Benjamin Freed

Benjamin Freed

Tech

West Virginia to move state employees to Google Workspace

by • 1 week ago

The move is expected to save the state government $11.5 million, Gov. Jim Justice said.

Tech

Pandemic elevated CIOs' roles, NASCIO survey finds

by • 2 weeks ago

The association's annual survey of its members found that many CIOs are at the forefront of their states' responses to the historic health crisis.

Culture

State workers more engaged with security since pandemic, CISOs say

by • 3 weeks ago

"We have a heightened awareness of how important security is," Colorado CISO Deborah Blyth said during an online event about post-pandemic IT.

Culture

Washington CIO says many probably won't return to office

by • 4 weeks ago

During a CISA online summit, Washington state CIO Jim Weaver said 98% of his employees "love remote work or are fine with it."

Culture

Why a think tank is connecting cybersecurity volunteers with election officials

by • 1 month ago

Maya Worman, executive director of the University of Chicago Harris School's Election Cyber Surge says the program aims to let election officials "know they are not out to sea."

Tech

Why North Carolina outsourced election cybersecurity to a 'CISO-as-a-service'

by • 2 months ago

The state board of elections saved money by hiring a team of outside vendors to act as its top cybersecurity adviser and liaison to partner agencies.

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