While each state has its own technology issues, they all face similar internal problems related to cyber security. There is also a need to create a secure collaborative cyber environment among all states. What are the common current gaps each state faces with regards to internal cyber security? Are state administrations giving cyber security the kind of priority and resources needed to properly secure state and national cyber space? In what ways are states handling or not handling cyber security properly?
Doug Robinson, Executive Director, NASCIO
Doug Robinson serves as Executive Director for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), Representing state CIOs and information technology executives. Doug is a frequent speaker, panelist and author representin... More View all posts
Doug Robinson serves as Executive Director for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), Representing state CIOs and information technology executives. Doug is a frequent speaker, panelist and author representing NASCIO issues, state CIOs, emerging trends and state government IT. In addition, he represents NASCIO on several national boards, committees and advisory groups. Among his recognitions, he was named to Government Technology magazine's 2006 Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers in public sector information technology. Doug's career spans over thirty years in state government, higher education and public sector IT. Prior to joining NASCIO in 2004, he served as Executive Director in the Governor's Office for Technology, Commonwealth of Kentucky. Doug also spent several years as Vice?Chair of NASCIO's Enterprise Architecture Committee. Doug's other state government leadership positions included executive director of the Kentucky Information Resources Management Commission and executive director of the Kentucky Office of Geographic Information Systems. For 15 years, he served in university public service and technical assistance roles as acting director and technology coordinator for NASA's Technology Applications Center at the University of Kentucky. Less View all posts
Chris Buse, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), State of Minnesota
Christopher Buse is the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Minnesota. Before accepting this position, Christopher served as the Manager of Information Technology Audits for the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor. D... More View all posts
Christopher Buse is the Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Minnesota. Before accepting this position, Christopher served as the Manager of Information Technology Audits for the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor. During his 19 years as an auditor, Christopher planned and oversaw information technology audit work done on large government computer systems. Christopher also provided state of the art technology tools and training for audit professionals. Christopher is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Christopher is active in many professional organizations and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Multi State Information Sharing and Analysis Center. He also sits on the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) International Professional Influence and Advocacy Committee, and has held numerous Board of Director positions in the Minnesota Chapter. Christopher was awarded the 2008 Security Professional of the Year by the Information Systems Security Association's Minnesota Chapter. Less View all posts