Why Adaptability Is Critical for State CIOs

To keep up with tech shifts and changing business demands, today's state government CIOs must constantly redefine the way they manage a wide range of IT systems and applications, according to a recent survey from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), Grant Thornton LLP and CompTIA. The accompanying report, titled "Read More »

How State Governments Struggle With Cyber-threats

With phishing, social engineering and ransomware emerging as significant threats, state governments are increasing their efforts—and boosting their budgets—to enhance their cyber-security programs, according to a recent survey from Deloitte and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers... Read More »

CIO at Ed Tech Company Leads the Way to the Cloud

The former CIO at Red Hat has taken the reins at Ellucian, an education technology company that serves 2,400 institutions.  

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10 Ways to Mitigate Healthcare Security Risks

A steady cadence of hospitals fell victim to attackers exploiting old or outdated vulnerabilities that could have been fixed. In June, a hacker reportedly sold 655,000 patient records on the Dark Web. That ballooned to 9.3 million patient records after attackers accessed patient names, Social Security numbers, gender, insurance data and other information. One reason for the series of... Read More »

In Government IT, Innovators Are Gaining Ground

Some of technology’s brightest minds are leaving the private sector and applying agile practices to the tech problems faced by government agencies. 

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Thrifty White’s CIO Has Big Plans for Growing Company

The regional pharmacy relies on technology and dedicated employees to ensure medication adherence and drug interactions are kept in check. 

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Preparing for an Influx of Health Care Data

30 percent of all electronic data storage is health care data, and it is expected to grow by a factor of at least 20 by the end of the decade.

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How IT Plays a Critical Role in Health Care

The CIO of a rural hospital system explains how, as health care goes digital, it has become imperative for IT leaders to join the conversation on patient care.

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What Happens to Stolen, Sensitive Data?

An experiment designed to lure dark Web users to steal fake bank information showed that most hackers accessed other apps, downloaded and cracked encrypted files and attempted to cover their tracks. The goal of the experiment, known as Project Cumulus, was to help organizations understand what happens to sensitive data once it has been stolen. Bitglass, a data protection company, ran the... Read More »

Big Pharma Uses Analytics to Improve Health Care

The CIO of Express Scripts offers a look into how pharmaceuticals and technology create a powerful partnership in health care.

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