IT skills

N.C. cybersecurity strategy leverages legislative and workforce development measures


As a result of pandemic, the North Carolina has ramped up cybersecurity initiatives and workforce development programs, says Rob Main, the state’s chief risk officer.

Georgia’s CISO on strategies to overcome workforce gaps in security


David Allen shares the state’s approach to expand its security workforce, including leveraging young talent out of school and partnering with third-party security providers.

Closing the expertise gaps in state and local security


Expanding cybersecurity challenges and a shortage of talent make managed and professional services a strategic solution for government tech departments.

New York bill would waive exam requirements for IT employees to speed hiring


New legislation could let the state's IT department hire highly skilled workers to temporary positions and bypass some of the civil service process.