The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has released a brief on the importance of a statewide digital accessibility coordinator position. In the primer, NASCIO outlines the roles and responsibilities of such a position, why it’s important, and advice for states that do not currently have such a role.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made progress in its effort to help “rip and replace” untrusted IT equipment from communications service providers’ networks, but FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said on Thursday that the program is in need of more funding as it faces a shortfall of over $3 billion.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced the appointment of David Edinger as the state Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Executive Director of the Colorado Office of Information Technology.
In a bid to ensure consumer privacy and data protection, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) has released a draft of proposed regulations to govern automated decision-making technologies (ADMT).
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled a new policy to promote state employees’ responsible use of generative artificial intelligence (AI).
A new cybersecurity survey by the Public Technology Institute (PTI) finds that that nearly two-thirds of state and local IT officials believe their budgets are inadequate to support their cybersecurity programs.
In partnership with state and Federal leaders, Rhode Island College has launched the Institute for Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies.
In a bid to strengthen government transparency and accountability, the South Carolina Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office (RFA) has launched a new Education Funding Dashboard. The dashboard enables parents and taxpayers to easily see how each school district spends taxpayer dollars.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed allowing schools and libraries to apply for funding from the FCC’s E-Rate program for Wi-Fi hotspots and wireless internet access services that can be used off-premises.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Nov. 13 proposed to create a Schools and Libraries Cybersecurity Pilot Program in order to better protect K-12 schools from cyberattacks and threats to their infrastructure.