'Cybersecurity is homeland security'

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Tim Roemer, Arizona's chief information security officer and homeland security director, talks about why cybersecurity isn't just an IT issue anymore.

Could the pandemic enable CIOs to 'reinvent' government?

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The pandemic transformed the state government workforce. Two state chief information officers said they plan to build on some of those improvements after they return to the office.

Great user experience starts with understanding customers, says Colorado CIO

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Long before anyone consumes a service or downloads an app, government needs to understand what people want and need, says Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek.

What's next for state and local government IT in 2020?

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StateScoop and NASCIO look ahead to the issues expected to affect CIOs most in 2020, from election security to robotic process automation.

States centralizing IT must demonstrate value, CIOs say

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The call to centralize IT services often comes from the top, but cooperation with agencies takes communication, CIOs say on the Priorities podcast.

For state and local government, 2019 was the year of ransomware

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Through all the year brought, NASCIO's Doug Robinson and Cloudera's Henry Sowell show it was the escalating cyberattacks that captured government's attention.

Washington, Pennsylvania consider blockchain for identity management

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At the intersection of cybersecurity and citizen experience, IAM could be improved by blockchain, said two top technology officials.

Rising cyberthreats prompt new techniques in Virginia, CISO says

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Virginia CISO Mike Watson says the state has a dedicated cybersecurity vendor under its new multi-sourcing model, while training remains important as ever.

'Converge' as a group for better state IT budgeting, tech leaders say

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The top technology officials from Pennsylvania and West Virginia say bringing an enterprise together for budgeting talks can generate unexpected business value.