Steps Toward Success along the Cybersecurity Journey

ORLANDO, FL (January 13, 2021) – The recent massive cybersecurity attack on the U.S. government underscores what our industry has been saying, or more accurately- shouting, for years: security is paramount for public sector IT. It turns out the breach of federal agencies’ systems reported in mid-December involved hackers taking advantage of a vulnerability in […]

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IT Modernization is Necessary for Improving Voter Confidence

ORLANDO, FL (December 16, 2020) – Voter confidence is top of mind for elections officials across the country following the 2020 General Election. To bolster public trust and improve public perception in our democratic processes, in a recent article Civix Government President Mike Wons says the industry must embrace IT modernization to facilitate greater transparency. […]

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Civix Client Success: Pontchartrain Levee District

NEW ORLEANS, LA (December 10, 2020) – After more than 40 years of pushing for a levee system to protect St. John, St. Charles, and St. James Parishes against storm surge from an unobstructed Lake Pontchartrain, locals’ fear became reality. In 2012, Hurricane Isaac quickly inundated the area a wave of lake water, flooding thousands […]

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4 Major GovTech Takeaways from the 2020 General Election

ORLANDO, FL (December 8, 2020) – While terms like “unprecedented” and “new normal” seem to apply to virtually every aspect of life in 2020, it is important to consider the extraordinary and lasting impact the pandemic has had on our nation’s elections. COVID-19 forced those who administer elections to quickly adopt fresh approaches in order […]

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Civix Establishes Services Focused on Veterans

NEW ORLEANS, LA (November 19, 2020) – On Veterans Day, our nation paused to honor those who have served in the military. The effort to support veterans carries on year-round though; for many veterans, their sacrifice does not end when they return home. Many struggle with the transition back to civilian life, which can be […]

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After the Election, a Time for Reflection

WINDSOR, CT (November 2, 2020) – The 2020 election, like so many other things in our lives, presents unprecedented new challenges in the age of COVID-19. Massive increases in the numbers of mail-in and absentee ballots, as well as record turnout numbers throughout the country, are putting massive pressure on our elections systems and the […]

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How Airports Will Rebound from COVID-19

NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 27, 2020) – Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, millions of lives have been taken, economies have been crippled and all aspects of life have been disrupted. Certainly, one of the industries most affected by this crisis has been aviation. Today, words and phrases like “unprecedented” and “the new normal” are used […]

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Tod Ewasko, Civix VP of DevOps, On Modernizing GovTech

ORLANDO, FL (October 19, 2020) – The world is rapidly changing, and the Covid-era has underscored the longstanding need to modernize government technology. Public agencies that were ahead of the curve when the pandemic struck were able to continue meeting mission expectations, while those relying on legacy and paper-based systems fell short. The crisis revealed […]

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Civix Launches Powerful Transit Solution Ahead of PTASP Deadline

NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 5, 2020) – Today, Civix launched its new Transit Safety & Operations Compliance System (TSOCS), a fully-integrated software solution that helps transportation system operators minimize risk, increase safety, and comply with the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) Final Rule. Under the PTASP, certain operators must have a safety plan in […]

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