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 […]

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 […]