Special Report: Cybersecurity (May 2016)

Minnesota Governor’s Big Cybersecurity Spending Plan Gets Iffy Support in Legislature

Debate about funding levels reflects national discussion about whether states are investing enough to keep computer systems and data safe from hackers and other threats.

State and Local Officials Stress Need for Better Coordination to Target Cyber Disruptions

Training, technology and partnerships are critical to infrastructure defense, according to a new white paper, but do encryption and privacy concerns really stand in government’s way?

States Might Want to Consider Advanced Analytics for Cybersecurity. Here’s Why.

Quickly detecting threats is a key goal with this approach to keeping computer networks safe.

How States Can Improve Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing With the Feds

Virginia has taken a number of steps to boost interoperability with federal agencies: consolidating network infrastructure, investing in fusion centers and filling its cyber workforce gap with community college grads.

Is Your State Prepared for a Cyberattack on Top of a Natural Disaster?

NASCIO doesn’t think so, so it’s developed a government response planning guide for cyber disruptions.

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Developing a Cyberattack Curriculum to Improve Emergency Response

A pilot version of a new course was offered for the first time in January to Utah's state government.