Funding for technology work in the 2023-2024 fiscal year state budget may offer clues to requests from state entities during the FY 2024-25 state budget cycle.
Approved technology funding in the state’s enacted 2023-2024 fiscal year budget may offer a preview of what we’ll see in January, when Gov. Gavin Newsom releases his proposed FY 2024-25 state budget.
The Oct. 12 event will feature leading technology executives from California state and local government and education, as well as industry representatives.
The California Highway Patrol asked for and received in the state budget funding to continue existing privacy, risk management and cybersecurity initiatives, and to roll out body-worn cameras statewide.
The California Public Utilities Commission is hiring a new CIO, and the military and housing departments are also in the market for IT leadership positions.
A new post from the Legislative Analyst’s Office examines a variety of budget change proposals in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2023-2024 Fiscal Year budget that center on information security.
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the California Highway Patrol, the California Department of Technology and the California Military Department have submitted a budget change proposal seeking millions of dollars and additional staff to guard against cyber threats and incidents.
The IT leader at a key state department talked to Industry Insider — California about cybersecurity topics that are likely central for many technology executives.
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.
Legislative committees have called a halt to scores of bills, including several centered on technology or innovation — but other examples are still “alive” and could yet clear the statehouse.
A handful of technology leaders in state government advise those seeking top leadership roles to build relationships, hire smart people, and take advantage of unexpected opportunities.
“I am hopeful this approach of condensing and aligning these prior efforts into Cal-Secure can succeed in maturing the state’s cybersecurity posture,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, the Ventura County Democrat who chairs the Assembly’s Select Committee on Cybersecurity.
With a signature, Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved several notable pieces of proposed technology legislation.
The state Legislature sent several bills with potential significance to IT vendors to Gov. Gavin Newsom for a signature.
The California Department of Technology made fewer than five purchases of IT services in July – but spent in the mid-six figures, with most of it going toward just one initiative.