Jonathan Trull, Chief Information Security Officer, has been chosen as one of the "People Who Made a Difference in Security in 2013" by SANS. This award recognizes the significance of the "Secure Colorado" project Mr. Trull and his team implemented to help better secure state assets and data. Award recipients will be honored at the SANS Cyber Defensive Inititiative (CDI) conference on December 16, 2013.
OIT and Return Path will co-host a two day roundtable for NCWIT Pacesetters, a fast-track program that seeks to increase the number of women in technology. The roundtable will be held at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colorado on November 7th and 8th.
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and OIT's Office of Information Security has teamed up with the Colorado National Guard and Regis University to provide a free help line to answer Coloradan's questions about Internet and Computer Safety & Security. Visit www.colorado.gov/cybersecurity/help to learn more!
OIT garners 2013 APEX Technology Project of the Year Award for its implementation of the Colorado Information Marketplace at data.colorado.gov. The prestigious APEX technology awards recognize outstanding accomplishments and leadership by Colorado’s advanced technology companies and professionals. Additionally, Monica Coughlin was named a runner up for the 2013 Apex Woman in Technology of the Year Award. Awards were presented at the Colorado Technology Association's 13th Annual APEX Awards on September 10, 2013.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - OIT will hold a public hearing on September 12, 2013 to consider revision of permanent rule 8 CCR 1501-5 (Rules in Support of the Information Security Act for the Office of Information Technology. Click here to read the Notice, State of Basis and Purpose, and proposed rule revision.
Monica Coughlin, IT Economic Development & Broadband Director, has been seleted at a 2013 APEX Award nominee in the Women in Tech category. In addition, OIT's Google Apps for Government and Colorado Information Marketplace are both nominees in the Technology Project of the Year category. The APEX Awards recognize Colorado’s technology excellence highlighting remarkable leaders and innovators. This prestigious event has been hosted since 2001 by Colorado Technology Association (CTA) to honor the success of hundreds of deserving leaders in technology.The winners will be announced on Tuesday September 10, 2013 during the APEX Awards gala to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Denver.
OIT's Office of Cyber Security to participate in Operation Cyber Shield, a joint/interagency cyber security training event on August 3rd and 4th.
The SC13 Supercomputing Conference is coming to the Colorado Convention Center in November.
The Colorado Digital Government Summit is scheduled for November 21, 2013.