James “Bo” Reese
New York's mayor is consolidating city's tech into one agency
New York Mayor Eric Adams issued an executive order reorganizing several tech-focused agencies into a single office, which the city's new CTO will lead.
Improving mission services through AI
A new StateScoop documentary explores how agencies are using AI and ML technology to analyze and process both structured and unstructured data more quickly.
Setting a new standard of security to meet modern threats
Cisco’s Marc Moffett discusses a new benchmark for assessing security and trust
Missouri Highway Patrol backpedals on 'Batman'-themed alert
The Missouri State Highway Patrol told residents it was looking for the Joker, but the alert was not so serious.
California auditor calls tech bureau 'slow' on cybersecurity
State CISO Vitaliy Panych disagreed with the audit's findings and cited the pandemic's ongoing challenges.
North Dakota shares cyberthreat automation tool for Albert sensors
The state published a "playbook" that officials said other states and localities can use to automate research on new threats.
Fewer ransomware attacks against state and local government in 2021, but still a 'banner year'
The antivirus firm Emsisoft counted 77 attacks against state and local governments and 88 targeting schools in 2021.
Colorado's buggy vaccine app to get fixes this month
After earning a sub-2-star rating, Colorado's vaccine passport app is getting some tweaks as officials take a closer look at their systems.
Michigan starts website refresh after 20 years on old platform
The state is moving to a new web publishing platform to give agencies' online presences "consistency, but not uniformity," officials said.