The University of Arkansas (UA) System has hired Eric Wall as its first-ever chief information security officer (CISO) – a newly created position that oversees IT security efforts across all 22 campuses, divisions, and units within the system.
The State of Colorado’s new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Ray Yepes is urging all state and local governments (SLGs) to develop a threat intelligence program to stay one step ahead of cyber adversaries.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan further solidified Maryland’s commitment to cybersecurity by signing three bills that will fund new technology purchases and staff positions and solidify the state’s cyber policy structure.
The Mayor of Miami-Dade County in Florida announced that the county is beginning three new climate technology initiatives that will help cut down on wasted water, invest in ocean and climate tech, and regenerative ocean businesses, the county announced May 10.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has released a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for its $42.45 billion Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program that will provide broadband access grants to underserved or unserved communities.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has released a new telework policy that aims to have Virginia state employees return to the office on July 5.
The Delaware state Department of Technology and Information (DTI) on May 5 announced two new key appointments – Jordan Schulties as chief of administration, and Tammy Shelton as Delaware broadband infrastructure grant manager.
While the COVID-19 pandemic caused millions of students to have their education disrupted during the 2020-2021 school year, teachers have since reported finding limited strategies that could be helpful in mitigating learning loss, the Federal government’s top watchdog agency said in a new report.
The Navy Postgraduate School (NPS) has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Microsoft to look to integrate and utilize emerging technologies in service of the warfighter and national security, Navy announced May 2.
As government agencies shift away from their remote-only work environment brought upon by the pandemic, state and local leaders discover the benefits of more flexible work schedules or locations led by service delivery.