States need cyber disruption response plans, NGA says
State governments need to assemble plans for treating cyberattacks more like disasters, a new paper by the National Governors Association recommends.
Colorado's IT office and secretary of state team up to provide mail-in ballot access to disabled voters
A new law will make it possible for the state's visually impaired voters to receive ballots electronically to fill out in the privacy of their own homes.
Colorado hires 'blockchain solution architect'
Thaddeus Batt, a former software executive, will lead the state's research into applying distributed-ledger technology to government functions.
What Colorado learned from treating a cyberattack like a disaster
When the state's transportation department saw last February that its initial response wasn't working, the governor called for additional help amid a ransomware infection that was spinning out of control.
Colorado is almost done migrating its huge benefits management system
State agencies, local governments and individuals will be able to start use the modern system in two months, Chief Technology Officer David McCurdy says.
States' spending on election security expected to pick up in 2019
States have only spent a sliver of their federal grant funding so far, but investment is expected to ramp up heading into the next presidential election.
Colorado considers blockchain for agricultural supply chain
A new bill in the state legislature would create an advisory group to look at distributed-ledger technology in managing farms and the food supply.
Officials worry next-generation 911 could expose operators to gory images
Some in emergency call centers say they're concerned with how the the introduction of photos and videos to 911 calls could affect their mental well-being.
Colorado attorney general hires a chief innovation officer to modernize casework
Lisa Neal-Graves, a lawyer and a former Intel executive, was appointed to the position last week — the first of its kind in any state attorney general's office.