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MN.IT News brings you a collection of headlines and announcements from around the agency.



  • Governor proclaims Cyber Month
    September 30, 2015 - Our lives are becoming increasingly dependent on technology and cyberspace, from checking email and social networks to searching for information and delivering government services. Criminals, terrorists and nation-states are finding new ways to leverage this technology to steal our information or disrupt our daily lives, so it is important we know how to stay safe online.
  • Tech and the Avian Flu Response
    September 21, 2015 - The avian flu had a major impact on Minnesota, which is the number one turkey producer in the nation. More than 100 farms were impacted and 9,000,000 birds were lost to the disease. Minnesota is bracing for another round of avian flu as bird migration begins. MN.IT Services is ready to join the fight as it did earlier this year.
  • Celebrating 25 years of ADA
    July 21, 2015 - 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. As part of the celebration, The Office of Accessibility, a program of MN.IT Services, has created an infographic that looks at key milestones that impact Minnesotans and accessible information technology.
  • Baden Named MN State CIO
    January 14, 2015 - Governor Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith have announced the appointment of Thomas A. Baden, Jr. State Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Commissioner of MN.IT Services.
  • MN.IT@DOT helps keep roads safe
    January 14, 2015 - When winter weather strikes our state, Minnesotans count on MnDOT to keep roads free of snow and ice. But how does MnDOT know where to concentrate its resources?
  • MN.IT provides farmers with data
    November 17, 2014 - Cross-agency collaboration driven by business needs has led to support for farmers in making informed decisions about when to fertilize in the fall.
  • National Cyber Security Alliance
    November 17, 2014 - The National Cyber Security Alliance, with MN.IT Services and other local partners will host an event to educate consumers and businesses about staying safe on the Internet.
  • MN.IT Geospatial Team Receives Honors
    October 21, 2014 - The MN.IT geospatial team with members from from DNR, MnGeo, and state, federal, education and private partners, were awarded the Governor’s Geospatial Commendation Award for the Minnesota Elevation Mapping Project. The Commendation Award recognizes a commitment to “coordinated, affordable, reliable and effective” use of GIS to improve services within Minnesota.
  • Message from CISO Chris Buse
    October 15, 2014 - As State employees, we share a common goal: To make Minnesota an even better place for our citizens to live. Cyber security is a responsibility we all share, but you are our first line of defense against cyber criminals.
  • October is Cyber Security Month
    October 10, 2014 - Sponsored by the U.S Department of Homeland Security, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Learn more about what you can do to protect yourself.
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