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UC Berkeley group to study future of mobile voting


Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will head up a panel of election and cybersecurity experts to create some standards for the oft-criticized practice.

Survey finds alert systems and video surveillance are riskiest 'smart city' technologies


Researchers at the University of California asked a panel of cybersecurity pros to rate the vulnerabilities of popular smart-city technologies like traffic signals and open data sites.

Cities can do more to help underserved residents avoid cyberthreats, research says


A University of California think tank recommends that cities offer basic cybersecurity education to their low-income, elderly and non-English-speaking residents, who are at higher risk of being targeted online.

San Diego college students invest $1 million to create local blockchain economy


Smart cities firm DigitalTown wants to expand its digital-currency platform for cities to college towns.

STEM camps: Agencies, schools get in the game


A growing number of government agencies, schools, startups and traditional camps are offering tech programs that appeal to kids' inner technophiles.