$1B for state and local cyber grants in Senate infrastructure deal
Dedicated cybersecurity grants would be made available over four years, according to an outline of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan.
New NASCIO brief explores evolution of 'broker' role
As CIOs' offices mature, NASCIO recommends embracing the practice of business relationship management, which blends the roles of customer and vendor management.
State and local groups press Congress to pass cyber grants
A coalition of groups, including NASCIO and the National Governors Association, is asking Congress to come through on a long-sought grant program.
State, local tech leaders push for post-pandemic modernization
NASCIO Executive Director Doug Robinson and other tech leaders told members of Congress how state and local tech can mature after COVID-19.
Collaboration is key for state broadband officials
State broadband officials said during a NASCIO panel that cooperation among federal, state and local partners is a crucial element of deployment.
Vermont CIO looks forward to modernization projects
Vermont's new budget funds more than a dozen IT upgrades to state agencies, state CIO John Quinn said during a NASCIO event.
Vendors need to read up before pitching, state CIOs say
Wisconsin CIO Trina Zanow said she's looking for private-sector partners that are "standing in the trenches" with officials as they serve the public.
House members propose $500 million in state and local cyber grants
"A dedicated cybersecurity grant program is long overdue," said NASCIO, which has lobbied for more federal support to fight threats like ransomware.
NASCIO awards Colorado public safety director for digital ID work
Colorado's executive director of public safety, Stan Hilkey, was awarded by NASCIO for his work in pushing the state to adopt a digital ID program.