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New York Police Department IT chief named citywide CIO

by • 12 hours ago

Jessica Tisch, the NYPD's deputy commissioner for information technology, will take over IT administration for the nation's largest city government.

Six months after IT reorganization, Florida's deputy CIO steps down

by • 13 hours ago

Deputy CIO Heath Beach says his team did "great things." Meanwhile, the state has yet to name a new leader of the young technology agency.

FCC's 5G fund called 'slap in the face' to areas struggling to get 4G

by • 13 hours ago

The FCC's $9 billion 5G expansion plan was criticized by lawmakers and state officials who say it lacks a clear business plan and will do little for rural areas.

Grow beyond the transactional mindset, Maine CIO urges

by • 18 hours ago

Leaders in state government should be owning the outcomes affecting the public, state CIO Fred Brittain says.

FCC announces $9 billion 5G auction to replace Mobility Fund Phase II

by • 2 days ago

The FCC has confirmed through testing that carrier coverage maps are inaccurate and announced a new funding program for the next generation of wireless.

California is building a 'portal of portals' for its data

by • 2 days ago

It's the latest step in the state's effort to simplify its digital services and encourage development of new tools for public safety, public health and beyond.

Election cyberattacks grow with each new candidate, Utah CIO says

by • 3 days ago

Utah Chief Information Officer Mike Hussey says the state is coordinating and practicing for cyberattacks against election systems, which are escalating.

Seattle's smart-city coordinator leaving for civic-tech consulting group

by • 3 days ago

Kate Garman, Seattle's lead technology adviser to Mayor Jenny Durkan, announced she will move to CityFi in January.

Texas and Virginia CISOs embrace 'whole-of-state' cybersecurity

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State governments are increasingly roping in more stakeholders when developing their cybersecurity strategies. "Sharing begets sharing," Virginia CISO Michael Watson said.