State of Georgia agencies rely heavily on information technology (IT) to run their daily operations and deliver their services to the citizens of Georgia. With an increasing dependency on IT, a growing complexity of state government IT infrastructure, and a constantly changing information security threat and risk environment, information security has become a mission-essential function. This function must be managed and governed to reduce the risks to state government operations and ensure state government's ability to do business and serve the public. GTA's Office of Information Security (OIS) works actively with state agencies to assist them in implementing and operating a robust information security program. In addition to providing a comprehensive framework of information security policies, standards and guidelines, OIS provides templates, workbooks, and other material to aid agencies in building and operating their security program.