DIR Press releases and media topics
Cybersecurity News Nov 18, 2022
DIR Publishes 2022 Biennial Cybersecurity Report
The 2022 Cybersecurity Report highlights the preventive and recovery efforts the state can undertake to improve cybersecurity.
DIR News Nov 16, 2022
Texas Releases 2022 Biennial Performance Report
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) today announced the publication of the 2022 Biennial Performance Report (BPR), which tracks state agencies’ technology progress in fiscal years 2021 and 2022.
DIR News Nov 7, 2022
Texas Department of Information Resources Receives Top Workplace Award 2022
AUSTIN – The Austin American-Statesman Top Workplaces named the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) one of the Top Workplaces in the Greater Austin area for the second consecutive year.
DIR News Sep 16, 2022
Texas Department of Information Resources Announces Chief Data Officer Ed Kelly’s Retirement
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) announces today the retirement of Texas’ Chief Data Officer, Ed Kelly.
DIR News Sep 1, 2022
DIR Publishes State Certified Cybersecurity Training Programs
DIR has certified cybersecurity training programs for state and local government employees.
DIR News Aug 22, 2022
DIR Announces New Bulk Purchase Agreements
The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) announces Bulk Purchase Agreements in time for customers to take advantage of this special opportunity to expedite year-end purchases.
Cybersecurity News Aug 19, 2022
DIR Releases Security Services Guide
The Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO) team at the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is excited to release the new Security Services Guide.
DIR News May 25, 2022
State Chief Data Officer Named One of Most Influential People in Data
The State of Texas Chief Data Officer Ed Kelly has been named one of the 100 most influential people in data in 2022 by the website DataIQ.
DIR News May 2, 2022
DIR Wins Three StateScoop 50 Awards
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) received three awards recognizing the nation’s most influential public sector IT leaders and projects from the Scoop News Group as part of the 2022 StateScoop 50 awards.
DIR News Feb 1, 2022
DIR Receives 2022 Top Workplaces USA National Award
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the U.S.A. among employers with 150-499 employees, based on employee feedback given through an anonymous third-party survey.