Reporter who notified Missouri officials of website flaw did 'nothing out of line,' emails show

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As Gov. Mike Parson digs in against the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for finding a flaw on a state website, records show the paper followed the proper steps of vulnerability disclosure.

Missouri auditor finds cyber hygiene lapses across local governments

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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.

Report: Missouri has taken 'few steps' to improve outdated IT

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Aging systems, vacant cyber roles and administrative shakeups have hampered the state's technology governance, according to a report.

Missouri governor accuses newspaper of 'hacking' state website

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A St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter notified a state agency that it was exposing sensitive personal data. Gov. Mike Parson wants the paper investigated.

Missouri’s security chief steps down for role at WWT

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After two decades with the state government, Meyer took a role as a consulting security architect for World Wide Technology's SLED practice.

Why government technologists love the Domino's pizza tracker

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The ubiquitous pizza chain's customer-service app has become a model for state governments seeking to improve their digital services.

Kansas City expands civic engagement with data stories, virtual 'lunch-and-learns'

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Officials said a pair of new initiatives are geared toward helping residents better understand the city's digital services and open data.

Missouri eyes IT overhaul with Rescue Plan funding

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Chief Information Officer Jeffrey Wann said he wants to bring residents the same quality of service he gets when ordering from Domino's.

Missouri faced 'roadblocks' on data literacy during COVID-19

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Missouri state officials initially struggled to adopt data-driven practices at the onset of the pandemic, but the tide has turned, Chief Operating Officer Drew Erdmann said.