Florida

Urban SDK releases new platform for real-time transportation metrics

by • 4 weeks ago

The mobility analytics company Urban SDK unveiled new data dashboards designed to improve government transparency on metrics like traffic and collisions.

Florida officials weigh major data privacy legislation

by • 2 months ago

A new bill would give Floridians protections similar to those offered by California's landmark 2018 data privacy law.

After snags, Florida launches vaccination website

by • 2 months ago

The new site gives Floridians a platform to get in the queue for COVID-19 vaccines, after several weeks of deferring to Eventbrite and supermarkets.

Lacking statewide vaccine plan, Florida counties turn to Eventbrite

by • 3 months ago

In places without centralized vaccine management systems, local governments are turning to ticketing websites more commonly used for concerts and happy hours.

Police raid home of former Florida data official turned whistleblower

by • 4 months ago

A former Florida state official involved in managing its COVID-19 data dashboard said police raided her home and took her computers.

Three-fourths of ransomware attacks in Florida targeted public sector

by • 5 months ago

Local government entities accounted for 78% of publicly disclosed ransomware victims over a more than three-year period, researchers found.

Florida man arrested for tampering with governor's voter registration

by • 6 months ago

An alteration to Gov. Ron DeSantis' address was not a hack of Florida's voter database, but does show what can be done using publicly available information.

NASCIO names winners of State Technology Innovator Awards

by • 6 months ago

State technology officials in Colorado, Florida and Tennessee were recognized by the group for their contributions to advancing state technology policy.

Florida extends voter registration deadline following website crash

by • 6 months ago

Secretary of State Laurel Lee said Florida's online voter registration system crashed under "unprecedented" demand just before the original deadline.

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