Kansas prioritizes cyber, IT modernization, workforce
On the Priorities Podcast, Kansas IT chief DeAngela Burns-Wallace talks about how cyber fits into her top priorities, and NSGIC’s Jenna Leveille and Dan Ross on the group’s future.
Kansas cyber information-sharing in ‘a different place’ in 2022, says IT chief
With the help of the NGA and a task force, Kansas is sharing threat info like never before, CIO DeAngela Burns-Wallace said.
Kansas to scrap disco-era unemployment mainframe for cloud system
The state's unemployment system, built in the 1970s, will finally be replaced in a long-delayed modernization effort, Gov. Laura Kelly said.
Virginia Gov. Youngkin names former Kansas IT chief as CIO
Phil Wittmer, formerly the chief information technology officer of Kansas, is Virginia's new chief information officer.
The pandemic taught some cities to help small businesses more
A new small-business portal in Wichita, Kansas, is the latest in a series of initiatives among local governments to offer greater aid to small businesses.
Many Kansas school districts never scan for vulnerabilities, auditor finds
The state's education commissioner said districts are not equipped to adhere to basic cybersecurity standards.
Kansas children and families agency scoots off the mainframe
The Kansas Department of Children and Families is paying Conduent $6.9 million to replatform its COBOL-based system.
Kansas forms cybersecurity task force
The group is charged with developing a "comprehensive plan" within 90 days to improve cybersecurity in the state.
Kansas to modernize 40-year-old unemployment system
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill this week ordering the state's labor agency to modernize its legacy unemployment system.