3 things your school should know about Missouri State Auditor’s emphasis of cybersecurity

Jason Schwent and Melissa Ventrone of Thompson Coburn LLP write:

Since being appointed in April of 2015, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has consistently made cybersecurity a priority for her office. Ms. Galloway has focused on cybersecurity throughout all components of Missouri government, whether reviewing the security of the State’s vital records, auditing the case and record management system used by Missouri courts, or auditing the Department of Health and Senior Services’ Vital Records Systems. Her attention to this area has lead the State Auditor’s office to incorporate cybersecurity reviews into the standard audit process across all relevant industries.

Ms. Galloway’s cybersecurity concerns have been particularly prominent when it comes to the protection of personal information within educational institutions.

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