Missouri website vulnerability was present since 2011, investigation finds

by • 4 months ago

While Missouri Gov. Mike Parson lashed out at the journalist who reported the flaw, it had been present for nearly a decade, state police found.

Missouri Highway Patrol backpedals on 'Batman'-themed alert

by • 5 months ago

The Missouri State Highway Patrol told residents it was looking for the Joker, but the alert was not so serious.

Missouri offers credit monitoring, governor doubles down on 'hacking' claim

by • 8 months ago

In a local TV interview, Gov. Mike Parson defended his push to investigate the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for reporting on a website that exposed teachers' Social Security numbers.

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

by • 8 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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Report: Missouri has taken 'few steps' to improve outdated IT

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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