Karen Jackson

Former Virginia technology secretary's appointment to state board could lead to more drones

by • 3 years ago

Karen Jackson has been appointed to Virginia's emergency management and homeland security advisory panel.

Virginia governor-elect will disband technology secretary role

by • 4 years ago

That office's responsibilities will be split between the Department of Administration and the secretary of commerce and trade.

With limited control, Virginia still tries to move the needle on broadband

by • 5 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, Virginia’s secretary of technology highlights broadband efforts and lays out her vision for its future in the Commonwealth.

Virginia launches website to connect entrepreneurs with investors

by • 5 years ago

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sen. Mark Warner want to give Virginia entrepreneurs more access to funding from within the state.

Virginia's smart city group names essential elements in preliminary report

by • 5 years ago

Interoperability, scalability and cooperation with the private sector were identified as best practices by the governor's smart city working group.

Governor's Technology Awards showcases 17 'creative' technologies in Virginia

by • 5 years ago

State and local government organizations and education institutions were recognized for the kind of good work the state's secretary of technology says is becoming increasingly common.

Legislate emerging tech privacy protections? Not so fast, say state IT leaders

by • 5 years ago

Public overreaction to privacy concerns surrounding new technology is inhibiting government adoption, private and public sector IT leaders say.

Virginia governor signs budget, kicking off series of cybersecurity programs

by • 6 years ago

Though Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't get all the money he hoped for, the state's new budget still includes millions to support a bevy of cyber-focused initiatives.

Meet the StateScoop 50 GoldenGov Nominees: Virginia Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson

by • 6 years ago

One of the key leaders of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's IT efforts discusses her work over the last year.