Cyber incident reporting law takes effect in Virginia

A new law gives all agencies and local governments 24 hours to report cybersecurity incidents to Virginia's fusion center.

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Rhode Island governor signs bill allowing internet voting

by • 6 hours ago

Opponents of online ballots urged Gov. Daniel McKee to veto the measure, pointing to concerns that internet voting isn't secure.

California firearms dashboard leaked personal information of 200,000 gun owners

by • 4 days ago

A mistake during an upgrade to the state's firearms data dashboard resulted in 200,000 people having their personal information exposed.

Virginia behavioral health dept. refreshes data system for young children

by • 5 days ago

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has refreshed a 17-year-old data system used for case management.

Nevada names IT division admin Timothy Galluzi as state CIO

by • 5 days ago

Officials confirmed that Timothy Galluzi, who’s headed the Enterprise IT Services Division since February, is the new state CIO.

Multiple state employment sites down after cyberattack on Geographic Solutions Inc.

by • 5 days ago

A cyberattack against Geographic Solutions Inc. has taken several state unemployment and workforce sites offline.

Michigan State University gets $10.5 million to expand statewide broadband

by • 1 week ago

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has awarded $10.5 million to Michigan State University and Merit Network.

New Mexico governor names Peter Mantos as new IT secretary

by • 1 week ago

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham named Peter Mantos, an IT industry veteran, as the state’s new IT secretary.

New York governor appoints state’s first ‘chief cyber officer’

by • 1 week ago

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul named Colin Ahern, a former New York City cybersecurity official, as the state's first chief cyber officer.

Former Virginia CIO Nelson Moe joins IT provider Iron Bow

by • 2 weeks ago

The move reunites Moe with former Virginia IT official Jonathan Ozovek, who compared their work relationship to "peanut butter and jelly."

New Mexico Supreme Court orders county commission to certify vote

by • 3 weeks ago

Judges ordered the Otero County Commission, which had cited falsehoods about voting equipment, to certify results of the June 7 primary.