Vitaliy Panych

California auditor calls tech bureau 'slow' on cybersecurity


State CISO Vitaliy Panych disagreed with the audit's findings and cited the pandemic's ongoing challenges.

California publishes 'road map' for next five years of cybersecurity


State CIO Amy Tong said the plan is a "fundamental effort" to improve and standardize cybersecurity across a sprawling government enterprise.

It’s October. Are you aware of cybersecurity yet?


Cybersecurity awareness month gets a ton of flak, especially from those working in cybersecurity. Does it need revision?

California confirms Vitaliy Panych as statewide CISO


After two years in the acting chief information security officer role, Vitaliy Panych was appointed this week to fill the role on a full-time basis.

Collaboration aided states' cybersecurity during pandemic, but shrinking budgets concern CISOs


The chief information security officers of California and Washington said the pandemic has generated many useful partnerships, but they must also be more vigilant than ever.