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Heartbleed VulnerabilityPosted: May 6, 2014News

On April 7, 2014, researchers disclosed a vulnerability in a technology called OpenSSL that powers encryption across much of the Internet. The vulnerability is commonly known as the “OpenSSL Heartbleed Flaw.”

Budget Guidelines 2015-2017Posted: May 5, 2014News

The 2015-2017 Budget Guidelines have been posted to ITD’s website. 

Microsoft Office 2013 ResourcesPosted: Apr 10, 2014News

ITD has assembled a list of training resources that agencies may find helpful when migrating to Microsoft Office 2013. Courses are available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Microsoft has announced that they are ending support of Office 2003 and Windows XP on April 8th, 2014.

There are still a few spots available for the upcoming Business Analysis training provided by Watermark Learning.  There are 1 or 2 spots available for the Business Analysis Fundamentals class and 2 spots open for the Business Analysis (BA) series.

Large Project Oversight ReportPosted: Mar 6, 2014News

ITD has published its Large Project Oversight Report for the 4th quarter of 2013.  It was sent, along with a Cover Letter, to the Legislative IT Committee and Legislative Council.

Planned Datacenter OutagesPosted: Feb 27, 2014News

ITD has planned datacenter outages from 3:00 am to 9:00 am on March 8 and March 15.

The Statewide IT Professional Resource Vendor Pool RFP was released on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

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Jody French was selected as Director of the North Dakota Educational Council (ND ETC) in January 2014.

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows XP Operating System (OS). This means Windows XP is being officially phased out and you will be required to upgrade to a newer OS version to receive security updates and stay compliant.