Fears about the potential misuse or unintended consequences of AI prompted more than half of all U.S. states to introduce AI legislation in the 2023 legislative session.
The program will offer local government entities free cybersecurity assessments conducted by representatives from Purdue and IU. The state has provided $3.96 million to fund the program.
State education officials say no sensitive data was improperly accessed and that steps are being taken to tighten security.
Dewand Neely recently spoke with IBJ about cybersecurity, the innovation his office is driving, and being one of only a few African-American state government CIOs in the country.