Wisconsin selects Google Cloud to back 'virtual career center'

by • 2 weeks ago

Wisconsin's workforce department will develop an online platform this year to help its unemployed residents get trained and back to work.

18F will help Wisconsin fix its unemployment system

by • 3 weeks ago

The federal agency will help Wisconsin conduct research and solicit a vendor to build a modern unemployment system.

Pandemic giving ransomware 'greater attack surface' as tactics shift, ex-FBI agent says

by • 8 months ago

The rise of remote work has made it more difficult to secure networks, while ransomware actors evolve their methods, said a former top cybercrime agent in the FBI's New York office.

'Programming error' led Wisconsin to overpay $21.2 million in unemployment benefits

by • 9 months ago

The state has reclaimed most of the accidental payments and is now seeking to distribute funds to residents who've been underpaid by the faulty system.

Wisconsin names new CIO

by • 10 months ago

Trina Zanow, a 25-year veteran of the Wisconsin state government, takes over the role recently vacated by longtime CIO David Cagigal.

Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal to step down

by • 10 months ago

Cagigal, who joined the state government in late 2012 and was one of the longest-tenured statewide CIOs in the country, will step down June 19.

Next-generation 911 promises 'explosive' challenges, state CIO says

by • 1 year ago

Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal says the introduction of digital networks into 911 call centers is presenting public safety officials with unfamiliar technologies.

‘Response’ toughest part of cybersecurity, says Wisconsin CIO

by • 1 year ago

State CIO David Cagigal says of all the things his state does to prepare for attacks and build its workforce, responding to intrusions is the most difficult.

As 911 goes digital, security and training pose major challenges

by • 2 years ago

Today's aging, analog 911 systems are largely insulated from cyberattacks. But soon they'll be plugged into everything else that gets hacked.