SIRN expands by 5 metro areas in ND

Friday, May 20, 2022

North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced a fifth metro area in North Dakota is part of the Statewide Interoperability Radio Network (SIRN).  The network now includes Williston, Grand Forks, Minot, Bismarck, and Mandan areas. Riley said the public safety community will greatly benefit from this expansion as it provides an integrated mission-critical communication network for the public safety community.    

Hoffman named Deputy Chief Information Officer

Monday, April 11, 2022

North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced Greg Hoffman as Information Technology Department’s Deputy Chief Information Officer, a position directly aligned with operational processes executing the organizational strategy. 

NDHIN receives CMS Certification

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Dr. Shila Blend, director of the North Dakota Health Information Network (NDHIN), today announced NDHIN received the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Outcomes-Based Certification (OBC). 

NDIT and MHA Nation partner to increase cybersecurity

Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 01:15 pm

North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced a memorandum of understanding between the State of North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) department and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation to provide managed security services for the purpose of protecting the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of tribal information systems and data.

ND first state published in Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR Marketplace

Monday, January 17, 2022 at 09:00 am

The North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) department today announced that the Multistate-Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) playbook is available on the Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR Marketplace, the industry’s largest and most comprehensive security orchestration marketplace. The content pack from NDIT on Cortex XSOAR’s Marketplace provides customers with the ability to fetch MS-ISAC events and alert details. North Dakota is the first state to have a playbook published in the Cortex XSOAR Marketplace.

Burgum congratulates 10 high school teams registered for ND Cyber Madness tournament.

Monday, January 10, 2022 at 11:50 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today congratulated the high school teams signed up to participate in the ND Cyber Madness tournament. Ten high school teams from nine high schools across North Dakota have enrolled in the free cyber tournament to take place Feb. 10-12 at Bismarck State College Center of Excellence.   

Entire Fort Yates Middle School to participate in 'Hour of Code'

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 03:00 pm

Fort Yates Middle School will be taking part in 'Hour of Code™’ on Dec. 9. Staff from North Dakota Information Technology-EduTech, Microsoft Teals, and North Dakota Department of Public Instruction have collaborated to plan this schoolwide event. Fort Yates Middle School educators and administration are implementing many facets into this event, to include career awareness focused on computer science and cybersecurity and emphasize Indigenous connections to the topics.

North Dakota schools encouraged to participate in nationwide 'Hour of Code' during Computer Science Education Week

Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 03:00 pm

'Hour of Code™ will take place statewide on Thursday, Dec. 9 between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The 'Hour of Code™’ is a global movement introducing tens of millions of students worldwide to computer science, inspiring kids to learn more, breaking stereotypes, and leaving them feeling empowered. Held in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, the event is part of a broader effort to give students of all ages opportunities to learn about coding and computer science as foundational skills for the workforce of the future. 

Korsmo receives outstanding service award

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 11:30 am

Chief Information Officer of North Dakota Shawn Riley announced today North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) department architect Tracy Korsmo received the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) Outstanding Service Award. 

Gregg named Chief Information Security Officer

Monday, November 1, 2021 at 03:45 pm

 North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced Michael Gregg as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).