Tags West Virginia

Cybersecurity policy academy highlights importance of state-local collaboration

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 5 months ago

The company behind West Virginia's much-scrutinized blockchain-encrypted ballots for overseas voters says other states have expressed interest.

How skeptics called Big Telecom's bluff on broadband coverage maps

by • 7 months ago

An unreliable map spurred an investigation that included one researcher who drove more than 7,000 miles, recruited a Bulgarian app developer, and forced the FCC ask a lot of questions.

West Virginia's new chief technology officer says he's taking a 'risk approach'

by • 8 months ago

Joshua Spence, previously the chief information security officer, wants the state to make cybersecurity a bigger consideration before making big IT decisions.

West Virginia's Joshua Spence promoted to CTO

by • 8 months ago

Effective immediately, the chief information security officer replaces John Dunlap, who retired quietly earlier this month.

West Virginia says 144 people voted using mobile blockchain app

by • 8 months ago

Overseas residents like active-duty military members were able to cast their ballots in this year's election using the blockchain-backed Voatz mobile app.

Blockchain-enabled voting has started in West Virginia

by • 10 months ago

The state's overseas voters started casting ballots using a mobile app that runs on the decentralized ledger last Friday.

West Virginia to offer mobile, blockchain-based ballots to its overseas voters in November

by • 11 months ago

The state is expanding on a two-county test during its May primary, despite the misgivings of election security advocates.

West Virginia may offer blockchain-based ballots to all of its overseas voters this November

by • 12 months ago

The state, which tested the technology in two counties during the May primary, is waiting on the results of a post-election audit, despite pointed critics of online voting.