Arlington, Va., shakes up IT leadership as longtime CIO steps aside

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Jack Belcher, the D.C. suburb's longtime CIO, is moving into the new role of chief technology information officer.

New York to install speed-limiting tech on city vehicles

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Officials said 50 city vehicles have been equipped with systems that automatically hit the brakes if drivers go over a posted speed limit.

What state and local IT officials are reading this summer

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We asked a group of state and local CIOs what they've been reading this summer, from business and strategy books to biographies and sci-fi.

Are ransomware attacks really on the downswing? It’s complicated

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On the Priorities podcast, Recorded Future’s Allan Liska explains new data that shows a decrease in the number of ransomware attacks against the public sector.

Former Cleveland utility employee pleads guilty to installing keyloggers at work

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A former employee of Cleveland Public Power admitted to lying to the FBI about installing physical keyloggers on two restricted computers.

N.C. cybersecurity strategy leverages legislative and workforce development measures

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As a result of pandemic, the North Carolina has ramped up cybersecurity initiatives and workforce development programs, says Rob Main, the state’s chief risk officer.

CISA publishes cyber toolkit for election officials ahead of midterms

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CISA's "Cybersecurity Toolkit to Protect Elections" is the latest product of the agency's Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative.

Alaska creates broadband office for federal infrastructure funds

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Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed a bill creating a new statewide broadband office, preparing the state to accept federal funding.

Maryland helps fund SANS cyber training center

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The Maryland Department of Labor is helping to fund a new cybersecurity training academy for state residents.