How modern IAM solutions help states reduce IT operating costs, improve security
As states continue to promote online citizen services, CIOs see a growing need for a better way to manage user identity and access.
11 local governments to share solutions on mobility, civic engagement
The "Small Places, Big Ideas Innovation Cohort" is now collecting proposals for technologies that can connect governments and the public and help with mobility.
NASCIO names 30 of the best technology projects in state government
Among the 19 states recognized are shared-services cybersecurity programs operating in Iowa and Texas, where officials say systems are becoming more secure.
Ransomware threat raises National Guard's role in state cybersecurity
The chief of the Pentagon's National Guard Bureau praised the role of military members responding to recent incidents in Texas and Louisiana.
More identified in Texas ransomware attack as feds urge coordinated response
Cybersecurity professionals, including a DHS official, are calling for coordinated response to attacks against government that are also becoming more organized.
States look to 'citizen as a platform' for data management
Whether calling it ‘citizen as a platform’ or ‘my government, my way,’ states are rethinking data management, putting the citizen at the center.
Expect more sophisticated ransomware attacks like Texas, expert says
Hackers are now tweaking their malware to create more attacks against state and local governments, says James Globe of the Center for Internet Security.
Texas ransomware incident could be 'new type' of cyberattack
"This is the first time we have seen a simultaneous attack like this," a cybersecurity researcher told StateScoop of the attack that hit 22 local government organizations across Texas at once.
Widespread ransomware attack reported across Texas
A "coordinated" attack has affected at least 23 local government organizations around Texas, the state's Department of Information Resources says.