Automated cyberthreat intelligence pilot reduced states' response times to minutes
States that participated in the pilot cut the time needed to block malicious domains from three days to three minutes.
Cybersecurity research group wants to certify 'smart city' devices
The National Cybersecurity Center wants to help officials understand the vulnerabilities of the internet-connected devices that power smart-city programs.
State CIOs' 2021 priorities reflect needs of the pandemic
Cybersecurity leads for the eighth consecutive year, while digital government, broadband and workforce issues also ranked highly as the health crisis continues.
Biden can help states modernize by restoring White House's 'power to convene'
A former federal CTO hopes the new administration will take a greater interest in states' modernization and data efforts, starting with vaccine distribution.
Will Congress ever fund state and local cybersecurity grants?
A $400 million grant program sought by NASCIO members and others passed the House in 2020, but got stuck in the Senate. The advocacy will continue into 2021.