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North Carolina high school and college students teamed with volunteer mentors to use publicly available data to address social and economic problems affecting their state and community.

911 telecommunicators historically have not been recognized as part of the public safety network.

The order directs the state chief information officer and the NCDIT to develop a policy that prohibits the use of TikTok, WeChat and potentially other applications on state agency IT systems in a manner that presents an unacceptable cybersecurity risk.

NCDIT's Division of Broadband and Digital Equity recently posted a request for proposals to identify one or more vendors to provide risk management services for its implementation of Governor Roy Cooper’s plan to close the digital divide.

The N.C. Department of Information Technology's Broadband Infrastructure Office Director Angie Bailey was named N.C. Tech Association's 2022 Tech Woman of the Year. NCDIT also had four finalists in awards for data analytics, cybersecurity, public safety and health care.

NASCIO gave State Government IT awards to the N.C. Departments of Public Safety and Health and Human Services, along with six other finalists from state agencies.

Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Following the damage and destruction Hurricane Ian left across North Carolina and the Southeast last week, state officials are also warning all North Carolinians to be on higher alert for online scams and threats. 

The North Carolina 911 Board has awarded grants that will benefit 911 call centers in 11 counties and cities across the state. The board also is opening a new round of funding for cooperation and enhancements by local public safety answering points around the state.

North Carolina's "A" grade is the state's highest ranking ever on the national biennial survey administered by the Center for Digital Governance to evaluate state governments’ use of digital technologies.

The PSAP Managers Meeting brings together emergency telecommunicators from across the state to discuss 911-related topics of interest from a state and national perspective. The N.C. 911 Board is chaired by NCDIT Secretary Jim Weaver.