Ransomware now part of the regular drill for National Guard, generals say
National Guard leaders said at a Pentagon briefing how responding to ransomware attacks against local governments is a new normal for their cyber warriors.
Managed service providers a growing target for ransomware attackers
Organizations that rely on third-party vendors to provide cloud-based services are increasingly at risk of ransomware attacks, according to a new report.
How Texas used its disaster playbook after a huge ransomware attack
The Lone Star State was the latest respond to a ransomware attack by making it a statewide emergency.
Technology-accessibility resources head to Texas agencies, universities
New training resources will help state agencies design digital technologies that can be easily accessed by everyone, including those with disabilities.
Texas starts mandatory cybersecurity training for government employees
A new law requires nearly all state and local employees across the Lone Star State to undergo annual cybersecurity education.
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.