DTS is participating in a State Teleworking Initiative, which is meant to reduce facility costs, increase employee retention, improve air quality, and provide additional work opportunities in rural Utah. A pilot project is currently underway at the Capitol State Office Building. You can see more info here.
Over the next few months, Google will completely replace the old Google Contacts version with the new Contacts Preview. Google launched the new Contacts Preview in 2015 to provide a modern, smart, and quick contact management experience. As a result, the new Contacts Preview will replace the older version and will be the only Google Contacts version after February 12, 2019.
The new Contacts Preview will move and change some of the availability and location of features in the old Google Contacts. There will also be changes to the user interface giving it an updated look and feel.[…]
MS-ISAC recently published tips on Staying Secure While Shopping Online. You can read the full article here.
It is that time of year where so many people prepare to purchase gifts for friends, family, and loved ones. Though it can be convenient to avoid the lines and rush for that latest Black Friday deal by shopping online, this also carries some risk. Cybercriminals are always working to steal your personal and payment information. The holiday shopping season is the perfect opportunity for this to happen. By following […]
We have updated the Network Services Product. You can see it here.
The following changes were made:
Once sites are converted to VOIP, any analog equipment, licensing or connections will be the responsibility of the agency.and
VoIP Conversion High-Level Wiring Guidelines
Cat 6a, 6
DTS will not ask for any re-wiring for VOIP unless remedial action is required.
Utah.Gov, the official website of the State of Utah, received a grade A rating from the Center for Digital Government in the 2018 Digital States survey. The biennial survey is the industry’s leading evaluation of the technology practices of all 50 states. The survey highlights the best and emerging technology practices that serve as […]
DTS stepped up efforts on Election Day last week. Hosting, security, network, and development teams worked late into the night to ensure the State’s Elections systems were up and running with no issues.
This is the first year we had the opportunity to utilize the new Utah Cyber Center. The Cyber Center is a central location for DTS, Public Safety, Attorney General’s office, and other government employees to share intelligence and tactics, and respond to events in a more coordinated fashion. We were able to monitor Elections systems statewide and ensure and threats were thwarted before becoming an […]
On November 7, 2018 at 10:00am, DTS is changing the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) provider. This could impact your Android device that is state-owned, or personally-owned that connects to state systems. Prior to the change we recommend that you backup your android device and once the backup is complete, verify that it contains all your needed data.
The newer the version of the Android Operating System (OS), the less likely there will be any noticeable impact. Android devices on Motorola and Samsung with the newest Android operating system (OS), which currently includes versions 9.0 to […]
The 2018 DTS Annual Report is now available here. The report highlights a few major accomplishments from 2018, a few initiatives for 2019, Emerging Issues, and Awards.
AGRC has awarded Aero-Graphics, Inc. (AGI) to acquire 10,450 square miles of LiDAR Elevation data. The LiDAR will be a combination of USGS Quality Level 1 (QL1), 8 points per square meter and Quality Level 2 (QL2), 2 points per square meter depending on the area. The acquisitions have begun and will continue throughout the year. The acquisitions will be completed in 2018 and project deliverables are scheduled to be completed by June 30, 2019.
As the State of Utah moves closer to NG911, GIS data providers will soon be required to adhere to national standards set forth by the NENA and the UCA 911 Division (section 6 of ref 1). It can be daunting navigating these standards and best practice documents, so the intent of this article is to demystify the relevant information and lay out a road map of where we are going.