Seven states to get cybersecurity strategy help from NGA
The National Governors Association will work with state officials to protect critical infrastructure, help local governments and implement overall strategies.
Washington state fills two more IT leadership roles
WaTech's Sue Langen and Scott Barringer have both lost their "acting" titles.
Ransomware attack takes down city services in Sammamish, Washington
The city says it's now working with a security firm to identify its attacker and measure data loss.
Washington state's new CISO is the final piece of IT agency's transformation, CIO says
Ronald Buchanan said WaTech has faced some rough times but that the time has arrived to regain its fellow statewide agencies' trust.
Washington state names new chief information security officer
On Jan. 22, Ronald Buchanan will fill a position left vacant since the departure of Agnes Kirk last summer.
Washington governor proposes statewide broadband office
A less-publicized element of Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed budget calls for a $1.2 million agency to expand internet connectivity throughout the state.
Sense of duty drives Washington state's new CIO
"We can't lose sight" of what this job is about, says incoming CIO James Weaver.
Pennsylvania's James Weaver named Washington state CIO
After spending nearly 30 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
A new agreement between Microsoft and Native Network is the final leg of the tech company's "Airband" initiative.