2020 in review

When the pandemic broke the traditional security model

by • 2 months ago

Why agency leaders need to reset their assumptions about authentication and look to a better model for security across their network.

Cybersecurity, funding challenges ahead in 2021, says NASCIO

by • 3 months ago

While 2020 presented many challenges, state governments will face new ones in the coming year, two leaders from NASCIO said.

COVID-19 made geospatial leaders ‘front page news’

by • 3 months ago

The pandemic, and the need to use digital mapping to respond to it, elevated the role of GIS leaders in state governments.

Will Congress ever fund state and local cybersecurity grants?

by • 3 months ago

A $400 million grant program sought by NASCIO members and others passed the House in 2020, but got stuck in the Senate. The advocacy will continue into 2021.

2020 — A StateScoop and EdScoop Special Report

by • 3 months ago

The lessons state, city and education technology leaders learned from the most tumultuous year in memory.

Cities are just getting started with COVID-19 engagement

by • 3 months ago

The health crisis has forced city officials to completely rethink they connect to their constituents, and to start experimenting with new engagement strategies.

How cities rediscovered data and digitalization in 2020

by • 3 months ago

When cities sent employees home as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, many also contemplated whether they could maintain even the most basic public services.