Governors endorse interstate cyber assistance in defense bill
The National Governors Association backed a proposal that would allow National Guard units to respond remotely to cyber incidents across state lines.
How agencies can modernize their data warehouse infrastructure
Not all agency organizations will move to the cloud. Those that still rely on their own data warehouses can benefit from modern solutions for agility and automation capabilities.
Minneapolis' new website 'turns us all into data scientists,' CIO says
The new website, called Minneapolis DataSource, is the cornerstone of CIO Fadi Fadhil's "data quilting" strategy.
New York transit authority pilots app for vision-impaired bus riders
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a new app this week that uses audio cues to guide riders to their bus stops.
Florida man arrested for tampering with governor's voter registration
An alteration to Gov. Ron DeSantis' address was not a hack of Florida's voter database, but does show what can be done using publicly available information.
How California managed a flood of phony PPE offers
After early in the pandemic trying to field offers of personal protective equipment using email and spreadsheets, the state soon adopted Salesforce instead.
Alleged anti-vote-by-mail robocall scammers charged again in Ohio
Right-wing scammers Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl were previously charged in Michigan for allegedly placing a robocall discouraging minority voters from casting mail-in ballots.
New Hampshire's Goulet to stay on as NASCIO president
The group extended the terms of its member leadership through 2021, and added two new members to its executive committee.
One week out, election IT officials project calm, with caution
With just seven days until Election Day, the tech officials in state election offices are making their final preparations for a historic day.