Vinod Brahmapuram

CIOs plan for cyber grants, wait for CISA's guidance

by • 2 months ago

Six months after President Biden signed the infrastructure law, CIOs and CISOs still have many questions about the cyber grants new program.

Former Washington CISO lands at Lumen Technologies

by • 2 months ago

Former Washington CISO Vinod Brahmapuram is now heading up security business development at the telecommunications giant.

Washington CISO to leave state government

by • 3 months ago

Vinod Brahmapuram, who's been with the state since October 2019, is stepping down March 31 for a private-sector role.

'Trust of citizens' is most important part of zero trust, Washington CISO says

by • 10 months ago

A more strenuous approach to security may ruffle feathers, but is worth pursuing, Washington CISO Vinod Brahmapuram said during an online event.

Money's great, but it's not everything, state CISOs say

by • 1 year ago

Federal aid is welcome, but organizations need to be mindful of their maturity levels, the CISOs of Illinois and Washington said during an online event.

Collaboration aided states' cybersecurity during pandemic, but shrinking budgets concern CISOs

by • 2 years ago

The chief information security officers of California and Washington said the pandemic has generated many useful partnerships, but they must also be more vigilant than ever.

How Washington state manages cybersecurity in a pandemic

by • 2 years ago

State CISO Vinod Brahmapuram said a relatively early reaction to the pandemic in February went far in easing the transition to telework.

Washington state names second CISO in 10 months

by • 3 years ago

Public-sector veteran Vinod Brahmapuram will take over as the top IT security official in Washington after the hasty departure of Ronald Buchanan last month.