Resolution No. 662

Authorizing An Inter-Municipal Agreement For The Provision Of End-Point-Protection And Response Services Between NYS Office Of Information Technology, NYS DHSES And Ulster County Department Of Information Services – Department Of Information Services

Resolution Information




Referred to: The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Fabiano, Ronk, and Walter)


Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, John Gavaris, and Deputy Chair Kenneth J. Ronk, Jr. offer the following:


          WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted at the request of the Acting County Executive on behalf of the Department of Information Services; and


           WHEREAS, the Department of Information Services is responsible to protect all IT computer assets (PCs, laptops and servers) from viruses, malware, intrusions etc; and


          WHEREAS, the Department of Information Services intends to procure next-generation anti-virus known as Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR); and


           WHEREAS, New York State Information Technology Services (NYSITS) and New York State Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (NYS DHSES) has developed an EDR / Joint Security Operations Center (JSOC) shared services offering (EDR/JSOC) using CrowdStrike Falcon EDR; and


           WHEREAS, the EDR/JSOC offering is being made available to NYS State, local, tribal and territorial governments (SLTT) at no cost; and


           WHEREAS, it is determined to participate in the EDC/JSOC it will be necessary to execute an inter-municipal agreement with NYSITS and NYS DHSES; now, therefore be it


           RESOLVED, that the Chair of the Ulster County Legislature is authorized to execute an inter-municipal agreement to make such a purchase; and, be it further


          RESOLVED, that the agreement to procure such services shall be in such form as filed with the Clerk of the Legislature or as modified with the approval of the County Attorney, and the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee,


and move its adoption.






AYES:                    NOES:      



Passed Committee:  Ways and Means on _____________.








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Updated: January 9, 2023