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How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government

by • 12 months ago

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

by • 12 months ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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’

by • 4 years ago

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.