New cybersecurity coordinators will bridge feds to states, senator says
Sen. Maggie Hassan said that improving cyber defenses begins with "supercharging" the relationship between federal, state and local governments.
CISA boosts anti-ransomware messaging for local government
The federal cybersecurity agency said the new campaign is aimed at preventing cyberattacks against K-12 school systems and organizations battling COVID-19.
'StateRAMP' group aims to grade state and local vendors' security
Modeled after FedRAMP for federal cloud providers, StateRAMP seeks to bring vendor standardization to state and local government.
Biden relief proposal includes $350 billion for state and local government
While none of the money is targeted directly at IT, state and local governments would be able to use the money flexibly to cover a broad range of expenses.
Modernization and security funding tops NASCIO's legislative agenda
The group's annual federal priorities also include the FCC's oversight of broadband coverage and a long-running goal of harmonizing cybersecurity regulations.