Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an editorial fellow for Scoop News Group. At work, she writes for StateScoop and EdScoop, but in her free time, Betsy likes to practice her David Attenborough impression. She loves the First Amendment, Washington D.C., and Jane Austen. Betsy is a recent graduate of Texas Christian University. Go Frogs!

State

North Dakota coordinates statewide Hour of Code

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

The state says it's the first to coordinate such an event across a state's K-12 and higher education systems. More than 6,000 students participated.

State

Cybersecurity takes yet another slot on NASCIO's Top Ten Priorities list for 2019

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

"Identity and Access Management" has debuted on the list as a top priority for state chief information officers.

City

Philadelphia's CDO steps down, prompting reorganization

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

After seven years with the city, Tim Wisniewski will end his role as Philadelphia's chief data officer at the New Year.

City

New York City child services gives new tablet computers to all child abuse investigators

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

More than 2,000 caseworkers will be equipped with Microsoft Surface Pro devices, which will give them access to critical files while in the field, the city says.

City

Raising low cybersecurity awareness in local government a matter of culture, training

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

DC CyberWeek panel urges local government leaders to build a culture of cybersecurity awareness to guard against threats.

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