How 'Star Trek' explains the modern state CIO's cybersecurity role
Delaware CIO James Collins compared an increased focus on cybersecurity in states to an important, but sometimes unappreciated role in the sci-fi franchise.
CIOs endorse Senate bill to grow state and federal cybersecurity collaboration
The legislation would open new cybersecurity tools, training and grants to state IT offices while boosting engagement with federal authorities.
States and counties are not 'sitting back' on election cybersecurity, officials tell Congress
Federal, state and local officials said they are forging closer partnerships that will protect elections against cyberattacks, as lawmakers found distractions in Trump tweets, Google rankings and other miscellany.
'World's first' civic change network targets Twitter, Facebook users
A new tool is hoped to get people engaged in democracy and equip lawmakers with constituent feedback that represents what the people really want.
'Smart wall' could replace Trump’s border wall proposal
A congressman will soon introduce a piece of legislation to create a sensor-driven wall instead of the physical border wall proposed by President Trump.
Federal bill on self-driving vehicles advances with increase to national deployment cap, ban on state regulations
Congress is pushing forward landmark legislation that reaffirms federal and state roles in regulation of autonomous technology and opens doors for industry.
18 states allow FBI access to driver's license photos, and Congress has posted the agreements online
The House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee is providing access to the memorandums of understanding.
House Dem. puts forward bill to protect municipal broadband networks from state laws
Rep. Anna Eshoo's bill would preempt states from restricting localities looking to build their own broadband networks.
After years of debate, House committee chair seeks online sales tax compromise for states
Rep. Bob Goodlatte is trying to drum up support for new legislation to let states levy taxes on goods shipped to buyers within their borders stemming from online sales.