Keith Tresh, a veteran of California state IT and now the chief information security officer in Idaho, offers tips from his wealth of experience in leadership within federal, state and local governments.
At last week's winter meeting of the National Governors Association, the top focus was on infrastructure — but the states' chief executives also noted the vital role of technology, cybersecurity and partnerships.
The U.S. National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) recently released Version 1.1 of the Cybersecurity Framework, and the security industry response is stronger than ever. Here are the facts — along with a front-line expert interview on what public- and private-sector organizations are doing now to plan and implement the new guidance.
California banned state-funded travel to four more states this week over what it deem to be discriminatory laws in Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas. But what wider impacts might this action have on a diverse range of topics — from out-of-state collegiate sport competitions to government technology partnerships nationwide? Let’s explore.
The FirstNet Board approved the release of an RFP to build, operate and deploy a nationwide public safety broadband network this week. Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate named 10 people to a new Interoperability Advisory Panel. So are next-generation interoperable communications for nationwide first-responders finally getting close?