News

ICN is providing telecommunications and broadband support and consultation to a number of State, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government, healthcare providers, and educational institutions.

Specific support includes: 

Post Date:
03/20/2020

As Iowans take precautionary steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, it is also important to protect your cyber health and security by being mindful of related scams.

Post Date:
03/18/2020

ICN has a variety of remote solutions available for our customers to integrate into their organizational plans when employees can't meet face-to-face. Please know that assisting our customers is a top priority.

Post Date:
03/13/2020

SANS provides some quick tips that will help you get your digital life in order and establish new digital habits all year round. SANS recommends performing backups to help recover important information, delete unused programs or apps, update devices and apps, review your passwords, review any and all add-ons or plugins i

Post Date:
03/06/2020

Our SYBAC students have had many active discussions with industry professionals the last few months.

Post Date:
02/18/2020

Learn about the network and major initiatives of the ICN.

Network Facts

Secure Network

The ICN operates a private (closed) state-of-the-art fiber optic Network that provides telecommunications services to authorized and certified users.

Post Date:
02/14/2020

During the weeks leading up to the Iowa Caucus, ICN coordinated service requests from a variety of state government agencies for temporary services at several locations on the Capitol Complex.

Post Date:
02/06/2020

Data breaches, ransomware, viruses, credential theft. These are all unfortunate risks associated with online activity. Hopefully you will never have to experience a security breach or hacked account. But as the saying goes…It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.

Post Date:
01/23/2020

Research firm Gartner, Inc highlighted the trends that infrastructure and operations leaders must start preparing for to support digital infrast

Post Date:
01/08/2020

Practicing good security habits at the office and at home can help employees continue to think about how to keep their information safe when online. As cyberattacks grow in frequency and sophistication, here are five ways to protect your data.

Enable Multi-Factor Authentication

Post Date:
12/17/2019

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