Colorado county clerk blocked from overseeing elections after promoting conspiracy theories
A judge stripped Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters was of her election-supervision duties for sharing sensitive information with conspiracy theorists.
Missouri’s security chief steps down for role at WWT
After two decades with the state government, Meyer took a role as a consulting security architect for World Wide Technology's SLED practice.
Biden approves CISA study of K-12 cybersecurity
DHS's cyber agency will be tasked with investigating the risks and vulnerabilities faced by school districts and developing robust recommendations.
Ransomware actor pressures school district by emailing parents
Parents in the Allen, Texas, Independent School District received an email threatening the release of stolen data. An analyst called it a "a shift in tactics and escalation."
Many Kansas school districts never scan for vulnerabilities, auditor finds
The state's education commissioner said districts are not equipped to adhere to basic cybersecurity standards.
Enterprise cybersecurity is new Washington CIO's top priority
Bill Kehoe, who joined state government Aug. 1 after four years in Los Angeles County, said he wants to instill a common "sense of urgency" across the state.
New Hampshire CISO Daniel Dister joins Biden administration
Dister, who'd been with the state since 2017, will help carry out President Biden's executive order strengthening software standards and breach-notification rules, the White House said.
Arizona opens new cybersecurity operations center
Officials also renamed an information-sharing program between state agencies as the AZ-ISAC.
Mobile voting booster Bradley Tusk to spend another $10 million to build new system
Tusk is partnering with some of his former critics to develop a new mobile-voting platform he hopes can be used eventually by "millions of voters."
House members want K-12 cyber funds in reconciliation
Six members signed a letter aimed at getting including education-sector cybersecurity included in a mammoth $3.5 billion budget bill.