West Virginia

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

by • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 4 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 • 12 months 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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.