Eight states get a boost from NGA for health data projects


The National Governors Association will help agencies work through policy and data-sharing challenges.

Though ransomware persists in government — often unreported — experts say things are looking up


As high-profile attacks like Atlanta's grab headlines, experts tell StateScoop that both the level of awareness and resources available to local governments are on the rise.

States advance talks with federal officials on harmonizing regulations


NASCIO says what began as broad requests for the federal government to organize its regulatory environment for state IT is now on "more solid footing."

Governors must shepherd in AI with responsible data stewardship, IBM CEO says


Ginni Rometty says artificial intelligence will affect 100 percent of jobs and that state leaders have a central role to play as the technology emerges.

Illinois CIO Hardik Bhatt resigns for smart cities post at Amazon


In less than three years, the tech leader positioned his state as a national model for IT policy and early adoption of emerging technologies.

38 governors sign cybersecurity compact


As leadership of the National Governors Association changes hands, state leaders pledge commitment to bolstering cybersecurity defenses in their states.