The mission of the CSO is to support the goals of the State by assuring the availability, integrity and appropriate confidentiality of information. Primary objectives include the development and implementation of proactive measures to prevent security problems, as well as an effective response to security incidents when those prevention methods are defeated. The CSO encompasses three main categories: information security management, risk management, and incident handling.
Maintain compliance with legal regulatory requirements
Implement practical measures to protect the State’s data and systems from compromise
Adopt best practices in order to safeguard all forms of information
More secure information
State and its agencies act in a coordinated and efficient manner