West Virginia launches CARES Act portal for quick pandemic relief
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
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
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
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
The FBI is investigating an "attempted intrusion by an outside party" to access the Voatz mobile app the state used in 2018.
'Converge' as a group for better state IT budgeting, tech leaders say
The top technology officials from Pennsylvania and West Virginia say bringing an enterprise together for budgeting talks can generate unexpected business value.
West Virginia and Denver say mobile voting pilots increased turnout
New research credits the Voatz app with slightly boosting ballots cast by overseas voters, but other reports raise questions about the reliability of online voting.
Cybersecurity policy academy highlights importance of state-local collaboration
Four states that participated in a year-long National Governor's Association program are increasing their efforts to engage local governments on IT security.
Blockchain voting could grow beyond West Virginia
The company behind West Virginia's much-scrutinized blockchain-encrypted ballots for overseas voters says other states have expressed interest.