Three-fourths of ransomware attacks in Florida targeted public sector
Local government entities accounted for 78% of publicly disclosed ransomware victims over a more than three-year period, researchers found.
Firewalls, multi-factor authentication and lots of VPNs: How CISOs dealt with the pandemic
Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for Cybersecurity Leader Year share how they've protected their IT infrastructure through the pandemic-induced telework boom.
Want to collaborate on cyber? Just ask, city officials say
Getting state and local governments to work together is all about knowing who to call and being persistent about it, speakers said during an online conference.
San Jose, Calif., mayor says more collaboration needed for 5G leap
Sam Liccardo said cities need help from telecom firms and the federal government to avoid saddling citizens with the cost of 5G infrastructure.
Governors endorse interstate cyber assistance in defense bill
The National Governors Association backed a proposal that would allow National Guard units to respond remotely to cyber incidents across state lines.
How agencies can modernize their data warehouse infrastructure
Not all agency organizations will move to the cloud. Those that still rely on their own data warehouses can benefit from modern solutions for agility and automation capabilities.
Minneapolis' new website 'turns us all into data scientists,' CIO says
The new website, called Minneapolis DataSource, is the cornerstone of CIO Fadi Fadhil's "data quilting" strategy.
New York transit authority pilots app for vision-impaired bus riders
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a new app this week that uses audio cues to guide riders to their bus stops.
Florida man arrested for tampering with governor's voter registration
An alteration to Gov. Ron DeSantis' address was not a hack of Florida's voter database, but does show what can be done using publicly available information.