Starting this summer, real-time information for northbound and southbound border crossings will be publicly available through a free app — part of a pilot that’s a collaboration between the San Diego Association of Governments and the California Department of Transportation.
A ransomware attack against Oakland that has affected city services and exposed reams of sensitive personnel data is creating a nightmare for city officials who aren’t sure what it will take to resolve the crisis.
Four tech companies, two biotech firms and a real estate ally of Google that’s been jolted by the search giant’s development slowdown are among the most recent firms to reveal layoff plans to the Employment Development Department.
Students have not been able to use an online portal called Canvas, the primary way students and professors communicate with one another between classes. This has been a major disruption for classes that rely on technology, such as graphic design, and for professors who use technology in the classroom.
This is the second time this year that the Los Angeles Unified School District disclosed greater harm than previously announced. The first instance came by way of a notification in January to state regulators that the intrusion probably exposed confidential information, including Social Security numbers, of more than 500 people who worked for district contractors.
Interim City Administrator G. Harold Duffey proclaimed a state of local emergency late Tuesday after the attack, which targeted the city’s government networks, infrastructure and communications systems.
An annual report from Joint Venture Silicon Valley, a nonprofit business and community group, examines the region’s economic health as evidenced by employment, layoffs, venture capital, remote work, population ebb and flow and other indicators.
The police department said the attack has not affected its ability to receive 911 emergency calls, and members of the public can still complete online crime reports. Affected systems have been taken offline, and the public should expect delays.
State Senate Bill 313 from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, is aimed at aligning the state with President Biden’s Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights — and creating the Office of Artificial Intelligence under the California Department of Technology.
The county has a project in the works to upgrade Microsoft 365 security for all county staff under the Apex umbrella. It allows for a standard version of the office suite and additional collaborative features such as Teams and SharePoint.
No recession has yet hit the U.S. or its tech sector. Inflation hurts, but the U.S. economy added hundreds of thousands of jobs last month. Still, certain shareholders have been vocal about their desire to see head counts trimmed — and trimmed further still.
The stakes are high: The rules under consideration will determine corporate access to lucrative personal information about people. No other state, nor the federal government, has an agency devoted solely to enforcing privacy laws.
Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., has requested a series of documents and communications about the jobless benefit program from California’s Employment Development Department, which manages the state system.
An intrusion into the computer systems of the Los Angeles Unified School District likely exposed confidential information, including Social Security numbers, of more than 500 people who worked for district contractors.