Study: Governments struggle against more frequent and sophisticated ransomware

by • 7 months ago

A new report by the consulting firm Deloitte finds that state and local governments continue to lack the resources and workforces to defend against ransomware.

NASCIO elects new heads of corporate leadership council

by • 11 months ago

The association highlights the importance of its corporate membership at this year’s annual conference.

What state CIOs can learn from Texas’ identity and access solutions

by • 2 years ago

By moving to centralize identity and access solutions, Texas IT officials have laid the groundwork to lower costs and unify users’ online experience.

How state agencies can streamline users' online experience using IAM

by • 2 years ago

A modern identity and access management platform plays a central role in the overhaul of the portal.

Three 'bold plays' for improving state cybersecurity

by • 2 years ago

Deloitte & Touche LLP Principal Srini Subramanian introduces the 2018 NASCIO-Deloitte Cyber Study and the bold plays the report recommends state chief information security officers consider.

Arkansas' $340 million government assistance software contract is under protest

by • 2 years ago

The contract would replace the state's government-assistance enrollment software that it first attempted to replace in 2013.

Experts optimistic that AI could save government billions of hours through automation

by • 3 years ago

By freeing workers from mundane tasks, officials and analysts say artificial intelligence could enable government to focus more closely on its mission.

Diversity, collaboration central to Rhode Island CIO's management style

by • 3 years ago

In his first government role, recently-appointed state Chief Information Officer Bijay Kumar says he's looking for allies to turn around the state's flagging IT projects.

Report: U.S. will fall behind on 5G without massive fiber investment

by • 3 years ago

To remain a global leader in the next generation of wireless technology, the U.S. will need to spend at least 30 billion on fiber optics within the next several years, according to an industry report.