Kansas prioritizes cyber, IT modernization, workforce

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

The Kansas Department of Children and Families is paying Conduent $6.9 million to replatform its COBOL-based system.

Kansas forms cybersecurity task force

by • 12 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill this week ordering the state's labor agency to modernize its legacy unemployment system.