‘Response’ toughest part of cybersecurity, says Wisconsin CIO
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
Today's aging, analog 911 systems are largely insulated from cyberattacks. But soon they'll be plugged into everything else that gets hacked.
For state CIOs, broadband an essential and pressing challenge
On StateScoop's Priorities podcast, the CIOs of Wisconsin and North Carolina share how they're keeping pace with public demand for high-speed connectivity.
Hundreds of Wisconsin elections offices use expired operating systems, official says
The state's election security lead said 527 local clerks access the statewide voter database on devices with operating systems near or past their expiration dates.
Wisconsin energizes mainframe workforce with interns
The technology is old, but the people running it are new.
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.
Local governments reduce IT costs with enterprise cloud solutions
Legacy infrastructure is a strain on resources and staff hours, but enterprise cloud can reduce costs and improve performance, according to a new report.
'Wall that damn thing off': What government CIOs can do to improve cybersecurity
The number of new applications and new devices coming into use means governments have to architect their networks for defense, San Francisco CIO Linda Gerull said.
How Wisconsin puts IT modernization in the context of future needs
State CIO David Cagigal encourages other state IT leaders to think long-term when considering modernization for the applications they oversee.