Maryland health agency offline after cyberattack

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The Maryland Department of Health took many IT systems offline, including its main website, in response to a cyberattack.

Minnesota mapping official to lead NSGIC on interim basis

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Dan Ross, who's leaving state government in January, will temporarily serve as the organization's executive director.

Mission programs at the State Department greatly improved with data driven initiatives

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Smartronix VP, Jacquie Meriwether on the business case for data-led initiatives to improve the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in Latin America.

Mobile voting effort comes to D.C.

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The push for smartphone-enabled voting funded by venture capitalist Bradley Tusk is eying the nation's capital as its next proving ground.

Another city cryptocurrency? Austin could be next

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Austin, Texas, could become the third city with its own cryptocurrency, but officials there said they're still researching the technology.

California CIO Amy Tong moved into innovation role

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Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Tong, who's been the state CIO since 2016, to lead the California Office of Digital Innovation.

Flint, Mich., tap university researchers to boost financial transparency

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University of Michigan researchers plan to implement a new data standard in the to improve the city's financial reporting.

Florida school district acknowledges data breach in ransomware incident

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Broward County Public Schools, the nation's sixth-biggest district, sent out breach notification alerts nine months after a March attack.

What state agencies discovered using Zoom

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Zoom’s unified video communications platform expanded civic engagement. But state CIOs also discovered how it helps them pursue their ‘Top 10 IT Priorities.’