Virginia state capitol to use machine-learning weapons detection
The Virginia Capitol Police will test a machine-learning platform that's already in use in Utah and at sports stadiums around the world.
NGA selects six states for election cybersecurity policy academy
Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia will spend the next six months studying election security to come up with plans ahead of the 2020 election.
'Whole-of-state' approach on cybersecurity growing in popularity
State IT agencies play an expanding role in coordinating cybersecurity policy all the way down to the lowest levels of government, speakers said at a National Governors Association conference.
Community IoT network launches in Charlottesville, Va.
Early partnerships with educational institutions and community groups will make this a project everyone can use and build together, organizers say.
Rural Virginia gets a $14 million boost for new broadband
Gov. Ralph Northam has announced $4.9 million in state grants along with $9.2 million in matching funds.
Former Virginia technology secretary's appointment to state board could lead to more drones
Karen Jackson has been appointed to Virginia's emergency management and homeland security advisory panel.
Fredericksburg first to join Virginia's 'smart communities' network
Looking to ply data analytics against urban blight, the city is the first in what the state hopes will grow into a network of technological expertise.
Could facial recognition save Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam?
An expert on the technology says using facial recognition on a decades-old photo is a "long shot at best."
On data privacy, state AGs say they're following California's lead
As states figure out how to protect their residents' personal data, many are waiting to see how California's sweeping new privacy law is implemented.