Just under 400 attendees representing government, industry cybersecurity professionals and students met at Bismarck State College Oct. 2 and 3 for the 2nd Annual CyberCon conference. 

Electronic Records Day 2019Posted: Oct 9, 2019News

October 10th is Electronic Records Day 2019, an opportunity to raise community awareness of our digital records and to enlist help in preserving electronic records.

 The K-20W Initiative, a statewide, comprehensive approach to cybersecurity education and workforce training, has been named a CSO50 Award winner. 

EduTech Director Rosi Kloberdanz and Professional Learning and Outreach Manager Tabitha Teel hit the road in September to share North Dakota’s award-winning “K-20W Initiative” with stakeholders at

Shane Hitch, a sophomore at Valley City State University majoring in software engineering, has been awarded a $22,000 scholarship to the Applied Cybersecurity certificate program operated by SANS Technology Institute. Hitch, one of only 100 students nationwide to receive the scholarship, was a finalist in the SANS Cyber FastTrack challenge, a free online cybersecurity program for college students and graduates designed to help improve the quality and preparation of cybersecurity professionals in this growing, global career field.

New report provides comprehensive analysis of North Dakota’s progress, national progress in expanding access to computer science education

North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced Kevin Parker as chief reinvention officer (CRO). Parker, a native of Illinois, brings more than 15 years of experience in various leadership positions overseeing innovation, data, technology, and training initiatives.

North Dakota Information Technology’s Chief Technology Officer Duane Schell has been selected as the Secretary/Treasurer on the 2020 Executive Board of the National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD).