Ohio

Ohio gives police $3.5M to fight violent crime, human trafficking

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said 14 departments get new funding for technology and staffing to ramp up efforts to prevent violent crime.

New and familiar threats loom over midterms, election officials tell Congress

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Misinformation and disinformation continue to fuel both cyber and physical threats against election administrators, officials told Congress.

Secretaries of State prepare for insider threats in elections

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On the Priorities podcast, Secretaries of State from Colorado and Ohio say insider threats are a growing concern ahead of the 2022 elections.

Ohio's backlogged forensic labs get $10 million boost

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Fourteen forensic labs in Ohio are getting $10 million in total grants to buy new technology, staff up and reduce testing backlogs.

As ERP upgrade wraps up, Cuyahoga County, Ohio's 'mad dash' ends

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A long-delayed ERP upgrade is nearing completion, freeing up resources to "optimize" the county's technology, its CIO said.

Ohio paid unemployment benefits to 141,000 dead people during pandemic, auditor says

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A recent audit cited old technology and relaxed controls to expedite claims as chief causes of nearly $4 billion in inappropriate payments.

Akron, Ohio, using garbage trucks to measure electrical grid performance

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Radio-frequency sensors mounted on sanitation trucks are helping northeast Ohio cities detect degraded electrical equipment.

Ohio city hit by new strain of ransomware 'AvosLocker'

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Actors associated with a new ransomware gang known as AvosLocker stole a trove of data from Geneva, Ohio, with a threat to publish it.

Ohio introduces data-privacy bill, skips private right of action

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Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said the legislation would provide the public tools to protect their privacy, but lawmakers skipped including a contentious clause that's stymied similar bills in other states.

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