Battleground states have improved election security, but more can be done, report says
A look at how 12 battleground states have prepared for the election is cause for guarded optimism, New York University's Brennan Center for Justice found.
Texas partners with FireEye to fend off ransomware
A new bulk-purchasing agreement will give state and local agencies low-cost access to the company's cybersecurity offerings.
Why a think tank is connecting cybersecurity volunteers with election officials
Maya Worman, executive director of the University of Chicago Harris School's Election Cyber Surge says the program aims to let election officials "know they are not out to sea."
Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response
Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.
Election questions? Idaho's new Waston-powered chatbot has answers
The Idaho secretary of state's office this year implemented an IBM Watson assistant to answer voters' questions about absentee ballots, voter registration and polling places.
Schools remain 'easy target' for ransomware as Maze targets big K-12 systems
There's a "special place in hell" for ransomware actors who go after schools during the start to a chaotic academic year, one analyst told StateScoop.