2022 2022 Cyber Dawg exercise gives opportunity to practice fighting cyber threats WJBF News Channel 6 - September 22, 2022 An exercise Wednesday at the Georgia Cyber Center gave IT professionals a chance to sharpen their skills against cyber threats. Training to battle cyber threats underway at the Georgia Cyber Center The Augusta Press - September 22, 2022 IT specialists with nearly a dozen Georgia state government agencies are engaged in what's called a "live fire" training exercise at the Georgia Cyber Center. IT security professionals learn, grow at Cyber Dawg event WRDW News Channel 12/WAGT News 26 - September 21, 2022 A real-time cyber training event is happening at the Georgia Cyber Center. No more walled garden: Georgia's new CTO talks about the future Government Technology - September 9, 2022 A week after taking over as CTO for GTA, Dmitry Kagansky shared his vision for the agency and how he hopes to optimize state IT across the board. Thirty state and local government IT influencers worth a follow in 2022 StateTech - September 7, 2022 Here are the top state and local IT leaders, podcasters, and personalities to follow to stay up to date on the latest technology trends. Georgia promotes chief cloud officer to CTO StateScoop - September 2, 2022 The Georgia Technology Authority on Thursday announced that Dmitry Kagansky, formerly the state's chief cloud officer, has stepped into the role of statewide chief technology officer. Georgia Technology Authority names new chief technology officer Government Technology - September 2, 2022 Dmitry Kagansky, the state's first chief cloud officer, has been named as the replacement for longtime Chief Technology Officer Steve Nichols. Faster! Faster! Trends in U.S. cyber incident notification laws Government Technology - August 12, 2022 Steve Nichols, CTO at GTA, offers his observations and predictions for what's trending and what's to come with regard to cyber incident notification laws. Georgia CTO Steve Nichols steps down after 20 years StateScoop - August 8, 2022 Steve Nichols, who's served as Georgia's statewide chief technology officer since 2002, said Monday he's leaving the role at the end of the month to take a role with Gartner, the multinational technology consulting firm. Georgia CTO Steve Nichols set to join Gartner Consulting Government Technology - August 8, 2022 After serving as Georgia's chief technology officer (CTO) for 20 years, Steve Nichols announced today that he is ending his tenure with the Georgia Technology Authority on August 31 to take on a new job at Gartner Consulting. Public-private partnerships help counties meet constituents' broadband needs Georgia County Government - Summer 2022 In February, the state of Georgia awarded $408 million in preliminary funds for 49 projects in 70 counties across the state that will establish and improve internet service. Q&A: Georgia CIO Shawnzia Thomas confronts challenges at their roots StateTech - July 14, 2022 StateTech Managing Editor Mickey McCarter recently asked Thomas about some of her big priorities, including innovation and cloud. Georgia CIO says focus is "constituent-first" StateScoop - May 24, 2022 Georgia Chief Information Officer Shawnzia Thomas reflected on her first year in the role Tuesday, saying that while she's not a technologist by training, she's made her leadership of the Georgia Technology Authority about satisfying the needs of the state's residents and working with other agencies to deliver on that mission. UGA broadband map helps state pinpoint areas in need UGA Today - May 24, 2022 Nearly a year after unveiling a groundbreaking map that showed far more Georgians than previously thought were without broadband access, the University of Georgia has helped the state distribute more than $400 million in grants to bring faster and more reliable internet service to communities throughout the state. New states leveraging StateRAMP for cyber verification StateRAMP - March 14, 2022 Today StateRAMP announced its growing list of states who are working with StateRAMP to validate the cybersecurity posture of their third-party suppliers who use or offer cloud products to deliver services.