Missouri auditor finds cyber hygiene lapses across local governments
A compilation of 11 audits of local governments and courts found common lapses in cyber hygiene, including weak password practices and a lack of backups.
North Dakota IT audit to include review of election tech
State Auditor Joshua Gallion said the routine technology audit will not be like the recent ballot reviews seen in Arizona and other states.
Oregon IT audit highlights cyber policy gaps
The state’s technology division agreed with auditor recommendations but cited challenges with IT’s decentralized structure.
California IT department 'high-risk' agency, auditor says
In addition to insufficient oversight of the state's major IT projects, an audit also found weak information security practices across California.
Review of Georgia's voting machines found no foul play
The Dominion Voting Systems equipment, which is the target of baseless rumors promoted by President Donald Trump, was an "unqualified success," officials said.
Iowa auditor faults state's $21M software contract paid by CARES Act
Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand said the state misallocated $21 million in federal pandemic relief funding.
Virginia tech agency improved but needs happier customers, audit finds
An audit found the state's technology agency improved vendor monitoring under its new supplier model, but that many state agencies remain unsatisfied with its services.
New Jersey's unemployment system might get audited
Gov. Phil Murphy gained national attention this year when he asked for COBOL programmers to fix his unemployment mainframe. Now a bill is calling for the state auditor to explain how things fell apart.
'Programming error' led Wisconsin to overpay $21.2 million in unemployment benefits
The state has reclaimed most of the accidental payments and is now seeking to distribute funds to residents who've been underpaid by the faulty system.