Utah CIO Mike Hussey named new NASCIO vice president

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Hussey joins the association's executive committee following the recent job change of former North Carolina CIO Eric Boyette.

Audit finds severe vulnerabilities in Voatz mobile voting app

by Benjamin Freed • 3 weeks ago

The audit, which was authorized by Voatz itself, upheld findings of a February report by MIT that the company has tried to dispute.

Wyoming lawmakers advance digital driver's license bill

by Ryan Johnston • 4 weeks ago

After a pilot testing the technology in 2017, Wyoming lawmakers are joining a growing trend, laying down laws that would allow for device-based identification.

Utah bill explores taking mobile voting statewide

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

Legislation that would order election officials to study the feasibility of mobile voting statewide has already passed the state House, and is making its way through the Utah Senate.

Great user experience starts with understanding customers, says Colorado CIO

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Long before anyone consumes a service or downloads an app, government needs to understand what people want and need, says Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek.

MIT researchers find vulnerabilities in Voatz mobile voting app

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

Researchers claimed they found flaws that allowed them to alter ballots or compromise voters' anonymity, but Voatz said their findings were based on an outdated version of the app.

Mobile-voting firm balks at Oregon senator's concern over security

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

The company, Voatz, said Sen. Ron Wyden's letter asking his home state to reconsider the use of its mobile-voting app "increases the fear of technology."

After Iowa Dems' caucus app mess, election officials distance themselves

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

As a malfunctioning app delayed results of Iowa's presidential caucuses, state and local election officials reminded people that they were not involved.

States name three ways feds can help with cybersecurity

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

NASCIO is still looking for regulatory reform, along with the passage of two cybersecurity aid bills.

Mobile voting arrives for 1.2 million Seattle-area voters

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

Voters around Seattle will be able to use a smartphone to cast ballots for a seat on an environmental board, but warnings about online voting still abound.