Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles, IBM to build cyber resilience center

by • 1 month ago

The city has signed a three-year, $7 million contract to help organizations share threat intelligence and defend its maritime supply chain.

Trust and engagement are key for post-pandemic 'smart cities'

by • 2 months ago

A city can only be smart if residents can access and trust its technology, New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said during the Smart Cities Live conference.

Los Angeles controller publishes maps showing city's inequities

by • 2 months ago

Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin's new "Equity Index" is a visualization of the contrast in quality of life between Los Angeles neighborhoods.

LA Cyber Lab praised as model for cities sharing threat intelligence

by • 3 months ago

Cybersecurity officials said the nonprofit organization, founded in 2017, has helped make it easier for small businesses in Southern California defend themselves against online threats.

LA needs a long-term digital services strategy, says city controller

by • 4 months ago

A new report from Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin urges the creation of a digital services unit and greater governance to ensure that extended disruptions caused the coronavirus don't degrade the city's service offerings.

Facing budget shortfalls, cities begin furloughing tech workers

by • 4 months ago

Their finances punished by the coronavirus pandemic, cities are preparing to furlough many of their workers, and IT officials are no exemption.

LA's use of Citizen for contact tracing has some privacy advocates worried

by • 4 months ago

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the selection of Citizen, a company that uses GPS to track users' locations, as the city's contact-tracing app vendor.

Los Angeles’ CIO says city’s success depends on digital investments

by • 4 months ago

Los Angeles’ CIO says COVID-19 is pushing government to streamline processes and invest in digital services. A future-ready government requires agility to thrive.

Los Angeles used Signal to plan controversial vehicle-tracking program

by • 6 months ago

Emails obtained by the Los Angeles Daily News show city transportation officials used an encrypted messaging service to discuss a vehicle-tracking program and did not save the correspondence.