Florida Adopts Toughest Rules yet to Protect People and Organizations from Chinese Government Intrusion.

Yesterday Florida governor Ron DeSantis released Executive Order 22-216 to counter Chinese government intrusion in Florida’s computer networks. Noting the critical security threat detailed by national defense authorities and the actions taken to secure federal networks, Governor DeSantis took the step to secure Florida’s state and local government networks by preventing the exposure of government information and technology services and systems in Florida to the Chinese government. China Tech Threat (CTT) has detailed the important efforts to protect people and enterprises whose data is held within state government. Just last week, CTT was in Florida at a James Madison Institute tech summit discussing threats to Florida and actions that leaders intend to take to secure Florida’s residents, businesses and infrastructure.… Read More

Bringing the State-Federal Tech Threat Disconnect Discussion to Florida

Competition is hot across the U.S. as states look to attract industry and human capital fleeing California and other states. The profile of Florida, now America’s third most populous state, is rising for tech investors to park their money, entrepreneurs to start businesses, GenZers to buy a home, and parents to secure an education for their children. Florida ranks as the world’s 16th largest economy, between Mexico and Indonesia. Not only does Florida’s state government play a critical role to enable this flow with a mix of fiscal policy and incentives for families and enterprise, but it must also ensure the integrity, privacy, and security of government data. China Tech Threat Co-Founder Dr. Roslyn Layton will join the James Madison… Read More