New Jersey

Virtual jobs board was key in New Jersey's pandemic response

by • 7 days ago

New Jersey officials said a digital jobs portal stood up at the start of the pandemic enabled key industries to stay afloat while unemployment spiked.

How New Jersey tracked COVID-19 when no data was available

by • 1 week ago

A simple tool, designed in hours, provided critical data to New Jersey officials at the start of the pandemic.

New Jersey CTO discusses increasing telework capacity with cloud

by • 2 months ago

New Jersey’s Christopher Rein says the pandemic was a force multiplier for leadership to invest in cloud and data programs which significantly improve service delivery.

Ransomware is becoming an inevitability, officials say

by • 4 months ago

Speakers during a CyberTalks panel said that governments being targeted with extortion malware is only a matter of time.

New Jersey courts CISO attributes stronger pandemic cybersecurity to staff

by • 4 months ago

Regular virtual check-ins with court staff have had the benefit of strengthening the state judiciary's cybersecurity hygiene.

New Jersey CISO extols virtues of security centralization

by • 4 months ago

The unique structure of New Jersey's cybersecurity organization has advantages, said CISO Michael Geraghty, including catching vulnerabilities, like one that was being exploited by a Russian actor in January.

Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response

by • 5 months ago

Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.

Texas and New Jersey IT leaders praise benefits of RPA

by • 5 months ago

State IT officials share strategies for deploying process automation tools and the gains they’re achieving using RPA to improve service delivery.

NJ Transit tests crowdsourcing feature to reduce rail and bus congestion

by • 5 months ago

The transit agency's mobile app now asks passengers to grade how crowded they think their trains or buses are as a way to reduce potential exposure to COVID-19.