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Oklahoma and Texas had costliest natural disasters in 2013

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John Wagley Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response The state of Oklahoma last year had the highest natural disaster related insurance payouts, totaling about $2 billion, a figure caused mainly by tornadoes, according to the Insurance Information Institute. One tornado, in May, struck the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore and adjacent areas with peak wind speeds of about 200 miles per hour, killing dozens of people. Homepage position:  1 read more View full post on Government Security News ________________ Other Sites You May Like: http;//AmIHackerProof.com – http://hackerforhire.com – Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://www.computersecurityguru.com, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com, http://hiphopsecurity.com, http://TheCyberWars.com

Hackers Blamed for Bell County $27,000 Phone Bill

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  Leaders of a Central Texas county have blamed hackers on an international calling spree for a phone bill that’s at least $27,000 higher than usual. The Temple Daily Telegram reports experts believe hackers infiltrated Bell County’s phone system from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. Auditor Donna Eakin says the county’s phone bill in October was $855. The bill for one day during the hacking period was $27,220.22. The newspaper reported Sunday that officials partly blame a weak password on an extension in the Road and Bridge Department. Cracking the four-digit password led hackers to an automated menu and improper …continue reading

Feds say Silk Road suspect’s computer shows he (thought he) plotted 6 murders

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  New court filings against Ross Ulbricht, the young Texan accused of being the mastermind behind the notorious Silk Road website, show new and compelling evidence that he was the man at the helm. Documents formally introduced Thursday morning in a Southern District of New York federal court includescreenshots of Ulbricht’s computer as it was seized at the time of his arrest in San Francisco on October 1, 2013. The documents appear to show that Ulbricht was logged in, via Tor, as the administrator of the Silk Road. A spokesperson for the court sent Ars a copy of the documents on Thursday afternoon, hours …continue reading

Prisons turn to computer algorithms for deciding who to parole

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  Prison parole boards are turning from intuition to computer assessments as states look to cut costs at correctional facilities, reports The Wall Street Journal. At least 15 states have begun requiring some type of risk assessment tool to help parole boards judge whether or not an inmate should be released. Many take the form of software, which may consider 50 or 100 different factors about a person before returning whether it thinks they’d be likely to return to prison during a parole period. And the systems appear to be working. According to the Journal, the number of inmates in state and federal …continue reading

Texas border agents find $2 million in cocaine and 411 pounds of marijuana in same-day incidents

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Hidden marijuana U.S. border agents working ports of entry in Texas had a good day on March 9, seizing $2 million in cocaine and 411 pounds of marijuana in separate incidents. The cocaine seizure happened on an interstate highway checkpoint near Laredo, TX, when Border Patrol agents pulled a non-descript sedan for secondary inspection and hit the jackpot. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://www.Locatepc.net, AmIHackerProof.com, http://computer-security-expert.com, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com

Half-ton of marijuana found in truck at Texas border

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Drugs hiddenin truck A woman traveling with two children through the El Paso port of entry on Feb. 19 was also hauling a half ton of illegal drugs stashed in her Ram pickup truck. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://HackerForHireinternational.com, http://stolencomputeralert.com, http://www.Locatepc.net, http://www.GregoryDEvans.com

Half-a-ton of marijuana found in truck at Texas border

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Drugs hiddenin truck A woman traveling with two children through the El Paso port of entry on Feb. 19 was also hauling a half ton of illegal drugs stashed in her Ram pickup truck. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News High Tech Crime Solutions http://computer-security-expert.com, http://www.computersecurityguru.com, AmIHackerProof.com, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com

State of Texas to use Microsoft’s Office 365 to house communication and collaboration capabilities in the Cloud

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Jacob Goodwin Top Priority Sector:  state_local_security Image Caption:  Microsoft’s data centerin San Antonio, TX More than one-third of the public employees who work for the State of Texas — about 110,000 employees out of a total of 300,000 — will participate in a statewide IT modernization strategy that will migrate the state’s communication and collaboration capabilities to the Cloud, with the help of Microsoft’s Office 365. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://stolencomputeralert.com, http://TheCyberWars.com, http://www.GregoryDEvans.net, http://www.computersecurityguru.com

Sales Operations Analyst – Austin, Texas, United States

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Details: At eLoyalty, a TeleTech Holdings company, we are committed to excellence in the delivery of our comprehensive cloud and premised based solution offerings that include contact center, web and speech self-services.  We are a Cisco Gold Preferred Partner and attribute our success to our talented team of professionals who are passionate about the drive for results and providing best in class service to our clients. We currently have an opening for a Cisco Sales Operations Analyst to join our Sales Operations team based out of Austin.   This is an ideal role for someone who is looking to develop their professional …continue reading

Texas fugitive extradited in weapons smuggling case

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security A southwest Texas man appeared in a federal court in San Antonio, TX, on Feb. 4 after he was extradited from Mexico on federal charges of smuggling assault weapons gear, night vision scopes and other prohibited items. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News High Tech Crime Solutions http://www.Locatepc.net, http://computersecurityexpert.net, http://stolencomputeralert.com, http://www.computersecurityguru.com

