CCAP Technology Services logoThe CORE Membership program is designed to offer a wealth of technology and cybersecurity products, services and resources while simultaneously delivering exceptional value and assisting in the technological advancement of your county.

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Membership Listing

Map of PA counties that participate in the CORE program

34 Counties Participate in the Technology CORE Program

Being a CORE member is a commitment for the advancement of technology services and cybersecurity. It's learning, growing and investing in the overall success of your county. A CORE membership is invaluable opportunity to collaborate, exchange and share ideas among other IT professionals (county, state) as well as to receive vital educational tools and resources to stay abreast in the ever-changing world of technology and cybersecurity. The CORE program is a mutual partnership to expand knowledge and drive technology and cybersecurity initiatives. The CCAP Technology Services team is dedicated to ensuring the program is designed to support and advocate for the best practices in technology and cybersecurity for your county.

Program Benefits and Goals

Program Benefits

One-on-one meetings with the CCAP CIO to help counties with their IT and cybersecurity needs.
Advanced Cofense support services, including assistance with setting up county specific phishing exercises.

 
Assist counties with developing a cyber security awareness program for county staff and citizens. Including the creation of email messages, posters, website messages, and more.

 
Downloadable templates of information technology policies and job descriptions, with additional templates in the works. Providing a starting point when developing and updating documentation saving time and energy. 

 
Conduct in-person and virtual assessments of the counties current overall information technology and cybersecurity posture against industry standards and best practices.  

 
Quarterly meetings that provide county IT Leaders with the opportunity to network and collaborate with their peers, technology partners, cyber security leaders, state and national government leaders, and so much more, along with quarterly newsletters that share valuable insights related to county IT and cybersecurity.

 
Provide counties with the tools and resources to conduct a self-internal assessment against industry best practices.

 
Provide counties with assistance developing, reviewing, and updating IT strategic plans and roadmaps.

 
Conduct regular training sessions and webinars from government and industry experts on a wide range of information technology and cybersecurity topics. 

 
Through an automated tool, CCAP will scan your website, analyze the results and provide a high-level report of the findings.

 

Program Goals

Provide counties with the current cybersecurity threat and prevention information, to allow counties to collaborate with one another and implement protective measures.

 
Provide counties with current and new information technology trends and best practices. Allowing counties to stay up-to-date with what is happening in the technology industry, what state and federal partners have planned, and what our other partners are doing. 

 
Facilitate and manage county and partner networking and collaboration events, meetings, and much more.