Rutgers study finds local governments use outdated technology

January 20, 2016

But local government agencies and other organizations can become technologically proficient to understand and manage their technology risks, according to the Bloustein Local Government Research Center.

As stated by the center, there are six interrelated categories of risk: cyber security, legal, operational, financial, “reputational” and societal.

Marc Pfeiffer, assistant director and senior policy fellow at the center, spoke about the risks local government agencies face. Pfeiffer also authored the research study about managing technology risks through technical proficiency.

Daily Targum, January 20

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