New Mexico

Months after ransomware attack, Bernalillo County, N.M., adopts cybersecurity policy

by • 4 weeks ago

Bernalillo County, which was hit with ransomware in early January, adopted a new cybersecurity policy, including multi-factor authentication.

New Mexico governor names cyber adviser, cites Russian threat

by • 2 months ago

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham named Annie Winterfield Manriquez as her senior adviser for cybersecurity and critical infrastructure.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, schools closed after cyberattack

by • 4 months ago

A cyberattack against the city's public schools does not appear to be related to a ransomware attack on surrounding Bernalillo County, the FBI said.

Ransomware attack prompted county jail to put inmates in lockdown

by • 4 months ago

Inmates at the Bernalillo County, N.M., jail have not been able to spend time out of their cells since a Jan. 5 ransomware attack disabled the facility's cameras, according to a court filling.

New Mexico county 'first' local-government ransomware victim of 2022

by • 5 months ago

Bernalillo County, which contains Albuquerque, closed its government buildings following an apparent ransomware attack.

New Mexico CIO John Salazar to retire this month

by • 11 months ago

Citing a need to care for family members, John Salazar will resume his retirement on July 30, he wrote in a letter to state officials.

Combatting election disinformation is 'whack-a-mole,' says New Mexico official

by • 2 years ago

"The misinformation and disinformation out there is ramping up to a crazy level," New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver said during an online conference.

Santa Fe, N.M., hopes for 'tech ecosystem' with university partnership

by • 2 years ago

The New Mexico capital, home to several universities and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, wants to become the “Silicon Valley of the Southwest."

New Mexico names new technology secretary

by • 2 years ago

John Salazar, a former agency CIO and executive at a local IT firm, is replacing Vince Martinez as the state's top technology official.