If you were accustomed to looking up ISD IT and Security policies on the cybersecurity website (http://cybersecurity.alabama.gov), you will no longer find them there and you will be redirected to the new OIT website IT Governance Library. In that area of the OIT website is a link to “Legacy IT Policies and Standards.” These are […]
There is a new policy on the (new) OIT website: OIT Policy 540: State Email and Directory Services. This new OIT policy updates and replaces two of the ISD legacy policies: Policy 540: E-mail Communications and Policy 545: Electronic Collaboration. http://oit.alabama.gov/governance-library/500-architecture/ This policy established OIT responsibility to maintain and administer the State’s primary, centralized email […]
Why Should I Care About Computer Security? Computers help us maintain our financial, social, and professional relationships. We use them for banking and bill paying, online shopping, connecting with our friends and family through email and social networking sites, researching data posted on the Internet, and so much more. We rely heavily on our computers […]
The National Governors Association has been focused on engaging states when it comes to cybersecurity, and now a multi-state compact stands as another positive sign of progress.
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that she has signed onto a multi-state compact to improve cybersecurity within the state. The “Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity” was agreed upon at the 2017 National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting