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TMF Applicant Pool Yields Four Successful Proposals

TMF Applicant Pool Yields Four Successful Proposals

January 12, 2022 — Round One of the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) was launched in November 2021 to provide quick funding to state departments to invest in technology modernization. The Fund works in concert with the Project Approval Lifecycle and Service...

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Exceptional CDT Employee Accomplishments Receive Ovations

Exceptional CDT Employee Accomplishments Receive Ovations

January 7, 2022 — Each year, CDT recognizes outstanding employee accomplishments with the Ovation Award. This award honors individuals and teams whose exceptional efforts have furthered the Department’s mission and provided better service to the state of California....

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Happy Holidays from CDT

Happy Holidays from CDT

From Amy Tong, Director and Russ Nichols, Chief Deputy Director December 21, 2021 — As we reflect on the past year, we want to share this special holiday video to express our thoughts and extend our gratitude to the entire CDT family.  We wish you and your family a...

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Government and Silicon Valley Meet on Security Collaboration

Government and Silicon Valley Meet on Security Collaboration

By Vitaliy Panych, State Chief Information Security Officer December 15, 2021 — Aggressive cyber hackers are not unique to any nation, state, or industry. In fact, these nationally sponsored teams and criminal gangs are indiscriminate in their attacks. Recently, I was...

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First Steps and Gratitude

First Steps and Gratitude

By Amy Tong, State Chief Information Officer November 19, 2021 — You don’t have to be State CIO to understand how technology touches every aspect of life, so much so that a strong internet connection has become a “need to have” not a “nice to have.” Like all of you, I...

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Inspire CA Students to Get Cyber Smart with CyberStart

Inspire CA Students to Get Cyber Smart with CyberStart

November 8, 2021 - As our world moved online, cybersecurity became more important than ever. Cyberattacks have been on the rise as we face a shortage of cybersecurity professionals. That is why we ask you to join us in encouraging high school students to register for...

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Governor Newsom Appoints New State Chief Project Officer

Governor Newsom Appoints New State Chief Project Officer

November 4, 2021 -- Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed veteran government IT leader Chinyere ‘Chi’ Emodi as State Chief Project Officer and Deputy Director for the Office of Statewide Project Delivery at the California Department of Technology. During her 24 years of...

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