The OIT team involved with implementing the new solution includes Acting Secretary, Jim Purcell, Auzzie Brown, Derik Dubard, James Francis, Robert Schodorf, David Kicker, Bandu Hettiaratchi, Joel Cook, Holley Tindol, and Jane Claire Carter. The Office of Information Technology, Systems Administration team successfully implemented Proofpoint Enterprise Security Gateway that replaced McAfee Email Security Gateway used […]
Each department in OIT has experienced exponential growth in talent since its inception and that includes the introduction of the department of EPMO with its three newest team members. The EPMO serves OIT through Project Management efforts and Business Analysis support, along with Governance of IT projects that state agencies utilize for oversight. The EPMO […]
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity incidents can cripple computers and networks and cause a loss of public confidence. Inadequate cybersecurity measures can lead to the compromise of sensitive information. Government organizations have the responsibility of protecting citizens’ personal information, but […]
On behalf of the Office of Information Technology (OIT), I would like to welcome you to OIT’s website. This site was created as an avenue to communicate with our customers. Here you will find important news, updates, upcoming IT services, cybersecurity tips, and much more. We value each of our agency clients and feel that […]
The State of Alabama Office of Information Technology (OIT) began upgrading network services to its core network earlier this summer. While increasing internet bandwidth, the State also joined the Montgomery Internet Exchange (MGMix). Being a member of an Internet Exchange (IX) allows the OIT network to pass network traffic directly to another Exchange member via […]
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.
July 19, 2017 Government Technology Jim Purcell wasn’t expecting a call from Alabama’s new governor, Kay Ivey, and he certainly wasn’t expecting her to ask him to head up the Office of Information Technology (OIT) — but that’s exactly what happened last week.