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Nearly $30 million will go to fund 18 broadband infrastructure projects with a goal of connecting 15,965 households and 703 businesses in rural North Carolina to high-speed internet as part of the 2020 Special Supplementary Round of the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Grant program.
The nationwide CyberStart America competition gives students in grades 9-12 an opportunity to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science while also earning chances to win prizes and recognition for their schools, as well as scholarships for themselves.
Cybersecurity professionals ensure that North Carolina's most private and important information and critical infrastructure are maintained and secured. Jobs in this field are expected to grow significantly.
The state Departments of Environmental Quality, Information Technology and Transportation were recently recognized by two national organizations for their innovative use of technology and leadership in government IT.
This digital inclusion program will expand healthcare and economic opportunities for disadvantaged groups in Macon, Madison and Mitchell counties.
The N.C. Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) announced today its new website aimed at educating K-12 students, school administrators and parents on the dangers of cyberattacks and how best to protect yourself from becoming a victim.
The N.C. 911 Board approved $9.9 million in grants from the state’s 911 Fund for seven counties and one municipality and $2.14 million for statewide projects.
The COVID-19 pandemic has proved challenging for North Carolinians without reliable and affordable high-speed internet service and adequate internet-enabled devices at home.
North Carolina Digital Inclusion Week aims to underscore the importance of digital equity and to prompt digital inclusion efforts across the state to improve broadband access, foster adoption, increase computer ownership and promote digital literacy.
The initiative is part of a month-long campaign by the N.C. Department of Information Technology to educate people about cybersecurity threats and ways they can guard against them.
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