Proofpoint Security Gateway Increases Email Security

Posted Posted in Cybersecurity, News

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 […]

Introducing New Members of OIT Enterprise Project Management (EPMO)

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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 […]

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Posted Posted in Cybersecurity, News

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 […]

New “State Email and Directory Services” OIT Policy

Posted Posted in Cybersecurity

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 […]

Welcome to OIT

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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 […]

Take a Look at OIT Application Development

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The OIT Office of Application Development supports agencies that require assistance for the design, development and maintenance of websites, client-server applications, database administration, and mainframe applications.  Over 104 agency customers utilized these services during fiscal year 2017. Today’s blog highlights just a few of the websites created by the development team.  Team members take great […]

Collaboration brings better choices and reduced costs for IT Training

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It takes a lot of collaboration among State Agency IT Directors, OIT, AUM and their partner-instructors, to schedule highly technical classes for our state IT professionals. Specialized classes are often scheduled on-demand and require sufficient enrollments to run the class. Many agencies need more than one employee to attend the same class-date but can’t afford […]