State and local government (SLG) leaders are struggling to get a good night’s sleep amid growing cybersecurity fears, according to a new report from MeriTalk.
Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, the committee’s ranking member, have introduced legislation to require critical infrastructure entities to report cyberattacks to the Federal government, and to require most other entities to report to the government if they make a ransomware payment.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released a new primer on states using low-code and no-code software. The primer, titled the Need for Speed: Why State CIOs are Turning to Low-Code and No-Code Software Development, is based on extensive interviews with state CIOs and NASCIO private sector members. In the primer, NASCIO outlines a handful of use cases, the upsides, the downsides, and strategies for success in using low-code and no-code software.