Oct 19 2020

NASCIO 2020: What We Learned About State Government IT

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, state CIOs, CISOs and CTOs were unable to gather in person for the 2020 NASCIO annual conference. However, we were able to speak with several throughout the conference about the key trends they are confronting, from remote work to cybersecurity, and the IT investments they want to make. Here are the key takeaways from the virtual NASCIO 2020 annual conference.

Check out more of our coverage from NASCIO 2020 here.


    Joshua Spence, CTO, West Virginia

    Danielle Cox, CISO, West Virginia

    Tarek Tomes, CIO, Minnesota 

Video Highlights

  • State IT organizations have been able to rapidly scale up IT and cloud resources to support large-scale remote work deployments.
  • The shift to remote work, while necessary, also expanded the attack surface for malicious actors.
  • Investments in technologies to support public health efforts and government service delivery during the pandemic are likely going to increase.