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Outgoing Oregon CIO hired by state secretary's office

by • 1 year ago

Alex Pettit, whose official end date is July 1, will help Secretary of State Dennis Richardson's office develop elections infrastructure.

Oregon CIO Alex Pettit resigns

by • 1 year ago

The lead technology official and Gov. Kate Brown "mutually agreed" that it was time for a change, according to her office.

Cyber Oregon advances state's cybersecurity collaboration effort

by • 2 years ago

The initiative forms additional structure around information and resource sharing efforts between government entities, private businesses and universities.

Oregon advances CIO's office toward cybersecurity unification with new law, advisory council

by • 2 years ago

Isolated offices around the state have left Oregon IT vulnerable, but the passage of a new law creates a policy framework for change.

Cybersecurity audit shows tax, court and medical records at risk in Oregon

by • 3 years ago

Auditors didn't name a responsible party, and the state's CIO noted that accepting a certain degree of risk is just the way it goes in a budget-constrained organization like state government.

Oregon CIO Alex Pettit on health exchanges, FirstNet, IoT

by • 4 years ago

Oregon CIO Alex Pettit managed the transition from a state exchange to the federal one. He also told StateScoop about his experience with IoT and FirstNet.

Reese officially named CIO of Oklahoma

by • 5 years ago

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin officially named Bo Reese as the state’s chief information officer on Thursday. Reese had been serving as interim CIO since January.

Oregon CIO: cyber-attack may be motivated by politics

by • 5 years ago

Pettit, speaking on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s show Think Out Loud, called the breach, which forced officials to shut down applications on the site for nearly three weeks, a sophisticated attack by a sophisticated opponent.

Challenges face new CIOs in Oregon, Massachusetts

by • 6 years ago

Both Oregon and Massachusetts announced changes to their information technology leadership last week in moves that will ultimately affect three states going forward.

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