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Liebert, who has been California state government’s cybersecurity chief for almost three years, has left a large footprint in the state's IT security governance as it has significantly ramped up its efforts.
Tony Batalla, who served as the Bay Area city’s IT manager for around five years, is now the chief technology officer and innovation officer responsible for driving major tech initiatives.
The acting director of the troubled department says a corrective action plan will be sent to the Department of Finance, which began the audit last year after public anger over long wait times and problems with the Motor Voter registration program.
Under the three-year deal, the California Department of Technology will accommodate the city’s data center needs as it shifts applications away from its 30-year-old legacy mainframe.
Cruz has held a variety of leadership positions in state government, but now he is stepping down to work for a county within the state. Praise rolled in Thursday for his time at the California Department of Technology.
The city's new CTO comes from the state Department of Technology.
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