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Mississippi tallying ‘big wins’ in cybersecurity

by • 1 month ago

State CIO Craig Orgeron said new legislation and policy is helping the state mature, but a recent audit shows there’s still room to improve.

Mississippi audit finds 'disregard' for cybersecurity across state

by • 1 month ago

More than 40 percent of state entities did not bother responding to a required survey about IT and data security practices, the state auditor said.

States are struggling to attract top IT talent from the workforce

by • 8 months ago

A survey highlights workforce challenges, driving some states' CIOs to focus on job reclassification and internship programs.

At different stages in consolidation, states look to a more efficient future

by • 1 year ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, the CIOs from Mississippi and Nebraska talk about their efforts on consolidation and why the idea has been a state technology priority for so long.

Digital Transformation Exchange opens to share best ideas in government tech

by • 2 years ago

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation is positioning a new website as the go-to spot for state and local governments looking for best practices and case studies.

Emerging technologies empower government to respond to constituent demand

by • 2 years ago

Commentary: Leaders from consultancy NIC Inc. say technologies like chatbots, "voice-first" devices, and virtual reality are enabling government to serve its public like never before.

States unite on first multi-tenant unemployment insurance system in the cloud

by • 2 years ago

Mississippi, Rhode Island, Maine, and Connecticut are pooling their resources on a cloud-based unemployment insurance platform expected to reduce operational costs by as much as 40 percent.

As CIO role evolves, cybersecurity policy becomes more important than ever

by • 2 years ago

Mississippi Chief Information Officer Craig Orgeron​ says as CIOs add services to their catalogs, there's a growing need for comprehensive cybersecurity policies.

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