North Carolina

North Carolina AG calls Trump leading source of election misinformation

by • 5 days ago

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein called the president's recent suggestion that his supporters vote twice a key example of misleading voters.

CISOs make a case for more state-local cybersecurity collaboration

by • 7 days ago

Collaboration "is the only way that we are doing to be able to move the needle when it comes to cybersecurity,” said North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson.

Pandemic pushed election officials toward major IT upgrades

by • 3 weeks ago

State election officials have used the pandemic to make major, long-lasting improvements to their infrastructure, they said during CISA's online summit.

North Carolina appoints chief technology officer, a first for state

by • 2 months ago

Dan Kempton, the North Carolina Department of Information Technology's head of cloud services, was appointed to what state officials are calling a new role.

Why North Carolina outsourced election cybersecurity to a 'CISO-as-a-service'

by • 2 months ago

The state board of elections saved money by hiring a team of outside vendors to act as its top cybersecurity adviser and liaison to partner agencies.

North Carolina's virtual classrooms crashed on the first day of school

by • 2 months ago

The state’s NCEdCloud service, which manages 2 million active accounts, crashed as K-12 students across the state logged in for their first day of school.

North Carolina Gov. Cooper names acting CIO

by • 3 months ago

Deputy Chief Information Officer Thomas Parrish IV takes over the state's technology agency after former CIO Tracy Doaks stepped down last month.

Rural North Carolinans are sicker with worse access to broadband

by • 3 months ago

A new study from the state's technology department found that residents in the state's rural areas have less access to broadband and telehealth services and are more likely to be ill.

Five lessons state technology officials took from telework

by • 4 months ago

In an online event, IT officials said enabling entire state workforces to work from home stirred unexpected lessons about culture, cybersecurity and training.