ETS in the News
Wyo. governor releases budget amid improved revenue
December 4, 2017
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead’s budget recommendations for the next two years fully fund the government, with some money left on the table.

New Wyoming CISO Sets to Work Amid Increased National Cybersecurity Concerns
November 6, 2017
Wyoming’s new chief information security officer, Arlen Fletcher, started work last week, taking over an increasingly vital position within state government as a series of high-profile breaches and hacks that continue to raise worldwide concerns about cybersecurity.

October 19, 2017
With all the hacks, scams, and leaks in the news today, who is really at risk of a cyber attack?

October 16, 2017
At the annual NASCIO conference in Austin earlier this month, Wyoming Chief Information Officer Tony Young addressed the most pressing issue on his mind and on the minds of his peers. Recent breaches in the news, most notably Equifax, have helped make the case for more focused efforts around cybersecurity.

NASCIO 2017: IT Leaders on Buzzwords They Could Do Without
October 4, 2017
State CIOs say industry buzzwords aren't always the most precise way to communicate.

Department of Enterprise Technology Services hires new CISO
October 2, 2017
CHEYENNE, WY - Mr. Arlen Fletcher will join the Department of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), effective November 1, 2017.

Coops can be useful tools for IT buys
September 25, 2017
Many common IT products and software can easily be purchased by leveraging cooperative agreements or opportunities, says Brett Adams-Case. He currently oversees a procurement group for the Wyoming Department of Enterprise Technology Services.

September 21, 2017
The sixth annual Wyoming Governor’s Broadband Summit will be held from 1:3- p.m. on Wednesday, Oct 18th until noon on Oct. 19th at the Little America Convention Center in Cheyenne. The first day will be keynoted by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and Tony Young, CIO for the State of Wyoming. 

Mead sees cybersecurity investment as necessary and an economic opportunity
August 10, 2017
When it comes to the always growing and evolving threat of cyberattacks, Wyoming’s top elected official sees not only a need to do better, but an opportunity for the state.

StateScoop's Top Women in Technology 2017
July 5, 2017
Meet StateScoop’s inaugural list of the Top Women in Technology for 2017 — an elite group of the women across the state and local government community who are infrequently recognized, but constantly working to improve government and the lives of those governed.

May 23, 2017
In the enterprise world, IT administrators are always working on ways to keep networks secure. One way they do this is by giving employees hardware that is managed by the IT department, running software that has specific policies in place.

Wyoming IT continues to mature under new CIO, thrives on statewide fiber backbone
May 9, 2017
Information technology transformation is a continuing journey in Wyoming — especially under the leadership of new CIO Tony Young. Enterprise Technology Services — the state’s consolidated IT agency — is a half-decade old, but more maturation is coming, Young said.

Will Innovative Technologies Help Wyoming Change the Way We Use Coal?
April 28, 2017
Wyoming is getting innovative with energy. Back in January, Gov. Matt Mead shared in his State of the State address that an Integrated Test Center — an effort that is part of the state’s carbon initiative to invest in advanced energy technologies and innovation — is currently under construction.

Wyoming House committee advances voting rights bill, more
January 20, 2017
The House Judiciary Committee advanced bills Thursday that would expand automatic restoration of voting rights to nonviolent felons, create a more defined system for returning a victim’s property held as evidence and allow the state Department of Enterprise Technology Services to conduct background checks on employees.