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In Albany ransomware attack, officials say information was not compromised

by • 7 days ago

Mayor Kathy Sheehan said any data lost to last month's cyberattack are being rebuilt from paper files or unaffected systems, but accounts on the incident vary.

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

by • 2 weeks 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.

New York State announces winners of online safety poster contest

by • 2 months ago

Led by the state technology office, the program is designed to raise awareness of cybersecurity issues among students.

To help government, GIS leaders must understand business goals

by • 3 months ago

In this GIS Addressed podcast, two GIS experts encourage working closely with agencies, acting as an interpreter between the worlds of business and technology.

New York's 'Crypto Task Force' seeks to balance economic development with public security

by • 3 months ago

As steward of some of the public's most valuable and sensitive information, the state "can't ignore blockchain," says State Asssemblyman Clyde Vanel.

New York announces online dangers poster competition

by • 7 months ago

The statewide technology office is encouraging students to create compelling imagery that warns others of the privacy and safety risks found online.

State chief data officers have some suggestions for the White House as it revises federal data guidelines

by • 9 months ago

A group of 13 top statewide CDOs wrote in support for the Federal Data Strategy initiatives, but is asking for closer collaboration with state and local government stakeholders.

Equifax agrees to tighten data security in agreement with eight states

by • 10 months ago

The credit-rating firm said it will upgrade its IT operations and conduct regular internal audits in response to its massive 2017 data breach.

New York launches single web form for all Freedom of Information Law requests

by • 10 months ago

The website allows requests to all 59 state agencies and replaces a process that previously required sending emails or letters to each agency individually.

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