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The California Department of Technology is seeking a specialist to work on the state Information Security Program Audit team. CDT has been faulted by the California State Auditor for its oversight of state agencies’ information security protections.
As part of Industry Insider — California’s ongoing efforts to educate readers on state agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
The California Highway Patrol spent $728,122 on its five largest purchases of IT services between April 1 and June 30.
Police in La Mesa may soon buy cameras that scan the license plates of cars, a system that is already employed in El Cajon that critics say is illegally sharing data across state lines.
The goal is for real people to spend more time answering residents’ questions instead of doing work that can be, well, robotic.
Panelists at the California Government Innovation Summit explained how the state is working to streamline and simplify its online services in various ways, including making its websites easier to navigate and using plain, simple language in government documents.
The tax board is seeking an information security risk officer, and the California State Lottery is seeking a chief enterprise architect.
The department’s five largest purchases of IT goods during the first half of 2023 totaled about $10.6 million and included license agreements and other items.
Recruitments are underway by the Office of Technology and Solutions Integration, the Financial Information System for California, and the Department of Health Care Services.
The department’s Geologic Energy Management Division is looking to enhance its drone-related responses to incidents within its oversight, including spills and emergencies.
San Bernardino County joins San Diego, Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles counties in using the devices. The cities of Corona, Chino, Indio, Palm Springs, Rialto, San Bernardino and Fontana began using them in 2016, followed by Riverside in 2017.
The department is also seeking a data scientist to gather analytics and provide technical guidance for the design, development, test, implementation and maintenance of enterprise-wide business intelligence initiatives.
The 2023-2024 fiscal year budget for the nation’s largest county is being finalized, with recommended funding for IT hardware and software, Internet access and training as well as data and cybersecurity projects.
Recruitments are being conducted by the Employment Development Department, the California Department of Technology, the California Highway Patrol, the Department of Child Support Services and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.
Yolo County, the University of California at Los Angeles and the city of Whittier are among the local entities in the early stages of technology projects.
As part of Industry Insider — California’s ongoing efforts to inform readers about state and local agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
The annual awards, bestowed Tuesday at the California Government Innovation Summit in Sacramento, recognize projects and technologies devised and implemented within state government in the past year.
Doubling the life of Chromebooks sold across California in 2020 could save schools $225 million, according to US PIRG — and $1.8 billion nationwide.
Modeled on a recent law in the United Kingdom, Assembly Bill 2273 would mandate businesses report to the state on products or services they offer on the Internet that are likely to be accessed by minors, and make plans to reduce any potential harm to minors.
The California Department of Technology’s five largest transactions for IT goods in August topped $7 million and included a cloud subscription, storage arrays and a licensing pact.
Funding for a geographic information officer is part of the millions in IT and innovation monies the Office of the Secretary for Environmental Protection received in its portion of the annual state budget. The office heads up the California Environmental Protection Agency.
Covered California is seeking a chief of web applications, and the Department of Health Care Services is seeking a section chief to work on the California Medicaid Management Information System.
The transportation authority wants to erect up to 49 billboard structures, most with double-sided display screens, which would result in 86 total digital billboards throughout the city.
State lawmakers have approved the Delete Act, which would allow consumers, with a single request, to have every data broker delete their personal information.
Proposed laws that would create a six-city pilot of automated speed cameras and require the state technology department to inventory “high-risk automated decision systems” are among those passed by lawmakers and headed to the governor’s desk.