Rising cyberthreats prompt new techniques in Virginia, CISO says
Virginia CISO Mike Watson says the state has a dedicated cybersecurity vendor under its new multi-sourcing model, while training remains important as ever.
Virginia boosts funding for internet-connected public safety radio
A radio system that connects first responders across jurisdictions during emergencies has secured $6.5 million in new funding.
Virginia invites tech innovation by keeping its door open
State CIO Nelson Moe said his agency’s created an environment that encourages vendors to share their creative ideas with the commonwealth.
Auditor says Virginia's new multi-vendor model needs extra oversight
State CIO Nelson Moe said he agrees with the criticisms of a recent report, but that there's a bigger picture to be reckoned with.
For state governments, cybersecurity is getting more complex
State chief information security officers and homeland security advisers who spoke at a federal cybersecurity conference said their missions are widening.
Virginia launches state's first digital professional licensing system
More than 300,000 licensed workers can now update their professional licenses using a mobile app, instead of waiting for a paper certificate in the mail.
Virginia governor's 2019 datathon targets student learning outcomes
The commonwealth's annual competition will seek this year to improve the equality of educational outcomes for all students.
Virginia state capitol to use machine-learning weapons detection
The Virginia Capitol Police will test a machine-learning platform that's already in use in Utah and at sports stadiums around the world.
NGA selects six states for election cybersecurity policy academy
Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia will spend the next six months studying election security to come up with plans ahead of the 2020 election.