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Former Alaska CISO touts new statewide security contract

by • 3 years ago

Shannon Lawson said new Gov. Mike Dunleavy asked for his resignation, but praised a new contract that empowers all public entities in the state to buy cybersecurity tools.

Meet Alaska's first chief innovation officer

by • 3 years ago

Jason Schneider moved from Michigan to lead Alaska's IT modernization. He's also looking forward to the surfing and hiking.

In rural Alaska, new internet service is set to transform daily life

by • 3 years ago

The state's chief information officer says a recent tour of the region's new internet infrastructure revealed burgeoning opportunities for a once disconnected people.

States look for visibility while crafting future-ready technology budgets

by • 4 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, technology leaders from Alaska, Hawaii and Ohio weigh in on their budget environments and how they’re trying to fund tech.

With business unfinished, Alaska Deputy CIO Jim Steele moves on

by • 4 years ago

Though not entirely ready, he says the timing is right to return to the private sector.