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New Jersey's Twitter account is unabashedly New Jersey

by • 2 months ago

Most state governments' official Twitter accounts just share press releases and service advisories. New Jersey's talks about your mom.

New Jersey's chief data and privacy officer steps down

by • 4 months ago

Carrie Parikh, who also held the role of chief operating officer, has stepped down and her duties have been split among other state technology officials.

In New Jersey, data privacy starts with basic education

by • 5 months ago

The state’s chief data and privacy officer says she’s doing a lot with privacy, but keeping data private starts with educating staff on the fundamentals.

For state governments, cybersecurity is getting more complex

by • 5 months ago

State chief information security officers and homeland security advisers who spoke at a federal cybersecurity conference said their missions are widening.

New Jersey touts 'first' innovation training platform for state government

by • 8 months ago

The Innovation Skills Accelerator will put state workers through a 10-course program to prepare them for deeper in-person training around topics including AI and blockchain.

Election officials say they're adopting a 'security first' mindset heading into 2020

by • 9 months ago

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.

'Whole-of-state' approach on cybersecurity growing in popularity

by • 10 months ago

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.

New Jersey launches data dashboard to share information on opioid addiction

by • 10 months ago

The state's attorney general says the new tool is part of a program for law enforcement to take a more holistic approach to handling people with drug addictions.

States' spending on election security expected to pick up in 2019

by • 11 months ago

States have only spent a sliver of their federal grant funding so far, but investment is expected to ramp up heading into the next presidential election.