House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., swears in members of the 118th Congress at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 7. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

NASCIO hopes to work with feds on cyber workforce woes

NASCIO's federal priorities for 2023 include a new push to work with Washington on bolstering state cybersecurity workforces.
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From left: National Association of State Chief Information Officers Policy and Research Director Meredith Ward, Michigan CIO Laura Clark, Connecticut CISO Jeff Brown and Deloitte’s Srini Subramanian discuss NASCIO’s biennial cybersecurity survey in Louisville, Kentucky. (Benjamin Freed / Scoop News Group)

Government CISOs making gains, but talent gap persists, survey finds

NASCIO's biennial survey found that more CISOs are becoming business leaders in state government but still face workforce challenges.
CIO panel at NASCIO 2022
From left: National Association of State Chief Information Officers Executive Director Doug Robinson, Texas CIO Amanda Crawford and Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes discuss NASCIO’s annual survey at the group’s annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky. (Colin Wood / Scoop News Group)

Workforce worries loom as CIO roles evolve, NASCIO’s 2022 survey finds

NASCIO's annual member survey found CIOs concerned about recruiting newer and younger workers, but also cementing their elevated roles.