DES MOINES, Iowa – At 10:50 am on Thursday morning three Iowa state government website domains went down – iowa.gov, state.ia.us, and iowadnr.gov – experienced service disruptions for almost one hour.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) reported that service was restored at 11:40 a.m. for all three domains. The cause was determined to be a third-party vendor who experienced a service disruption that caused the domains to be unavailable.
The OCIO stated that some commercial websites were impacted as well. They also stressed that while the domains experienced a service disruption, they did not experience a security breach.