With the 2022 midterms looming, elections officials around the country are working to keep false claims out of the headlines, push for free and fair elections, and foster constituent trust in the process.
When state and local government suffers a cyber attack, officials are faced with a dilemma: How much is the public entitled to know? How much can you reveal while keeping systems secure?
As cybersecurity threats change over time, so do the jobs of those tasked with fighting them. In many states, the CISO is now working outside the IT agency to protect the wider enterprise.
Russian-linked ransomware. Billions of dollars in cyber insurance. A growing workforce. Understanding the latest data on cybersecurity in the public sector is critical to establishing a secure and productive operation.
As Georgia's longtime chief technology officer moved to the next phase of his career, Steve Nichols offered advice to other public sector IT professionals looking to make the most of their time in government.
In the biannual Digital States Survey, top performers are prioritizing cybersecurity and constituent services, filling out their staff ranks, and making emerging tech part of the routine.