Federal report urges cybersecurity regulation reforms sought by states

by • 4 days ago

A review of four major agencies' rules — including the FBI's and Social Security's — for how states use their data affirms NASCIO's long-held desire to harmonize cybersecurity regulations.

Remote work to be a 'lasting feature' for state IT offices

by • 4 weeks ago

Several state CIOs predict that widespread telework will linger in government long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

'Whole-of-state' cybersecurity efforts rely on good communications

by • 4 weeks ago

Finding trusted local partners is crucial for a statewide cybersecurity strategy, North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson said during a NASCIO webcast.

States are warming up to new technologies during pandemic, CIOs say

by • 4 weeks ago

As state agencies face urgent needs during their responses to COVID-19, IT leaders see an opportunity to evangelize for their trade.

NASCIO replaces canceled midyear conference with virtual panels

by • 1 month ago

NASCIO's annual spring gathering will occur over video chat to accommodate the new reality of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic put states' digital modernization efforts in the spotlight

by • 1 month ago

CIOs' aspirations to improve government services and automate workflows are suddenly being tested by a global health crisis few were prepared to face.

The coronavirus pandemic could crush states' digital transformation

by • 1 month ago

Will the health crisis propel states' upgrade efforts or will the coming economic slowdown introduce years of delays to planned modernization efforts?

State CIOs strive to craft unified, simple user experiences

by • 3 months ago

States are designing citizen experience not defined by bureaucratic boundaries, but with ease of access and convenience in mind.

NASCIO and NGA promote more state-local cooperation on cybersecurity

by • 5 months ago

A new publication published jointly by the two groups nudges governors and state IT officials to work more with their local counterparts on cybersecurity efforts.