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.
Federal CIO Clare Martorana said today that good customer experience (CX) in government starts with “meeting people where they are,” and doing so equitably in order to build back trust in government.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) is recommending several key steps that state technology organizations can take to boost workforce diversity and inclusion (D&I), including formalizing programs to measure progress and putting senior state tech leaders in charge of making those programs work.
The U.S. Census Bureau on April 11 unveiled a new data tool that provides transparency on racial and income data across the United States, and is searchable by individual states.
The White House has released a “Rural Playbook” to help familiarize state, local, tribal, and territorial governments in rural areas with the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and assist them in applying for funding under the law.
A new piece of legislation introduced in the Senate aims to update guidance for how Federal agencies go about providing specialized or technical services to state and local governments (SLGs). The bill would update existing guidance which was put in place in 1969. Introduced by Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Steve Daines, […]
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has collected data from Congress-established tribal epidemiology centers (TEC) to provide public health support for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). However, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that 12 centers had varying access to HHS’ data.
When it comes to managing IT for state and local governments, there are several challenges according to a new survey on IT Service Management (ITSM) in the public sector from eRepublic.