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'Wall that damn thing off': What government CIOs can do to improve cybersecurity
The number of new applications and new devices coming into use means governments have to architect their networks for defense, San Francisco CIO Linda Gerull said.
Maine to modernize fingerprinting, criminal history records with federal grant
Planned upgrades include an automated fingerprinting identification system to be shared by Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
On cybersecurity, many local governments still lack strategic or disruption response plans
A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that while local governments are increasingly adopting cybersecurity training for employees, they often lack cyber planning.
For election security, a little identity management could go a long way
Commentary: Ted Girard, a vice president at identity management firm Okta, encourages state and local election offices to use strong identity management security practices.
Agencies provisioning more applications should consider cloud-based IAM, says expert
In a podcast interview, Okta’s Ted Girard explains why a centralized identity and access management (IAM) platform represents an increasingly important strategy for CIOs to consider.
Identity, access tools essential to IT security, but states lag on implementation
State and local government officials in a new survey foresee identity and access management tools addressing a multitude of IT issues, but fewer than one-third have the tools in place.
NYC wants to add payment chips to its municipal ID cards
With an eye on the city's unbanked and underbanked population, officials are calling on the private sector to submit ideas for adding smart chip technology to the city's existing ID cards.
After widespread outcry, Georgia governor vetoes 'hack back' bill
The controversial bill would have criminalized a broad definition of "unauthorized access" to computers or computer networks in the state.
How to strengthen security seamlessly with cloud
State and local government agencies are turning to cloud to streamline and strengthen their organizations' cybersecurity efforts.