Florida, one of two states skipping a CISA-backed grant program, is planning a $30 million grant program for local cybersecurity.
Edman, who's been with the state government since 1984, is joining the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency as one of its new state coordinators.
Montana, which is targeting spring 2021 to retire its mainframe, may be the exception that proves the rule that mainframes are essential technology for states.
Jeffrey Clines, IT director for the Illinois secretary of state, will start as the top technology official in South Dakota in April.
The future of Pat Snow, the state chief information officer who's been with South Dakota for 23 years, is unclear.