Florida's IT agency struggling to hold key employees
Half of the state's cybersecurity board is vacant and key leaders — including the CISO and chief data officer — stepped down in recent months.
Cyber VC forms advisory group aimed at state and local markets
NightDragon, a Silicon Valley fund with past investments in the likes of FireEye, has recruited advisers in major state capitals to help its portfolio companies.
Breach of Florida unemployment site affects nearly 58,000 accounts, state says
State officials said malicious actors may have accessed the personal information, including bank account numbers, of people who filed for unemployment payments.
Florida budget adds $37 million in cybersecurity spending
The state's new budget follows recommendations issued earlier this year by a 15-member task force.
Real-time data is essential, Florida and Ohio CIOs say
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers and Florida transportation CIO Greg Smiley said around-the-clock data and services are becoming the norm.
Florida county says new software is keeping property taxation fair
The St. Johns County, Florida, property appraiser said a contract with TrueRoll is ensuring property owners who are eligible for an exemption get one.
Miami-Dade County, Fla., appoints full-time CIO
Margaret Brisbane had been serving as interim chief information officer of the nearly three million-person county since February.
Florida privacy bill tanks over individuals' right to sue
Lawmakers could not agree in time whether Florida residents should be allowed to individually sue businesses for mishandling user data.
States continue tinkering with their unemployment systems
States are still ironing out the policies, procedures and technologies that will allow their unemployment insurance platforms to scale for massive demand.