States name three ways feds can help with cybersecurity

by Colin Wood • 7 days 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 • 7 days 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.

Colorado names former Oregon CIO Alex Pettit as CTO

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Pettit, now helping to lead his third state IT organization, said he's looking forward to discovering how technologies like AI and blockchain can improve citizen services.

Vermont to start using blockchain for cannabis tracking

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Since decriminalizing the drug in 2018, state CIO John Quinn says interest in growing licenses has skyrocketed.

Washington, Pennsylvania consider blockchain for identity management

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

At the intersection of cybersecurity and citizen experience, IAM could be improved by blockchain, said two top technology officials.

North Carolina municipalities get state’s help on ransomware protection

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

State CIO Eric Boyette says North Carolina’s cybersecurity resources are being deployed to aid local governments where they’re needed most.

Senator wants Pentagon cybersecurity review of mobile voting app Voatz

by Benjamin Freed • 3 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants the Defense Department to look under the hood of Voatz, which he says has not been transparent about how its technology works.

New Mexico's erratic purchasing has 'almost no oversight'

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

A new report says the state's inability to track or standardize its purchases is costing New Mexico millions.

Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek shares her three WIGs

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

From blockchain to firewall migration, the state’s top technology official is managing a lot. Here are her top three “wildly important goals.”

Mississippi tallying ‘big wins’ in cybersecurity

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

State CIO Craig Orgeron said new legislation and policy is helping the state mature, but a recent audit shows there’s still room to improve.