Cybersecurity

MS-ISAC hits 10,000 members, eyes continued growth with local governments

by • 3 days ago

The cybersecurity association for state and local governments has swelled as the Center for Internet Security, the nonprofit that runs it, marks 20 years.

Congress needs to step up in ransomware fight, House cybersecurity panel chair says

by • 6 days ago

Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., said the Senate should follow the House's passage of a cybersecurity grant program for state and local governments.

How the pandemic messed up D.C.'s cybersecurity plans

by • 2 weeks ago

Facing budget constraints and a new cybersecurity model, Washington, D.C.'s CISO is bracing for an "interesting" 2021.

Small businesses need continued cybersecurity assistance through pandemic, officials say

by • 2 weeks ago

Officials from New York and Philadelphia said their cybersecurity education programs need to reach their communities just as much as they do city employees.

Firewalls, multi-factor authentication and lots of VPNs: How CISOs dealt with the pandemic

by • 3 weeks ago

Winners of the cybersecurity category of the StateScoop 50 Awards share how they've protected IT infrastructure through the pandemic-induced telework boom.

Want to collaborate on cyber? Just ask, city officials say

by • 4 weeks ago

Getting state and local governments to work together is all about knowing who to call and being persistent about it, speakers said during an online conference.

Governors endorse interstate cyber assistance in defense bill

by • 4 weeks ago

The National Governors Association backed a proposal that would allow National Guard units to respond remotely to cyber incidents across state lines.

One week out, election IT officials project calm, with caution

by • 4 weeks ago

With just seven days until Election Day, the tech officials in state election offices are making their final preparations for a historic day.

State leaders will ‘rethink’ traditional security parameters post-pandemic

by • 1 month ago

Okta’s Kelsey Nelson says states will be forced to change their approach to cybersecurity to accommodate the workforce after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

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