By Dan Lohrmann, GovTech Magazine
How does a leading state chief information security officer navigate the cyberattacks targeting his state during the pandemic and beyond? Montana CISO Andy Hanks shows us the way in this interview.
Written by Colin Wood, StateScoop
Montana Chief Information Officer Tim Bottenfield told StateScoop on Wednesday that he will retire before the end of the year.
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 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.
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.