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Publication date: December 16, 2022

Auditors Find Cyber Weaknesses Across Kansas Government

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Roughly half of Kansas government agencies — including key departments, public universities and K-12 schools — investigated by state auditors have significant information security weaknesses.

(TNS) — Roughly half of Kansas government agencies — including key departments, public universities and K-12 schools — investigated by state auditors in recent years have significant information security weaknesses, despite efforts to guard against a major hack or breach.

The shortfalls collectively place Kansas at greater risk of cyberattacks and other security incidents, according to a report released this week by the Legislature’s auditing arm.

Auditors found “significant weaknesses in several security control areas” across the 20 audited agencies, the report says.The window into Kansas’ information technology security situation comes at a time when examples are regularly emerging of government agencies, major organizations and businesses across the United States falling prey to hacks and ransom attacks that hold sensitive data hostage.Nearly all of the Kansas […]

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