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Self-driving shuttles will soon begin public testing in Rhode Island

by • 4 days ago

During a one-year pilot, the state transportation department will monitor how the new technology can augment public transit in Providence.

New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security

by • 5 months ago

Top election officials are turning to multi-factor authentication, advanced audits and in some cases the military to defend against continued cyberthreats.

Elections agencies have a lot of security work to do before November, state and federal officials tell Congress

by • 5 months ago

With the country's secretaries of state preparing to meet in Philadelphia, the urgency to making election systems less vulnerable comes into view.

Drone report reveals explosive adoption by law enforcement

by • 6 months ago

Texas has the most public safety agencies with drone programs, but the technology can be found in use almost everywhere.

Why Rhode Island's innovation office likes to 'test and scale quickly'

by • 10 months ago

Q&A: Kevin Parker, the state's director of government innovation, says new practices and new partnerships are delivering results faster and opening new opportunities for service delivery.

Rhode Island lost access to years of emails in system upgrade

by • 12 months ago

The state accidentally lost access to years of archived emails during an upgrade to Microsoft's cloud email services in 2015, watchdog Ken Block says.

Missouri CISO honored with national award for work in cybersecurity

by • 1 year ago

The SANS Institute calls out Michael Roling for his advancement of security policy in the public sphere.

States unite on first multi-tenant unemployment insurance system in the cloud

by • 1 year ago

Mississippi, Rhode Island, Maine, and Connecticut are pooling their resources on a cloud-based unemployment insurance platform expected to reduce operational costs by as much as 40 percent.

Diversity, collaboration central to Rhode Island CIO's management style

by • 1 year ago

In his first government role, recently-appointed state Chief Information Officer Bijay Kumar says he's looking for allies to turn around the state's flagging IT projects.

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