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2018 Legislative Update

Posted on Mar 6, 2018 in News

Honolulu — The Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) has been following several bills this legislative session. Senate Bill 2738 SD1, Relating to Found Electronic Devices is one of the bills ETS is tracking. This bill survived first crossover and has ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed an executive order that directs all state government agencies to contract for internet-related services ONLY with providers who contractually agree to abide by net neutrality principals. Net neutrality protects and promotes a fast, fair ...
Read More Governor’s News Release: Governor Ige signs executive order to protect net neutrality in Hawai‘i

HONOLULU — Governor David Y. Ige is encouraging high school girls to participate in the first major cybersecurity training program specifically for young women, grades 9-12, who may be interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. The state is partnering ...
Read More Governor’s News Release: Registration for First Major Cybersecurity Training Program for High School Girls Begins this Month

The following Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) reports have been submitted to the Hawaii State Legislature, pursuant to Act 37, SLH 2017 (effective July 1, 2017) and posted on this site in accordance with section 93-16, HRS.

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Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in News

In this month’s edition: ETS looks back over a year of accomplishments; IT Steering Committee fully appointed; Mainframe Paper Reduction Program shows early progress; New employee self-service portal to go online; Join the state technology team

State Offers Cyber Safety Sessions, Launches New Website… HONOLULU — As part of Gov. David Y. Ige proclaiming October 2017 “Cyber Security Awareness Month,” the Hawaii Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Hawaii State Public ...
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2017 Winners Announced HONOLULU — “Wayfinding” was a winning theme as 20 community teams competed at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Judging and Awards (a.k.a., “Demo Day”) last Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at East-West Center. A panel of ...
Read More Local Tech Talent Shines at Hawaii Annual Code Challenge ‘Demo Day’

It was standing room only on Aug. 26, 2017, as Gov. David Ige welcomed approximately 300 participants to the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Kickoff, coordinated by the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) in partnership with the Hawaii Technology Development ...
Read More State kicks off month-long Code Challenge

Schedule of Events and Activities Announced HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige will provide opening remarks at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Kickoff on Aug. 26, 2017, welcoming hundreds of anticipated computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators ...
Read More Governor to Kick Off Month-Long ‘HACC’ Competition

HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today announced that Hawai‘i has joined a multi-state cybersecurity compact signed by 38 governors to enhance state cybersecurity and develop the cyber workforce. The “Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity” is part of the National ...
Read More Hawaii Joins Multi-State Pledge to Strengthen Cyber Defense, Workforce