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21 states are probably getting new CIOs

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The biggest realignment in state leadership since 2010 means changes are coming for many chief information officers and the agencies they lead.

Big changes in store for state CIOs after 2018 elections

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

With 36 states electing governors, there could be major upheaval ahead for chief information officers and the strategic plans they oversee.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says state is ready to go to court with feds over net neutrality

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

"Bring it on," Inslee said at an event in Seattle on Tuesday.

Seattle invites public to comment on its surveillance technologies

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The city will host five public meetings in the coming weeks to ensure locals have a chance to be included in the evolution of the local government's privacy policy.

California DMV is way behind on issuing Real ID

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Struggling to issue the new cards, its offices must find a way to serve 23.5 million Real ID customers in the next two years.

California governor signs 'internet of things' cybersecurity bill

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

The law sets a cybersecurity standard for Silicon Valley's IoT manufacturers starting in 2020.

California net neutrality bill signed into law, prompting immediate federal lawsuit

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

The U.S. Justice Department sued the state moments after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation, which seeks to impose rules the FCC overturned in late 2017.

Gov. Jerry Brown orders audit of California DMV

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The state legislature failed last month to pass a proposal to audit the department, which has struggled with long wait times, IT outages and technical glitches for months.

California readies new security requirements for 'internet of things' devices

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

A bill raising security standards for all internet-connected devices sold in the state is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, but some experts say it still has flimsy language.

Gov. Jerry Brown says California will launch its 'own damn satellite' to fight climate change

by Benjamin Freed • 3 months ago

The state will partner with the geospatial imagery company Planet Labs to build the satellite, which will monitor pollution from orbit, the governor said.

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