Cities employed new cybersecurity strategies during the pandemic
The massive surges in digital services and remote work have forced city IT leaders to refine and expand their security policies.
There's 'no going back' to pre-pandemic business, NASCIO says
Remote work and citizens' increased expectation of digital government are here to stay, according to NASCIO's annual survey of its members.
Counties' concern over IT costs dropped during pandemic, survey will reveal
An upcoming county IT report will show that cost controls were less important than acquiring the technologies needed to respond to COVID-19.
North Dakota’s IT offices could shrink by 80%, CIO says
North Dakota spends millions on office space, including a major facility currently going largely unused by the IT agency, but that could change, the state's top technology official said.
How agencies can mitigate cyber risks from unmanaged devices
Though agencies loosened “bring-your-own-device” policies last year, they can still stay ahead of cyberthreats by integrating dynamic access policies.
The future of work for state and local governments
Cisco’s Marc Moffett discusses how state and local agencies can offer flexibility to their workforce, and address challenges around security and connectivity.
How Montana is navigating its 'work-from-anywhere' policy
Montana CTO Matt Van Syckle said continued remote work will require new considerations of state government's software and cybersecurity capabilities.
Remote work works — now fix the culture, CIOs tell NASCIO
State CIO surveys on workforce in 2020 and 2021 show no resistance to remote work, only a concern with developing healthy workplace cultures.
Will cities work remotely? Officials still have unanswered questions
Local governments adapted well to their remote working environments, but city leaders now want more thoughtful governance before making the switch for good.