Ransomware threats against local agencies shows no sign of slowing in 2022
New findings, based on a survey of 248 government IT managers around the globe, shed light on the growing ransomware crisis affecting public sector organizations.
New York transit pilots to test surface cleaning tech, bus optimization
Three startups selected by the Transit Tech Lab plan to test new technologies aimed at reliability and cleanliness.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, schools closed after cyberattack
A cyberattack against the city's public schools does not appear to be related to a ransomware attack on surrounding Bernalillo County, the FBI said.
Louisville, Ky., hires first-ever 'director of innovation'
Eric Burnette, a former senior policy adviser with Louisville's economic development arm, said he's targeting grant funding in the new role.
Former Alaska CIO Bill Vajda returns to state government
Bill Vajda, who spent nearly three years as CIO of the Interior Department, will serve as Wyoming's next CIO.
Washington state bills push for blockchain group, digital credentials
New legislation would direct officials and industry groups to explore how blockchain could be used to support government operations.
Audit of Honolulu's IT modernization efforts has city officials sparring
Honolulu CIO Mark Wong claims an audit of his agency's IT modernization efforts misrepresents the city's successful technology projects over the past eight years.
Isolate and stop cyber-risks by controlling privileged access
A new report shows how managing privileged access allows organizations to run business operations, applications and critical infrastructure efficiently without sacrificing security.
Maryland health agency confirms December ransomware attack
The incident, which had been described as a "network security breach," was in fact due to extortion malware, officials said.