Evan O’Mahoney

CISOs make a case for more state-local cybersecurity collaboration

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Collaboration "is the only way that we are doing to be able to move the needle when it comes to cybersecurity,” said North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson.

NYC debuts 'first' digital subway map of its kind

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The technology to show users the locations and directions of trains in near real time on their mobile devices wasn't available a few years ago, said the MTA's Kevin Call.

The 'real consequences' of ransomware against schools

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"It’s sort of a morbid joke that instead of a snow day, schools now have cyber days," one speaker said during an online talk on ransomware against K-12 schools.

LA Cyber Lab praised as model for cities sharing threat intelligence

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Cybersecurity officials said the nonprofit organization, founded in 2017, has helped make it easier for small businesses in Southern California defend themselves against online threats.

Iowa auditor faults state's $21M software contract paid by CARES Act

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Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand said the state misallocated $21 million in federal pandemic relief funding.

Michigan prepares to automate expungement of criminal records

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's signing of recent criminal-justice reform bills notches another victory for Code for America's "Clear My Record" program.

Virginia's new cloud-enabled data center went live

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A data center migration is "well ahead of schedule" for its 2022 completion, officials told StateScoop.

States' lack of emerging-tech governance is risky, NASCIO says

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New research published by NASCIO shows that state technology officials are interested in technologies like AI and chatbots, many states don't have the governance models to effectively adopt them.

Combatting election disinformation is 'whack-a-mole,' says New Mexico official

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"The misinformation and disinformation out there is ramping up to a crazy level," New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver said during an online conference.