The city of New Orleans is working with Mission Critical Partners (MCP) to overhaul New Orleans’ “critically antiquated” justice technology systems, and that will replace decades-old computer systems with cloud-based technologies.
Nearly two years after the city of New Orleans entered into a contract to upgrade its 911 records management system, the city has canceled the contract citing “serious shortcomings.”
The City of New Orleans has a long-standing history with natural disasters as a coastal city, and recovering data and protecting critical IT infrastructure has become an easier task with ActiveDR from Pure Storage, a city official said.
The City of New Orleans will use a $474,000 grant to expand the city’s data analytics capabilities to eliminate racial and ethnic inequities in the city’s local criminal legal system.
One year ago – almost to the day – the city of New Orleans was the victim of a cyberattack and following the city’s impressive recovery, MeriTalk checked in with New Orleans CIO Kimberly LaGrue to understand how her team helped the city recover and what they’ve learned as a result.
New Orleans emergency communications systems survived unharmed after a December 2019 cyberattack to the city IT’s systems. Now, Executive Director of Orleans Parish Communication District Tyrell Morris is sharing how the city prepared to keep its 911 system secure.
Following a Dec. 13 cyberattack, the city of New Orleans has declared a state of emergency, according to court filings.
The New Orleans Police Department plans to install automatic license plate readers throughout the city. Police consider the investment in the new technology, used elsewhere in Louisiana, as a “down payment” on public safety. The cameras will allow police to mine a large database of license plate images and identify and track suspects.
The FBI has launched a campaign to improve industry reporting to its Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3) in major cities across the United States. “IC3 is often the first piece of the investigative puzzle. We receive victim complaints and then analyze, aggregate, and exploit those complaints to provide law enforcement with comprehensive reports that can […]