Amy Tong

California publishes 'road map' for next five years of cybersecurity

by • 10 hours ago

State CIO Amy Tong said the plan is a "fundamental effort" to improve and standardize cybersecurity across a sprawling government enterprise.

California IT department 'high-risk' agency, auditor says

by • 2 months ago

In addition to insufficient oversight of the state's major IT projects, an audit also found weak information security practices across California.

California CIO joins rally against anti-Asian hate

by • 5 months ago

Amy Tong was one of several California officials to speak at a Stop Asian Hate event in Sacramento.

Five lessons state technology officials took from telework

by • 1 year ago

In an online event, IT officials said enabling entire state workforces to work from home stirred unexpected lessons about culture, cybersecurity and training.

California is building a 'portal of portals' for its data

by • 2 years ago

It's the latest step in the state's effort to simplify its digital services and encourage development of new tools for public safety, public health and beyond.

California CIO says wildfires website launched 'in record time'

by • 2 years ago

As the state's technology agency dials in to daily meetings for emergency response for fires and power outages, Amy Tong says her role remains one of support.

Procurement reform can help states transform in 'smaller chunks,' says California CIO

by • 3 years ago

California Chief Information Officer Amy Tong says digital transformation should focus heavily on business needs to be effective.

California lawmaker renews call for CIO's ouster after latest DMV gaffe

by • 3 years ago

Assemblyman Vince Fong says his call to California CIO Amy Tong is stronger than ever following failures of an automatic voter registration system.

California's new CIO sketches out a unified cyber strategy in wake of scrutiny

by • 5 years ago

Now that Amy Tong is taking the reins on a permanent basis for the state, she's laying out how she wants to overhaul its information security practices.