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Salary constraints, lack of qualified applicants top local government IT workforce woes

by • 1 week ago

Ninety-two percent of local governments said in a recent survey they struggle to find IT staff with the necessary skills.

Public Technology Institute to become part of CompTIA

by • 3 months ago

The association for city and county IT officers will become part of the larger training and certification organization for technology officials.

Radio, 911 upgrades top priorities for county law enforcement

by • 3 months ago

In an infographic from Public Technology Institute, county law enforcement agencies report radio communications as the top priority over the next five years.

Half of local IT agencies left out of smart strategy planning

by • 5 months ago

Many city and county technology officials surveyed by PTI reported they do not play a main role in the development of their government’s smart strategy.

Local governments lack defined digital services strategy, survey says

by • 5 months ago

A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that local government digital strategies are predominantly 'ad-hoc' and 'not defined.'

On cybersecurity, many local governments still lack strategic or disruption response plans

by • 5 months ago

A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that while local governments are increasingly adopting cybersecurity training for employees, they often lack cyber planning.

'Internet of things' poised for greatest impact, local IT leaders say

by • 6 months ago

IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain and autonomous systems top the list of most impactful emerging technologies for local government, according to a new infographic from the Public Technology Institute.

Election officials need more than just paper-based ballots to secure votes

by • 10 months ago

States and counties need to conduct regular security assessments ahead of November and beyond, a former federal cybersecurity strategist said.

North Carolina's largest county almost paid off hackers in 2017 ransomware attack

by • 10 months ago

Mecklenberg County recovered without paying the ransom, but cyberattacks are evolving and ransomware is so last year, officials said at a D.C. cybersecurity conference.

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