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Cybersecurity News Jan 21, 2022

DIR Seeks Proposals from Texas Public University for Regional Security Operations Center Partnership

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is seeking proposals from Texas public universities to partner in establishing the pilot Regional Security Operations Center (RSOC) to provide local governments cybersecurity support.

DIR News Jan 19, 2022

DIR Recognized as Top Employer of Veterans

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) was recognized for its workforce that is composed of 12 percent veterans.

Cybersecurity News Jan 6, 2022

Governor Abbott Encourages Texas High Schoolers To Participate In CyberStart America

Last November, Governor Abbott encouraged participation in the CyberStart America program. And now is the time for high school students to register for this immersive cybersecurity training program!

DIR News Nov 14, 2021

Texas Department of Information Resources Receives Greater Austin Top Workplace Award 2021

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Greater Austin area by the Austin American-Statesman Top Workplaces.

Cybersecurity News Nov 8, 2021

US Justice Department Announces Indictment Against REvil Ransomware Suspect Behind 2019 Ransomware Attack on Texas Municipalities

AUSTIN – The United States Justice Department announced Monday charges against an alleged affiliate of the REvil ransomware group suspected in ransomware attacks across the nation, including the 23 Texas municipalities hit in August 2019. The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), coordinated with state and federal response partners to investigate, contain, eradicate, and support the transition to recovery for these Texas entities within one week of the attack.

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