Currently, NYC offers both payments and adjudications of parking tickets online, via mail or in person, but the City is also interested in learning about mobile solutions that could allow residents to fulfill these actions in a more convenient way via smartphones or other mobile devices. Cybersecurity Personnel and Intelligence: The Department also notes that each covered entity would be required to employ personnel adequate to manage the entity’s cybersecurity risks and perform the core cybersecurity functions of identify, protect, detect, respond and recover.” The costs of employing and training such personnel, or outsourcing these responsibilities to third parties, will be significant for any insurer that aspires to comply with the forthcoming regulations.
Audits: Not only does the Department contemplate annual penetration testing” (controlled attacks on computer systems that identify security weaknesses) and quarterly vulnerability assessments” (cataloguing and categorizing vulnerabilities in the system through risk analysis), but it also lays out the specifics of maintaining an audit trail” system.
Now a very strange state of affairs has been created: two of the people now in the public eye by virtue of this scandal, a Commissioner and her lover as another public official working for her, were integrally involved in setting real property assessment values for the Yankee Stadium land, something that almost all informed individuals probably think was manipulated.
As the commissioners must, no doubt be aware, some of the most important alternatives under evaluation at this moment in terms of what can and should be done with the Brooklyn Heights Library involve working with the New York City Department of Design and Construction to effect normal repairs (including just fixing the air conditioning- which the Department previously opined was in good shape).
Those promoting library sales and taking real estate out of the hands of the public, supporting so-called public-private” partnerships for new construction like in the instant case, have worked to make the New York City Department of Design and Construction into a bogeyman to be side-stepped at all costs (even though the department’s figures for library construction were the merest fraction of what was proposed with the Offensend/NYPL Central Library Plan).