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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


Cloud is the ignored dimension of security: Cisco
A recent report from the networking giant has said cloud is the ignored dimension where enterprise security is concerned.  Read More

Equifax breach happened because of a missed patch
The attackers who breached Equifax managed to do so by exploiting a vulnerability in its US website, the company has finally confirmed. The vulnerability in question was Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638.  Read More

States Take a Comprehensive Approach to Improving Cybersecurity
The National Governors Association has been focused on engaging states when it comes to cybersecurity, and now a multistate compact stands as another positive sign of progress.  Read More

Companies Should Consider Cybersecurity a Matter of Ethics
Consumers are beginning to wonder, is it ethical to market and sell technology that leaves consumers and their homes vulnerable to hackers?  Read More

Equifax data breach: what you need to know
To understand how bad the data breach at Equifax is, consider this: the US has a population of approximately 324m people.  Read More

Survey Highlights Cybersecurity Gaps Between Government and Private Sector
The government is more likely to consider its employees a cybersecurity threat, less likely to have dedicated cybersecurity personnel and its employees feel less prepared for threats.  Read More

Lessons to learn after hackers hijack HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts
It’s never a dull day if you’re working in HBO’s IT security team.  Read More

Seven Keys to Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Culture
Why is cybersecurity culture so important to organizational success? How can you build a culture of effective security?  Read More