Press Releases

The North Carolina 911 Board is providing North Carolina residents with technological improvements to 911 communications across the state through the Next Generation 911 (NG911) initiative. These advancements, which include the Emergency Services IP Network (ESInet), ensure that N.C.

Gov. Roy Cooper is urging the public to be vigilant of phishing emails, ransomware attacks and other cyberthreats, following recent world events. This message comes following a warning Saturday by the U.S.

While it may seem that internet is universal, there are still areas of North Carolina that lack the infrastructure, called broadband, to support high-speed internet in addition to residents who lack the technology to use it.

Internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives can now apply for $15 million in state funding aimed at helping bring high-speed internet access to rural parts of North Carolina.

Governor Roy Cooper announced high-speed internet will expand in in Columbus County thanks to a $7.9 million federal ReConnect Pilot Program grant.

All North Carolina high school girls in grades 9-12 can try out their cybersecurity skills for a chance to win prizes and potentially discovery their future career, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

The North Carolina Department of Information Technology (NC DIT) was honored by NC TECH, a professional association dedicated to promoting technology and innovation in North Carolina, at its 2019 Awards Gala Thursday, Nov. 21, in Raleigh.

The N.C. Department of Public Safety's Emergency Management Division and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Public Health received State IT Recognition Awards for technology aimed at connecting residents to government services in efficient, reliable and secure ways.

Eric Boyette, secretary of the N.C. Department of Information Technology and the state's chief information officer, has been elected president of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers.

North Carolina has joined other states, government agencies, businesses and individuals in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month to bring awareness to the impact cybersecurity threats and breaches have on the public and to encourage people to stay safe online by protecting their online data and privacy.