The Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO) protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the vast amounts of data maintained by state agencies to serve our citizens. The OCISO is tasked with two very different but equally important missions which are carried out by the Government Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) team and the […]
The Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce the ServiceNow Customer Portal will be available to all agencies by May 2018. The new customer portal will increase transparency to OIT’s support processes and foster a more collaborative customer experience. Each agency currently designates their representatives who may request services from OIT, including what types […]
Since OIT acquired Finance’s Information Services Division in February 2017 (completed change over in October 2017) organizational changes have been made. One of the most essential and fundamental change has been to the services OIT offers to our clients. The OIT leadership along with the Enterprise Project Management Office participated in a week-long collaboration meeting […]
OIT Staff joined Governor Kay Ivey as she flipped the switch on the state’s official 35-foot Eastern Red Cedar Christmas tree decorated with over 40,000 lights and 67 star ornaments; one for each county in Alabama.
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.