Maryland improves website navigation with analytics data

by • 2 weeks ago

On the Priorities Podcast, Maryland's Stefanos Ghebrehewariat says the state used its analytics data to inform its new website design.

Former Maryland IT secretary pleads guilty to bribery charge

by • 3 weeks ago

Isabel FitzGerald, a former state Cabinet member, pleaded guilty to a bribery charge after threatening to cancel vendor contracts.

Maryland becomes second state to offer IDs on Apple Wallet

by • 1 month ago

Maryland follows Arizona in making its IDs compatible with the Apple Wallet app, though they're only accepted at two airports for now.

Maryland Gov. Hogan signs three cybersecurity bills

by • 2 months ago

The new laws solidify the position of the state's CISOs, establish new offices and set new requirements for critical infrastructure.

Why school districts need to be more transparent on cyber

by • 3 months ago

On the Priorities Podcast: K12 SIX’s Doug Levin explains why schools don't disclose cyberattacks. Maryland CDO Pat McLoughlin explains his approach.

Will federal funding close the broadband gap for good?

by • 4 months ago

On the Priorities Podcast: Colorado CIO Tony Neal-Graves, ILSR’s Chris Mitchell on the broadband gap. Maryland CIO Mike Leahy talks music.

Maryland lawmakers take aim at Gov. Hogan's use of encrypted messaging

by • 5 months ago

A new bill responds to reports that Gov. Larry Hogan and his aides have been using Wickr, an app that self-deletes messages.

Maryland's citizen services portal is making 'dramatic progress,' CIO says

by • 5 months ago

Maryland OneStop has shaved months off development time off critical projects during the pandemic, state CIO Michael Leahy said.

Maryland lawmakers debate biometrics crackdown

by • 5 months ago

A bill would impose strict requirements on companies that collect biometric information, like facial scans and voiceprints, from their customers.