Tags North Carolina

North Carolina launches digital equity and literacy office

by Ryan Johnston

The new office will be led by Jeremy Collins, the state’s director of innovative connectivity.

North Carolina House passes 'historic' broadband investment

by Ryan Johnston

The North Carolina House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that promises $750 million in funding for broadband expansion.

Diversity in cyber is 'knowing we’re going to be better,' state and local officials say

by Benjamin Freed

Four Black cybersecurity officials speaking at the RSA Conference discussed the importance of of having diverse workforces in government.

North Carolina's cybersecurity office is taking it slow on AI

by Benjamin Freed

Artificial intelligence holds promise for cybersecurity, but there are reasons not to rush it, North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson said during an AI Week event.

North Carolina to pilot satellite internet for rural students

by Colin Wood

CARES Act funding will allow students in two of North Carolina's most rural counties to test out SpaceX's Starlink service.

Google made vaccine management software for state and local agencies

by Ryan Johnston

Google Cloud's new suite of predictive analytics and logistics tools are designed to help state and local agencies manage their vaccine distribution plans.

Why North Carolina outsourced election cybersecurity to a 'CISO-as-a-service'

by Benjamin Freed

The state board of elections saved money by hiring a team of outside vendors to act as its top cybersecurity adviser and liaison to partner agencies.

'Whole-of-state' cybersecurity efforts rely on good communications

by Benjamin Freed

Finding trusted local partners is crucial for a statewide cybersecurity strategy, North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson said during a NASCIO webcast.

Fun and games can raise cybersecurity awareness in state government

by Ryan Johnston

North Carolina's capture-the-flag exercise is extending cybersecurity concerns beyond the office of the chief information officer.