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Rising cyberthreats prompt new techniques in Virginia, CISO says

by • 1 week ago

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

by • 3 weeks ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 4 months ago

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

by • 5 months ago

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.