Maricopa County, Ariz., to obtain all-new voting equipment after third-party ballot review

by • 1 month ago

The county spent $6.5 million in 2019 on voting equipment, which will now be replaced over worries the state Senate's partisan ballot review compromised election security.

Ballot review could force Maricopa County, Ariz., to spend millions on new voting equipment

by • 2 months ago

An election law expert said the "audit" of more than 2.1 million ballots by an unqualified firm could force the county to buy entirely new voting technology.

Phoenix CIO Matthew Arvay steps down

by • 3 months ago

Matthew Arvay, who joined the city in 2017, is credited with leading broadband modernization projects and furthering the city's "smart city" agenda.

Arizona governor is latest to ban vaccine passports

by • 3 months ago

Gov. Doug Ducey is at least the sixth governor to prohibit government agencies from requiring people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Want to be data-driven? Don't fear failure, county official says

by • 4 months ago

Pima County, Arizona, overcame its data habits, and yours can too, said Scott Zufelt, deputy director of the county’s Office of Data Analytics.

Arizona CISO to lead state's homeland security agency

by • 4 months ago

Tim Roemer will maintain his role as state CISO, making Arizona one of the few states to place cybersecurity under a homeland security agency rather than its IT organization.

Arizona launches digital driver's license with Idemia

by • 4 months ago

Arizona officials said the new service offers additional convenience and security, but they're still encouraging people to carry a physical card, just in case.

Someone is selling VPN access to a city government in Arizona

by • 5 months ago

A cybercriminal middleman wants $30,000 for credentials allowing access to a wide range of systems in an unnamed Arizona city, the intelligence firm GroupSense said.

Software glitch keeps Arizona inmates eligible for release behind bars

by • 5 months ago

A whistleblower report found that an inmate management system wasn't adjusted for a new early-release formula, keeping hundreds locked up for too long.