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How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government
At a National Association of Counties conference, IT leaders shared the benefits and challenges of municipally owned fiberoptic networks.
Small counties serious about cybersecurity should meet their state CIOs
Speakers at a county leaders conference also urged IT officials to find people in their own organizations who are equally serious about cybersecurity.
North Carolina's largest county almost paid off hackers in 2017 ransomware attack
Mecklenberg County recovered without paying the ransom, but cyberattacks are evolving and ransomware is so last year, officials said at a D.C. cybersecurity conference.
Counties grapple with millennials entering the tech workforce
Some county government technology leaders say millennials are a great asset to their changing work environments. Others remain cautious.
Association of Counties, League of Cities join forces with Public Technology Institute
A new partnership to bring more advanced tech programming to local officials is "more than just the shaking of hands."
O’Malley: Federal, state government need county-style leadership
The former governor of Maryland and mayor of Baltimore said a major impetus behind his presidential run was to bring county-style leadership to the federal government.
Miami-Dade County taps cognitive computing to handle citizen requests
Working with IBM’s Watson, Miami-Dade County’s water and sewer departments have developed and are rolling out smart chat bots to help citizens on city websites.
MS-ISAC official: Ransomware is top malware of concern for states, counties
Government IT systems are under rising attack from ransomware threats, security experts told executives at the National Association of Counties conference.
Five takeaways from the NACo CIO Forum ‘information exchange’
During a nearly four-hour brainstorm, county chief information officers, industry experts and representatives from the state information technology community discussed issues facing government IT officials.