Cyber and digital services to remain top issues, NASCIO president says
As his term as NASCIO president winds down, New Hampshire CIO Denis Goulet pushed for his colleagues to hold the ground they've gained during the pandemic.
'You're going to want' BRM in your state, CIOs say
Four state CIOs shared their recent experience implementing business relationship management and navigating the challenges that followed.
States and localities got $350 billion. Here's how they're spending it on IT
Buoyed by the American Rescue Plan, CIOs have been able to make investments in new projects and "mundane stuff." But they're trying to be strategic about it.
House members to try again on state and local cyber grants
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."
The American Rescue Plan gives states a huge opportunity
With the possibility of the COVID-19 pandemic soon receding, New Hampshire CIO Denis Goulet warns against slipping into pre-pandemic thinking.
Will Congress ever fund state and local cybersecurity grants?
A $400 million grant program sought by NASCIO members and others passed the House in 2020, but got stuck in the Senate. The advocacy will continue into 2021.
Senators press CISA to do more to stop K-12 ransomware
Brandon Wales, the acting director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said ransomware is "quickly becoming a national emergency."
MS-ISAC hits 10,000 members, eyes continued growth with local governments
The cybersecurity association for state and local governments has swelled as the Center for Internet Security, the nonprofit that runs it, marks 20 years.
New Hampshire's Goulet to stay on as NASCIO president
The group extended the terms of its member leadership through 2021, and added two new members to its executive committee.