Washington State Auditor

Cyber Security
6:08 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Cyber Security Audit: Washington Agencies Not In Full Compliance

File photo of one of the built-out data halls in Washington's data center.
Credit Washington Consolidated Technology Services

The state of Washington has good cyber security standards, but state agencies don’t always adhere to those standards.

That was the finding of a performance audit released Monday.

Cyber security has emerged as a leading threat to the U.S. government and corporate America. Sony Pictures was the latest high profile victim, but state and local governments are also potential targets.

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Wash. Auditor-Elect
5:29 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Wash. Auditor-Elect Kelley Keeps A Low Profile

Washington State Auditor-elect Troy Kelley
Credit Washington Legislature

Washington’s newly elected governor, attorney general and secretary of state are busy hiring staff, announcing transition teams and setting up shop in the Capitol. But newly elected Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley hasn’t been seen much.

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Wash. Auditor Candidates Feud
4:42 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Wash. State Auditor Candidates Clash Over Character At Debate

Republican James Watkins (L) and Democrat Troy Kelley are vying for Washington State Auditor.
Campaign photos Northwest News Network

Character is quickly becoming a key issue in the race for Washington State Auditor. Republican James Watkins and Democrat Troy Kelley sparred Wednesday over the question of honesty as they debated before a business audience.

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Wash. State Auditors Race
4:36 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Explosive Allegations In Wash. State Auditors Race

Troy Kelley, the Democratic candidate for Washington state auditor, has been accused of past corrupt business practices.

Past allegations of corrupt business practices have come back to haunt Troy Kelley, the Democratic candidate for Washington state auditor. Kelley’s Republican opponent Thursday launched a website containing hundreds of pages of court documents. Some of them contain accusations that Kelley misappropriated funds and attempted to move the money offshore.

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