• Oklahoma CIO Raises Concerns before U.S. Senate Committee on Cybersecurity Regulations About Duplicative Cybersecurity Efforts Stemming From Federal Mandates

    June 28th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,


    “Voluminous,” “disjointed” and “complex” were just a few of the words Oklahoma CIO James “Bo” Reese used to describe the federal cybersecurity regulations facing states in written testimony before a U.S. Senate committee June 21.

    Reese, who also serves as the vice president of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), discussed some of the issues states face when complying with federal cybersecurity regulation….

    While industry and federal government experts were also present, Reese focused his testimony on the disjointed and time-consuming task of coordinating with various federal agencies charged with the oversight of state cybersecurity compliance.

    Unfortunately, it’s not just affecting cybersecurity. The entire Fed-State relationship involving Fed funded IT projects is just as challenging as it was when I was California CIO.

    Read full story here.


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