Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development
One week out, election IT officials project calm, with caution
With just seven days until Election Day, the tech officials in state election offices are making their final preparations for a historic day.
Denver builds data analytics hub for easier COVID-19 analysis
The city's chief data officer said the pandemic has served as "an accelerator" for Denver's data-driven initiatives.
Ransomware is becoming an inevitability, officials say
Speakers during a CyberTalks panel said that governments being targeted with extortion malware is only a matter of time.
For rapid housing relief, Nevada's biggest county went digital
New software from IBM eliminated the need for Clark County, Nevada's 2.2 million residents to visit an office in person to drop off applications for housing assistance.
State leaders will ‘rethink’ traditional security parameters post-pandemic
Okta’s Kelsey Nelson says states will be forced to change their approach to cybersecurity to accommodate the workforce after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
Election-related system impacted by ransomware in Georgia county
A recent attack on Hall County, Georgia, disabled a database used to match signatures on absentee ballots, but officials say voting has not been interrupted.
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.