Since 2021, 47 new publicly owned networks have come online and more projects are underway, according to a new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.
Iowa's new law is most similar to Utah's, as it also defines personal data. The law is set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2025.
Matthew Behrens, who's been interim CIO since last October, has been named Iowa's full-time chief information officer.
Shane Dwyer, an agency CISO in Wisconsin, will be Iowa's first statewide cybersecurity leader since the January 2020 departure of Jeff Franklin.