Information Sharing & Analysis Organizations (ISAOs)
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.
Though ransomware persists in government — often unreported — experts say things are looking up
As high-profile attacks like Atlanta's grab headlines, experts tell StateScoop that both the level of awareness and resources available to local governments are on the rise.
A new group could change how the nation monitors cyberattacks against critical public infrastructure
Disruption to emergency response systems or water facilities could be deadly, so Michael Hamilton is building a national network that can act as a "radar for infrastructure disruption."
Collaboration to protect critical government infrastructure reboots, eyes national expansion
From 911 to water purification, new partnerships are being formed to build a defense and research ecosystem around critical infrastructure security.
In wake of ransomware attacks, North Carolina launches new cyber unit
The new organization will be responsible for sharing threat information with public and private sector partners.
South Carolina readies cyber workforce initiative to bridge industry, academia, government
Gov. Henry McMaster says the office will stimulate economic growth in the region.
Arizona's cybersecurity team advances diligently
Though a new advisory committee fills a longstanding void, state leaders say they preferred to understand the group's full purpose before rushing forward.
Arizona Gov. Ducey orders creation of cybersecurity team
The Arizona Cybersecurity Team (ACT) hopes to protect Arizonans and enhance cyberdefense
California a top target for cybercrime, report says
A forecast sorted by state says California will field more cybercrime complaints than the bottom 27 states combined.