Ohio's backlogged forensic labs get $10 million boost
Fourteen forensic labs in Ohio are getting $10 million in total grants to buy new technology, staff up and reduce testing backlogs.
As ERP upgrade wraps up, Cuyahoga County, Ohio's 'mad dash' ends
A long-delayed ERP upgrade is nearing completion, freeing up resources to "optimize" the county's technology, its CIO said.
Ohio paid unemployment benefits to 141,000 dead people during pandemic, auditor says
A recent audit cited old technology and relaxed controls to expedite claims as chief causes of nearly $4 billion in inappropriate payments.
Akron, Ohio, using garbage trucks to measure electrical grid performance
Radio-frequency sensors mounted on sanitation trucks are helping northeast Ohio cities detect degraded electrical equipment.
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.