California recently became America’s first with laws mandating basic security standards for IoT devices. The move may inspire similar legislation elsewhere.
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Coordinating health efforts across a large organizations brings several challenges, but California has worked to overcome departmental mission and data silos to move toward a unified agency.
http://www.psretirement.com/voluntary-contribution-program-vcd/ The Voluntary Contribution Program In my research I have heard the Voluntary Contribution Program (VCP) described as: “The Best Kept Secret in CSRS”, “The hidden Treasure That No One Seems to Find” and “A Golden Opportunity to Create Tax Free Income”. There is but one group of people in the United States that has… Read more »
On Monday, February 10, 2014 the Public Sector Technology Exchange (PSTE) will be hosting a government and industry panel discussion on “Telecom, the Cloud, and Security” from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the CalPERS Building Auditorium located on 400 Q Street in Sacramento, California. The PSTE is an independent forum that discusses the issues… Read more »
There are several procurement opportunities available for businesses interested in winning government contracts with the state of California. Each year California purchases almost 10 billion dollars-worth of goods and services that range from office supplies to specialized temporary labor. All government procurement in California is administered by the Procurement Division of the California Department of… Read more »
By Sam Williford, Associate Consultant Recently, Governor Brown and the California legislature approved a bill that would allow local governments the option not to send out advance notice of public meetings, or provide minutes from closed sessions (known as the Brown Act, not related to the current governor), in an effort to stem the tide… Read more »
A California city, built on an orange industry which fell in the face of international competition, is regaining its footing through the growth of several technology and business programs made possible by citywide free wi-fi. Program Helps City Close Digital Divide The renaissance in Riverside can be attributed in large part to the SmartRiverside initiative,… Read more »
Social Media is becoming ever more ingrained in the political landscape, and the government of Palo Alto — a city known for its tech savvy — is taking advantage. Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene participated in two Twitter discussions with resident recently. Participants could use the hashtag #askpaloalto during the… Read more »
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto, while looking for ways to ease the hassles of life on Californians, has authored a bill allowing for proof of insurance and auto registration to be presented via mobile device when pulled over. If signed into law the bill would make life easier because many young Californians, according to Gatto, pay… Read more »
Driverless cars are quickly becoming more of a reality, with some car makers already employing technology such a assisted parallel parking into their vehicles. It is becoming so much of a reality that California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) introduced legislation Thursday (3/1/2012) that would regulate autonomous vehicles in the state. About why the bill… Read more »