2023 2023 GTA releases BEAD Initial Proposal Volume 2 for public comment Middle Georgia CEO - November 6, 2023 GTA has released the BEAD Initial Proposal Volume 2 for public comment through December 1, 2023. Georgia tech chief departing after two years StateScoop - October 16, 2023 Georgia CTO Dmitry Kagansky announced he's departing his IT leadership role after two years with the agency. GTA CTO to depart, explore new roles outside of agency Government Technology - October 13, 2023 Effective October 31, Dmitry Kagansky, CTO for GTA, will end his two-year stint with the state, where he helped guide state systems toward the cloud. Georgia planning generative AI summit in Atlanta StateScoop - October 10, 2023 Georgia CIO Shawnzia Thomas said an upcoming AI summit is going to be a "huge" event with attendees from around the country. Georgia's new AI officer plans to publish playbook by year's end StateScoop - October 6, 2023 Nikhil Deshpande, Georgia's chief digital officer, has taken an added role as the state's chief AI officer. Twelve state and local agencies attend fifth annual Cyber Dawg exercise WJBF News Channel 6 - September 21, 2023 The Georgia Cyber and Innovation Center is hosting the fifth annual Cyber Dawg exercise which brings several state and local agencies for cybersecurity training. Georgia specialists train to fight against cyber attacks at Cyber Dawg 2023 The Augusta Press - September 21, 2023 A host of IT professionals have been convening at the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center this week as the fifth annual Cyber Dawg even kicked off on Monday. Georgia Cyber Center helps prepare groups for attack WRDS News 12 - September 20, 2023 Earlier this year, a cyberattack crippled some Augusta city services for months. Georgia trains employees on cloud through college partnership StateScoop - July 5, 2023 Georgia's IT department is offering state employees a new cloud training program with help from TCSG. Georgia getting $1.3 billion in federal funds for broadband expansion Capitol Beat - June 26, 2023 Georgia will receive $1.3 billion out of a $42 billion nationwide federal investment in broadband expansion, the largest in U.S. history, the Biden administration announced Monday. Governor Kemp announces grant funds to expand high-speed internet access in fou… Office of the Governor - June 12, 2023 Governor Kemp today announced nearly $15 million in preliminary grant awards for broadband internet expansion through the second round of the Capital Projects Fund Grant Program. State scales up cloud workforce with free training for agency employees Route Fifty - June 7, 2023 Any employee at a Georgia state agency making the transition to cloud can now take an eight-week course through TCSG and improve their cloud skills. GTA holds rural broadband sessions Government Technology - March 21, 2023 Oneisha Freeman, digital connectivity manager of GTA, said the meetings have the dual purpose of providing communities with resources they could utilize and gauging feedback that helps shape GTA programs. Georgia, Pennsylvania, Virginia sound off on broadband funding challenges Fierce Telecom - March 3, 2023 States are poised to play a critical role in the broadband funding landscape, as they will soon receive allocations from the $42.5 billion BEAD program. Georgia announces new statewide CISO StateScoop - January 9, 2023 GTA on Monday announced that Steve Hodges, a longtime state employee, will serve as the state's new CISO. Georgia CIO appoints information security veteran as CISO Government Technology - January 9, 2023 Steve Hodges brings more than 21 years of information security experience with the state government to the role, recently serving as a senior IT security manager for Georgia's revenue department. Governor Kemp announces grant funds to expand high-speed internet access in 28 … Office of the Governor - January 4, 2023 Governor Kemp today announced over $234 million in 29 preliminary grant awards for broadband internet expansion through the Capital Projects Fund Grant Program. Millions in grant funds to expand high-speed internet access in 28 Georgia coun… WSB-TV - January 4, 2023 Governor Kemp announced over $234 million in grant awards Wednesday that will expand broadband internet connectivity for homes and businesses in 28 counties through the Capital Projects Fund Grant Program.