While recovering from a cyberattack in late 2019, the City of New Orleans moved from multiple different disk storage platforms to the single flash platform, leveraging solutions from Pure Storage.
The city of San Diego, Calif., announced that it has added more than 300 new locations to its public Wi-Fi program, dubbed “SD Access 4 All.” In addition to providing free Wi-Fi across the city, San Diego has also purchased hundreds of new laptops and 900 new mobile hotspots that residents can check out from city libraries.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of El Cajon in California’s San Diego County did a couple of things that have made transitioning to virtual services somewhat easier. The city government tracked residents’ interactions with City Hall and thought about how citizens wanted to work with their local government, the city’s IT director said.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, a Democrat, has eliminated the Cybersecurity Officer position from her cabinet. Unlike most states, which are pouring additional funding into cybersecurity, Raimondo has cut all funding from the Cybersecurity Officer’s role, which was held by Mike Steinmetz since the position was created in 2017. The Cybersecurity Officer functions will be distributed among other state agencies, according to a published report.