Former AZ deputy CISO — now interim CISO — Ryan Murray talks whole-of-state defense, election security and building the cyber workforce — and how strong collaborations underpin it all.
The ransomware group Royal sent an extortion letter to Tucson Unified School District earlier this week following a successful cyber attack. Teachers are continuing in-person lessons even as some systems remain offline.
While state CISO, Roemer confronted struggles to find and hire cyber talent, and sought to make cyber awareness trainings more frequent, robust and widespread. He now joins a private company focused on both those areas.
To scale up the amount of data it takes in on Arizona's water systems, the state's Department of Environmental Quality's Water Watch program designed an app that puts data collection in the hands of residents.
Arizona Business One Stop is designed for people hoping to start businesses along with operators of existing firms. Lessons learned during its creation could help similar all-in-one platforms achieve success.
A vote tabulation glitch in Arizona’s Maricopa County and an attempted takedown of voter-facing websites in Mississippi prompted a flurry of election misinformation and efforts from officials to set the record straight.
The state of Arizona is set to receive $76.5 million from the National Electric Vehicle Program that will fund a wave of EV charger upgrades and construction through the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Arizona CISO Tim Roemer shared his philosophy about motivational cyber awareness training, the importance of getting assertive with vendors and why state CISOs need to keep talking to each other.
Eight states have elections for governor next month in which an incumbent is not on the ballot. Arizona CIO J.R. Sloan weighs in on how state IT is positioned to weather the change.
As NASCIO gets under way in Louisville, Ky., GT talked to Arizona CISO Tim Roemer about what it means to serve jointly as the state’s top official for cybersecurity and homeland security.