Maryland Gov. Hogan rallies governors to repair national infrastructure
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
From 911 to water purification, new partnerships are being formed to build a defense and research ecosystem around critical infrastructure security.