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.
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.
With the 2024 presidential election quickly approaching, local election officials on Wednesday called on Congress for increased cybersecurity funding to update outdated IT infrastructure and help protect democracy.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrew its memo this week that required states to include cybersecurity audits of U.S. water utilities through sanitary surveys.
The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has launched a new portal that local government entities can use to report cybersecurity incidents.
In order to create a more robust cybersecurity workforce, security experts explained on Wednesday that cybersecurity education needs to start at the K-12 level.
Peter Romness is passionate about cybersecurity. He has been working with government customers for nearly 35 years and now, as cybersecurity principal in the CISO Advisor’s Office at Cisco, he focuses on protecting government networks from cyber threats. MeriTalk recently sat down with Romness to discuss how state and local governments and higher educational institutions are investing and gaining knowledge to guard against cyberattacks.
New Hampshire cybersecurity and education experts told Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., this week that more resources are needed in order to protect K-12 schools from cyberattacks.
The Biden-Harris administration participated in a regional cyber workforce summit focused on expanding access to good-paying, middle-class jobs for all Nevadans at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), a Minority-Serving and Hispanic-Serving Institution.