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This vast, searchable library includes IT-related documents containing plans, reports, policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, technology briefs, and other publications. It also includes draft documents posted for peer review and use by state agencies and institutions of higher education.

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Guidelines

Security Assessment Introduction (MP4|41.45MB) A webinar to discuss the assessment process and what organizations need to get started. This webinar is approximately one hour in length

May 2016

Lease-versus-Purchase Guidelines (DOCX|58.58KB) PC Life Cycles Lease-versus-Purchase Guidelines

April 2016

SPECTRIM Risk Changes Front End User (PDF|650.02KB) SPECTRIM Risk Changes Front End User

April 2016

SPECTRIM Risk Manual (PDF|4.11MB) SPECTRIM Risk Manual

April 2016

End-use Security Awareness Training FAQ (PDF|118.18KB) End-use Security Awareness Training FAQ

April 2016

Data Use Agreement FAQ (PDF|103.08KB) Data Use Agreement frequently asked questions

April 2016

RSA Archer DIR-Texas Policy Management Training (ZIP|43.65MB) RSA Archer DIR-Texas Policy Management Training

April 2016

DIR Rule and Policy Management Guide (PDF|629.55KB) DIR's newly updated and revised rule and policy management guide to be used as an example for policy development, including policy template and examples.

March 2016

ISF PSA Contest Overview and Rules (PDF|142.82KB) ISF PSA Contest Overview and Rules

March 2016

TEX-AN FAQs (DOCX|35.75KB) TEX-AN NG Service Frequently Asked Questions.

February 2016

2016 Prioritization of Cybersecurity and Legacy Systems (PCLS) Projects Instructions (DOCX|63.52KB) Instructions for completing the 2016 PCLS project assessments for HB 1, Article IX, Section 9.10.

February 2016

End-User Security Awareness Training FAQ (PDF|101.44KB) End-User Security Awareness Training FAQ

January 2016

CPE Requirements One-Page Summary (PDF|149.82KB) IRM Continuing Education Requirements Summary as of FY 2016.

November 2015

2013-2015 IRDR Question Map revised (XLSX|40.01KB) Maps questions from the 2013 to 2015 Information Resources Deployment Review

November 2015

Most Commonly Used Internet Browsers (PDF|434.51KB) Identifies the most commonly used Internet browsers that agencies' websites need to be compatible with per Gov Code, Section 2054.134.

November 2015

Archer Risk Manual (PDF|3.4MB) Step by step instructions for using the Archer Risk Module

October 2015

2018 IRDR Instructions (DOCX|333.12KB) 2015 Information Resources Deployment Review Instructions

October 2015

Senate Bill 20 Use Cases (DOCX|33.12KB) TAC 212 discussion and Use Cases for DIR Cooperative Contracts

September 2015

Statement of Work Submission Instructions (PDF|501.54KB) This guide documents the high-level steps for using the Draft and Final Statements of Work (SOW) Submission Forms when utilizing DIR Cooperative Contracts.

August 2015

SB 20 Quick Reference Sheet (PDF|131.43KB) SB 20 Quick Reference Sheet (updated 8/26/2015)

August 2015