Division of Information Security
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Information Security (DIS) provides an agency-wide secure and trusted information technology environment that supports IHS’s commitment, in partnership with American Indian and Alaska Native people, to raise their physical, mental, social, and spiritual health to the highest level.
The following pages describe the activities of the DIS teams, provide resources for information security, and links to security contacts at IHS Headquarters and the Areas:
- Incident Response
Information about how to handle a security incident, security threat alerts, and links to security utilities and tools.
- Security Agreements
Information about interconnection requirements at IHS and instruction on how to start the process.
- Disaster Recovery/Contingency Planning
Information about the plans IHS sites and systems must have in place in case of emergency.
Contact the IHS Division of Information Security.
- Area IT Service Desk
Links to local IT support.
- Training Resources
Documents, infographics, websites, and videos created by DIS to help users learn more about cybersecurity.
- ISSA Training Site
A direct link to IHS's mandatory security training site.
- NIST Glossary
A link to a glossary of terms from NIST's cybersecurity- and privacy-related publications.