Security Industry Association opposes Texas RFID legislation

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Top Priority Sector:  access_control_identification Image Caption:  Student with RFID cardin school in San Antonio Don Erickson, CEO of the Security Industry Association (SIA), has sent a letter to legislators in the Texas House and Senate in opposition to proposed legislation that would amend the state’s education code to prohibit the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology as a means to identify, transmit information about, or track the location of students. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://www.Locatepc.net, http://computersecurityexpert.net, http://stolencomputeralert.com, http://www.computersecurityguru.com

Texas border agents strike cocaine in Jeep’s oil pan

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Cocaine in oil pan The last thing the driver of a Jeep Wrangler that rolled into the Presidio, TX, port of entry on Jan. 28 probably wanted was an oil check. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the port seized 7.48 pounds of cocaine hidden in the vehicle’s oil pan during an inspection before it crossed into the U.S. from Mexico. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security Newshttp://www.hackerforhireusa.com, http://computer-security-expert.com, AmIHackerProof.com, http://computersecurityexpert.net Hi Tech Crime Solutions

ICE has record year for re-entry prosecutions in south Texas

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  ICE ERO Fiscal 2012 was one for the record books for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in south Texas, with more than 2,000 convictions for illegally re-entering the US after previous deportations. According to the agency’s San Antonio office, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) fiscal 2012  — which ended Sept. 30  — saw U.S. attorneys in the southern and western districts of Texas successfully obtained convictions for 2,417 criminal aliens who re-entered the U.S. after being deported. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security Newshttp://TheCyberWars.com, http://computer-security-expert.com, http://HackerForHireinternational.com, http://www.GregoryDEvans.com …continue reading

Texas A&M lands contract to train FEMA’s search and rescue specialists

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Jacob Goodwin Top Priority Sector:  education_training Image Caption:  Search and rescue trainingcourse at Texas A&M FEMA has awarded a contract worth nearly $9.9 million to Texas A&M University’s engineering extension services, based in College Station, TX, to provide training in several key specialized skills required by participants in the National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System. The skills that Texas A&M will teach include management, search (both technical and canine), medical, logistics and communications. These skills are required when search and rescue personnel attempt to pull human beings out of collapsed buildings. Homepage position:  10 read more View full …continue reading

Four Texas police officers charged with escorting loads of narcotics for pay

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Hidalgo County Two deputies and two police officers in the Hidalgo County, Texas area have been charged with protecting drug smugglers’ shipments of narcotics through the area. According to a Dec. 13 statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Texas, two of the officers are with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) and two are with Mission Police Department (MPD) officers. Reportedly the men allegedly used their positions to get thousands of dollars for facilitating and protecting drug shipments. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on …continue reading

Tech Non Certified, Texas Herat & Vascular – Austin, TX

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Details: Job:  Clinical Techs – CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile HCA Physician Services implements innovative, value added solutions that help physicians deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare to support HCA’s commitment to the care and improvement of human life. We focus on quality, streamlining operations and innovative technology to provide value added solutions that help physicians deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare.  We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary and growth opportunities. Join our team and share your skills and talents with the nation’s largest private provider of healthcare services.  This position is responsible for day-to-day patient care.  …continue reading

CBP officer charged in Texas alien smuggling scheme

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Pharr Port of Entry A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, his girlfriend and an associate have been charged in Brownsville, TX, in an alleged bribery and alien smuggling operation along the U.S./Mexico border that prosecutors said operated between 2009 and 2011. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security News High Tech Crime Solutions http://www.GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.Locatepc.net, http://stolencomputeralert.com, http://computersecurityexpert.net, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com, http://www.GregoryDEvans.net, AmIHackerProof.com, http://ParentSecurityOnline.com, http://TheCyberWars.com, http://hiphopsecurity.com, http://HackerForHireinternational.com, http://www.computersecurityguru.com, http://computer-security-expert.com

CBP officer convicted in south Texas straw purchase case

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Brownsville, TX A 12-year veteran Customs and Border Protection officer was convicted of charges of lying about his “straw purchases” of guns for other people in the border town of Brownsville, TX in 2011. Homepage position:  10 read more View full post on Government Security Newshttp://www.GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.Locatepc.net, http://stolencomputeralert.com, http://computersecurityexpert.net, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com, http://www.GregoryDEvans.net, AmIHackerProof.com, http://ParentSecurityOnline.com, http://TheCyberWars.com, http://hiphopsecurity.com, http://HackerForHireinternational.com, http://www.computersecurityguru.com, http://computer-security-expert.com

CBP evaluating DoD airborne surveillance equipment in Texas

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Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Image Caption:  Aerostat Customs and Border Protection warned residents in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas not to be alarmed by unusual objects in the skies during the week of Aug. 6. CBP has partnered with the Department of Defense (DoD) to begin testing and evaluating military aerostats, large balloon-like devices in the area. The agency said on Aug. 9 that it has begun a program with DoD to determine whether equipment no longer being used by DoD can be re-purposed for CBP border security efforts in the U.S. Homepage position:  10 read more …continue reading

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