information security

California IT department 'high-risk' agency, auditor says


In addition to insufficient oversight of the state's major IT projects, an audit also found weak information security practices across California.

How a rapid move to remote work refined cyber in local government


Winners of the cybersecurity award in the 2020 LocalSmart Awards said the pandemic shifted the way they approach cybersecurity.

Local cyber leaders emphasize policy, people


Winners of the 2019 LocalSmart Cybersecurity Leader of the Year Award say their work to establish structure for their workforce is one of their keys to success.

Cybersecurity, consolidation mature in Alaska as new governor takes office


Alaska CISO Shannon Lawson says the state is now preparing to make an unprecedented investment in cybersecurity tools from a variety of vendors.