As Iowa’s economy is becoming increasingly more reliant on technology, it’s more important than ever to take action to secure computer networks and information systems. It is the Information Security Division (ISD) responsibility to respond to significant cyber attacks that would have an adverse effect on the State of Iowa ability to deliver critical services and threaten the state’s critical infrastructure. The ISD continues to develop strategies and protections to eliminate the impact cybersecurity attacks have on our state.
Lead state government in protecting information technology resources and data.
Promote the secure use of information technology resources and effectively manage the associated risks.
The State of Iowa Information Security Division partners with Federal, State and Not-For-Profit Cybersecurity organizations including the US Department of Homeland Security, Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management, and the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center. These partnerships allow Iowa to leverage the best security programs, training and tools.
The Iowa Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is Jeff Franklin Send us your questions @ SecurityAwareness@iowa.gov