In a flurry of legislative approvals June 2, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval added his signature to Assembly Bill 471, which formally stands up the Office of Cyber Defense Coordination within the Department of Public Safety. The move makes Nevada one of the latest states trying to shape its cybersecurity destiny with an office meant to coordinate and respond to the myriad threats circulating the Internet.
It’s that time of year again. You will soon see them at the supermarket parking lot, in front of government buildings and at the mall. No, I’m not talking about the Salvation Army bell ringers. I’m talking about signature gatherers – folks who, more often than not, are getting paid to gather signatures to qualify initiative petitions for the 2016 ballot.