Microsoft expands security offerings to election officials
The computing giant said it will give election officials access to free threat monitoring and discounted incident-response services.
States' unemployment systems are failing their stress test
The decades-old systems states use to process unemployment-benefits applications are faltering under the sudden burst of demand.
For a more secure Next-Gen 911, look at network demands
A new report looks at reasons why public officials should evaluate their future network demands before rolling out Next-Gen 911 upgrades.
5 ways maps can help communities respond to COVID-19
Commentary: Esri’s chief medical officer, Dr. Este Geraghty, says maps can aid decision-making and communication for pandemic response.
North Carolina expands online voter registration amid coronavirus
The state will allow anyone with a DMV-issued identification to register to vote online, as the spread of COVID-19 has shuttered government offices and halted in-person registration efforts.
Colorado adds COVID-19 info to state's mobile app
The Colorado Office of Information Technology said it's added new features to the myColorado app reflecting the measures the state has taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
What's in the pandemic relief bill for state tech?
The $2 trillion emergency relief bill contains several provisions that could address states' IT needs brought on by the spread of the coronavirus.
'Not business as usual' for government's tech workers
State and local technology officials say they're being confronted with new tasks, like preparing what could soon become extra intensive care medical facilities.
Critics say FCC's broadband relief efforts 'ring hollow'
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai shared the steps he's taken to connect more people to high-speed internet during the pandemic, but some broadband advocates say it's not enough.
New York launches IT 'SWAT teams' to aid pandemic response
The state is recruiting private-sector and education technologists to help with the IT workload created by the health crisis. Microsoft and Google have already volunteered.