Tracy Barnes

Security vendor says its access of Indiana COVID-19 data was not 'unauthorized'

by • 12 months ago

UpGuard, a security firm that researches software vulnerabilities, said it discovered a data leak and wanted to help state officials fix it.

It's two steps forward, one step back for state government IT

by • 1 year ago

The pandemic and advancements in tech are affording states new opportunities — and presenting challenges — state IT leaders said during an online event.

Indiana 'very aggressive' on cyber partnerships with cities

by • 1 year ago

A new information-sharing law and inclusion in an NGA policy academy will grow Indiana's "whole-of-state" approach, CIO Tracy Barnes said.

Indiana poised to increase cybersecurity info sharing among government

by • 1 year ago

The state is expected to enact legislation that will require state agencies and local governments to report all cyberattacks to the Indiana Office of Technology.

Indiana names lieutenant governor's chief of staff as new CIO

by • 2 years ago

Tracy Barnes, a former IT consultant who's been with the state five years, will start as Indiana's top technology official at the end of the month.