The state will soon offer information security training local governments should consider to help avoid a crisis of Atlanta proportions.
After another cyberattack on a U.S. city, it may be time to figure out a less passive response.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Santa Fe mayor reaffirms “sanctuary city” policy … rural Missouri counties push higher taxes to fund police … N.H. town retreats from glass recycling … and this year’s “Strongest Town.”
According to a new report, here are the big topics governors talked about—or sidestepped—in their 2018 policy speeches.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Okla. schools prepare for teacher walkout … Ariz. governor suspends Uber’s AV testing … Va. Beach city manager’s heated text about a state official … and N.J.’s Pulaski Skyway waiting game.
The February incident shows why routine log reviews by IT security personnel are important.
The bill also requires supply chain reviews for cyber risk at some agencies.
The bottom line is future elections are in danger of Russian meddling and we haven’t done enough to secure them.
Secretaries of state are adamant they lack the money needed to comply with Senate Intelligence recommendations they update their election infrastructure. They’ll make their case before the committee Wednesday.
Researchers should focus on when humans need to be in the loop and when machines can take charge.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Florida bridge collapse; new opioid lawsuits in West Virginia and South Dakota; Oregon governor fires librarian; top 50 invasive species in Western states; and a high cost for an Albany interstate.
Some states have already moved to toughen their data breach laws as the number of incidents increases.
And per usual, legacy IT and lack of employee expertise are challenges.
With the upcoming midterm elections, it's a race to establish better information sharing between Homeland Security and state and local elections officials.
Companies aren’t properly incentivized to protect their networks and we’re all paying the price, the Council of Economic Advisers concludes.
It’s getting harder to discern fact from fiction online, and public officials will to need to fight bots with bots.
Q&A: Security and privacy issues will abound if they go unaddressed as cities increasingly install smart infrastructure, according to federal officials.
As more smart communities emerge, states are being encouraged to get policy frameworks in place that secure the front end of disruptive technologies being adopted.
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