Google puts $2 million behind prison-based coding academy
The funding will be used to expand The Last Mile's courses beyond California facilities and into the Midwest.
Indiana inks $77 million dollar deal to modernize tax system
The state will start a four-year upgrade next year to replace its 25-year-old technology.
State chief data officers have some suggestions for the White House as it revises federal data guidelines
A group of 13 top statewide CDOs wrote in support for the Federal Data Strategy initiatives, but is asking for closer collaboration with state and local government stakeholders.
New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security
Top election officials are turning to multi-factor authentication, advanced audits and in some cases the military to defend against continued cyberthreats.
'You have to help people understand' smart city benefits, mayors say
Tech-driven improvements work best when officials explain them in terms the public can digest, said speakers at a forum on women and smart cities.
Four states win spots in cybersecurity policy academy
The new initiative is led by the National Governors Association and will convene private- and public-sector groups with the common goal of bolstering state government cybersecurity planning and infrastructure.
AT&T hackathon encourages 'reimagining' of public safety for FirstNet app ecosystem
More than 30 teams created apps for first responders expected to increasingly rely on new forms of digital communication and response.
Four years of monitoring have crushed tax fraud in Indiana
Officials say fraudulent claims fell off quickly after new technologies took the state off attackers' easy-target list.
Election security bill needs tweaks, state officials say
State secretaries from six states met with senators this week to point out potential improvements in the Secure Elections Act.