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News Georgia » Security: Georgia legislature eschews federal election security support (Video)

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2018/02/16/georgia-legislature-eschews-federal-election.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Georgia will not join more than a dozen states who are taking advantage of federal election security assessments offered by the Department of Homeland Security. The DHS program, described as in-depth, onsite assessments of their election technology is ...

News Georgia » Security: Georgia Says No Thanks To In-Depth Election Security Help From Feds

News channel or source: https://www.wabe.org/georgia-says-no-thanks-election-security-help-feds/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Despite increasing scrutiny of Georgia’s voting technology ahead of the 2018 midterms, the state will not join more than a dozen others asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for special help protecting its election system from hacks, the ...

News Georgia » Security: Georgia Senate Thinks It Can Fix Its Election Security Issues By Criminalizing Password Sharing, Security Research

News channel or source: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180212/18002339217/georgia-senate-thinks-it-can-fix-election-security-issues-criminalizing-password-sharing-security-research.shtml
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

When bad things happen, bad laws are sure to follow. The state of Georgia has been through some tumultuous times, electorally-speaking. After a presidential election plagued with hacking allegations, the Georgia Secretary of State plunged ahead with ...

News Georgia » Security: School Security Guard Charged With Sexually Assaulting High School Student

News channel or source: http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-br-hartford-school-guard-arrest-20180216-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Badillo-Perez worked for a contractor, U.S. Security Associates of Roswell, Ga., which provided security at the school. The company fired Badillo-Perez Dec. 19, said Paul Lutz, a vice president with the company. The company did a background check when it ...

News Georgia » Security: Shootings have Douglas schools on 'heightened alert,' library system increasing security

News channel or source: http://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/west_georgia/news/shootings-have-douglas-schools-on-heightened-alert-library-system-increasing/article_c4a20d32-131b-11e8-ad5d-7fc984e67271.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The Carrollton-based system operates public libraries in Douglas, Paulding and three other west Georgia counties. Chance said the actions he ordered include the staff receiving security training faster than planned, and checking if additional "safety ...

News Georgia » Security: Ga. House passed bill to protect elderly abuse; 2 more in line

News channel or source: http://wjbf.com/2018/02/17/ga-house-passed-bill-to-protect-elderly-abuse-2-more-in-line/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

And in some cases, they are taking residents in specifically to control their social security benefits ... This will be especially effective for Georgia cities that border other states, like Augusta touching South Carolina– to detect crimes that ...

News Georgia » Security: Bolstering Moody, Georgia military bases

News channel or source: http://www.valdostadailytimes.com/opinion/columns/bolstering-moody-georgia-military-bases/article_14e30a9f-9ed4-59a4-9b1f-ccf6f2784f24.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

This week, Sen. Ben Watson, chairman of the veterans, military and homeland security committee, introduced legislation creating the Georgia Joint Defense Commission. The JDC will be charged with coordinating a state-wide effort to promote greater ...

News Georgia » Security: Bartow Schools To Up Security After Florida Shooting

News channel or source: https://patch.com/georgia/cartersville/bartow-schools-security-after-florida-shooting
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

BARTOW COUNTY, GA — The Bartow County School System sent a press release to Patch in response to the horrible school shooting that took place Wednesday in Florida. Among the topics addressed were security measures Bartow schools are taking, including ...

News Georgia » Security: Man complains about Target security, returns to store to steal, police say

News channel or source: http://www.kiro7.com/news/trending-now/man-complains-about-target-security-returns-to-store-to-steal-police-say/700597076
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - After a security guard at a Peachtree Corners Target stopped a man from buying a storage container with an unpurchased Xbox One inside, the man called the store to complain. A month later, the man returned to the store, put another ...

News Georgia » Security: Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-president of Georgia, has been seized at a restaurant in Ukraine and deported to Poland

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/mikheil-saakashvili-the-ex-president-of-georgia-has-been-seized-at-a-restaurant-in-ukraine-and-deported-to-poland/ar-BBJ3kij
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

MOSCOW — After repeated failed attempts to lock up or at least muzzle Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, Ukrainian security officers on Monday grabbed the now stateless ex-leader in a restaurant and bundled him onto an aircraft bound ...