OEC Outreach Clips: Security Tops NASCIO 2017 Priorities List, Source Mission Critical Communications

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released its top 10 state chief information officer (CIO) priorities for the coming year. Security, consolidation and cloud services continued to top the list as state technology leaders look toward 2017.  The State CIO Top 10 showed IT security strategies and tools are at the top of the list across the states, with security topping the list of priority strategies for the third consecutive year. Cloud services and consolidation/optimization remained at the top as second and third rated priorities.  “The survey results show a strong alignment between strategic plans and technology investment,” NASCIO President and Connecticut CIO Mark Raymond said. Security Tops NASCIO 2017 Priorities List