Iowa CISO Jeff Franklin departs after more than decade

by • 4 weeks ago

Jeff Franklin, who also served briefly as the state's interim CIO, was hired to lead its cybersecurity efforts in 2009.

Cybersecurity, consolidation mature in Alaska as new governor takes office

by • 1 year ago

Alaska CISO Shannon Lawson says the state is now preparing to make an unprecedented investment in cybersecurity tools from a variety of vendors.

Three 'bold plays' for improving state cybersecurity

by • 1 year ago

Deloitte & Touche LLP Principal Srini Subramanian introduces the 2018 NASCIO-Deloitte Cyber Study and the bold plays the report recommends state chief information security officers consider.

San Francisco's new CISO comes from Kaiser Permanente, Deloitte

by • 2 years ago

The recent hire fills a gap in the city's IT security leadership that been left without a full-time replacement since May.

For funding, Colorado cybersecurity chief says strategy first

by • 3 years ago

Using her own state as an example, Colorado CISO Debbi Blyth says legislators are more willing to invest in cybersecurity if they can see specific strategies to measure success.

San Diego cybersecurity chief shares 3 ways to shield cities from attacks

by • 3 years ago

Data, partnerships and IoT security are named as essential ingredients for a strong cybersecurity strategy.

A chip off the Ed Block — Texas confirms Nancy Rainosek as CISO replacement

by • 3 years ago

As the state nears completion on a vast legacy consolidation push, Rainosek replaces Ed Block to lead statewide cybersecurity policy and standards that keep state-owned infrastructure and data safe.