States need better data recovery to forestall ransomware threats
A third of state government officials in a new survey have experienced a ransomware attack; a majority still need help improving data recovery and response capabilities.
Acquisition constraints slow state agencies’ push to the cloud
Acquisition capabilities and contract vehicles curb states’ shift to cloud technologies even as agency IT executives want more cloud investment over next three years, report says.
State agency leaders focusing more on cloud IT investments, survey says
Growing capabilities among states to provision cloud applications and services will enable them move from on-site data centers to the cloud over the next three years.
Identity, access tools essential to IT security, but states lag on implementation
State and local government officials in a new survey foresee identity and access management tools addressing a multitude of IT issues, but fewer than one-third have the tools in place.
Improving cybersecurity visibility at state and local government agencies
Report highlights security gaps in state and local government networks as IT leaders manage an increasing diversity of computing assets.