Real ID enforcement delayed again after pandemic-era backlogs
Citing states DMV backlogs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, DHS is delaying enforcement of Real ID requirements for travelers until May 2025.
Dallas is latest city to market cybersecurity app to residents
The Dallas Secure app, which alerts about malicious websites, is part of the city's digital equity efforts, city CIO Bill Zielinski said.
NYC opens third Gigabit Center, bringing high-speed Wi-Fi access to Queens
The new Queens Gigabit Center offers free high-speed Wi-Fi access and digital literacy training to the borough's residents.
California names new deputy CIO and data officials
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced several new appointments to the California Department of Technology and Office of Data and Innovation.
Utah to have 59 trained privacy personnel by year's end
Utah's chief privacy officer set out to offer privacy training to 50 state personnel, and is on track to beat that goal by Dec. 31.
Massachusetts CIO Curtis Wood prepares for transition
On the Priorities podcast, Massachusetts CIO Curtis Wood says he’s preparing for the first governor transition since joining the cabinet.
States with digital services have happier residents, survey finds
States with the best digital services have customer satisfaction ratings on par with banks and online shopping, a McKinsey survey found.
Native tribes get new federal office for tech, more broadband funding
Biden announced a new Office of Indigenous Communications and Technology to help tribes improve their technology and internet access.
San Francisco supervisors approve police use of 'killer robots'
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 to let police use robots to kill suspects in "extraordinary circumstances."