 million city research center
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is opening a new center at Johns Hopkins University to house its many city-focused programs.
Missouri auditor finds cyber hygiene lapses across local governments
A compilation of 11 audits of local governments and courts found common lapses in cyber hygiene, including weak password practices and a lack of backups.
Cities employed new cybersecurity strategies during the pandemic
The massive surges in digital services and remote work have forced city IT leaders to refine and expand their security policies.