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Florida Cybersecurity Agency is Crippled by Vacancies

The new Florida Digital Service is looking for its third chief information security officer, who leads cybersecurity defense for the state’s $100 billion government, in less than a year.

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new technology office is supposed to resolve the state’s longtime tech woes and lead the state’s defense against cybersecurity threats.

A year into its inception, the office is struggling.

In the last several months, the new Florida Digital Service has seen a wave of high-level departures. Top officials have left without giving notice. It’s looking for its third chief information security officer, who leads cybersecurity defense for the state’s $100 billion government, in less than a year. Half of the state’s 10-member cybersecurity response team positions are vacant.

Read the full story at The Herald Sun

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