Coronavirus cybercrime task force launches in Virginia
The group, launched by the state and the U.S. Department of Justice, targets cybercriminals seeking to exploit fears of the growing public health crisis.
Utah CIO Mike Hussey named new NASCIO vice president
Hussey joins the association's executive committee following the recent job change of former North Carolina CIO Eric Boyette.
'Hidden Figures' to speak at Virginia's Women in Innovation gala
The upcoming gathering will convene accomplished women from business and the sciences to encourage and inspire others.
The cloud simplifies, improves automation, says Virginia’s CISO
Adding cloud services to an organization’s technology environment may add complexity, but it also simplifies some tasks, says Virginia CISO Mike Watson.
Advancing multi-vendor IT model tops priorities, Virginia CIO says
The state is moving its data center and hiring new staff, but maturing its new IT sourcing model takes priority, says Virginia CIO Nelson Moe.
Texas and Virginia CISOs embrace 'whole-of-state' cybersecurity
State governments are increasingly roping in more stakeholders when developing their cybersecurity strategies. "Sharing begets sharing," Virginia CISO Michael Watson said.
Virginia builds new model for quantifying cybersecurity risk
Where previously estimations and anecdotes sufficed, a new mathematical model will place precise dollar amounts on the IT security risks the state faces.
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.