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Governor Carney Announces DE’s Participation in CyberStart America and Cyber FastTrack

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

CyberStart America and Cyber FastTrack offer free, fun games for high school and college students to discover their talent and enter the field of cybersecurity. Registration is open now. Dover, Delaware — Today, Delaware’s Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Clarke announced that high school and college students across the First State […]

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October Is Delaware Cyber Security Awareness Month

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2021 Media Contact: Christina Dirksen, Strategic Communications Manager, DTI (302) 739-9736 Christina.Dirksen@state.de.us October Is Delaware Cyber Security Awareness Month Register for Secure Delaware 2021  Dover, Del. — Governor John Carney has declared October Delaware Cyber Security Awareness Month. Technology increasingly plays a part in almost everything we do. Connected devices […]

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$110M ARPA Broadband Investment Announced

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Governor John Carney, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, members of the General Assembly, and State CIO Jason Clarke announced a $110 million investment to cover every “last mile” of Delaware with high-speed, wired broadband internet service. The broadband infrastructure investment – funded by the American Rescue Plan […]

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Delaware High School Students Named “National Cyber Scholars”

Date Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2021

30,000 Students Across the Country Sought to Qualify for Cybersecurity Competition hosted by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation Wilmington, Del. — Delaware’s Governor John Carney, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Clarke today announced that four of Delaware’s most promising high school students have earned the coveted title of “National […]

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ALEINE COHEN NAMED DTI DEPUTY CIO

Date Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2021

  DOVER, Del. — Delaware’s State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Clarke today announced that the Department of Technology and Information’s (DTI) former Deputy Attorney General Aleine Cohen will be joining the Office of the CIO as Deputy CIO. Aleine’s general counsel experience to DTI for the past six years has enabled her to collaborate […]

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GERALD “JERRY” WHISMAN NAMED DTI CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

DOVER, Del. — The Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) is pleased to announce that Gerald “Jerry” Whisman has been promoted to serve as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Jerry administers a portfolio of $38.5M and is responsible for the Network Operations Center, Output Management, Systems Engineering/Systems Administration, Mainframe, Telecom, Collaboration Services, Automation, […]

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Delaware Launches Free CyberStart America Challenge

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

National online cybersecurity talent search and competition open to all Delaware high school students Dover – Governor John Carney today announced Delaware’s participation in CyberStart America – an innovative, online cybersecurity talent search and competition sponsored by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation and SANS Institute. Delaware’s high school students are encouraged to explore their aptitude for […]

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JOIN DTI FOR CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH EVENTS

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Dover, DE – Governor John Carney has declared October Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM) in Delaware and the Department of Technology and Information (DTI) has a number of activities planned. For the first time, the kick-off event is a brand new Cyber Safety and Security presentation, launching Thursday October 1, 2020 at 12:00pm EST.  This […]

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DELAWARE OFFERS STATEWIDE SPEED SURVEY AND SPEED TEST

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Information gathered will be used to address broadband challenges  DOVER, Del. — In an effort to improve broadband services across the entire state, the Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) is partnering with CTC Technology and Energy to conduct a statewide speed survey. Over the next 45 days residents can visit SpeedSurvey.Delaware.gov to test […]

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DELAWARE TEAMS EARN TOP HONORS IN GIRLS GO CYBERSTART

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Teams from Padua Academy, Charter School of Wilmington and MOT Charter School receive top scores DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) James Collins congratulate Delaware’s winners of the Girls Go CyberStart program sponsored by the SANS Institute. From February 10 through May 21, more than 15,600 young high school women representing nearly […]

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