Tips to improve cybersecurity with a data-analytics nerve center
New report shows how coordinated, data-driven security platforms can help state IT leaders fortify cybersecurity defense against potential threats.
A potluck invitation generated a 'Reply All-pocalypse' in Utah
An invitation to a holiday party meant for fewer than 100 people went out all 22,000 state employees, leading to 12 minutes of email madness before Utah's IT agency shut down the thread.
With cybersecurity hot, now is the time to open government
Commentary: Opening data isn’t at odds with IT security, but supports it, says the executive director of the National Freedom of Information Coalition.
North Dakota coordinates statewide Hour of Code
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.
Cybersecurity takes yet another slot on NASCIO's Top Ten Priorities list for 2019
"Identity and Access Management" has debuted on the list as a top priority for state chief information officers.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown appoints statewide CIO
Terrence Woods, who has spent the last eight months as the state's acting CIO, has been named the permanent replacement to Alex Pettit, who quit in February.
Ohio pushes for air traffic control system for drones in latest strategic plan
An official from the state's transportation department said it can't focus only on building out more highway lanes forever.
Self-driving shuttles will soon begin public testing in Rhode Island
During a one-year pilot, the state transportation department will monitor how the new technology can augment public transit in Providence.
Illinois CIO Kirk Lonbom announces retirement
From undercover police officer to statewide chief information officer, Lonbom now wraps up nearly four decades of public service.
Ohio Governor-elect Mike DeWine names statewide IT chief
Ervan Rodgers, who's been the IT chief in the attorney general office since 2015, will become Ohio's next statewide CIO when DeWine takes office in January.