Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico announces $7.6M cybersecurity program

by • 1 month ago

Puerto Rico plans to implement firewalls, continuous threat monitoring and other protective systems across its government agencies.

FCC's Pai proposes $950M to 'storm-harden' broadband in the Caribbean

by • 3 years ago

The funding would be distributed to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands over 10 years to build faster and more resilient internet infrastructure.

After Maria, Puerto Rico sees blank canvas for innovation, cloud

by • 4 years ago

Puerto Rico's CIO Luis Arocho explains how the territory can embrace innovation and modernization during the course of recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

Why Puerto Rico still doesn’t know how many people died in Hurricane Maria

by • 4 years ago

The island's independent statistics institute is on track to be merged into another department, upending a decade of work.

Machetes, stolen generators, and balloons: What island CIOs faced after 2017's deadly hurricanes

by • 4 years ago

The chief information officers of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico recalled the kinds of disaster responses much of the NASCIO crowd probably isn't used to.

Puerto Rico plans infrastructure rebuild with smart city tech

by • 5 years ago

With help from the Smart Cities Council, the island will soon develop a roadmap that includes emerging technologies like street-level sensors and connected vehicles.

Alphabet continues honing Project Loon internet in Puerto Rico

by • 5 years ago

After Hurricane Maria, the Google parent company continues to forge partnerships and expand connectivity through its balloon-powered internet service.