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Program Description

  Office of the Chief Information Officer

This Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides technology leadership, policy direction, and program guidance for the department and the County government's information technology initiatives, including the Public Safety Systems Modernization (PSSM), Technology Modernization (TechMod), and other County technology programs. The Office of the CIO also includes the Enterprise Security Office (EISO).

PSSM encompasses the modernization of computer aided dispatch (CAD), law enforcement records management, fire station alerting (FSA) and the voice radio infrastructure (800 MHz). TechMod currently includes: the Department of Health and Human Services' Process and Technology Modernization initiative. IJIS facilitates the exchange of data about offenders and offender activity between Montgomery County Agencies (e.g. Police, Sheriff, Corrections, State's Attorney's Office, Health and Human Services, and Circuit Court), the State of Maryland, and the Federal Government. The Office is responsible for assisting departments with creating process efficiencies and aligning their information technology needs with the overall County enterprise strategy. EISO provides enterprise risk assessments, data security consulting, policy/procedure development, and sensitive data architecture design to the County government, provides security training to County employees through an Enterprise Security Awareness Training program, and rapidly responds to incidents that may affect confidentiality, integrity, and/or availability of the County's information assets and data. Additionally, the EISO is responsible for oversight in various information security compliance mandates, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards.

Program Contacts

Contact Helen Ni of the Department of Technology Services at 240.777.2807 or Jennifer Nordin of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2779 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
IT Security - Average security vulnerabilities per device18.717.712.010.08.0

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved486597414.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-217609-5.00
FY19 Approved46483659.00