A recent report from the state auditor's office showed widespread noncompliance with routine cybersecurity protections. The gaps could open the state to unnecessary threats as hackers aggressively target government.
The virtual guarantee of foreign meddling in the 2020 election poses a challenge to state and local officials, IT staff included, to protect American democracy. Experts say the keys to success will be cybersecurity, paper trails, risk-limiting audits and inter-agency communication.
Google advises users that its machine translation service is not “intended to replace human translators,” especially for complex tasks.
During a time when it was rare for women to seek office, Jo Ann Davidson ran for city council in 1965. Even though she lost her first election, this was the start of a remarkable career in public service that eventually led her to the Ohio House of Representatives.
Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a Web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.
Conversations about the Census tend to revolve around funding and political representation. But in its inaugural digital year, data gathered from the count could affect cities and citizens for the next decade.
The Utah County Clerk/Auditor’s Office shared the innovative method for evaluating the authenticity of votes cast by soldiers and other individuals who are not residing within the United States.
It’s possible that Lily Adams’ political baptism at a Baylor University homecoming parade is what most prepared the Democratic operative for the tone of the Trump era.
Seattle born and raised, Dow Constantine serves over 2 million people as Executive of King County.
More than half the world’s banks are too weak to survive a global recession, according to a new report from McKinsey and Company, A 58-page report from the consultancy says the banks are not making enough money to withstand the high costs of operating while competing against fintech startups and the long shadow of companies such as Apple, Amazon and Google poised to increase their presence in the financial services industry. McKinsey says banks have three choices to survive the stress — innovate their existing practices, buy innovation or merge together.
Congress can learn a lot from state legislatures.
Some critics wonder if the new city gig is a legitimate use of government money. Denver thinks so.
Cold PB&Js for students who can’t pay? Some states are saying no.
Per capita public employment dropped the most in Alaska and Arizona, while other states are expanding their workforces.
Texas is the latest state to ban all red-light cameras.
A new study reveals the downsides of running a city.