In a move to strengthen cybersecurity and citizen trust, Schenectady County, N.Y., has transitioned its official website, as well as email addresses, to a .gov domain. Only qualified U.S.-based government agencies can use .gov domains, which require stricter security controls.
The State of New York Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) announced that it awarded a $78 million contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) on May 8 to modernize the state’s financial aid services platform.
New York has launched a new online screening tool that will help working families access child care throughout the state, Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced.
In honor of Data Privacy Week, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced steps New Yorkers can take to safeguard themselves from having their personal data compromised online.
New York state is challenging the accuracy of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) broadband data and has submitted more than 31,000 unserved or underserved addresses from across the state under the FCC’s Broadband Data Collection challenge process.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the launch of a statewide air quality and greenhouse gas mobile monitoring initiative, which is first being deployed in communities overburdened by environmental pollution.
Gov. Kathy Hochul has appointed Colin Ahern to serve as New York State’s first-ever chief cyber officer, to protect New York from increasingly prevalent and sophisticated cyber threats.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Governor Kathy Hochul, along with the mayors of Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and Yonkers, unveiled the new Joint Security Operations Center (JSOC) to bolster New York State’s ability to combat cybersecurity threats and attacks.
The Sunlight Foundation released a report that found that cities use Federal data to make strategic decisions including identifying local issues and informing policy decisions. The majority of cities began using Federal data more than a decade ago and 43 percent plan to increase their use of Federal data in the future.
Hundreds of thousands of guests pass through the gates of the New York State Fair, but this year a new guest could be seen flying high above the crowds. Two state-owned drones were used for the first time to monitor weekend traffic conditions at the 13-day fair that ended Sept. 4. “The New York State […]