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.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says state is ready to go to court with feds over net neutrality
"Bring it on," Inslee said at an event in Seattle on Tuesday.
D.C. targets transportation, environment in latest civic app challenge
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
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
Top election officials are turning to multi-factor authentication, advanced audits and in some cases the military to defend against continued cyberthreats.