Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
Des Moines, IA 50319
|OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September, 28 2018
Governor Reynolds, Secretary Pate, OCIO to participate in Cybersecurity Awareness Month activities on October 1
DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds, along with Secretary of State Paul Pate, Chief Information Officer Robert von Wolffradt, and Chief Information Security Officer Jeff Franklin will gather in the Rotunda of the State Capitol on October 1 to officially declare October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a month-long campaign devoted to ensuring everyone has the resources they need to stay safe online. The theme for this year is Our Shared Responsibility. The State of Iowa along with the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) continues to champion and strengthen our individual and national cybersecurity. Each week provides a new focus on addressing specific challenges and identifying opportunities for being cyber secure.
Prior to the Governor reading and signing the proclamation, Secretary Pate will speak about election security and CIO von Wolffradt, and CISO Franklin will highlight cybersecurity initiatives currently underway in the State of Iowa.
Monday, October 1, 2018
Gov. Reynolds, Secretary of State Paul Pate, CIO Robert von Wolffradt, CISO Jeff Franklin
Rotunda, 2nd floor
The event will also be livestreamed on Facebook.