New York City

New York to install speed-limiting tech on city vehicles

by • 4 days ago

Officials said 50 city vehicles have been equipped with systems that automatically hit the brakes if drivers go over a posted speed limit.

New York City's internet master plan is on hold

by • 3 months ago

The 2020 plan to provide internet access to more than 1.5 million underserved New Yorkers is under review by Mayor Eric Adams' administration.

Former New York City CIO named as sanitation chief

by • 4 months ago

Mayor Eric Adams named Jessica Tisch to lead the NYC Department of Sanitation, a 9,200-person agency responsible for cleaning 6,500 miles of streets.

New York mayor makes management reports interactive

by • 4 months ago

Mayor Eric Adams also formalized his appointment of a chief efficiency officer, who will oversee performance metrics at city agencies.

New York City wants vendor investigated after apparent hack affecting 820,000 students

by • 5 months ago

Student records going back to 2016 were affected in the breach of a vendor that provides grading and attendance software.

Former NYC CTO joins wireless broadband company 

by • 5 months ago

On the Priorities Podcast, Former NYC CTO John Paul Farmer reflects on his time with the city and looks ahead to his new role with WeLink. Karen Evans offers tips on ransomware protection.

CivStart and National League of Cities to help six cities launch tech pilots

by • 5 months ago

CivStart will help the cities, including New York and Philadelphia, find tech solutions to local issues over the next year.

New York opens joint cybersecurity center to serve state and city needs

by • 6 months ago

Gov. Kathy Hochul suggested the opening of the Brooklyn facility was accelerated because of rising tensions between the United States and Russia.

Former NYC cyber chief Geoff Brown looks back at time with city

by • 6 months ago

Geoff Brown, who served as the city's CISO from 2016 through 2021, is now a vice president at cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.