North Carolina

North Carolina to pilot satellite internet for rural students

by • 1 month ago

CARES Act funding will allow students in two of North Carolina's most rural counties to test out SpaceX's Starlink service.

Washington CIO Jim Weaver to become North Carolina CIO

by • 2 months ago

Jim Weaver will soon head to North Carolina to take his third role as a statewide c-level technology leader.

Google made vaccine management software for state and local agencies

by • 2 months ago

Google Cloud's new suite of predictive analytics and logistics tools are designed to help state and local agencies manage their vaccine distribution plans.

North Carolina's new broadband dashboards strive for data accuracy

by • 3 months ago

North Carolina published two new dashboards to visualize statewide broadband coverage data, which officials said they hope will be more accurate than what the FCC provides.

North Carolina AG calls Trump leading source of election misinformation

by • 6 months ago

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein called the president's recent suggestion that his supporters vote twice a key example of misleading voters.

CISOs make a case for more state-local cybersecurity collaboration

by • 6 months ago

Collaboration "is the only way that we are doing to be able to move the needle when it comes to cybersecurity,” said North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson.

Pandemic pushed election officials toward major IT upgrades

by • 6 months ago

State election officials have used the pandemic to make major, long-lasting improvements to their infrastructure, they said during CISA's online summit.

North Carolina appoints chief technology officer, a first for state

by • 8 months ago

Dan Kempton, the North Carolina Department of Information Technology's head of cloud services, was appointed to what state officials are calling a new role.

Why North Carolina outsourced election cybersecurity to a 'CISO-as-a-service'

by • 8 months ago

The state board of elections saved money by hiring a team of outside vendors to act as its top cybersecurity adviser and liaison to partner agencies.