California legislators on Sept. 12 passed a bill that would ban facial recognition technologies in state and local law enforcement body cameras for three years.

Joshua Spence, West Virginia’s chief technology officer, is pushing for an additional $4.5 million in funding to launch a program that would allow his office to compare and analyze the cybersecurity risks currently facing state agencies. The bill Spence is lobbying for, called the Secure WV Act, would enable legislators to get a more in-depth understanding of the state’s current risks and how best to mitigate them in the future.






President Donald Trump and House Republicans are proposing ambitious tax plans and cuts over the next few months and years that could result in revenue losses. This will have an immediate trickle-down effect on the states.






The National Association of State Chief Information Officers is advocating for increased cybersecurity partnerships with the Federal government, according to its 2017 advocacy agenda.






Members of Generation Z might still be in middle and high school, but they are already thinking about college. Barnes & Noble surveyed Generation Zers, who shared their thoughts on everything from how they prefer to study to their thoughts on education technology.