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Sarah Steelman to be new OA Director under Greitens

Sarah Steelman to be new OA Director under Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former state treasurer Sarah Steelman will be heading the Office of Administration in Gov. Eric Greitens’ administration. The news was first announced in a tweet by Greitens’ senior adviser Austin Chambers Friday evening, saying the Gov.-elect would be making the announcement in Springfield that night. Sarah Steelman (@sarah_steelman) will be a

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Cybersecurity Task Force releases action plan to improve

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s Cybersecurity Task Force released its recommendations for both private and public entities to achieve greater protection against online threats. Those recommendations include the creation of a designated cybersecurity institute, modifying K-12 curriculum to include cybersecurity related studies, and providing multiple avenues to assist private entities to protect themselves from cybersecurity threats.

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Midwest Cyber Security Alliance urges legislature to focus on Missouri cybersecurity

MCSA says Yahoo breach and others like it will affect millions in Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – News of another major data breach at Yahoo is drawing attention to the importance of cybersecurity across the United States. Following the disclosure of an attack in 2014 in which 500 million accounts had been hacked, Yahoo announced

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Missouri offices honored with prestigious CSO50 Award for cybersecurity program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Three Missouri entities are being recognized by IDG’s CSO with a 2017 CSO50 Award. Missouri’s Office of Administration, Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) and Office of Cyber Security were chosen for their efforts on the of Cybersecurity’s “Using Public Data to Alert Organizations of Vulnerabilities” program. The data alert program identifies

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What does it take to make a successful transition of government?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s been one month since the general election in November, and statewide office transition teams have been working tirelessly in their efforts to prepare everything for the takeover in January. Office of Administration Commissioner Doug Nelson says that while this particular transition period comes with its own unique challenges, the work

Construction crews work to lay the old marble stones back in place on the front steps of the Capitol in Jefferson City. (Benjamin Peters/The Missouri Times)

Release: South side entrances to re-open as Office of Administration announces Phase I completion of State Capitol project

First phase of $40 million project to renovate and repair historic structure finished ahead of schedule JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Office of Administration today announced the completion of Phase I of the Missouri State Capitol construction project. As a result, all south side entrances will re-open immediately and are anticipated to remain open throughout

Release: State of Missouri issues $97.2 million in bonds for Fulton State Hospital construction project

State government will still have lower levels of state-issued bonding debt than when Governor Nixon first took office JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Office of Administration today announced the issuance of $97.2 million in bonds for the rebuilding of Fulton State Hospital. The $211 million project is currently underway, and today’s bond sale is the

Construction crews work to lay the old marble stones back in place on the front steps of the Capitol in Jefferson City. (Benjamin Peters/The Missouri Times)

Deadline announced for construction of Capitol steps project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After months of construction, the first phase of the Capitol building repairs is nearing completion with a final date set for finishing the project Friday, Dec. 23rd, just a few weeks before the inauguration of the new governor. The Missouri State Capitol Commission released the final date during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled


Commissioner Nelson honored with national award

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Commissioner Doug Nelson of the Office of Administration received the 2016 National Walton Leadership Award from the National Association of State Chief Administrators on Thursday at the organization’s Institute on Management and Leadership in Olympia, Washington. The award recognizes state administrators for their work. Potential awardees are nominated by other chief

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Nixon opens first Missouri Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Tech professionals and public sector leaders and employees gathered at the Capitol Plaza Hotel Tuesday to attend the first ever Missouri Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit. Gov. Jay Nixon opened the conference with a speech stressing the need for cybersecurity as a service to people of Missouri, specifically because they trust the state with so