Virginia's smart communities work expected to continue under new governor

by • 2 years ago

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam is expected to continue the initiative, for which the state's work group is now preparing its final report.

Virginia adopts cybersecurity framework to get everyone speaking the same language

by • 3 years ago

To meet the skills gap, the state says it has become the first in the nation to adopt a federal framework for standardized cybersecurity language.

Global Cities Team Challenge announces DHS partnership, new cybersecurity focus

by • 3 years ago

Local governments and private industry collaborating on smart cities projects will be encouraged to put security first during the next 12 to 14 months.

Annual cybersecurity review for state and local government approaches

by • 3 years ago

Non-federal agencies still ride low on the maturity benchmark, but the increased political attention around cybersecurity could improve results in the coming survey period.

State and local government gain increased focus in new NIST security controls

by • 3 years ago

The latest rewrite of the controls catalog published by the U.S. Department of Commerce agency is intended to bring a wider audience.

Virginia becomes first state to opt in to FirstNet

by • 3 years ago

In the first of 56 decisions to be made by state leaders in the coming months, Virginia signs on with the federal government's proposal for the next generation of public safety communications technology.

As Global City Teams Challenge expo approaches, smart cities reflect on evolving maturity

by • 3 years ago

Cities aspiring to be smart don’t need to start from scratch — three years of GCTC have constructed a foundation for growth.

Apps for connected vehicles, body cam analytics among projects for $38.5 million in NIST public safety grants

by • 3 years ago

Public safety gets its first look at the software that will drive advanced capabilities of its nationwide public safety data network.

Cloud essential for smart city data sharing and analytics, panel says

by • 3 years ago

Cities need to push forward on migration to cloud computing in order to truly maximize the opportunities offered around data sharing and analytics, say some smart city thought leaders.