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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

2020 PCLS Questionnaire Instructions (PDF|523.07KB) 2020 PCLS instructions document

June 2020

FY 20-21 HB3834 Training Program Application Guide (PDF|368.93KB) FY 20-21 HB3834 Training Program Application Guide

May 2020

FY20-21 Training Program Certification Standards Final (PDF|194.96KB) FY20-21 Training Program Certification Standards

May 2020

DIR Zoom Usage Guidelines (PDF|437.99KB) Guidance and suggestions on the use of Zoom and other virtual collaboration tools.

May 2020

Telecommunications Preferences Survey Guidance (PDF|180.92KB) Instructions for completing the survey, cost analysis, and report to DIR.

May 2020

DIR OCISO Cyber Tips for Parents (and Kids!) (PDF|165.57KB) Cybersecurity Tips for Parents and Kids

May 2020

DIR OCISO Cybersecurity Tips Guide (PDF|140.02KB) General tips for promoting cybersecurity.

May 2020

Virtual Collaboration Tools Exploitation - Best Practices for Zoom (PDF|232.43KB) DIR's Office of the Chief Information Security Officer provides an Alert for Potential Virtual Collaboration Tools Exploitation and Best Practices for Zoom Video Conferencing Service.

April 2020

DIR OCISCO Teleworking Tips (PDF|163.53KB) 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

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