North Carolina

34 states and territories have already signed up for the $45B broadband fund

by • 5 days ago

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

by • 6 days ago

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

by • 2 months ago

"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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 5 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 7 months ago

Rob Main, a longtime state IT official, was named as North Carolina's new chief risk officer.