cybersecurity special

Cybersecurity — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report

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In this report, StateScoop & EdScoop explore the ways information security — and the people who lead those efforts — is changing in the public sector.

'Cybersecurity is homeland security'

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Tim Roemer, Arizona's chief information security officer and homeland security director, talks about why cybersecurity isn't just an IT issue anymore.

Cities employed new cybersecurity strategies during the pandemic

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The massive surges in digital services and remote work have forced city IT leaders to refine and expand their security policies.

Why patching our way out of the ransomware problem is so hard

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Ransomware gets a lot of attention, but there's a critical aspect of these attacks that's not talked about enough.

Will a cyberattack take down next-generation 911?

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NENA's Brandon Abley says that although the next generation of 911 will be more complex, its distributed nature will make it hard for bad actors to take down.

Missouri governor accuses newspaper of 'hacking' state website

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A St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter notified a state agency that it was exposing sensitive personal data. Gov. Mike Parson wants the paper investigated.

Enterprise cybersecurity is new Washington CIO's top priority

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Bill Kehoe, who joined state government Aug. 1 after four years in Los Angeles County, said he wants to instill a common "sense of urgency" across the state.