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2019 DTS Annual Report

View the 2019 DTS Annual Report here. The report provides a summary of accomplishments, projects, initiatives, and awards for the past year. 

 

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Secure IT

Governor Herbert has declared October Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Utah is joining the Department of Homeland Security to raise cybersecurity awareness during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – focuses on key areas including citizen privacy, consumer devices, and e-commerce security. Check out more at the icons below.   

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FY2020 IT Plan

The FY2020 IT Plan is now available. You can see it here. In accordance with UCA 63F-1-204, each executive branch agency must submit an agency information technology plan to the chief information officer on an annual basis. The IT Plan helps DTS plan resources for the upcoming year, based on agency needs. DTS analyzes the IT Plan to determine the impact to costs, operations, and services provided. DTS also uses the IT Plan to ensure […]

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Proposed FY2021 DTS Rates

The DTS Rate Committee met in September and approved the proposed FY2021 rates.  You can see the rate sheet here. The rates will now be passed to GOMB for their review and approval. During the 2020 Legislative General Session, the Utah Legislature will review and approve the final FY2021 rates.

A few of the major rate changes for the upcoming year include:

  • Application Development
  • System Administration
  • Adobe Unlimited
  • SaaS Services
  • Network
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DTS Rate Committee Meeting is September 11

The DTS Rate Committee will hold a meeting on September 11 at 1:00 in Capitol room 250 to discuss FY2021 rates. This meeting is open to the public. Agencies are invited to attend to hear discussion and provide comment on the proposed FY2021 rates. 

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2019 Security Assessment

In accordance with Utah Code 63F-1-104(4), the Department of Technology Services (DTS) is required to conduct an information security assessment of state data systems every two years.    The required 2019 information security assessment will be completed by DTS security and internal audit personnel. The DTS team will coordinate with your agency information security personnel to complete the assessment by October 1. We anticipate it will take a total of four hours to complete the assessment. We will be following the Department of Homeland Security’s 

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DTS Rate Committee Meeting is July 17

DTS will be holding a public Rate Committee meeting on July 17 at 2:00pm in Capitol Committee Room 250. DTS will have the opportunity to present ideas for potential rate changes. The Committee will not receive a full rate proposal during the meeting, but will provide feedback on further direction for DTS. 

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2019 Best of Utah Awards Winners

State of Utah CIO, Mike Hussey, announced the winners of the 2019 Best of Utah Awards at the Utah Digital Government Summit earlier this week. The Best of Utah awards honor emerging leaders and innovative projects in government IT that enable Utah to better meet constituent expectations for services and information, improve operating efficiency, and conserve tax dollars. The awards also provide an opportunity for state and local government in Utah to learn about IT leaders and projects that are changing the way government does business.

Congratulations to the winners.

Visionary Award

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NASCIO Technology Champion Award Honors Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has awarded Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert with the association’s 2019 Technology Champion Award. The announcement was made at the NASCIO 2019 Midyear Conference in National Harbor, MD.

For over 10 years, Governor Gary R. Herbert has exemplified leadership in public sector technology policy and practice. He has promoted improvements in aligning technology education with needs through his Governor’s Tech Pathways Program; expanded broadband services so that 96.6% of Utah households have access to broadband internet; championed digital […]

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2019 Utah Digital Government Summit is June 4

The State of Utah Department of Technology Services and Government Technology Magazine are hosting a Digital Government Summit on June 4, 2019 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. This event is free to all government employees. We hope you can join us.

  If you influence or participate in technology decisions or implementations at any level, you will find benefit in attending. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the latest in digital government solutions, keep abreast of current policy issues and network with key government executives, technologists and industry specialists. June 4, 2019 | Hilton Salt […]

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