it infrastructure

State health data sharing limited by access to broadband, staff and funds

While some states have made strides advancing their health information exchanges, obstacles remain, especially for small and rural providers, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Risk management through resilient technology

Resilient technology creates a more stable IT environment that saves money, increases cybersecurity and requires fewer resources to support it, a new report says.

CISA releases updated guidance for zero trust security architectures

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is encouraging increased automation and enhanced security for access controls in its latest roadmap for agencies and organizations working to achieve zero trust.

2 factors make shifts to remote work successful

Well-coordinated IT and HR systems can ensure remote work has no effect on staff workflow quantity or quality, a recent study shows.

Demand heats up for grants management solutions

With state and local entities having to track extraordinary numbers of grants, thanks to unprecedented amounts of pandemic-related federal funding, the search for software that can simplify grants management is on.

CDC technology office plans roadmap for public health data interoperability

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Public Health Data, Surveillance and Technology is aiming to expand public health data sharing and nationwide health equity over the next two years.

How mainframe as a service eased end-of-life transitions

The cloud-based model allowed two Florida agencies time to better plan their systems modernization.

States sketch out roadmaps for zero trust ‘journey’

As states experiment with zero trust, they are working out technologies, governance and procedures for securing IT infrastructure.

State looks to ‘unconventional’ tactics to find talent

The Indiana Office of Technology eliminated degree requirements for most jobs in 2019, and now it uses a work-based learning apprenticeship program to reskill employees keen to learn IT.

State details how agencies must apply TikTok ban

The Texas plan requires agencies to ban employees and contractors from downloading the app and other prohibited tech on connected state devices, identify areas where sensitive information could be exposed and implement network-based restrictions.

4 reasons it's time to reassess your cloud architecture

COMMENTARY | Agencies should be sure their hybrid cloud strategies address future costs as well as performance, security and skills requirements.

Report: 6 keys for successful government crisis contact centers

When natural disasters or emergencies arise, agencies must be able to respond effectively to public inquiry, and technology is key.

Counties to field red team pen testers

The Atlanta Regional Commission wants help conducting penetration tests on local county IT systems.

Why cloud is a budget breaker

Misunderstandings about cloud security, scalability and storage has led to the vast majority of enterprises spending much more than anticipated, a new survey finds.

How to keep a complex cloud and on-prem ecosystem on track

Keeping to a true north, taking an open or closed approach and managing the change will help keep modernization projects under control, state and local CIOs advise.