DIR News

August 16 2019
Ransomware Attack Hits Texas Government Entities
The Department of Information Resources (DIR) is leading the response to a coordinated ransomware attack that has impacted at least twenty local government entities across Texas.
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January 28 2019
DIR names new executive director
AUSTIN – The Board of the Texas Dept. of Information Resources (DIR) has named Amanda Crawford as the new executive director during their board meeting held Jan. 25.
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September 06 2018
State Open Data Portal receives new updates, features
Beginning Sept. 7th, the Texas Open Data Portal (ODP) will offer a wealth of new capabilities and features for users, managers and administrators. The upgraded ODP is optimized to ...
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January 18 2018
Texas announces cybersecurity youth training partnership
​Last Friday Governor Greg Abbott announced a new training program, in partnership with the SANS Institute, designed to encourage young women to become involved in the field of cyb...
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January 05 2018
Governor Abbott announces new DIR Board members
Gov. Greg Abbott has named three new members, as well as a new Chair, to the board of the Texas Dept. of Information Resources.
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