Oregon opens broadband office to connect rural residents
An executive order creates a statewide coordinating office to be staffed by four or five employees charged with ensuring everyone is online.
Under new CIO, Oregon IT aims to grow up
Newly-appointed statewide chief information officer Terrence Woods said his mission is to build a strong foundation of IT that will allow the state to grow.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown appoints statewide CIO
Terrence Woods, who has spent the last eight months as the state's acting CIO, has been named the permanent replacement to Alex Pettit, who quit in February.
Audit finds security improved at Oregon's data center, but it still needs work
The state has made strides in getting rid of obsolete equipment and conducting vulnerability scans, but cybersecurity roles are still poorly defined and incident monitoring is murky.
Phishing incident gets Oregon.gov blacklisted by Microsoft email services
State employees are no longer able to correspond with residents who are using several popular email services.
Portland, Oregon, installs 200 traffic sensors as it aims to fill up 'data lake'
The additional technology arrives as city council prepares to vote on the Smart Cities PDX initiative.
ACLU criticizes cities and states buying facial-recognition software from Amazon
"Facial recognition in American communities threatens freedom," the organization says of Amazon's Rekognition platform.
Outgoing Oregon CIO hired by state secretary's office
Alex Pettit, whose official end date is July 1, will help Secretary of State Dennis Richardson's office develop elections infrastructure.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown presented Technology Champion award at NASCIO 2018
The award recognizes Gov. Brown's transformative work in data and cybersecurity throughout the state.