- Strengthens the security posture of Commonwealth information technology systems relative to their confidentiality, integrity, and availability
- Controls access to ITD managed enterprise applications (Commonwealth Information WareHouse, DocDirect, HRCMS, and VPN) as well as numerous agency mainframe applications
- Provides cybersecurity education and awareness for state and local government
- Implements and supports hardware and software infrastructure necessary to protect the Massachusetts Access to Government Network (MAGNet) community
Enterprise Security Board
The Commonwealth's Enterprise Security Board (ESB) is co-chaired by the Deputy State Auditor and ITD's Chief Security Officer, and consists of Executive, Judicial, Legislative, Constitutional Offices, Authorities, and large city/town voting members. ESB, standing committees include Strategy & Planning, Research, Education & Awareness, Variance, Standards, and Massachusetts Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MA-ISAC); members meet bi-monthly to work on enterprise security policies, standards, and related initiatives.
Updated September 10, 2008: Information provided by the Security Office