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Election officials say they're adopting a 'security first' mindset heading into 2020
The relationship between state and federal officials has improved, but there are still plenty of challenges in securing election systems across the country, speakers at an NGA conference said.
Workforce development crucial to improving states' cybersecurity, governors say
The leaders of Louisiana and Arkansas told a National Governors Association conference that states are making headway on cybersecurity through school curriculum and training programs.
What Colorado learned from treating a cyberattack like a disaster
When the state's transportation department saw last February that its initial response wasn't working, the governor called for additional help amid a ransomware infection that was spinning out of control.
'Whole-of-state' approach on cybersecurity growing in popularity
State IT agencies play an expanding role in coordinating cybersecurity policy all the way down to the lowest levels of government, speakers said at a National Governors Association conference.
Cybersecurity policy academy highlights importance of state-local collaboration
Four states that participated in a year-long National Governor's Association program are increasing their efforts to engage local governments on IT security.
CIOs recruited for election security find a familiar challenge, NASCIO president says
Delaware CIO James Collins said state IT chiefs have the experience securing critical government systems that's now required of state election officials.
Deloitte CEO tells governors to 'elevate' chief data officers
Cathy Engelbert told a conference that officials coordinating data efforts in state government could do more if given greater influence.
Want to change the public's behavior? Make it 'easy'
Meeting public policy goals doesn't always have to be expensive or painful, says Michael Hallsworth of the Behavioral Insights Team.
Helping governors stay ahead of the innovation curve
Commentary: Brian Sandoval, governor of Nevada and 2017-18 chair of the National Governors Association, urges governors to keep pace with rapidly changing energy and transportation technologies.