DHS needs help peeking into state and local networks, cybersecurity official says

by • 3 years ago

Rick Driggers, the deputy assistant director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said more information-sharing agreements are needed.

Virginia Tech data program boosts local agencies short on analytical resources

by • 4 years ago

The university's "urban computing" program is putting municipal data on crime, transit and education in the hands of enterprising graduate students.

Seattle readies UPS 'eBike' pilot to assist urban delivery

by • 4 years ago

The eBikes, operated by UPS, will work alongside traditional vans as part of an experimental project.

FirstNet Authority approves $240 million budget in first self-funded fiscal year

by • 4 years ago

WIth its budget approved, FirstNet CEO Mike Poth says the authority is now "laser focused" on continuing its network buildout.

Florida boosts election security training through an evolving university partnership

by • 4 years ago

Securing the state's voting systems is the latest training topic included in curriculum offered to state government staff through a cybersecurity center operated by the University of West Florida.

FirstNet offers public safety agencies prewritten statewide deals

by • 4 years ago

AT&T and its partners say the new arrangement will give agencies easier and more affordable access to the nationwide public safety data network.

Eight states get a boost from NGA for health data projects

by • 4 years ago

The National Governors Association will help agencies work through policy and data-sharing challenges.

Autonomous and connected vehicles, housing, public safety win in first 'Georgia Smart' challenge

by • 4 years ago

Four communities have been named as winners. They receive funding and research support as the governments now begin yearlong research projects.

A new group could change how the nation monitors cyberattacks against critical public infrastructure

by • 4 years ago

Disruption to emergency response systems or water facilities could be deadly, so Michael Hamilton is building a national network that can act as a "radar for infrastructure disruption."