Virginia selects CGI for $137M procurement modernization

A 10-year contract with CGI is set to add new services to the state's purchasing platform, including collaboration tools to improve communication with vendors.

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AT&T to distribute hotspots nationwide to expand student broadband access

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The phone carrier's contribution is expected to bring better internet service to at least 35,000 students.

How DHS plans to improve state and local cybersecurity this week

by • 4 days ago

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is expected to announce several changes, including a hike in the minimum amount that state and local government grant recipients must spend on cybersecurity.

'Cuba Ransomware' attack disrupts payment provider used by state and local agencies

by • 1 week ago

A successful attack against a widely used payment processing service has prompted state and local agencies to issue breach disclosures in recent days.

Will Jessica Rosenworcel make the FCC's $20 billion broadband auction fair?

by • 1 week ago

Experts are worried that the FCC already mishandled its $20.4 billion broadband auction, but the agency's new chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, could fix it.

FCC announces Broadband Data Task Force

by • 1 week ago

The FCC's new task force will lead the implementation of a new broadband data collection effort that's expected to be more accurate.

'Whole person care' works for outgoing inmates in California county

by • 2 weeks ago

Research into a program in Riverside County, California, shows that 12-month recidivism rates declined 65% among those who attended just one behavioral health appointment.

Tyler Technologies to buy digital government vendor NIC for $2.3 billion

by • 2 weeks ago

The deal is by far the biggest in Tyler's corporate history, and gives the civic tech vendor a doorway into statewide contracting.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, settles lawsuit with former IT chief

by • 2 weeks ago

Scot Rourke, who was for 19 months embroiled in a corruption probe, but never charged, will be paid $245,000 by the county government.

Public safety agencies struggled to use CARES Act funding, report finds

by • 2 weeks ago

A survey of more than 1,000 public safety and government agencies showed a significant portion struggle to use and access publicly available grants.

Pandemic fuels greater adoption of contactless payments on public transit

by • 2 weeks ago

Transit agencies are investing in contactless payment systems to bring riders back to public transit after a drastic drop in ridership in 2020.