34 states and territories have already signed up for the $45B broadband fund
Nearly two-thirds of states and territories signaled their intention to apply for the broadband fund within a week of the program's launch.
States gear up for federal broadband funding
On the Priorities Podcast, North Carolina broadband official Nate Denny explains his approach to new federal funding for high-speed internet.
North Carolina cyber chief says new recognition for task force will improve its reach
"Having the formal recognition is extremely valuable," Rob Main, the state's chief risk officer, said of a recent move by Gov. Roy Cooper.
North Carolina formalizes cybersecurity task force
Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order establishing an incident-response effort that draws on state and local cyber professionals.
North Carolina interim chief data officer appointed to permanent role
Carol Burroughs, formerly North Carolina's interim chief data officer, was appointed to serve as the permanent replacement to John Correllus.
North Carolina hires first chief privacy officer
Cherie Givens, an attorney and federal contractor, will be responsible for developing a statewide data-privacy program, officials said.
N.C. officials tout 'unique opportunity' for broadband expansion
North Carolina has nearly $2 billion in planned broadband infrastructure and digital literacy investments on the way, officials said during a press conference on Tuesday.
Broadband infrastructure funding could be 'life-changing,' advocates say
Local governments and community groups say the $65 billion in broadband funding could close states' digital divides for good.
North Carolina's new top cyber official wants to 'empower' people
Rob Main, a longtime state IT official, was named as North Carolina's new chief risk officer.