Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to guests at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting on November 19, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)

Florida latest state to target generative AI in political ads

After Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis used AI to generate misleading images of Donald Trump, state lawmakers are pushing for tighter regulation of the growing technology.
James Grant
Florida Chief Information Officer James Grant attends the National Association of State CIOs midyear conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on May 2, 2023. (Colin Wood / Scoop News Group)

Florida CIO James Grant to step down

Grant announced he plans to resign July 1 as head of the Florida Digital Service, the three-year-old agency he was instrumental in creating.
The cruise ship Harmony of the Seas
The cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, part of the Royal Caribbean International fleet, is seen moored at a quay in the Port of Miami on Dec. 23, 2020 (Daniel Slim / AFP via Getty Images)

Florida city cyber officer charged with cruise ship voyeurism

Kissimmee, Florida, fired its cybersecurity officer after he was charged with hiding a camera in a bathroom and capturing images of 150 passengers, including 40 children.