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Pennsylvania's James Weaver named Washington state CIO

by Colin Wood • 1 day ago

After spending nearly thirty years in IT roles in Pennsylvania state government, Weaver will now head Washington Technology Solutions.

Partnership promises internet access for tribal, rural lands in Montana, Washington

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

A new agreement between Microsoft and Native Network is the final leg of the tech company's "Airband" initiative.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says state is ready to go to court with feds over net neutrality

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

"Bring it on," Inslee said at an event in Seattle on Tuesday.

D.C. targets transportation, environment in latest civic app challenge

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

Programmers will pursue grants to develop applications that make the most of the incoming generation of high-speed wireless infrastructure.

Romanian woman pleads guilty to 2017 ransomware attack on D.C. police cameras

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

The attack disabled two-thirds of the capital's police surveillance cameras just days before the presidential inauguration.

New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security

by Benjamin Freed • 4 months ago

Top election officials are turning to multi-factor authentication, advanced audits and in some cases the military to defend against continued cyberthreats.

Washington state decides to work it out with third-choice marijuana sales tracking vendor

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

Left with few alternatives, officials have committed to repairing a glitchy "seed-to-sale" tracking system through the summer.

D.C. Metro needs to improve its cybersecurity, audit finds

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The inspector general for Washington, D.C.'s public transit system recently reported that it needs to improve its ability to detect and respond to "IT incidents."

Washington state's struggling technology agency gets another interim director

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

An external review of Washington Technology Services is calling for changes in leadership, and the governor says a search for a permanent replacement is underway.

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