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Nov
7
2019

Montana launches second annual K-12 Kids Safe Online poster contest

Poster contest helps teach kids about online safety through art.

Helena, Mont. – The Governor’s Office and the State Information Technology Services Division today launched the state’s second annual Kids Safe Online Poster Contest to encourage young people to think about cybersecurity and help educate other youth on safe online practices.

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Oct
16
2019

Governor Bullock Acknowledges October as "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month" in the State of Montana

October 11, 2019

Dear Friends: It is my pleasure to acknowledge October 2019 as "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month" in the state of Montana. Security is essential in every facet of our lives and cybersecurity is especially important. I commend the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, and the National Cyber Security Alliance for their steadfast work and dedication. They play a vital role in protecting citizens from and responding to cybersecurity threats that have...

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Oct
3
2019

Montana skips ‘cloud-first’ for ‘cloud-smart’ approach

These videos were produced by StateScoop at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ midyear conference in National Harbor, Maryland, in May 2019.

The state’s chief information officer says Montana is moving toward the cloud, but selectively, and only where it makes sense. Many government enterprises today bill themselves as “cloud-first,” meaning that cloud platforms are poised as the default solution for every challenge being addressed. Montana state government, which like many state governments is shifting away from its legacy infrastructure, is taking a more temperate stance.

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Sep
13
2019

State government tech employees hosts girls from Gardiner and Flathead Reservation for STEM Girls in Government camp Sept. 16-17

Contact: Christie Breland, cbreland@mt.gov, (406) 444-1566

HELENA—15 middle and high school girls with their adult chaperones will get the inside scoop on information technology careers and current technology applications on Sept. 16 and 17 in Helena as they participate in STEM Girls in Government. The program was designed and is hosted by the Information Technology Managers Council (ITMC) with support from the Montana Girls STEM Collaborative.

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May
21
2019

Cybersecurity, Shared Services Among Montana’s 5 Focus Areas

Montana Chief Information Officer Tim Bottenfield outlines five things he wants the State Information Technology Services Division to focus on as they work to expand services for both agencies and citizens alike.

Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield has been on the job for nearly a year, and in that time he’s established a foundation for the State Information Technology Services Division (SITSD) that’s grounded in five main areas: fiscal responsibility, shared services, cybersecurity, digital government for citizens and a service-first mindset.

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