Washington D.C.

ARPA puts states closer to closing digital divide, but work remains

by • 1 month ago

Officials said the funding will connect more households to the internet, but challenges remain in finding accurate coverage data and workable urban solutions.

Bloomberg Philanthropies to fund digital innovation teams in six cities

by • 3 months ago

Washington, D.C., San Francisco and four international cities, will split $17 million over the next three years to boost COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Ransomware actors publish personnel files of D.C. police officers

by • 5 months ago

Detailed files about 22 D.C. police officers appeared on a leak site after negotiations for a payment allegedly broke down.

Ransomware gang publishes files stolen from D.C. police department

by • 5 months ago

Files belonging to the city's police department appeared on a leak site affiliated with Babuk, a newer form of ransomware.

After crashes, D.C. officials say new vaccine site will be better

by • 7 months ago

A new site with pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccines will replace one that crashed repeatedly, but questions linger over the city's digital service development.

D.C. vaccine portal crashes for second day in a row

by • 7 months ago

Washington, D.C.'s vaccine portal locked some users out for the second day in a row, after city officials said they'd worked with Microsoft to fix the issue.

D.C.'s COVID-19 vaccination portal crashes after 'technical review failure'

by • 7 months ago

The city's health department apologized for the website's crash after many residents with chronic health conditions had been made newly eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

How the pandemic messed up D.C.'s cybersecurity plans

by • 11 months ago

Facing budget constraints and a new cybersecurity model, Washington, D.C.'s CISO is bracing for an "interesting" 2021.

Apple, Google: Contact tracing to become standard smartphone feature

by • 1 year ago

Nevada, Maryland, Virginia and D.C. will be the first to use a version of the tech giants' jointly developed API that does not require the installation of an app.

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