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    Missouri puts major computer contract out for bid | Politics

    Steward, who is chairman of the company, also dropped the lobbying firm in his personal capacity. In October, Parson axed Sarah Steelman, who had served as commissioner of the Office of Administration since 2017. The commissioner is in charge of IT services for 14 state agencies. Ken Zellers, the former director of the Missouri Department of Revenue, is now serving as OA commissioner. Also in October, Missouri’s chief information security officer, Stephen Meyer, left for a job at World Wide Technology. Meyer, who was appointed to be the state’s technology czar in 2018, had been with the state for more  

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    Missouri state government wrestles with massive computer shortcomings | Politics

    “In light of the events that have transpired this week, I believe the governor cannot wait any longer to appoint members to this commission so it may do the critical work of identifying and rectifying gaps in Missouri’s cyberinfrastructure,” Aune said Friday. Aune said the governor’s reaction to the Post-Dispatch’s story was a “fiasco.” “Let’s get down to brass tacks: The Parson administration stored the sensitive, private, personally identifiable information of nearly 100,000 Missouri teachers on a public website, and it could easily be accessed by anyone with even a basic knowledge of the internet. That’s a terrifying fact,” Aune  

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