Utah AG suspends contract with surveillance firm founded by former Klan member

by • 2 months ago

The state halted its work with the technology firm Banjo after its founder, Damien Patton, was revealed to have once been a member of the KKK.

In Utah, coronavirus decisions are fueled by real-time data

by • 2 months ago

To make hour-by-hour public health decisions, Gov. Gary Herbert is using a data dashboard that draws key statistics from around the state.

'Digital town squares' boost internet speeds in mid-sized communities

by • 3 months ago

Networking infrastructure investments in three mid-sized communities are resulting in faster internet and lower latency for residents and businesses.

Utah CIO Mike Hussey named new NASCIO vice president

by • 4 months ago

Hussey joins the association's executive committee following the recent job change of former North Carolina CIO Eric Boyette.

Utah bill explores taking mobile voting statewide

by • 5 months ago

Legislation that would order election officials to study the feasibility of mobile voting statewide has already passed the state House, and is making its way through the Utah Senate.

Freewheeling facial-recognition use in Utah spurs new bill

by • 6 months ago

The Utah Department of Public Safety's liberal sharing of state data with federal law enforcement authorities has caught the attention of at least one lawmaker.

Election cyberattacks grow with each new candidate, Utah CIO says

by • 7 months ago

Utah Chief Information Officer Mike Hussey says the state is coordinating and practicing for cyberattacks against election systems, which are escalating.

NASCIO report projects AI growth in cybersecurity, digital services

by • 9 months ago

State officials say cybersecurity, fraud detection and other digital services are primed to benefit most from advances in artificial intelligence.

Utah considering blockchain for vehicle title transfers

by • 9 months ago

State CIO Mike Hussey said the distributed-ledger technology can reduce time wasted by shuttling documents to and from the bank.