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Ohio SoS Site Back Online, Investigation Continues

For Immediate Release October 21, 2008

Secretary of State Website Back Online, Investigation Will Continue

Columbus, Ohio – Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner announced Tuesday that the Secretary of State website is back online with some limited functionality and should be fully functional by the end of the day. The Ohio State Highway Patrol will continue to assist with an investigation of a security breach detected Monday by the Secretary of State.

“Our Information Technology department worked through the night to establish the needed security measures to make certain that no information on the website could be compromised,” said Secretary of State Brunner.

On Tuesday morning the website was available for customer use with added safeguards to detect any further issues. The Secretary of State’s office continues to investigate the breach.

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