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North Carolina launches cybersecurity training program for veterans
The state is partnering with Cisco and other tech firms to offer free training to former military members pursuing cybersecurity careers.
Mid-Atlantic states' IT agencies prepare as Hurricane Florence approaches
Technology officials in North Carolina and Virginia are bolstering emergency management agencies' resources and securing their data centers ahead of the storm.
State chief data officers have some suggestions for the White House as it revises federal data guidelines
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
The credit-rating firm said it will upgrade its IT operations and conduct regular internal audits in response to its massive 2017 data breach.
AWS announces winners of annual 'City on a Cloud' competition
Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles; and Asheville, North Carolina, are among the cities that were awarded for their creative uses of Amazon's cloud-computing platform.
Four states win spots in cybersecurity policy academy
The new initiative is led by the National Governors Association and will convene private- and public-sector groups with the common goal of bolstering state government cybersecurity planning and infrastructure.
North Carolina's largest county almost paid off hackers in 2017 ransomware attack
Mecklenberg County recovered without paying the ransom, but cyberattacks are evolving and ransomware is so last year, officials said at a D.C. cybersecurity conference.
Accessing 'pot of gold' in business intelligence starts with collaboration, CIOs say
After years of refining the North Carolina Government Data Analytics Center, the state’s CIO shared with a NASCIO conference audience the importance of communication and getting the business to focus.
In wake of ransomware attacks, North Carolina launches new cyber unit
The new organization will be responsible for sharing threat information with public and private sector partners.