Tags Cybersecurity

Election officials ask Congress for new wave of security funding

by • 7 days ago

But there are disagreements over how many strings should be attached if the federal government offers states more money.

Michigan hires new cybersecurity chief from within

by • 1 week ago

Chris DeRusha, previously the state's deputy chief security officer, now takes the lead on its cybersecurity efforts.

State's voting machines pose 'clear and present danger,' warns Pennsylvania election security commission

by • 3 weeks ago

In a new report, the body urges the state to replace its touchscreen-based machines with those producing paper ballots as soon as possible.

Ransomware attack on Akron, Ohio takes down 311 service amid major snowstorm

by • 3 weeks ago

State and federal officials are investigating the attack, though the city says it did not affect its storm preparations or ability to get the streets plowed.

Ransomware attack takes down city services in Sammamish, Washington

by • 4 weeks ago

The city says it's now working with a security firm to identify its attacker and measure data loss.

How the Utah government got a handle on 60,000 devices

by • 4 weeks ago

Two years ago, the state didn't know what was on its network. Now, state CISO Phil Bates says it's automating security processes on a well-managed inventory.

Washington state's new CISO is the final piece of IT agency's transformation, CIO says

by • 4 weeks ago

Ronald Buchanan said WaTech has faced some rough times but that the time has arrived to regain its fellow statewide agencies' trust.

States still getting federal cyber intel amid shutdown, but unsure for how much longer

by • 4 weeks ago

The month-long shutdown is affecting how much information about cyberthreats the federal government can pass on to states, a former DHS leader says.

San Leandro, Calif. deploys 'moving target data protection' to streetlight network

by • 4 weeks ago

Using new technology from a company called Cryptomove, the city says it can turn thousands of its "internet of things" devices into security assets.

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