Why aren't schools required to report ransomware?
Better ransomware reporting could help improve defense against the cyberattacks — why aren't schools required to report their attacks?
Watch for a new generation of smaller smart cities
Increasingly, small and midsize cities are joining the smart-city movement. Limerick, Ireland, is among those coming up in the world.
How state and local governments can prepare for ransomware
Increased funding and better coordination with outside organizations are top recommendations to improve cyber-readiness.
Cities need a digital transformation jump-start
A shortage of vision, leadership, skills or funding are the most common stumbling blocks in cities lacking digital services.
One year on, Is NYC’s internet master plan making the city smarter?
New York City developed a master plan for closing the digital divide. One year later, CTO John Paul Farmer says it's making progress.
What role does a national agenda play in developing smart cities?
How will a new presidential administration affect smart city efforts around the nation?
Why it's time for state IT to have a 'federalist moment'
Former New York State IT chief Jeremy Goldberg argues that the same principles of shared power that shape the U.S. political system can drive innovation.
How cloud computing can unlock city innovation
Cities are finally in full adoption mode of cloud services. Will 2021 be the year they make full use of this innovative technology?
How cities rediscovered data and digitalization in 2020
When cities sent employees home as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, many also contemplated whether they could maintain even the most basic public services.
Six ways to fall in (or back in) love with your city
Jonathan Reichental has a few suggestions on how to spice up your relationship with your city.