Posted on July 13th, 2011 No comments
The Marion County, Ind., Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) has dismissed all criminal charges and the resolution of all civil lawsuits pending against OmniSource Corp. In making the announcement, Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said, “The judge in the pending criminal case has ruled that OmniSource was improperly charged as a corrupt business enterprise under Indiana’s law. Having now carefully reviewed the case, which was initiated by Grand Jury indictment under my predecessor, I can say that the evidence does not support those allegations
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Indiana County Dismisses Criminal Charges against OmniSource
Posted on March 9th, 2011 No comments
Columbia Gas of Ohio has awarded a grant of $50,000 to the plastics recycling company Coll Materials , based in Zanesville, Ohio. The grant money came from the Columbia Gas’ newly created Jobs Growth Fund. The Fund, launched in July 2010 by the Columbus, Ohio, energy company, seeks to provide financial assistance to companies that create new jobs in Columbia Gas’ service territory.
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Columbia Gas Makes First Jobs Growth Fund Award to Plastics Recycler
Posted on October 15th, 2009 No comments
IT execs want to know how the implementation of an end-to-end encryption approach can be integrated with their million-dollar-plus investments in enterprise encryption and key management systems.
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Enterprise Encryption Meet Corporate Reality
Ten years ago, the National Security Agency (NSA) started up the Centers of Academic Excellence program to encourage stronger information assurance programs at colleges and universities. Initially, there were 7 designated CAE schools. Today, the ranks have swollen to over 100 CAE-designated schools, and information assurance professionals are much better prepared to tackle the cybersecurity challenges we face.
The CAE at 10: Interview with Dickie George of the NSA
Last year at least 650 organizations reported being the victims of data breaches, and the number continues to rise. According to the latest research from the Ponemon Institute, only 36% of C-level executives are confident their organizations won’t suffer data breaches in the next 12 months.
The TJX Companies, whose computer systems containing customer credit and debit card information had been hacked, said the impact of that data breach showed up in the discount retailer’s earnings for the first quarter. The company suffered an after-tax charge of $12 million due to the money the company has been shelling out to investigate and contain the breach, beef up its information security, communicate with customers and pay attorneys.
Posted on August 20th, 2009 No comments
Healthcare organizations and state officials eager for a share of the $1.2 billion in federal government grants earmarked for healthcare IT technology will be told Thursday how to apply for the money. The nation’s healthcare IT chief, David Blumenthal, MD, will join Vice President Joe Biden and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in Chicago to make the announcement.
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Blumenthal, Biden, Sebelius in Chicago to talk IT
Posted on August 19th, 2009 No comments
The Department of Health and Human Services issued new regulations Wednesday requiring healthcare providers, health plans and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to notify patients if their electronic health information has been breached.