Maricopa County

Mississippi election websites hit by Election Day DDoS incident

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Websites operated by the Mississippi secretary of state were offline for part of Election Day, though the outage did not affect voting.

Advancing AI/ML in state and local government

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IT experts from Arizona and HPE discuss ways AI/ML are helping to advance the work of the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

Maricopa County, Ariz., finds partisan ballot review was incorrect, misleading

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County officials issued a lengthy rebuttal to the partisan review of 2.1 million ballots demanded by supporters of former President Trump.

Phoenix flexes data-driven government during pandemic

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"Almost real-time" insights to budgeting data during the COVID-19 pandemic helped the city avoid cutting services or instating furloughs, officials said.

Maricopa County, Ariz., to obtain all-new voting equipment after third-party ballot review

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The county spent $6.5 million in 2019 on voting equipment, which will now be replaced over worries the state Senate's partisan ballot review compromised election security.

Ballot review could force Maricopa County, Ariz., to spend millions on new voting equipment

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An election law expert said the "audit" of more than 2.1 million ballots by an unqualified firm could force the county to buy entirely new voting technology.

Election disinformation was a 'game changer,' Maricopa County, Ariz., CISO says

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Lester Godsey, CISO for the nation's fourth-largest county, told an RSA Conference panel that government cybersecurity teams need to make countering disinformation a core service.

Pre-pandemic foundations were essential to counties' tech success

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County executives featured in the 2020 LocalSmart Awards say the establishment of good technology infrastructure before the pandemic made the response easier.

As pandemic unfolded, local governments turned to projects new and old

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Winners of the 2020 LocalSmart awards for IT projects say the pandemic accelerated some efforts, and leaned on the success of others already underway.

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