Broad-based consumer bills on internet privacy and net neutrality failed or are still pending as state legislative sessions wind down. And the ones that have passed have been limited.
Cyber experts want Congress to explore different ways to prove people’s identities.
“If there is no action on this legislation, the result will be delayed testing and deployment in the United States of these life-saving technologies,” said Audi of America’s senior policy strategist.
The Georgia Army National Guard has a cyber readiness inspection coming up and wants a contractor to spend the summer helping it get ready.
There are reasons more aren’t using the service: Some states might not have the money, or might be nervous about allowing white-hat companies to try to breach their networks.
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City officials said Lime didn’t have permission to implement its e-scooter program on local streets.
The National Governors Association seizes an opportunity to prepare its members to for crucial technology policy decisions.
Charlotte is the third city on the East Coast to get electric scooters, following Washington, D.C. in March and Miami in April.
Critics of the mandate warn home prices will escalate.
While there is much potential in the use of AI in the public sector, the future is still . . . in the future.
The Office of Information Technology realized it had a retirement problem. In response, it took on the bigger problem of building a strong technology workforce across the state.
“[W]e can get to good deals for both sides without circumventing local authority,” according to Shireen Santosham, the city’s chief innovation officer.
The state has launched a multi-pronged initiative aimed at reducing cybersecurity risks.
“Technology will displace workers from some, and potentially many jobs...but we have no reason to think technology will eliminate work in the economy as a whole,” said John Schmitt, vice president of the Economic Policy Institute.
Chief Information Officer Todd Kimbriel wants a digital assistant to navigate the state’s bureaucracy for citizens.
"States joining California in this suit are part of a broader movement of states, cities, and businesses that are driving down emissions without any help from Washington.”
“My hope is in the next 24 months, we’re going to eradicate this rural broadband issue,” James Collins, state chief information officer, told Route Fifty.
The state’s tech team has an ambitious plan to fuel the state’s technology sector; it’s early, but they may be on to something.
The pilot has helped 11 jurisdictions obtain cybersecurity expertise they wouldn’t otherwise have, Washtenaw County’s innovations and process improvement manager explains.
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