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11 local governments to share solutions on mobility, civic engagement

by • 2 weeks ago

The "Small Places, Big Ideas Innovation Cohort" is now collecting proposals for technologies that can connect governments and the public and help with mobility.

Why cybersecurity in state government is like babysitting

by • 4 weeks ago

Maine's state CIO says state IT officials have a big responsibility to care for the public's data and keep it safe.

Maine approves IT reorganization plan

by • 1 month ago

The state's new CIO, Fred Brittain, is organizing his agency into four subdivisions, and wants other agencies to participate in IT decision-making processes.

Maine bans ISPs from selling customer data without consent

by • 3 months ago

A new law protecting consumer data is perhaps the strongest such privacy measure to be passed by a state.

Maine hires public university tech chief as new state CIO

by • 6 months ago

Fred Brittain takes his first position in state government after more than 25 years with the state's public university system.

Inspired by Vonnegut, Maine governor creates 'Office of Innovation and the Future'

by • 8 months ago

The new agency will examine forward-looking policies that include broadband expansion and state workforce development.

Maine to modernize fingerprinting, criminal history records with federal grant

by • 11 months ago

Planned upgrades include an automated fingerprinting identification system to be shared by Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Maine CIO Jim Smith to step down this month

by • 1 year ago

After nearly seven years, the state chief information officer now looks back on a time of transformation both for his organization and technology at large.

Equifax agrees to tighten data security in agreement with eight states

by • 1 year ago

The credit-rating firm said it will upgrade its IT operations and conduct regular internal audits in response to its massive 2017 data breach.