Ohio cybersecurity bill focuses on election security, civilian response group
The bill would allow the secretary of state's office to hire a chief information security officer, and fund the creation of a unit of civilian cybersecurity professionals to respond to attacks on state or local government.
'InnovateOhio' office will modernize state government, says incoming Lt. Gov. Jon Husted
The new office is to look at everything from broadband expansion and worker training to data consolidation and blockchain technology.
Ohio pushes for air traffic control system for drones in latest strategic plan
An official from the state's transportation department said it can't focus only on building out more highway lanes forever.
Ohio Governor-elect Mike DeWine names statewide IT chief
Ervan Rodgers, who's been the IT chief in the attorney general office since 2015, will become Ohio's next statewide CIO when DeWine takes office in January.
Ohio cities sign up to be autonomous-vehicle testing grounds
Columbus, Athens, Dublin and Marysville entered agreements with the state to open their roads and infrastructure to self-driving and connected cars.
Ohio to accept bitcoin for business tax payments
The state will be the first in the nation to accept tax payments using the popular cryptocurrency.
Cincinnati-area governments sign opioid data-sharing pact with feds
At a "smart regions" conference in Ohio, representatives from several jurisdictions pledged to use technology to reduce drug overdoses.
State and local tech partnerships take finesse, but pay dividends
It's all about finding the right opportunity or "lever," two state IT officials told a conference audience.
Promising tech solutions to opioid crisis awarded in Ohio competition's second phase
Twelve teams each received $200,000 for their technology-based proposals to reverse the state's drug abuse trend, and will next compete on which ideas can be brought to market.