GSA releases 'de-risking' handbook for state technology projects
Published on Github, the guide is designed to help non-technical budgeting officials grasp modern software-development best practices.
Idaho launches budgeting portal, hoping to rebuild public trust
State Controller Brandon Woolf says he has plans to encourage data reporting across the state and regain trust from a disillusioned public.
NGA selects six states for election cybersecurity policy academy
Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia will spend the next six months studying election security to come up with plans ahead of the 2020 election.
Idaho plans to hire a cybersecurity specialist for elections
The new position would be responsible for monitoring threats against the state's voter registration database and coordinating with county-level officials.
14 years and counting — Greg Zickau retained as Idaho's CIO under new governor
The longtime Idaho state technology official has been reappointed alongside his boss, Jeffrey Weak.
Technology vendors want better communication from state government
State IT procurement has long been frustrating for both sides, but industry associations are trying to smooth things over.
DMV service outages in Idaho shaping up as major issue in November election
The governor says fixing the driver's license system is one of the state's highest priorities.
Idaho inmates exploit tablets, stealing $225,000 in multimedia credits
The company providing the tablets says the vulnerability has been patched, and the service discontinued until inmates reimburse for the content they stole.
Idaho state government hacked twice in three days
Damage was minimal, but the attacks underscore a repeated call from the governor for increased cybersecurity awareness and training throughout the state.