3.3.2 IT Security - POSSE Availability


Federal Authority

Confidentiality and Safeguarding Information

45 CFR 307.5 Mandatory computerized support enforcement systems

45 CFR 307.13 Security and confidentiality for computerized support enforcement systems in operation after October 1, 1997


State Authority

IT Security - POSSE Availability

Wyoming Child Support Program Rules Chapter 13 Safeguarding and disclosure of confidential information

Policy Number

Effective Date


October 1, 2010


The Wyoming CSE Program’s automated computer system is POSSE (Parental Obligation System for Support Enforcement). From a computer perspective, POSSE handles all aspects of the Wyoming CSE Program and monitors federal timeframes for case workers. In order for POSSE to operate at high-levels of efficiency with little-to-no down time during normal work hours, POSSE’s availability after hours shall be limited to allow certain processes to run outside of normal work hours.


Unless otherwise instructed or notified, POSSE users will have full working access to POSSE between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Unless otherwise instructed or notified and as granted by the appropriate District CSE Manager or Clerk of District Court, POSSE users will have read-only access to POSSE between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday. If an unauthorized after hours POSSE user attempts to log into POSSE between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., the POSSE user will receive a message that the user is not authorized and will be unable to access POSSE. POSSE will also create a Security Audit Log every time a user logs in or attempts to login, including a specific one when an unauthorized after hours user attempts

Cross Reference


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Last Revised Date

July 1, 2014