OIT CONTINUES TO PROVIDE IMPROVED SERVICE THROUGH SACM

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OIT is on a fast track to stabilize our asset and configuration management programs.  Service Asset and Configuration Management (SACM) utilizes industry best practices to control hardware and software assets throughout the life-cycle.  Let’s peel back “Asset” vs. “Configuration Management”.  Typically, asset management is focused on procurement, cost, depreciation and disposal.  Asset management also integrates […]

OIT LEADERS VISIT GREENVILLE STUDENTS

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The acting secretary of the state of Alabama’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), Jim Purcell, and Chief Information Security Officer, Ryan Allen, took time Tuesday morning to educate students at Fort Dale Academy in Greenville about all things related to information technology and cybersecurity. The two told the students about the state’s new Security Operations […]

OIT WORKS TO KEEP STATEWIDE ELECTIONS SECURE

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The state of Alabama’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) is proud of its efforts and specialized cybersecurity expertise to make sure the November 6th general election was free of data breaches or security hacks. Members of OIT’s Cybersecurity team worked all hours of Election Day in the Security Operations Center, monitoring the Secretary of State’s […]

VENABLE NAMED PRESIDENT OF NASTD

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The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is proud to announce that our Director of Network Engineering, Ben Venable, was installed as President of the Southern Region of the National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD) at the organization’s annual conference in Big Sky, Montana. NASTD is a member-driven organization of technology professionals whose purpose is […]

OIT UNVEILS SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER TO FIGHT AGAINST CYBERATTACKS

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The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has officially opened its new Security Operations Center (SOC), and launched its new cybersecurity website. Governor Kay Ivey joined OIT Monday for the unveiling, and also declared October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The SOC is Alabama’s first ever centralized security operation. It monitors the state’s use of electronic resources, including […]

Update Old ISD Contacts to oit.alabama.gov by February 19th

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On October 1, 2017, the Department of Finance’s Information Services Division merged with the Office of information Technology. In an effort to standardize the OIT brand, ISD email addresses for all OIT employees were changed from “isd.alabama.gov” to “oit.alabama.gov”. On Feb 19, 2018 all isd.alabama.gov email addresses will be deactivated. We ask all our colleagues […]