{% text "preview_text" label="Preview Text This will be used as the preview text that displays in some email clients", value="", no_wrapper=True %}


linkedin facebook twitter instagram

'It's certainly been a challenge'

New York CISO Karen Sorady told StateScoop yesterday that while the past few years have been trying, she’s stepping down at a time when state government has responded successfully to a series of trials. “It’s certainly been a challenge over the past few years,” said Sorady. But Sorady, who's retiring after 32 years in Albany, said the state's made great strides in improving its cybersecurity culture. “The whole impetus is for us to help them do their business," she said. Benjamin Freed reports.

A Message From AWS Educate

With over 1,500 institutions and hundreds of thousands of students who use AWS Educate, we wanted to take you on a trip around the world and highlight how students are learning and innovating with the cloud. Learn more.

Coins for storage

New York City is working with two organizations to store some of its open data on a storage network that’s incentivized with cryptocurrency. The city will use the Filecoin network, an open-source, peer-to-peer decentralized network that awards digital coins to people who make available their excess storage capacity. The five-year experiment is designed to help officials determine if decentralized networks can improve government operations. Ryan Johnston has the story.

Northam's last cyber budget

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam yesterday proposed a two-year budget that includes a $60 million increase in the commonwealth’s cybersecurity funding. The budget proposal landed a few days after the state legislature reported it was the victim of an "extremely sophisticated" ransomware attack. Northam leaves office Jan. 15, and his successor, Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin, called the sum "wholly inadequate." Ben has more.

What a year

As 2021 winds down, take a look back at StateScoop's and EdScoop's coverage of IT and cybersecurity through the second year of the pandemic. There was no bright line separating 2020 and 2021, and many of the same trends should continue into 2022, but gradually, public-sector leaders have shown they’re becoming acclimated to new environments. Go to the special report.

Want more? Catch our events for all things workforce!
{% widget_block rich_text 'unsubscribe' label='Unsubscribe' overridable=true no_wrapper=true %} {% widget_attribute 'html' %} Copyright (c) 2019 WorkScoop, All rights reserved.

{{ site_settings.company_name }}
{{ site_settings.company_street_address_1 }}
{{ site_settings.company_city }} {{ site_settings.company_state }} 20036

Update your email preferences
Unsubscribe {% end_widget_attribute %} {% end_widget_block %} {# {% widget_block rich_text 'unsubscribe' label='Unsubscribe' overridable=true no_wrapper=true %} {% widget_attribute 'html' %} You received this email because you are subscribed to {{ subscription_name }} from {{site_settings.company_name}}. If you prefer not to receive emails from {{site_settings.company_name}} you may unsubscribe or set your email preferences. {% end_widget_attribute %} {% end_widget_block %} #}