How government can work with industry to maximize federal broadband funding

by • 3 months ago

LightBox VP Bill Price explains how broadband mapping is a private-public data collaboration effort.

Iowa to expand cybersecurity operations center, help more local governments

by • 4 months ago

Iowa plans to expand the center's operations in coming weeks, with around-the-clock threat monitoring and more services for local agencies.

West Virginia 'one-stop shop' helps communities follow ARPA rules

by • 5 months ago

As local governments receive federal relief funding, the state is offering software that helps them meet spending and reporting rules.

FCC announces plan to share broadband audit results online

by • 5 months ago

The commission also announced it's ready to begin deploying $1.2 billion to advance rural connectivity projects in 32 states.

How to find an IT modernization approach that fits your agency’s needs

by • 7 months ago

A new report weighs the risks and rewards of different modernization approaches that can help state IT move away from mainframes, legacy code and end-of-life infrastructure.

On infrastructure funding, states need to get 'creative'

by • 8 months ago

Allocations for broadband and cybersecurity won't be a "significant windfall" after they're divided up for localities, NASCIO says.

State and local groups praise passage of long-awaited infrastructure bill

by • 8 months ago

NASCIO celebrated the House's passage of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, which funds a new cybersecurity grant program for state and local governments.

Cybersecurity, next-generation 911 boosted in Biden spending plan

by • 8 months ago

The $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act would make additional investments in advanced emergency-communications technology and state and local cyber efforts.

State, local officials praise Senate passage of infrastructure bill

by • 11 months ago

The $1.2 trillion package, including a new cybersecurity grant program and $65 billion for broadband, now heads to the House of Representatives.