West Virginia 'one-stop shop' helps communities follow ARPA rules
As local governments receive federal relief funding, the state is offering software that helps them meet spending and reporting rules.
California auditor calls tech bureau 'slow' on cybersecurity
State CISO Vitaliy Panych disagreed with the audit's findings and cited the pandemic's ongoing challenges.
Audit of Honolulu's IT modernization efforts has city officials sparring
Honolulu CIO Mark Wong claims an audit of his agency's IT modernization efforts misrepresents the city's successful technology projects over the past eight years.
Ohio paid unemployment benefits to 141,000 dead people during pandemic, auditor says
A recent audit cited old technology and relaxed controls to expedite claims as chief causes of nearly $4 billion in inappropriate payments.
Missouri auditor finds cyber hygiene lapses across local governments
A compilation of 11 audits of local governments and courts found common lapses in cyber hygiene, including weak password practices and a lack of backups.
North Dakota IT audit to include review of election tech
State Auditor Joshua Gallion said the routine technology audit will not be like the recent ballot reviews seen in Arizona and other states.
Oregon IT audit highlights cyber policy gaps
The state’s technology division agreed with auditor recommendations but cited challenges with IT’s decentralized structure.
California IT department 'high-risk' agency, auditor says
In addition to insufficient oversight of the state's major IT projects, an audit also found weak information security practices across California.
Review of Georgia's voting machines found no foul play
The Dominion Voting Systems equipment, which is the target of baseless rumors promoted by President Donald Trump, was an "unqualified success," officials said.