SolarWinds CEO talks hack, remaining questions before Capitol Hill hearings
SolarWinds' Sudhakar Ramakrishna said his company is still investigating the scope of the attack.
Tim Maurer takes front office DHS cybersecurity job advising Mayorkas
Tim Maurer has focused on cybersecurity in the international and financial services spheres.
Overloaded Kentucky unemployment agency missed 400,000 emails in 2020
Overpayments, underpayments and 400,000 unread emails from citizens were among the findings of a recent audit of the Kentucky unemployment bureau.
Tyler Technologies to buy digital government vendor NIC for $2.3 billion
The deal is by far the biggest in Tyler's corporate history, and gives the civic tech vendor a doorway into statewide contracting.
Think tank plans to train state lawmakers in cybersecurity
The National Cybersecurity Center is planning a 50-state (virtual) tour to help raise awareness of cyber hygiene and threats among legislators.
Colorado's new Digital Service spent its first year dealing with the pandemic
The Colorado Digital Service, launched soon after the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, designed and procured tools critical to the state's response to the health crisis.
Nevada weighs letting tech companies build their own communities
Gov. Steve Sisolak voiced support for legislation allowing emerging-tech companies to develop land where they could assume the power of county governments.
From Biden administration, higher ed leaders want connectivity, innovation, support
Early policies on student loan relief indicate a positive trend, one edtech leader told EdScoop, but some still seek "a general reversal from the last four years."
Google made vaccine management software for state and local agencies
Google Cloud's new suite of predictive analytics and logistics tools are designed to help state and local agencies manage their vaccine distribution plans.
Colorado State U. Global's provost says online education is the future
Paul Savory, who joined CSU Global last week as its new provost, told EdScoop that online education shows "huge potential for growth."