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