Election officials say they're adopting a 'security first' mindset heading into 2020
The relationship between state and federal officials has improved, but there are still plenty of challenges in securing election systems across the country, speakers at an NGA conference said.
NASCIO honors Utah Gov. Herbert with Technology Champion Award
The state leader was recognized for his broad contributions to IT in the public sector, including broadband, job-training and digital government initiatives.
Costly 2012 data breach showed Utah importance of tracking inventory
The incident, which cost the state $10 million, led it to adopt a network-monitoring platform that controls which devices can log on.
For effective IT delivery, understand the business first, says Utah CIO
Utah's Mike Hussey says he's working to reform the state's development process to one focused on business outcomes at the beginning of a project.
Utah to shut down its innovation incubator
As state lawmakers approve closure of the Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative, governors in other states plan new ways to innovate.
Utah to join states allowing fully autonomous vehicles on public roads
If signed by Gov. Gary Herbert, Utah would join states including California, Arizona, and Pennsylvania that allow public testing of fully autonomous vehicles.
State CIOs need to change culture around data sharing
On the latest episode of the Priorities podcast, Illinois CIO Jack King and Utah CIO Mike Hussey offer steps to better data use and sharing.
How the Utah government got a handle on 60,000 devices
Two years ago, the state didn't know what was on its network. Now, state CISO Phil Bates says it's automating security processes on a well-managed inventory.
A Virginia agency built an escape room for cybersecurity training
Its efficacy has yet to be proven, but officials say engagement and interest in the training material is way up.