The NCSL Blog

Technology

05
FCC Stays Active During COVID

Staying connected has never been so important, and many states are looking more closely at how to ensure reliable, high-speed broadband service.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
11

Senator David Carlucci (R-N.Y.) visited Washington, D.C. to help NCSL showcase state leadership in privacy and consumer protection.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
05
Dust Off Your IT Pandemic Plans

Scott McPherson has been writing and lecturing about pandemics for 14 years.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
07
Feds Support as States Lead in Communications System Emergency Response

Disasters such as the wildfires in California, flooding in Texas, and shootings in Florida highlight the importance of developing and evaluating state plans and making communications a top priority in disaster response. Recent disasters have highlighted the areas in which the federal government supports states.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
28
Cybersecurity and the Electric Grid

Malicious actors—some part of criminal groups, others backed by foreign governments—are constantly probing the cyber-defenses of the nation’s critical infrastructure, looking for exploitable weaknesses.

Continue >

Category: Technology
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
16
Robocall Case Has Important Implications for State, Local Governments

The question the Supreme Court will decide in this case is whether allowing robocalls for government-debt only violates the First Amendment. State and local governments aren’t likely recipients of such calls. 

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
26
Election Security: The Soft and Hard Sides

NCSL's Cybersecurity Task Force took on election security during the NCSL Capitol Forum

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
18
NCSL Cybersecurity Task Force Co-Chair Promotes Collaboration in D.C.

Cybersecurity Task Force Co-chair and California Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin met with staff members from the U.S. Senate and Department of Homeland Security last week to promote state leadership in cybersecurity and data privacy, share lessons learned, and encourage further collaboration and support from the federal government.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
23
State and Local Cybersecurity Day on the Hill

NCSL co-hosted a congressional briefing this morning with the National Governors Association and the National Association of Chief Information Officers to address the state and local roles, responsibilities and challenges of cybersecurity.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
16
States Would Gain Significant Authority in New Drone Bill

U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced the Drone integration and Zoning Act of 2019, restarting a multi-year conversation on the exact role states should play in the deployment of unmanned aircraft, commonly called drones.

Continue >

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Page 1 of 8First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  Next   Last   

Subscribe to the NCSL Blog

Click on the RSS feed at left to add the NCSL Blog to your favorite RSS reader. 

About the NCSL Blog

This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.