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ITS Services

We partner with our customers and private sector companies to optimize the use of information technology resources for enhanced delivery of government services. ITS understands technology is the driving force behind your daily operations and we offer a full range of solutions designed to put technology to work for you.

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SECURING (Information Security)

Information security continues to be a major consideration today in the development of mission critical applications and systems for state government. ITS manages core and perimeter defense systems for the state network to maintain a shared and trusted environment.

The ITS Security Services Division's primary focus and responsibility is the identification, management, and​ mitigation of I​T security risks and vulnerabilities within State of Mississippi government computing, communication, an​d technology resources.​ 

News & Events


Office 365 Missed 34,000 Phishing Emails Last Month
Nearly 10% of emails delivered to Office 365 inboxes were spam, phishing messages, and known or zero-day malware.  Read More

A closer look at hybrid cloud security challenges
Most enterprises face major challenges when managing security across their hybrid enterprise networks both during and after cloud migrations, according to AlgoSec.  Read More

Iowa Employee Pension Accounts Compromised, Security Practices Scrutinized
Officials at a public employees pension fund are investigating how thieves were able to use illegally acquired Social Security numbers and dates of birth to create fraudulent member accounts.  Read More

Woman's ID stolen 15 times after Equifax breach
Katie Van Fleet said she’s spent months trying to regain her stolen identity.  Read More

Attackers hijack state agency server for malware
Cybercriminals are always upping their game.  Read More

Mississippi business faced international cyber attack
A Lebanese national has been indicted in Mississippi for cyber crimes.  Read More

One-Third of Businesses Can't Keep Up with Cloud Security
One in three organizations cannot maintain security as cloud and container environments expand.  Read More

Why Patching Software Is Hard: Technical Challenges
Huge companies like Equifax can stumble over basic technical issues. Here's why.  Read More

DMARC: States Should Follow Federal Directive to Enhance Email and Web Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has mandated that all federal executive branch agencies implement Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) to improve email security.   Read More

Hybrid IT environment requires hybrid cybersecurity
As more organizations turn to a combination of cloud-based and on-premises systems, protecting data in a hybrid IT environment requires a fresh look at cybersecurity strategy.   Read More

Are your employees snooping on the corporate network?
The overwhelming majority of employees are deliberately seeking out information they are not permitted to access, exposing a major snooping problem among today’s workforce.  Read More