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  • The Department of Children and Families unveiled MyACCESS, a platform allowing residents to apply for and renew benefits such as SNAP and Medicaid. However, the portal has faced substantial issues.
  • As part of our efforts to keep readers informed on the state’s gov tech market, the Industry Insider — Florida team shares their predictions for 2024.
  • “Dustin truly embodies the creative, passionate and positive values of our company,” said Cathilea Robinett, CEO of e.Republic. “He has accelerated our company’s growth as the driving force behind our forward-thinking initiatives. I look forward to our continued collaboration as we work to empower government and education.”
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Veeam to the Industry Insider family. As a global market leader in data protection and ransomware recovery, Veeam aims to empower every organization to bounce forward, not just back, from a data outage or loss. To achieve this, Veeam’s data platform delivers a single solution for cloud, virtual, physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments that gives IT and security leaders peace of mind that their apps and data are protected and always available. For information, contact Ben Wright or visit www.veeam.com.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Oracle Government and Education to the Industry Insider family. Oracle offers agencies a blueprint for total IT modernization through technology such as SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, database platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, contact Jay Westmark or visit oracle.com.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Tenable to the Industry Insider family. Tenable is a cyber exposure company, providing vulnerability management and cyber compliance solutions. Tenable has more than 40,000 customers worldwide and offers tools for local governments and schools, allowing them to protect citizen data and critical infrastructure. The company is FedRAMP and StateRAMP certified. For information, contact Teddy Gorospe or visit www.tenable.com.
  • The inaugural Industry Insider — Florida briefing featuring Scott McPherson, former House of Representatives CIO, and Martin Stevens, CIO of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, will provide insights into the state budget and a discussion on IT.
  • Industry Insider — Florida will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday and will not be publishing a newsletter. The daily update will resume Wednesday. The staff of Industry Insider wishes our readers a safe and meaningful holiday.
  • Industry Insider — Florida will not publish a newsletter on Monday in observance of the Christmas holiday. The newsletter will resume Wednesday morning and continue through the end of next week. The Industry Insider staff wishes our friends and readers a safe and meaningful holiday celebration.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome CDW•G to the Industry Insider family. CDW•G is a provider of integrated technology solutions. The company assists state and local government agencies in Florida by providing solutions for their IT needs. CDW•G’s account managers and solution architects help with assessment, pre-configuration, implementation and ongoing support. The company’s architects and advanced technology engineers have been designing, implementing and managing technology, communication and security solutions for state and local agencies for more than 30 years. For more information, contact Carlos Henley or visit CDWG.com/stateandlocal.
  • According to a report, notable security flaws such as encrypting document IDs, changing documents’ security levels and altering websites’ source code could allow users to view and access restricted information.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Advizex to the Industry Insider family. Founded in 1975, Advizex provides infrastructure and enterprise application solutions. Combining the expertise of their people with innovative technologies from their strategic business partners, they help solve complex IT issues that impact their clients’ businesses. They are guided by their mission of customers for life, and aim to engineer solutions to deliver real value fast.
  • The members-only event will feature the CIO of the Department of Environmental Protection and the former CIO of the Florida House of Representatives.
  • As part of Industry Insider — Florida’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 money allocated from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund will support five workforce development projects across the state.
  • Industry Insider — Florida will not publish a newsletter Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The newsletter will resume Monday morning. The Industry Insider staff wishes our friends and readers a safe and meaningful holiday celebration.
  • This year, four Florida cities, including Delray Beach, were recognized for their innovative efforts and technology projects impacting residents communitywide.
  • This year, four Florida cities, including Punta Gorda, were recognized for their innovative efforts and technology projects, impacting residents communitywide.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Semperis to the Industry Insider family. Semperis helps security teams charged with defending hybrid and multicloud environments, and it ensures the integrity and availability of critical enterprise directory services at every step while cutting recovery time by 90 percent. Semperis’ patented technology, purpose-built for securing hybrid Active Directory environments, protects more than 50 million identities from cyber attacks, data breaches and operational errors. The fast-growing company is a Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance and Co-Sell partner. For more information, contact Joe Sullivan or visit semperis.com.
  • This year, four Florida cities, including Tamarac, were recognized for their innovative efforts and technology projects, impacting residents communitywide.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to the Industry Insider family. AMD offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of leadership high-performance and adaptive processor technologies, combining CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, adaptive SoCs, DPUs and deep software expertise to enable leadership computing platforms for cloud, edge and end devices. For more information, visit AMD or contact Tabitha Richter.
  • This year, four Florida cities were recognized for their innovative efforts and technology projects, impacting residents communitywide.
  • “We are pleased to provide an improved user experience with our new website accessibility features so all members can access our job-critical content,” said Mike Driessen, publisher of Industry Insider and vice president of member services for parent company e.Republic.
  • The city of Sanibel and Lee County are set to participate in the Local Government Cybersecurity Grant Program, a $30 million initiative aimed at empowering local governments with cybersecurity solutions.
  • From exclusive interviews with IT leaders to early examinations of leaders’ priorities and business explainers, here’s what’s on the docket for Industry Insider — Florida.