Cloud & Computing
Third-party provider Geographic Solutions reportedly offlined systems after an attempted malware attack. Some states report that unemployment claims and/or job search sites are currently unavailable.
A $100,000 emergency procurement package – containing two vendor agreements – was unanimously passed this week to mitigate a “network security incident” that affected 85 county computers.
San Diego County’s second largest city has announced a new IT director in Jose Cisneros. Cisneros comes to city service with more than two decades of network and cybersecurity experience from the U.S. Navy.
Cyber insurance won’t ever be “cheap” again, says Cysurance’s Kirsten Bay. But insurance firms might make it more attainable with ways to monitor clients for good cyber behavior and adjust limits accordingly.
The new digital evidence management platform was launched in the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office and now contains more than 100,000 digitized pieces of evidence. The digital evidence is often used in criminal trials.
City council members unanimously voted to approve the staff recommendation that CivicPlus be contracted to rebuild the city’s public-facing website. Work on the project is slated to begin this summer.
Twenty-one states have a CPO position, up from just 12 in 2019. States appear to be recognizing the need to tackle privacy as government data collection grows, but CPOs still struggle to get enough funds.
Mendel brings nearly 20 years of experience to the role, including working as the county's radio communications division director. Now, he picks up where former CIO Tanya Hannah left off.
NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has released the first of several preliminary drafts outlining ways that organizations can implement zero-trust architectures.
At Digital.gov’s 2022 Government UX Summit, experts shared ways that digital services can be better designed to improve the user experience for users with cognitive impairments and those with low literacy.
CISA Director Jen Easterly and National Cyber Director Chris Inglis promote collaboration — but will their successors do the same? Does describing the work as “data care” not “cybersecurity” help with talent recruitment?
The concept of low-code software is becoming more popular in government. Laserfiche's new Solution Marketplace is meant to advance that idea, giving users the ability to quickly deploy workflows based on templates.
Harris, who had been serving as the interim IT director, brings 20 years of public- and private-sector experience to the role. She was formally appointed to the position by the City Council May 9.
Liana Bailey-Crimmins has been tapped by Gov. Gavin Newsom to lead the California Department of Technology as its director and CIO. Bailey-Crimmins most recently served as the state's chief technology officer.
Federal cybersecurity grants are expected “in the coming months,” with CISA still mulling feedback and finalizing. Local governments should use the time to ensure they’re part of any state planning processes.
Former CISA director Chris Krebs has joined data security firm Rubrik, where he’ll help the firm better understand unmet cybersecurity needs across different sectors. The company homes in on data resiliency and recovery.