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Want to really understand state IT? NASTD has the data you want
The National Association of State Technology directors will release its first set of data later this year following a new state IT research initiative.
Expect more sophisticated ransomware attacks like Texas, expert says
Hackers are now tweaking their malware to create more attacks against state and local governments, says James Globe of the Center for Internet Security.
FirstNet approves $82 million budget for 2020
The budget also includes $82 million in reserve funding and $145 million in network reinvestment.
Texas ransomware incident could be 'new type' of cyberattack
"This is the first time we have seen a simultaneous attack like this," a cybersecurity researcher told StateScoop of the attack that hit 23 local government organizations across Texas at once.
Three 5G ideas named semifinalists in D.C. challenge
Three semifinalists will demonstrate their solutions in front of judges on Oct. 2 to determine who wins the $20,000 prize.
Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies
With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.
Process is key for state IT, technology leaders say
State IT leaders from Tennessee and Oklahoma said focusing heavily on processes helped them succeed in their statewide IT consolidations.
Widespread ransomware attack reported across Texas
A "coordinated" attack has affected at least 23 local government organizations around Texas, the state's Department of Information Resources says.
Illinois pumps $420 million into broadband expansion
A new plan will create $400 million in broadband deployment grants and put $20 million toward the expansion of a high-speed public-sector network.