Kansas IT Policies, Standards, and Guidelines

Statewide technology policies set standards and guidelines and define best practices for the IT enterprise.  All statewide IT policies are adopted under the authority of the Kansas Information Technology Executive Council (ITEC) and are applicable to all three branches of government and other state entities unless otherwise noted. (K.S.A. 75-7203)

1000 Series - Applications and Software

1000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
1100Software Licensing2000-10-262008-01-24To  recognize  requirements  established  by  copyright  laws  and  common  licensing ...
1200Acceptable Internet Use2019-09-10 To establish a common and uniform acceptable use policy for all state entities regarding the use...
1210Information and Communication Technology Accessibility Standards2000-10-262018-12-11This policy contains scoping and technical requirements for information and communication technology...
1500Software Code2000-07-272008-12-24To  establish  a  common,  uniform  policy  for  state  entities  regarding  ownership  and distribution  of  Software  Code...

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2000 Series - Project Management

2000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
2400Project Approval2000-10-282010-07-15To establish a policy for the approval of projects that include the use of information systems or communications technology.
2500IT Project Status Reporting2003-04-242010-07-15To establish a policy for reporting the status of projects that include the use of information systems or comm...
2510IT Project Oversight1999-10-142010-07-15To establish a policy for the external independent oversight of information technology projects within entities.
2530IT Project Management1999-10-14 To establish a policy for management of information technology projects.
JCIT1JCIT Policy 11998-12-15 The purpose of this document is to establish a common understanding of the measures that will be considered...
JCIT2JCIT Policy 21998-12-15 The purpose of this document is to establish a common understanding of the measures that will be considered...
2000 Series Standards & Guidelines
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
2400AIT Project Plan Instructions2000-01-102019-14-12The 1998 Senate Bill (SB) 5 defines an information technology project as a major computer, telecommunications, or...
2510AIT Project Oversight Guidelines  The Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) contractor will provide an IV&V assessment function...

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3000 Series - Governance

3000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
3100IT Advisory Board Charter1999-10-142006-04-27To establish an Information Technology Advisory Board (ITAB) to the Chief Information Technology Officer, Executive...

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4000 Series - Architecture

4000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
4000KITA Review Board Charter1999-10-192006-10-26To establish the Kansas Technical Architecture Review Board (KTARB) to advise the Chief Information Technology Architect.
4010KITA Compliance1999-10-192006-10-26To define the requirements for compliance with Kansas Information Technology Architecture for all info...
4020KITA Change Management1999-10-142006-10-26To define the change management procedures for the Kansas Information Technology Architecture.

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5000 Series - Business Contingency

5000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
5300Business Contingency Planning1999-10-142006-04-27This policy is for the development of entity business continuity plans to ensure that all entities...
5310Business Contingency Implementation1999-10-142006-04-27To implement the ITEC Information Technology Policy 5300 concerning Business Contin...

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6000 Series - Data, Records, and Content

6000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
6100GIS Metadata Policy1999-10-142020-03-10To establish a policy concerning the documentation standard for geographic information systems (GIS) databases.
6120GIS Cadastral Policy1998-06-012007-04-01To establish a policy concerning a standard for GIS Cadastral Data.
6180Water Utility Data Policy2008-10-23 To establish a policy to ensure the accuracy, reliability, and accessibility of water utility data for use...
6000 Series Standards & Guidelines
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
6120AGIS Cadastral Standard1997-08-01 The Kansas GIS Cadastral Standard forms the basis for automating the legal elements of cadastral...
6180AWater Utility Data Standard2008-09-01 This document provides guidelines by which public water suppliers may acquire water utility...
6401GEmail Guidelines2020-06-09 The State Records Board and the Information Technology Executive Council present these guidelines...

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7000 Series - Security

7000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
7230Enterprise Security Policy2014-11-05 To define the minimum requirements for enterprise information technology security policy, standards, and procedures.
7300Security Council Charter2015-01-162020-01-01To establish an Information Technology Security Council (ITSC) that is advisory to the Information Technology...
7000 Series Standards & Guidelines
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
7230AIT Security Standards2019-07-01[Revise Date]To define the Information Technology Policy 7230 minimum security standards and procedures for..

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8000 Series - Shared Solutions

8000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
8000Data Administration Program1999-10-14 To commit the state to the development of a formal Data Administration Program that recognizes and promotes...

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9000 Series - Infrastructure

9000 Series Policies
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
9200Public Key Infrastructure2001-07-192007-07-26To establish policy for the implementation and use of public key infrastructure within Kansas state government...
9210Identity Management Group Charter2008-07-24 To establish an Information Technology Identity Management Group that is advisory to the Information...
9500Wireless LANs2006-04-27 To establish a common, uniform use policy for all state agencies regarding the acquisition, installation...
9000 Standards & Guidelines
No.TitleEffectiveRevisedPurpose
9200AKansas PKI Certificate2009-06-26 This CP governs the issuance and use of certificates for the purposes of authentication, signature...
9501GInterim Wireless Security Architecture2005-10-06 To meet the stated security goals of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, the State of Kansas will implement...

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