Craig Orgeron, Mississippi CIO and former NASCIO President, spoke with GovLoop on Jan. 24 about his top priorities, cybersecurity, hiring, CX and other state IT initiatives.
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State and local governments are turning to social media, especially Twitter, to recruit talent in the IT space.
California recently became America’s first with laws mandating basic security standards for IoT devices. The move may inspire similar legislation elsewhere.
CIOs and CISOs should take note of the federal advocacy priorities released by NASCIO, which include aligning federal cybersecurity regulations.
A webinar from the Public Technology Institute (PTI) and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) highlighted key priorities for state and local government technology officials.
A recent Pew Research Center report shows that many Americans think the U.S. is prepared to handle a cyberattack, but recent federal reports show there’s work to be done.
The partial federal shutdown has spurred furloughs at crucial agencies for cybersecurity, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a Homeland Security Department component.
In a super-connected world with ubiquitous technology, agencies must have a well–defined yet agile program to address and respond to cyber risks. That usually means moving many processes and tools into the cloud, but how do agencies do that effectively? For most agencies, the answer lies in partnership with FedRAMP-authorized providers
Mobile apps help governments protect their constituents by keeping them aware of their phone’s security and alerting users to cyberthreats.
The stats speak for themselves. 52 percent of public sector organizations that were breached were attacked where a patch was available.