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Maryland blocks TikTok, other Chinese tech firms

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Maryland banned TikTok from government devices. State CISO Chip Stewart also blocked other Chinese tech companies, including Huawei and ZTE.

Raytheon lands $34M Georgia cybersecurity contract

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Raytheon was selected by the Georgia Technology Authority to provide cybersecurity services to state agencies.

San Francisco punts 'killer robot' question back to committee

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San Francisco will spend more time considering whether, and under which circumstances, the city’s police department may use its fleet of land-based robots to kill people.

Roads in Phoenix crumble after 'cool pavement' treatment peels off

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Roads in a Phoenix neighborhood are crumbling after rains caused the top seal coat of asphalt, called "cool pavement," to begin peeling off.

As Arizona prepares for new governor, its CISO focuses on Super Bowl

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Arizona CISO Tim Roemer told StateScoop that as Arizona prepares to inaugurate a new governor, it's also planning to host Super Bowl 57.

Kansas IT chief to step down, return to academia

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The top IT official in Kansas is set to depart state government at the start of the new year to return to teaching.

Minnesota CIO embracing ‘chaos’ to protect state from cyberattacks

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Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes said he's willing to embrace "chaos" and "speed" as part of a shift to product-based service delivery.

Florida Revenue Department website exposed tax filers' bank account and Social Security numbers

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A security researcher found a Florida Department of Revenue website was exposing taxpayers' sensitive personal data.

Real ID enforcement delayed again after pandemic-era backlogs

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Citing states DMV backlogs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, DHS is delaying enforcement of Real ID requirements for travelers until May 2025.

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