West Virginia

How states are using data to manage cybersecurity risk

by • 2 months ago

States are increasingly using data to improve how they address their biggest problems, including their biggest problem: managing cybersecurity risk.

West Virginia launches new IT risk and compliance platform

by • 2 months ago

West Virginia announced it will use tools from the Canadian software firm Galvanize to automate processes around IT risk management and compliance.

Chatbots were a 'godsend' for states' pandemic responses, CIOs said

by • 6 months ago

Technologies that can help agencies automate processes were a huge help this year, but there are still some pockets of reluctance in government, several state CIOs said.

West Virginia to move state employees to Google Workspace

by • 6 months ago

The move is expected to save the state government $11.5 million, Gov. Jim Justice said.

West Virginia launches CARES Act portal for quick pandemic relief

by • 9 months ago

The new portal, designed to accelerate financial relief to businesses, is the first step to transforming West Virginia's grant management system, officials said.

Ransomware drives West Virginia to new endpoint detection and response

by • 1 year ago

The escalating risk brought on by ransomware is guiding new policies and purchases in state government, says state CTO Joshua Spence.

Alleged mobile voting app hack linked to University of Michigan

by • 2 years ago

West Virginia officials reportedly said IP addresses linked to the University of Michigan attempted to access the Voatz app in 2018.

West Virginia navigates ‘complex net’ of enterprise IT systems

by • 2 years ago

The state’s chief technology officer says he’s now working to modernize the state’s systems while ensuring complexity is kept manageable. 

Hacking attempt reported against West Virginia's mobile voting app

by • 2 years ago

The FBI is investigating an "attempted intrusion by an outside party" to access the Voatz mobile app the state used in 2018.