Nikhil Deshpande, Georgia's chief digital officer, has taken an added role as the state's chief AI officer. He wants to publish AI guidelines "sooner rather than later."
Steve Hodges, an IT security manager at the Georgia Department of Revenue, was named as the state's new chief information security officer.
Allen, who had served as Georgia's statewide CISO since 2019, stepped down earlier this month for a private sector job.
Dmitry Kagansky, the state’s chief cloud officer, takes over the CTO role recently vacated by Steve Nichols.
Steve Nichols, who was hired as Georgia's chief technology officer in 2002 and served five CIOs, is joining the consulting firm Gartner.
Users don't care how state agencies function, says the state's chief digital officer, only that they get they can find the critical information they need.
Ransomware incidents in Baltimore and Jackson County, Georgia, and are extending a run of cyberattacks on state and local governments that officials say will likely continue.