Nancy Rainosek

Data is key to performance management in Nebraska


On the Priorities Podcast: Nebraska CIO Ed Toner overviews how to measure improvement with data. Texas CISO Nancy Rainosek gives an update on the TexRAMP cloud security program.

StateRAMP group says cloud-security standards being used in 10 states


The group, which is modeled on the FedRAMP certifications for federal cloud vendors, said it is "far surpassing our expectations."

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.

Texas and Virginia CISOs embrace 'whole-of-state' cybersecurity


State governments are increasingly roping in more stakeholders when developing their cybersecurity strategies. "Sharing begets sharing," Virginia CISO Michael Watson said.

How Texas used its disaster playbook after a huge ransomware attack


The Lone Star State was the latest respond to a ransomware attack by making it a statewide emergency.

A chip off the Ed Block — Texas confirms Nancy Rainosek as CISO replacement


As the state nears completion on a vast legacy consolidation push, Rainosek replaces Ed Block to lead statewide cybersecurity policy and standards that keep state-owned infrastructure and data safe.