Hawaii officials said Tuesday that they had fired the emergency management employee who sent a false ballistic missile alert earlier this month. The administrator of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has also resigned in the wake of the incident.
The report said several problems contributed to the event
The state released the details of its investigation into the incident, following an FCC report earlier today that included some overlapping details. The state’s report said “insufficient management controls, poor computer software design, and human factors” contributed to the false alert being sent, and that protocol changes have been made to prevent similar incidents in the future.
State officials also revealed that the employee…