Romanian Cyber Command Leaders Visit OIT

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The Office of Information Technology (OIT) recently hosted cybersecurity leaders from Romania, in efforts to strengthen relationships and create strategies to fight cyber crime across the globe. The visit was made possible by the Alabama National Guard and its partnership with the Eastern European nation. The commander of the Romanian Defense Staff’s Cyber Command, Brigadier […]

OIT PROUD OF WORK ON ALABAMA CENSUS 2020 WEBSITE

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There is less than one year until the U.S. government’s 10-year census count begins in 2020, and this census is more important than ever. Therefore, Governor Kay Ivey is urging everyone in the state to be counted. As part of that push, she recently kicked off off the Alabama Counts outreach initiative. That initiative includes […]

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 […]