The state chief data officer is here to stay

by • 4 months ago

More states are hiring chief data officers as data and technology move closer to the center of agency business.

South Bend, Indiana, finalizes 'smart sewer' plan after 5 years of retooling

by • 10 months ago

One city leader said federal officials were surprised by the reduction of environmental impact offered at a low cost.

Microsoft platform leaked 38 million files from states, large businesses

by • 11 months ago

The cybersecurity firm UpGuard found that a default setting in a product used to build apps and websites left troves of personal information easily accessible.

Security vendor says its access of Indiana COVID-19 data was not 'unauthorized'

by • 11 months ago

UpGuard, a security firm that researches software vulnerabilities, said it discovered a data leak and wanted to help state officials fix it.

Indiana, Purdue University to pilot vehicle-charging concrete

by • 1 year ago

If it works, officials said the technology could be more widely deployed across Indiana's highways.

It's two steps forward, one step back for state government IT

by • 1 year ago

The pandemic and advancements in tech are affording states new opportunities — and presenting challenges — state IT leaders said during an online event.

Indiana 'very aggressive' on cyber partnerships with cities

by • 1 year ago

A new information-sharing law and inclusion in an NGA policy academy will grow Indiana's "whole-of-state" approach, CIO Tracy Barnes said.

Indiana poised to increase cybersecurity info sharing among government

by • 1 year ago

The state is expected to enact legislation that will require state agencies and local governments to report all cyberattacks to the Indiana Office of Technology.

States can play greater role in shaping grid cybersecurity, NGA says

by • 1 year ago

Many states have created dedicated task forces and other bodies focused on protecting power utilities from cyberattacks, a new NGA report shows.