Benjamin Freed

Benjamin Freed

Tech

'Whole-of-state' cybersecurity efforts rely on good communications

by • 4 weeks ago

Finding trusted local partners is crucial for a statewide cybersecurity strategy, North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson said during a NASCIO webcast.

Tech

NGA picks next seven states for cybersecurity program

by • 1 month ago

Governors in each state will appoint teams to develop best practices on cybersecurity governance and critical infrastructure.

Training

New York launches IT 'SWAT teams' to aid pandemic response

by • 2 months ago

The state is recruiting private-sector and education technologists to help with the IT workload created by the health crisis. Microsoft and Google have already volunteered.

Training

Digital medical licenses could help doctors practice across state lines

by • 2 months ago

A company that digitizes professional licenses is offering states access to its software to validate medical licenses as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Culture

Coronavirus tests states' cybersecurity, IT supply chains

by • 3 months ago

With governors around the country ordering their workforces to perform duties remotely, CIOs face new logistical problems.

Training

CIOs face challenges if coronavirus forces government to go remote

by • 3 months ago

While telework is easier than ever, government's IT systems could be tested as workers are being ordered to work remotely amid fears of the new coronavirus.

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