Texas pushes citizen services growth with app
On the Priorities Podcast, Texas CIO Amanda Crawford on the state’s citizen services app. New York CIO Tony Riddick on cybersecurity.
Texas school district fires employee after discovering crypto mining rigs
The Galveston Independent School District's IT staff investigating network anomalies found crypto mining devices on six campuses.
Texas picks college campus for first regional SOC
Angelo State University, in West Texas, will host what's eyed as the first of several regional security operations centers around the state.
State cyber leaders aim for more scrutiny of cloud vendors
More states are developing their own certification models when considering the security of cloud platforms.
Data is key to performance management in Nebraska
On the Priorities Podcast: Nebraska CIO Ed Toner overviews how to measure improvement with data. Texas CISO Nancy Rainosek gives an update on the TexRAMP cloud security program.
StateRAMP group says cloud-security standards being used in 10 states
The group, which is modeled on the FedRAMP certifications for federal cloud vendors, said it is "far surpassing our expectations."
Cities are getting better at reading between the numbers
Cities have never been more focused on data, and they're using new approaches — from data academies to project-based learning — to ramp up their efforts.
Texas launches mobile app for government services
The new Texas by Texas app can so far be used to renew driver's licenses, vehicle registrations and massage therapy licenses.
Florida CIO says 'validating trust' is biggest task for improving cybersecurity
Florida CIO James Grant said that as he builds out a new enterprisewide cybersecurity program, he's jealous of what Texas has achieved.