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 […]

GOV. IVEY PROCLAIMS OCTOBER AS CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH

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Gov. Kay Ivey has officially proclaimed October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the state of Alabama. OIT’s Cybersecurity division works diligently every day, through numerous resources, to protect and safeguard the state’s infrastructure, as well as Alabama citizens, from potential threats. OIT looks forward to sharing exciting announcements and advancements concerning cybersecurity in the weeks ahead!

STATEWIDE VoIP PROJECT SEEING MAJOR SUCCESS

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The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is excited to update the status of our statewide Voice over IP (VoIP) implementation project. The project consists of a network infrastructure upgrade, new VoIP phones, video, and collaboration software that will improve communication throughout Alabama state government. Phase I of the project is well underway, with OIT installing nearly 650 […]

OIT TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY INFORMATION THROUGH VoIP

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Montgomery, Alabama –The state of Alabama Office of Information Technology (OIT) has joined forces with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to keep all Alabamians safe in times of emergencies. OIT has received FEMA approval to access the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). This allows OIT to add this significant and important technology […]

OIT LEADERS TALK CYBERBULLYING WITH HOOVER STUDENTS

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Sept. 10, 2018 (Hoover) – Acting Secretary of the Office of Information Technology, Jim Purcell, and Chief Information Security Officer Ryan Allen led a discussion Monday with a dozen students at Hoover High School concerning cyberbullying. The students, ranging from freshmen to seniors, held an open and honest dialogue concerning the personal experiences they have […]

InfoTech Survey Results Are In!

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In February of this year, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) conducted a statewide survey to evaluate our core services and to gauge the satisfaction of our customers. This online survey, was facilitated by the Info-Tech Research Group, and was extended to each agency’s director and CIO. Of the 146 agencies and large divisions we […]

Microsoft Project Online – Providing Visibility & Tracking for Stakeholders

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The Office of Information Technology with the support of it’s Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) is implementing Microsoft’s project management software, Microsoft Project Online. The EPMO received oniste training to roll out this important tool. Currently, the EPMO is in the process of rolling out the training for the OIT team members who will utilize […]

Multi-State Software Purchasing Contract – Saves Alabama Lots of Money

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Good news! The State of Alabama Purchasing Department, in collaboration with OIT, has arranged to participate in a multi-state buying cooperative called NASPO ValuePoint. Run by the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), ValuePoint is a clearinghouse of agreements that states can join and competitively bid with multiple participating states to increase the level […]