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Pennsylvania to centralize digital services, hire chief data officer

by • 8 months ago

Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a new position within the state's technology leadership and a plan to "transform" digital government.

'Wall that damn thing off': What government CIOs can do to improve cybersecurity

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

The controversial bill would have criminalized a broad definition of "unauthorized access" to computers or computer networks in the state.