New Jersey CISO extols virtues of security centralization

StateScoop: The biennial cybersecurity survey that the National Association of State Chief Information Officers published this week found that most chief information security officers would prefer that their states centralized their missions. But in practice, only about 40% of states consolidate cybersecurity operations under a single umbrella, while half opt for a federated model spreading responsibilities across agencies.

But during a session Wednesday as part of NASCIO’s online conference, New Jersey CISO Michael Geraghty made the case for centralization, while also detailing the Garden State’s distinct approach.

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