TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Kansas Office environment of Information and facts Technologies and its Main Information Technology Officer will be honored with nationwide awards for their leadership during 2020.
Governor Laura Kelly states she needs to give her congratulations to the Kansas Place of work of Details Engineering and Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace, main info technologies officer and secretary of administration, for successful two nationwide awards for cybersecurity and IT leadership.
“Congratulations to the Office environment of Facts Know-how and Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace on receiving these two prestigious awards,” said Governor Laura Kelly. “From modernizing and strengthening Kansas’s IT infrastructure, offering much better support to our companies, and focusing on cybersecurity, Dr. Burns-Wallace really is a national assumed-leader on IT – Kansas is lucky to have her.”
According to Gov. Kelly, OITS and Dr. Burns-Wallace will be honored with the pursuing awards:
- 2021 CSO50 Award recognizing the get the job done of OITS on centralized monitoring
- 2021 StateScoop 50 Award recognizing Secretary DeAngela Burns-Wallace, Executive Branch Chief Data Engineering Officer, for Condition Management of the Year
Gov. Kelly reported implementation of the centralized checking process assists OITS collect information and facts from point out businesses, endorsing a holistic, enterprise-wide solution to cybersecurity.
According to the Kansas Governor, Dr. Burns-Wallace will obtain the StateScoop 50 Award Condition Management of the Year. She explained due to the fact becoming a member of CITO in 2019, Dr. Burns-Wallace has built a very good working marriage with condition companies and the legislature, as very well as securing the acceptance of the Point out of Kansas into the Countrywide Governor’s Association 2021 Policy Academy to advance entire-of-state cybersecurity.
Gov. Kelly claimed the office will be offered the award at the CSO50 Meeting + Awards from Nov. 16-18. She stated StateScoop winners will be honored practically with interviews introduced on StateScoop.
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