NASPO is excited to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Cronin Awards from our member states! With criteria focusing on innovation, transferability, service improvement, and cost reduction, the Cronin Awards recognize outstanding state procurement initiatives and provide well-deserved appreciation to the state and its procurement personnel who have accomplished projects that have resulted in distinct benefits to their residents. Last year, in its 40th year, the Cronin Awards saw a record number of submissions and we are encouraging our members to continue the tradition by submitting, even more this year!
Have you ever wondered how the Cronin Award got its name?
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It’s Monday morning and you have just arrived at work…congratulations! You stroll in with sleep still in your eye as you overhear your coworkers reminisce about their excellent weekends. You grab your Monday-sized cup of coffee and proceed to your desk, where everything seems just as you left it the Friday before. Sitting down, you take a big gulp of coffee and flip on your computer. “NOT AGAIN!” you cry, shaking your fist in the air. As you shake out the frustration, you turn your attention back to your laptop, which is prompting you to “Please enter a new password.” Begrudgingly, you attempt to reset your password, as something you will remember but “haven’t used in the past 60 days.” Sound familiar? With so many digital platforms in today’s world, how are you supposed to keep up with all the information!? There’s a password for email, one for the Amazon, bank accounts, Facebook…the list goes on and on.
Frustrating? Perhaps. Necessary? Absolutely. But why? Cybersecurity!
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