Jim Pace unveils first TV ad ahead of open Third District congressional primary

TAMAR HALLERMAN | 86 views

It’s crunch time for the bevy of Republican candidates looking to distinguish themselves in the crowded race to succeed Lynn Westmoreland in Georgia’s Third Congressional District. Jim Pace, a political rookie and wealthy businessman from Peachtree City who is partially self-funding his campaign, used some of the money from his sizable war chest to unveil his first television ad in the lead-up to the May 24 primary.

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How Can State and Local Agencies Better Collaborate on Cybersecurity?

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Some state governments, such as Massachusetts, have established formal plans to work with localities within their states on cybersecurity. However, as ransomware attacks proliferate across the country and strike big cities and small towns alike, state-level organizations say there needs to be greater IT security coordination between states and municipalities. Last month, the National Governors Association and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers released a report, “Stronger Together: State and Local Cybersecurity Collaboration,” designed to showcase best practices for such collaboration.

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With state and local governments beset by a precipitous rise in cyberattacks, new federal legislation might provide some necessary cover where needed. The State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act would create a grant program worth $400 million to finance cybersecurity efforts in communities across the country, according to a release. Eligible communities would be able to apply for funds, provided through the Department of Homeland Security, which would be allocated to assist in areas like vulnerability scanning and testing, cyberworkforce development and intelligence sharing, according to the bill text.

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U.S. Air Force and Microsoft partner to empower airmen with modern IT

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The U.S. Air Force is breaking the glass as a leader in harnessing the power of cloud, rapidly rolling out modern services to enable airmen to advance the mission through more effective collaboration. As part of their digital transformation journey to achieve global access, persistence, and awareness for the 21st century, the U.S. Air Force is deploying targeted workloads that allow airmen to focus on their missions rather than spending time managing IT infrastructure.

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