county & local news
What the MSP alert means for local governments
An alert from the U.S. and its allies about threats against managed service providers is a "wakeup call" for companies that local governments depend upon.
Miami-Dade County targets sustainability, ocean health with new partnerships
Miami-Dade County plans to fit businesses with water meters, research sustainable technologies and create a startup-in-residence program.
Remote work boom was 'biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution'
The top HR official from Hennepin County, Minnesota, said the shift to remote work was the biggest change in centuries.
VOIP upgrade 'isn't sexy, it's just good government,' CIO says
Cook County, Illinois, recently completed a five-year, $25 million upgrade from traditional phone lines to voice-over-IP.
Months after ransomware attack, Bernalillo County, N.M., adopts cybersecurity policy
Bernalillo County, which was hit with ransomware in early January, adopted a new cybersecurity policy, including multi-factor authentication.
U.S. Digital Response launches new election program
The civic-tech nonprofit recently received a large donation to expand its services for election officials, like voter information websites.
As ERP upgrade wraps up, Cuyahoga County, Ohio's 'mad dash' ends
A long-delayed ERP upgrade is nearing completion, freeing up resources to "optimize" the county's technology, its CIO said.
Ransomware is 'straining' local government services, FBI says
Ransomware continues to have "significant repercussions," and malicious actors' tactics are evolving, according to a bureau advisory.
Cuyahoga County, Ohio, may finally have a new ERP
After years of missed deadlines and cost overruns, the county of 1.2 million is eyeing the finish line on phase one of a major IT upgrade.
K-12 cyber incidents are drastically undercounted, group says
Weak disclosure requirements mean we don't have a full accounting of cyber incidents involving schools, according to K12 Six's annual report.