- For future reference, you may access this page by using www.mass.gov/itd/accessibilitystandards.
These standards, together with the Enterprise Web Accessibility Standards specify the minimum accessibility standards that must be implemented and maintained throughout the lifecycle of all identified information technology solutions.
- Architecture documents provide the framework and define the standards, specifications and technologies to support the Commonwealth's computing environment. This computing environment includes the service-oriented architecture and the standard operating environment.
As part of the Enterprise Information Security Policy Workbook; the Enterprise Business Continuity Management Policy and supporting standards are critical to ensuring that the Commonwealth has established and enforces necessary measures to safeguard the interests of key stakeholders, information assets and Information Technology Resources, in the event of a catastrophic disaster or other extraordinary disruption.
For guidance in developing and implementing your own Enterprise Business Continuity Management Policy please visit our CommonWiki space at: https://wiki.state.ma.us/confluence/display/entpolicy/Enterprise+Business+Continuity+of+IT+Management+Framework
- The purpose of these standards is to establish minimum power management requirements that will result in significant reductions in the energy consumption of the thousands of Personal Computers (PCs) and workstations used throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Department agencies. Such energy reductions will also result in a significant reduction in energy costs and associated environmental impacts, such as greenhouse gas emissions.
This policy articulates the requirements that assist management in defining an organizational framework to initiate and control the implementation of information security practices including development and implementation of security policies, standards, and procedures within their respective agencies.
- The purpose of this Policy is to ensure that all viable solutions, including those that may not be otherwise represented by IT vendors during the procurement process, are identified and evaluated by Applicable Entities as part of their Best Value selection.
The Enterprise Information Technology Acquisition Security Policy states requirements for evaluating all various security concerns and implications that must be considered whenever there is a Commonwealth purchase of IT goods, services, and/or solutions.
The Enterprise Information Technology Acquisition Security and Technology Standards provides detailed standards that all IT Acquisitions must adhere to as required by the IT Acquisition Security Policy and IT Acquisition Technology Policy.
This policy defines a framework that supports compliance with the overall information security goals of the Commonwealth including compliance with laws, regulations, policies and standards to which their IT resources and data, including but not limited to personal information, are subject.
Adopting open standards ensures the Commonwealth's investments in information technology result in systems that are sustainable, interoperable and do not result in vendor lock-in.
- Links to various Enterprise policies and standards that relate to cyber security.
The purpose of the policy is to establish requirements for the purchase and recycling of laser printer toner cartridges aimed at increasing the purchase and use of remanufactured laser printer cartridges throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Department agencies by 40% during Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) and by a minimum of 10% annually thereafter.
- For future reference this page may be accessed by using www.mass.gov/itd/webpolicies.
Includes information on required policies and what elements are needed for Executive Departments looking to build or revamp their websites.