House members to try again on state and local cyber grants

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The leaders of a House cybersecurity subcommittee said a new version of a grant program for state and local governments will be introduced "in the coming days."

Strategies to create user-centric digital services

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Cisco’s Marc Moffett explores new ways of looking at digital service integration that offer modern and secure interactions for employees and citizens.

Cyber should play a bigger role in state IT acquisition, NASCIO says

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Cybersecurity should be a leading consideration in government's technology purchases, particularly in light of the SolarWinds breach, according to a new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers.

Indiana 'very aggressive' on cyber partnerships with cities

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A new information-sharing law and inclusion in an NGA policy academy will grow Indiana's "whole-of-state" approach, CIO Tracy Barnes said.

Citing national security threat, task force urges broad action on ransomware

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A Ransomware Task Force created by industry groups last December has released what it calls a framework for an online scourge that's "basically everywhere."

Illinois to spend $80.5 million replacing 1970s data center

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The new facility is just one piece of a $45 billion statewide capital improvement initiative called "Rebuilding Illinois."

Indiana poised to increase cybersecurity info sharing among government

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The state is expected to enact legislation that will require state agencies and local governments to report all cyberattacks to the Indiana Office of Technology.

The future of work for state and local governments

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Cisco’s Marc Moffett discusses how state and local agencies can offer flexibility to their workforce, and address challenges around security and connectivity.

Former NSA director says state and local governments must 'optimize' cybersecurity

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Retired Army Gen. Keith Alexander urged state and local governments to form a "collective defense" against threats like ransomware.