Written by Colin Wood - StateScoop
Mainframe computers, a technology that harkens back to an era of moon landings and men in trilby hats, are still widely used throughout government, but not in Montana for much longer.
Montana will again join innovative program promoting cybersecurity to high school girls
MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana will again partner with the SANS Institute to provide high school girls the opportunity to learn cybersecurity skills and compete for college scholarships through the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart challenge.
Poster contest helps teach kids about online safety through art.
Helena, Mont. – The Governor’s Office and the State Information Technology Services Division today launched the state’s second annual Kids Safe Online Poster Contest to encourage young people to think about cybersecurity and help educate other youth on safe online practices.
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.