Thursday, January 30, 2020

"Dallas County attorney agrees to drop charges against men contracted by judicial branch to test courthouse security"

Des Moines Register:
were charged with third-degree burglary and possession of burglary tools after they tripped the alarm at the Dallas County Courthouse early on the morning of Sept. 11. It was later revealed they also performed physical penetration tests on the Polk County Courthouse and Judicial Building.
From November, "How a turf war and a botched contract landed 2 pentesters in Iowa jail"
Equally important, [the Dallas County Sheriff] said, is what he believed to be the overstepping of Iowa officials who retained Coalfire. When the sheriff confronted the men that night, he said: "The State of Iowa has no authority to allow you to break into a county building. You’re going to jail.”