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2011-04-28 05:55:00

Roughly one in three FBI agents investigating national security-related computer intrusions lack the required technical skills to perform their jobs, according to a government report released on Wednesday. Furthermore, agents are often transferred or diverted to other cases, preventing them from investigating cyber attacks involving national security. Of the 36 agents interviewed during the review, 13 were deficient in at least some of the critical skills needed to do their job, read the...

2011-04-18 11:21:00

Absent Action, CtW Urges VOTE NO on Audit Committee Directors and CFO WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CtW Investment Group sent a letter to the Community Health Systems' (NYSE: CYH) board of directors on Friday threatening a Vote No campaign against directors seeking re-election at Community's May 17 shareholder meeting unless the board immediately provides a compelling response to concerns regarding Community's aggressive Medicare billing practices. The Investment Group's...

2011-04-12 00:00:30

(ISC)2® ("ISC)-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced it has appointed three new members to its U.S. Government Advisory Board (GAB). Palm Harbor, Fla. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 (ISC)2® ("ISC)-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced it has appointed three new members to its U.S. Government Advisory Board (GAB)....

2011-04-06 02:58:00

BALTIMORE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CMS Headquarters -- CRE has just requested that the HHS Inspector General investigate and issue a decision stating that CMS must release the financial standards for competitive bidding, see the attachment hereto. I am here to ask you today to write the IG, but not as a member of PAOC, instead as an individual. Speaking for yourself, not PAOC you should make the following points: (1) Since PAOC has never issued a report in its history...

2011-01-24 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, today announced that its regionally accredited academic institution, Ashford University, received the Final Audit Report from the U.S. Department of Education's (DOE) Office of Inspector General (OIG) covering the University's administration of Title IV, Higher Education Act programs. In its Final Audit...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Agency announces new measures that will better ensure humane treatment of cattle presented for processing Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced several measures that will better ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of all cattle presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities. "Under this Administration, we have significantly strengthened our ability to enforce the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, but...

2010-12-17 14:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Main Line Animal Rescue, the organization featured on Oprah's groundbreaking puppy mill show, now hopes to bring attention to the USDA's refusal to protect dogs in our nation's commercial dog breeding facilities by putting their message on a transit bus in the nation's capital. Their message is clear: Why is the USDA Bending Over Backwards to Accommodate Our Nation's Puppy Mills? A report from the Office of Inspector General, released...

2010-11-17 08:10:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- K-V Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa/KVb) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with US Healthcare I, L.L.C. and US Healthcare II, L.L. C. (together, the "Lenders") affiliates of New York-based Centerbridge Partners, L.P ("Centerbridge") for a senior secured debt financing package of up to $120 million consisting of (1) a fully funded $60 million term loan (the "Bridge Loan") that will retire the previously announced $20 million...

2010-09-30 16:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced the second phase in major reforms to its pattern of violations process, which includes tougher provisions for mines with chronic and persistent violations of significant health and safety regulations. This announcement coincides with the release of an independent analysis prepared by the Labor Department's Office of Inspector General: "In 32 years MSHA...

2010-09-07 09:19:00

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergent, an award-winning small business and IT solutions provider, today announced it has been awarded a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for the purchase of Adobe® Connect(TM) web conferencing software and other associated Adobe Systems Incorporated collaboration solutions by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The BPA provides DOT a cost-effective, streamlined procurement mechanism for Adobe Connect. The...


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