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The Ohio Data Analtyics team has developed Data Lake Audit & Security dashboards which allows agencies that have been on-boarded to the data lake to easily view who is accessing (or trying to access) their data, what they are doing with their data, how often they are doing it, and when they are doing with it on the platform.  For more information about this dashboard, please visit our Data Lake Audit & Security Dashboards analytics site.

If you have any other questions about monitoring data usage activity, please contact us using the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form.

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As required by Ohio Revised Code Sec. 125.32, the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) has developed a data sharing protocol for the enterprise data management and data analytics program.  This operating protocol constitutes agreement by the Directors of the participating state agencies and provides guidance regarding the following:

  1. How participating agencies may use confidential data in accordance with confidentiality laws applicable to the provided data;
  2. Who has authority to access data gathered under the program;
  3. How participating agencies shall make, verify, and retain corrections to personal information gathered under the program; and
  4. Data sharing responsibilities of participating agencies and DAS

For more information about the data sharing protocol and concerns about data security, please use the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form.

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We follow all state issued data security policies and procedures related to security and access.  In order to ensure platform and security compliance, the data analytics team ensures strict security measures for the user (user identity authentication, user access authorization), application and data (data de-identification services and data security / encryption at-rest), and network and hardware (network security / data encryption in-motion and physical security / hosted on-site).

Additionally, the data analytics platform utilizes a rigorous lines of defense to ensure end user access path security including: VPN state private networks, secure server with controlled access, application security within tools, data encryption, etc.

For more information, please be sure to fill out the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form.

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The Ohio Data Analytics platform can support all types of data, including structured, semi-structured, unstructured, and streaming.  If you have any questions or concerns about data formats and structures, please contact us via the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form.

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No, the Ohio Data Analytics platform does not replace a data warehouse but works to complement and support any currently existing data warehouses.  It also has the flexibility to work with databases and data marts as well.  Common use cases for data warehouse augmentation include ETL off-load, staging, and pre-processing for a data warehouse.  To see more common use cases, please visit the Ohio Data Analytics Capabilities page for additional information.

For any additional information about how the Ohio Data Analytics platform can be leveraged for your agency's data warehouse, please be sure to fill out the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form.

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Should you have any questions or need any additional information, please use the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form.  A member of the Ohio Data Analytics team will be sure to respond to your query.  We are more than happy to collaborate with you, your team, your agency!

Also, for general education and learning resources, please visit our Education & Resources page as well.

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The Ohio Data Analytics team would be thrilled to partner with your agency to help promote any analytical initiative and projects that you may be working on!  Please use the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form to let us know of any exciting work your agency is involved with, and we will contact you about how to get your projects featured on our site.

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The Ohio Data Analytics platform is flexible enough to accommodate most any tools that your agency uses.  We would be happy to work with you to establish the requisite connection points and other infrastructure logistics.  Please be sure to use the Contact Ohio Data Analytics form with any questions regarding software tools!

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