Critical Infrastructure

Maryland Gov. Hogan rallies governors to repair national infrastructure

by • 1 year ago

The Republican will use his year leading the National Governors Association to advocate for repair of the country's aging roads, bridges and digital networks.

On cybersecurity, many local governments still lack strategic or disruption response plans

by • 2 years ago

A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that while local governments are increasingly adopting cybersecurity training for employees, they often lack cyber planning.

Pennsylvania election security commission releases initial report

by • 2 years ago

The preliminary findings of a University of Pittsburgh panel convened in May include a familiar recommendation: buy machines with paper trails.

Why cyberthreat intelligence offers the best defense against agency cyberattacks

by • 2 years ago

A new briefing report advises government IT leaders on how to gain an upper hand against cyberthreats by leaning on timely, accurate and relevant information.

Louisiana puts acquisition of new voting machines on hold after losing bidder protests

by • 2 years ago

State officials were accused of tipping the bidding process by a company that lost out on a contract to replace 10,000 machines.

Four-point plan highlights how central logging can improve cyber-resilience

by • 2 years ago

Report urges agencies to look beyond traditional security technologies and capture four key sets of data to improve their overall security posture.

California to spend $134 million securing voting systems ahead of November elections

by • 2 years ago

A budget submitted this week to Gov. Jerry Brown includes the biggest investment in election security seen in the state in more than a decade.

Cybersecurity firm offers free penetration testing to states ahead of midterm elections

by • 2 years ago

Synack is the latest tech company to offer its services to states worried about election security this year.

Collaboration to protect critical government infrastructure reboots, eyes national expansion

by • 2 years ago

From 911 to water purification, new partnerships are being formed to build a defense and research ecosystem around critical infrastructure security.