(Follow-up) Governor denounces security flaw

Tim Carpenter reports:

Gov. Mark Parkinson said Friday several state agencies were complying with an edict to reform a program that for decades allowed inmates in the custody of the Kansas Department of Corrections to access personal information of citizens.

He said new safeguards were being put in place at the Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas Department of Transportation and the state corrections department to address security failures in a program that has been in place for 25 years. The program allows inmates to perform data entry for the state, cities, counties and nonprofits.

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