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More state legislatures are scrutinizing facial recognition technology

by • 1 week ago

California is among the states considering a statewide ban, while some software makers and state leaders call for federal regulation.

Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'

by • 2 months ago

The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.

Massachusetts Gov. Baker asks for $650 million for IT upgrades

by • 2 months ago

Systems modernization, cybersecurity and telecommunications infrastructure are all included in a new piece of legislation introduced by the governor.

Google is digital government's true homepage, remind experts

by • 8 months ago

On this episode of StateScoop's Priorities podcast, CDOs from Georgia and Massachusetts show why agencies should undergo constant self-assessment.

Three state-level cases are primed to mold the future of mobile privacy

by • 9 months ago

How the Massachusetts Supreme Court rules on these cases is expected to set precedents for how law enforcement is permitted to use location data going forward nationwide.

IoT risk often 'cannot be managed' in Massachusetts state government, auditor finds

by • 10 months ago

A paucity of controls and standards for the emerging technology has placed many agencies in an uncomfortable position, according to a new report.

Equifax agrees to tighten data security in agreement with eight states

by • 12 months 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.

Boston greenlights autonomous vehicles citywide

by • 12 months ago

Test cars previously limited to the city's predictable Seaport district will now be free to roam within city limits.

Boston data chief Andrew Therriault heads to Facebook

by • 1 year ago

The city's first chief data officer says he will soon return to the Boston region to build a new data team as he takes on "new challenges."