California publishes 'road map' for next five years of cybersecurity

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State CIO Amy Tong said the plan is a "fundamental effort" to improve and standardize cybersecurity across a sprawling government enterprise.

Traffic-tech test bed coming to California city

by • 2 weeks ago

Fremont, California, officials said a $940,000 will use video and radar in an attempt to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

Former FTC technologist to lead California's new privacy regulator

by • 3 weeks ago

Ashkan Soltani, who worked for the FTC during the Obama administration, will lead the new California Privacy Protection Agency, created last year to enforce the state's data-privacy laws.

California shares the code for its digital vaccine pass

by • 1 month ago

The California Department of Technology published the code to its COVID-19 vaccine pass on GitHub in the hopes other states develop similar products.

For wildfire tech, one California city is turning to Silicon Valley

by • 2 months ago

As another devastating fire season rips across the state, city officials want to develop more advanced, early-warning technologies.

California AG reminds hospitals to report cyberattacks

by • 2 months ago

California Attorney General Rob Bonta said there have been "multiple unreported ransomware attacks" against the state's health providers.

Cyber VC forms advisory group aimed at state and local markets

by • 2 months ago

NightDragon, a Silicon Valley fund with past investments in the likes of FireEye, has recruited advisers in major state capitals to help its portfolio companies.

California IT department 'high-risk' agency, auditor says

by • 2 months ago

In addition to insufficient oversight of the state's major IT projects, an audit also found weak information security practices across California.

California tech department stops charging agencies for security services

by • 3 months ago

A change in the state's new budget means agencies no longer have to reimburse the California Department of Technology for cybersecurity functions.