“I am hopeful this approach of condensing and aligning these prior efforts into Cal-Secure can succeed in maturing the state’s cybersecurity posture,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, the Ventura County Democrat who chairs the Assembly’s Select Committee on Cybersecurity.
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Over the last 3 months, California state and local government has spent over $329 million on technology goods and services. The state’s drive to deliver easy-to-use, dependable and secure public services has produced some large tech deals.
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The city's Department of Building and Safety seeks a company to design, implement, maintain and support “an ecosystem of software and database solutions” that can handle permitting, inspection, code enforcement and licensing.
The state unemployment department got help from a contractor to assess the risks related to a change in eligibility for benefits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Office’s California Automated Lobbyist and Campaign Contribution and Expenditure Search System (Cal-Access) replacement project has paused temporarily and is being examined by a vendor.
The chief information officer will direct and manage six IT programs: System Requirements and Testing, Application Services, Service Management and Support Services, Enterprise Services/Configuration Management, the Information Security Office, and the coordination of contracted staff.
Techwire is pleased to welcome Telos Corp. to the Techwire family. Telos offers solutions that empower and safeguard some of the most security-conscious enterprises across the globe. The company protects information assets on-prem and in the cloud with secure solutions that wield mobile communication, organizational messaging and identity management – freeing clients to safely pursue their missions. Telos serves commercial enterprises, the military, civilian and intelligence entities of the federal government, and allied nations. For state and local, Telos’ Xacta® platform for cyber risk management and continuous compliance facilitates security assessments and tamps down audit fatigue via a multiuse model that works harmoniously with customers’ unique security controls and frameworks. For more information, visit telos.com.
The California Department of Aging and the county of Santa Clara are looking to fill chief information officer and application administrator positions, respectively.
In a Request for Proposal, California State University, Long Beach calls for responses from vendors who can provide a software system to help it do more with fundraising.
The leadership courses and boot camps offered by the California Department of Technology’s Office of Professional Development, now offered virtually, have drawn more applicants from within state government as well as from counties and cities across California.
State lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t just focus on broadband and cybersecurity this session. The governor recently signed several other bills of interest to the technology sector that run the gamut from wildfire tech to personal information.
Steve Kustin rejoined the Sacramento Municipal Utility District four months ago. As he conducts a “listening” tour with his 70 team members, he has five specific goals. And there are vendor opportunities on the horizon.