James Grant
Florida Chief Information Officer James Grant attends the National Association of State CIOs midyear conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on May 2, 2023. (Colin Wood / Scoop News Group)

Florida CIO James Grant to step down

Grant announced he plans to resign July 1 as head of the Florida Digital Service, the three-year-old agency he was instrumental in creating.
The cruise ship Harmony of the Seas
The cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, part of the Royal Caribbean International fleet, is seen moored at a quay in the Port of Miami on Dec. 23, 2020 (Daniel Slim / AFP via Getty Images)

Florida city cyber officer charged with cruise ship voyeurism

Kissimmee, Florida, fired its cybersecurity officer after he was charged with hiding a camera in a bathroom and capturing images of 150 passengers, including 40 children.
Hurricane Ian aftermath
Members of Virginia Task Force 2 Urban Search and Rescue receive a briefing before combing through the wreckage on Fort Myers Beach looking for victims of Hurricane Ian on Oct. 4 in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. (Win McNamee / Getty Images)

Florida CIO works through ‘organized chaos’ of Hurricane Ian response

Florida CIO Jamie Grant said the state's response to Hurricane Ian is "the first response that's ever had a truly digital component."