Ohio city hit by new strain of ransomware 'AvosLocker'
Actors associated with a new ransomware gang known as AvosLocker stole a trove of data from Geneva, Ohio, with a threat to publish it.
Ohio introduces data-privacy bill, skips private right of action
Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said the legislation would provide the public tools to protect their privacy, but lawmakers skipped including a contentious clause that's stymied similar bills in other states.
Ohio's new CIO sets goals for post-pandemic IT
In an interview, Katrina Flory, who was named statewide CIO June 10, said she's looking forward to a continued expansion of digital services.
It's two steps forward, one step back for state government IT
The pandemic and advancements in tech are affording states new opportunities — and presenting challenges — state IT leaders said during an online event.
Ohio takes tougher line on election tech wireless connectivity
Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said his state's voting machine standards go further than the U.S. Election Assistance Commission's VVSG 2.0, which didn't ban Wi-Fi capabilities.
Ohio names longtime IT deputy Katrina Flory as statewide CIO
Flory, who'd been deputy CIO since 2011, follows Ervan Rodgers, who resigned in early June.
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers looks back on 7 years of state service
Ohio's CIO is stepping down, but it wasn't an easy decision, he told StateScoop in an interview.
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers steps down for job at shoe retailer
Rodgers, who was appointed by Gov. Mike DeWine in 2019, said he's accepted a position with Designer Brands, best known for its large chain of DSW stores.
Real-time data is essential, Florida and Ohio CIOs say
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers and Florida transportation CIO Greg Smiley said around-the-clock data and services are becoming the norm.