IDG Contributor Network: Leveraging reconfigurable computing for smarter cybersecurity

The reality for security teams today is that they are facing challenges on multiple fronts. The number of security breaches is increasing, which means the number of security alerts to be examined each day is increasing. The attacks are becoming more sophisticated and multi-dimensional. The number of cybersecurity solutions available continues to grow, which requires

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Former Office Manager to Serve 3 1/2 Years in Prison for Defrauding Bloomington Employer of More Than $1 Million

PEORIA, Ill. – U.S. District Judge Michael M. Mihm has sentenced a woman who defrauded her former employer, a Bloomington, Ill., landscaping business, of more than $1,000,000. Yesterday afternoon, Dec. 12, Judge Mihm ordered that Tina Cozart, 55, formerly of Carlock, Ill., serve 42 months in federal prison. In addition, Cozart, currently of Fremont, Calif.,

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Former Pulaski County Illinois Resident Sentenced for Receipt of Child Pornography and Mail Fraud

  Clint Wade Green, 43, of Paducah, Kentucky, was sentenced on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, on four counts of receipt of child pornography in one indictment and one count of mail fraud in a separate information involving theft of Pulaski County Development Association (PCDA) funds, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois,

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Owner of Durable Medical Equipment Company Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Health Care Fraud

Defendant Billed D.C. Medicaid for Supplies That Were Not Provided             WASHINGTON – Emeka H. Chijioke, 41, formerly of Atlanta, Ga., and Nigeria, was sentenced today to two years in prison on a federal charge stemming from a scheme in which he defrauded the District of Columbia’s Medicaid program out of more than $500,000.  

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Coordinated Federal and State Law Enforcement Operation Results in the Arrest of More Than 35 Bakersfield Gang Members and Associates

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bakersfield Police Department, the United States Attorney’s Office, the California Department of Justice, the California Highway Patrol, and the Kern County District Attorney’s Office announced the result of a multi-agency operation in Bakersfield that resulted in the arrest of more than 35 members and associates

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Rutland Man Sentenced to 60 Months and Ordered to Pay $40,000 Fine for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

The United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Kwasi Asante, 59, of Rutland, was sentenced December 6, 2017, in United States District Court in Burlington to 60 months of imprisonment following his guilty plea to charges of Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Bulk Cash Smuggling. Chief United States District Judge Christina Reiss

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Chicago Investment Manager Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges for Allegedly Swindling $10 Million From Clients and Lenders

CHICAGO — A Chicago investment manager has been indicted for allegedly swindling more than $10 million from clients and lenders. SHAWN BALDWIN, who owned and controlled various investment-related firms in Chicago, exaggerated his financial success and professional connections to fraudulently obtain more than $10 million from at least 17 investors and lenders, according to an

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FBI Tech Tuesday—Building a Digital Defense Against the Internet of Things (IOT)

Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. This week, building a digital defense against “Internet of Things”—or “IoT” attacks. If you were thinking about asking Santa for something from the “Internet of Things” world this year, you have plenty of options. The possibilities include everything from devices that control your lights and thermostat to security

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