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DHS needs help peeking into state and local networks, cybersecurity official says

by • 2 weeks ago

Rick Driggers, the deputy assistant director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said more information-sharing agreements are needed.

Amid recovery, U.S. Virgin Islands looks to cloud and consolidation

by • 3 weeks ago

Almost two years after Hurricanes Maria and Irma crippled the island territory, its CIO Angelo Riddick says reliability is key.

Workforce development crucial to improving states' cybersecurity, governors say

by • 1 month ago

The leaders of Louisiana and Arkansas told a National Governors Association conference that states are making headway on cybersecurity through school curriculum and training programs.

Why state governments struggle to hire women in cybersecurity roles

by • 1 month ago

Speakers at NASCIO's midyear conference said more women will be attracted to the cybersecurity field if they see more people who look like them in leadership roles.

Wisconsin energizes mainframe workforce with interns

by • 1 month ago

The technology is old, but the people running it are new.

Delaware's CIO isn't giving up on his data analytics vision

by • 2 months ago

Sometimes projects run into roadblocks. Delaware CIO James Collins says the keys to advancing are diligence and persistence.

Procurement reform can help states transform in 'smaller chunks,' says California CIO

by • 2 months ago

California Chief Information Officer Amy Tong says digital transformation should focus heavily on business needs to be effective.

Why state CIOs should embrace 'the power of purpose'

by • 2 months ago

Commentary: Chris Estes explains the path he took while serving as North Carolina's CIO, from "uniting around purpose" to digital transformation.

'Smart city' initiatives are creating a flood of new data

by • 3 months ago

As municipal devices tuck away trillions of terabytes of data, smart-city experts say they don't have the workforce or infrastructure to parse the information.