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City of Dallas

The city of Dallas has given some updates and continues to use workarounds for some departments.
Three weeks after a ransomware attack targeted several of the city of Dallas’ servers, police are still having trouble accessing physical and digital evidence, disrupting trials.
State and local governments may not have a lot of money to spend on the personnel and expertise needed to combat the eventual attacks. Unfortunately, some agencies are lacking even when it comes to the basics of cyberdefense.
The city's CISO said it will be a long process to fully review and restore internal systems.
The city works to restore all systems as the region’s IT leaders follow developments.
As part of Industry Insider — Texas’ ongoing efforts to educate readers on state and local government, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
According to officials, various servers have been hit by ransomware, knocking several city services offline.
The 9 a.m. council meeting was canceled due to the delay and not being able to televise proceedings.
Officials confirmed digital evidence was lost; here’s a look at the process Dallas police use to manage and store video.
At least 13 homicide cases are impacted by the digital evidence lost from city of Dallas police data.
The mobile application is purpose-built to alert users to potential cyber and phishing threats while on the move.
The two entities want to spend federal funds to increase connectivity.
The application provides an alternative way to pinpoint people in distress.
IBM is among those studying the heat island effect; monitoring devices will also track heat factors.
Funding is divided among data, radio and 911 service areas.
The alliance named 32 municipalities across the U.S., each working on various facets of digital inclusion.
Digital ambassadors will liaison with the public to bring awareness about online services.
The retired leader of a big-city school district has taken a role with an Austin-based company.
The vendor will have to work with Texas Workforce Commission data.