National Association of Counties (NACo)

American Rescue Plan rule tweak allows more cybersecurity spending

by • 1 week ago

The Treasury Department's final rule for the American Rescue Plan's state and local relief funds makes it easier for recipients to use that money on cybersecurity.

Cyber grants can't be 'once and done,' NACo leader says

by • 2 months ago

Rita Reynolds, CIO of the National Association of Counties, said the group's members have many uses for the grant program created by the infrastructure bill.

Report tells counties how to close the digital divide

by • 6 months ago

The National Association of Counties broadband report offers a "deep dive" into the steps local governments can take to improve broadband access.

Counties' concern over IT costs dropped during pandemic, survey will reveal

by • 6 months ago

An upcoming county IT report will show that cost controls were less important than acquiring the technologies needed to respond to COVID-19.

In future elections, federal officials predict repeat of 2020 threats

by • 6 months ago

Officials from DHS, the FBI and the NSA told county IT officials that threats election security will linger, but there are steps to strengthening public trust.

State and local groups press Congress to pass cyber grants

by • 6 months ago

A coalition of groups, including NASCIO and the National Governors Association, is asking Congress to come through on a long-sought grant program.

Senate approves relief package with $350B in state and local aid

by • 11 months ago

The $1.9 trillion package also includes $7 billion in funding for broadband deployment in rural and low-income communities.

Biden, Harris address county officials amid pandemic and economic crises

by • 1 year ago

The president- and vice president-elect told members of the National Association of Counties they plan to prioritize infrastructure and pandemic relief.

Broadband task force to draw 'blueprint' for closing digital divide

by • 1 year ago

A group of 24 county officials from around the country will devise a plan to improve the availability of high-speed internet to those who don't have it.