September 4, 2020
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By Priscilla Christopher, Government Technology Magazine
Five state and local chief information security officers reveal how they came to government IT work, the essential traits of an effective CISO and what they’re doing to shore up cyberdefenses in unprecedented times.
By Collin Wood, StateScoop
The coronavirus pandemic has beamed a spotlight on the work on the work state technology departments perform for their fellow government agencies. But Montana Chief Information Officer Tim Bottenfield said this week he doesn’t think the new exposure will last, and that now is the time to push for overdue upgrades.
By Jed Pressgrove, Government Technology
Remote government work can have many benefits, as the last several months have shown. But whether state IT agencies should recruit more remote workers, regardless of where they live, remains an open question.
By John Thomas Flynn, Federal News Network
This is the continuation of an interview which aired July 9.
Organizationally, like most states, Montana’s State Information Technology Services Division (SITSD) is situated in the state’s department of administration — the most common chief information officer governance model in the country.