Pandemic elevated CIOs' roles, NASCIO survey finds
The association's annual survey of its members found that many CIOs are at the forefront of their states' responses to the historic health crisis.
For fighting fires, video conferencing is 'game-changing,' says Nevada department
Fire teams are drawing video feeds from drones and using video conferencing to communicate across jurisdictions, replacing manual processes that could take days to complete previously.
Four legal tips for managing data during the pandemic
News concerns around security, compliance, data-ownership and access are increasingly relevant as staff work remotely during the pandemic, a lawyer told the National Association of Counties' online conference.
Pandemic was a test for states’ IT preparedness, says Alaska CIO
Alaska Chief Information Officer Bill Smith said he’s treating the rush to remote work as a case study in emergency preparedness.
Security luminary Dug Song dives into securing the surge in remote work
Duo Security co-founder and cybersecurity trailblazer Dug Song on how state and local governments can keep ahead of the security challenges in a working-from-home world.
Strengthening security by improving device visibility
IT security experts share strategies for state and local agencies to get the most of their security tools and gain greater visibility of devices accessing the network.
As economies reopen, demands on state IT begin to flatten
State technology officials have been slammed with new projects to support other agencies during the pandemic, but two officials in Ohio said they're finally planning for life back in the office.
Slow internet, poor preparation plague local governments amid pandemic
Local government IT leaders say they're facing a raft of issues as they work remotely, which they expect to continue managing for many months more.
Steps to fast-track modern security for the remote workforce
Agencies are at a crossroads with security upgrades. As they look to modern tools to respond to current demands, there is an opportunity to think more strategically.