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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


Outdated Operating Systems, Browsers Correlate with Real Data Breaches
Study shows companies running out-of-date OSes were three times more likely to suffer a data breach, and those with the outdated browsers, two times more likely.  Read More

Hide & Seek: Security Teams Lack Visibility in the Cloud
IT leaders remain on the hot seat when it comes to their ability to continuously monitor the state of their data and operations. How hot is your seat?  Read More

New Attack Method Delivers Malware Via Mouse Hover
'Mouseover' technique relies on users hovering over hyperlinked text and images in Microsoft PowerPoint files to drop Trojan.  Read More

Orgs failing to secure data in the cloud, says report
Millions of records containing personally identifiable and health information remain at risk because of poor encryption and network access control practices in public cloud computing environments, according to an analysis of 1 million cloud resources and 12 petabytes of network traffic by cloud infrastructure security company RedLock.  Read More

Cybercrime Costs to Reach $8 Trillion by 2022
Some 2.8 billion data records expected to be breached in 2017, according to a report released today by Juniper Research.  Read More

How Pen-Testing Protects Your Federal Agency
It seems as if government agencies, both locally and nationally, are making headlines for mostly the wrong reasons these days. From scandals to breaches and cybersecurity this has become such a sensitive subject within the past year that these events have left most folks feeling even more on edge.  Read More

Data Breach, Vulnerability Data on Track to Set New Records in 2017
There are so far 1,254 publicly reported data breaches and 4,837 published vulnerabilities in the first quarter of this year.  Read More

Many firms, individuals slow to patch security vulnerabilities
As the fallout from the WannaCry ransomware attack continues to be felt around the world today, a new study has an ominous warning for companies and individuals: the threat is growing and people are getting lazier about protecting themselves.  Read More

Securing the Human a Full-Time Commitment
Encouraging the people in your organization to make safer cyber decisions requires dedicated brainpower to pull off, SANS study shows.  Read More