Former Iowa CISO Jeff Franklin joins secretary of state's office

by • 6 months ago

Jeff Franklin, who stepped down last week as Iowa's CISO, will lead cybersecurity efforts for the office of Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate.

After Iowa Dems' caucus app mess, election officials distance themselves

by • 6 months ago

As a malfunctioning app delayed results of Iowa's presidential caucuses, state and local election officials reminded people that they were not involved.

Iowa CISO Jeff Franklin departs after more than decade

by • 6 months ago

Jeff Franklin, who also served briefly as the state's interim CIO, was hired to lead its cybersecurity efforts in 2009.

11 local governments to share solutions on mobility, civic engagement

by • 11 months ago

The "Small Places, Big Ideas Innovation Cohort" is now collecting proposals for technologies that can connect governments and the public and help with mobility.

NASCIO names 30 of the best technology projects in state government

by • 12 months ago

Among the 19 states recognized are shared-services cybersecurity programs operating in Iowa and Texas, where officials say systems are becoming more secure.

Iowa Gov. Reynolds names statewide CIO

by • 1 year ago

Annette Dunn, director of the state transportation department's IT division, will be Iowa's next chief information officer, Gov. Kim Reynolds said.

Cloud migration made flood response quicker, Iowa health official says

by • 1 year ago

The Iowa Department of Public Health's move to a cloud platform made it easier to get information to officials responding to disasters like recent flooding.

Amazon and Google devices can now look up Iowa government services

by • 1 year ago

Iowa joins a growing list of states seeking new ways to provide information to the public.

Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'

by • 1 year ago

The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.