October 11, 2019
It is my pleasure to acknowledge October 2019 as "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month" in the state of Montana.
Security is essential in every facet of our lives and cybersecurity is especially important. I commend the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, and the National Cyber Security Alliance for their steadfast work and dedication. They play a vital role in protecting citizens from and responding to cybersecurity threats that have...
These videos were produced by StateScoop at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ midyear conference in National Harbor, Maryland, in May 2019.
The state’s chief information officer says Montana is moving toward the cloud, but selectively, and only where it makes sense.
Many government enterprises today bill themselves as “cloud-first,” meaning that cloud platforms are poised as the default solution for every challenge being addressed. Montana state government, which like many state governments is shifting away from its legacy infrastructure, is taking a more temperate stance.
Contact: Christie Breland, firstname.lastname@example.org, (406) 444-1566
HELENA—15 middle and high school girls with their adult chaperones will get the inside scoop on information technology careers and current technology applications on Sept. 16 and 17 in Helena as they participate in STEM Girls in Government. The program was designed and is hosted by the Information Technology Managers Council (ITMC) with support from the Montana Girls STEM Collaborative.
Montana Chief Information Officer Tim Bottenfield outlines five things he wants the State Information Technology Services Division to focus on as they work to expand services for both agencies and citizens alike.
Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield has been on the job for nearly a year, and in that time he’s established a foundation for the State Information Technology Services Division (SITSD) that’s grounded in five main areas: fiscal responsibility, shared services, cybersecurity, digital government for citizens and a service-first mindset.
When Tim Bottenfield stepped in as Montana’s chief information officer last summer, he had one goal in mind: to put service ahead of all else.