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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

DIR OCISCO Teleworking Tips (PDF|163.5KB) DIR's Office of the Chief Information Security Officer provides the following information technology guidance for teleworkers.

March 2020

Tips for Conducting Open Meetings Remotely (PDF|244.32KB) DIR's how-to guide for governing bodies convening in a virtual forum (e.g. webinar, teleconference).

March 2020

DIR Hardware Bulk Purchase FY19-FY20 March _- DELLv2 (PDF|298.19KB) DIR Hardware Bulk Purchase FY19-FY20 March - DELLv2

March 2020

CISA Insights - Risk Management for Novel Coronavirus (PDF|422.32KB) Insights for the physical and cybersecurity issues that may arise from the spread of Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19.

March 2020

ITSAC Portal - Customer Guide (DOCX|1.78MB) ITSAC Portal - Customer Guide v.1.0

February 2020

ITSAC Portal - Vendor Guide (DOCX|1.28MB) ITSAC Portal - Vendor Guide v.1.0

February 2020

State Strategic Plan Quick Reference Guide (PDF|6.98MB) One-page reference guide for the 2020-2024 State Strategic Plan for Information Resources Management: Advancing the Next Generation of Technology in Texas.

February 2020

The State of Texas Guide to Cybersecurity Incident Response (PDF|154.65KB) The Texas Department of Information Resources, Office of the Chief Information Security Officer, provides this guide for municipalities and counties.

January 2020

The State of Texas Guide to Cybersecurity Resources (PDF|106.35KB) The Texas Department of Information Resources, Office of the Chief Information Security Officer, provides this guide on cybersecurity hygiene.

January 2020

2019 Cybersecurity Awareness Month PSA (PDF|1.78MB) 2019 Cybersecurity Awareness Month PSA Flyer

October 2019

HB3834 Application for Certification Guide (PDF|456.65KB) Guidance for submitting a cybersecurity training program for certification under HB3834 (86R).

September 2019

Identity Awareness Protection Management Guide DoD (PDF|4.92MB) Department of Defense Guidelines for Protecting and Managing your Online Identity

September 2019

2020 Security Plan Template Instructions (PDF|1.48MB) 2020 Security Plan Template Instructions

September 2019

DHS Government Tip Card (PDF|151.85KB) DHS Government Tip Card

August 2019

Federal Ransomware Tip Sheet (PDF|465.09KB) Federal Ransomware Tip Sheet

August 2019

Online Safety (PDF|235.9KB) Online Safety Tips

August 2019

Ransomware Tips and Facts (PDF|152.75KB) Ransomware Tips and Facts

August 2019

Texas - Estimated Ransomware Costs (PDF|385.94KB) Texas - Estimated Ransomware Costs

August 2019

Training Program Certification Standards V1 (PDF|170.73KB) H.B. 3834 (86R) Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program Certification Standards.

August 2019

SPECTRIM Policy and Security Plan Training (PDF|11.86MB) SPECTRIM Policy and Security Plan Template Guidance

August 2019