A Virginia agency built an escape room for cybersecurity training
Its efficacy has yet to be proven, but officials say engagement and interest in the training material is way up.
A potluck invitation generated a 'Reply All-pocalypse' in Utah
An invitation to a holiday party meant for fewer than 100 people went out all 22,000 state employees, leading to 12 minutes of email madness before Utah's IT agency shut down the thread.
State chief data officers have some suggestions for the White House as it revises federal data guidelines
A group of 13 top statewide CDOs wrote in support for the Federal Data Strategy initiatives, but is asking for closer collaboration with state and local government stakeholders.
States and counties are not 'sitting back' on election cybersecurity, officials tell Congress
Federal, state and local officials said they are forging closer partnerships that will protect elections against cyberattacks, as lawmakers found distractions in Trump tweets, Google rankings and other miscellany.
Utah expands AI use with Google Home notary quiz
The Beehive State continues to build on its reputation as a fervent supporter of artificial intelligence as it seeks new ways to ease the public's interactions with state government.
Except Utah, state governments are way behind in AI use
New research shows that state government is one of the slowest adopters of what Gartner calls “the most disruptive class of technologies” going today.
Voice assistants are helping Utah keep the conversation going with citizens
Devices like the Amazon Echo are the latest channel the state's government is using to "maintain interest and outreach" for services.
Four states pilot map-based system to share resources across fire jurisdictions
The National Mutual Aid System uses geocoding and crisis management software to improve upon today's text-based systems.
Utah government now blocking up to 900 million cyberattacks daily
The state’s CIO is now asking for funding to build a center to fight a growing barrage of attacks online.