Georgia's new CIO to focus on customer service and citizen engagement

Broadband, said Georgia CIO Shawnzia Thomas, is also a priority as the state continues to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Texas aims to emulate FedRAMP with 'TexRAMP' for cloud vendors

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A new cloud security program is one of several new cybersecurity programs underway in Texas, which also plans to recruit volunteer incident response teams.

California tech department stops charging agencies for security services

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A change in the state's new budget means agencies no longer have to reimburse the California Department of Technology for cybersecurity functions.

$1B for state and local cyber grants in Senate infrastructure deal

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Dedicated cybersecurity grants would be made available over four years, according to an outline of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan.

Infrastructure deal to offer $65 billion for broadband expansion

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The tentative $1.2 trillion deal negotiated by a bipartisan Senate group offers less for broadband than the $100 billion the White House initially sought.

New NASCIO brief explores evolution of 'broker' role

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As CIOs' offices mature, NASCIO recommends embracing the practice of business relationship management, which blends the roles of customer and vendor management.

Missouri eyes IT overhaul with Rescue Plan funding

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Chief Information Officer Jeffrey Wann said he wants to bring residents the same quality of service he gets when ordering from Domino's.

Breach of Florida unemployment site affects nearly 58,000 accounts, state says

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State officials said malicious actors may have accessed the personal information, including bank account numbers, of people who filed for unemployment payments.

Embracing a multi-cloud mindset

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IT leaders from USDA, U.S. Marshals Service and the State of Montana share lessons learned on growing and maturing multi-cloud IT environments.

Beeck Center, NGA launch 'Data Labs' to help states recover from pandemic

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Housing and homelessness, small business support, higher education and workforce are the program's four focus areas.

Modernization is like fixing an air conditioner, Illinois CISO says

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Retiring legacy systems, Illinois CISO Adam Ford said during a CrowdStrike event, is like "replacing the air conditioner before it goes out."