NASCIO awards former Delaware CIO James Collins for meritorious service
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers presented an award to a former member who spent the past 20 years serving his state.
North Carolina AG calls Trump leading source of election misinformation
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein called the president's recent suggestion that his supporters vote twice a key example of misleading voters.
New Jersey courts CISO attributes stronger pandemic cybersecurity to staff
Regular virtual check-ins with court staff have had the benefit of strengthening the state judiciary's cybersecurity hygiene.
Big-city CISOs form cyberdefense group
The Coalition of City CISOs launched this month to help cities cybersecurity chiefs collaborate and get the attention of their political leaders.
Broadband task force to draw 'blueprint' for closing digital divide
A group of 24 county officials from around the country will devise a plan to improve the availability of high-speed internet to those who don't have it.
Michigan taps CIO to lead tech and budget department
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer praised CIO Brom Stibitz's management of the state's IT needs during the pandemic in naming him to lead an agency that also oversees the state budget.
CISOs make a case for more state-local cybersecurity collaboration
Collaboration "is the only way that we are doing to be able to move the needle when it comes to cybersecurity,” said North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson.
NYC debuts 'first' digital subway map of its kind
The technology to show users the locations and directions of trains in near real time on their mobile devices wasn't available a few years ago, said the MTA's Kevin Call.
The 'real consequences' of ransomware against schools
"It’s sort of a morbid joke that instead of a snow day, schools now have cyber days," one speaker said during an online talk on ransomware against K-12 schools.