data security

The future of work for state and local governments


Cisco’s Marc Moffett discusses how state and local agencies can offer flexibility to their workforce, and address challenges around security and connectivity.

Minimizing cyber risk with improved data backup and recovery


Cyberthreats against state and local agencies are forcing leaders to fortify their defenses. Faster, more modern data backup and recovery is part of the solution, says one IT expert.

Ransomware defense starts with smarter backup and recovery plans


State IT leaders can reduce the cost and disruption of ransomware threats by proactively safeguarding data before it’s attacked, report says.

Mission isn’t everything — leaders also need tools, Texas CISO says


Texas Chief Information Security Officer Nancy Rainosek says government leaders shouldn’t ignore the details of the technologies they use.

33 California offices put data at risk, auditor finds


Dozens of state government entities practice faulty data security polices that often do not follow widely accepted standards, the state auditor found.