More frequent than ever, counties are the target of sophisticated cyberattacks. The Ohio Auditor of State’s Office urges fiscal personnel at local governments across Ohio to be on high alert for cybercrimes targeting tax dollars and recommends that county auditors and staff receive cybersecurity training. In 2019, the Auditor of State will request documentation that [...]
Incidents of suspected crime and fraud associated with spear phishing emails are on the rise and more sophisticated than ever. (e.g. Hackers strike Ohio Catholic church, steal $1.75M in email scheme https://www.cleveland19.com/2019/04/29/brunswick-catholic-church-loses-m-after-email-hack/: ‘Red Flags’ Missed, Dayton Superintendent Victim of Paycheck Scam https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/red-flags-missed-dayton-superintendent-victim-paycheck-scam/X3sbc1cZicMhXURWwMiKPP/). Spear phishing is the act of sending emails to specific well-researched targets while [...]
The County Risk Sharing Authority (CORSA) announces that Wood County Commissioner Craig LaHote has been selected to serve on the CORSA board of directors. He was elected to fill the unexpired term of Commissioner John Love, who retired as of Dec. 31, 2018. “CORSA has long been a leader in providing comprehensive property and liability [...]
“CORSA, along with defense attorneys Dan Downey and Melanie Williamson successfully defended a Richland County Deputy Sheriff involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting. After a four-day jury trial, the deputy prevailed on each claim against him including excessive force and wrongful death. Prior to the trial, the defense team successfully got the Sheriff, the County, [...]
Wood County Board of Commissioners, CORSA member, elected to add Wood Haven Nursing Home to CORSA effective January 15, 2019. We are pleased that Wood County took advantage of CORSA’s comprehensive coverage offerings to cover Wood Haven Nursing Home. Welcome Wood Haven Nursing Home!!
Attendance and leave management is a constant and often complex challenge for public employers. CORSA is pleased to make available to members the comprehensive resource 2019 Attendance and Leave Usage outline to assist with management of attendance and leave matters. The outline can be accessed by the link below or under the Risk Management tab [...]
CORSA is excited about the opportunity to continue to provide numerous loss control services and resources at no cost to members, again, in 2019. As has been CORSA’s practice of providing updated and useful resources, the Best Practices Policy Manual Team reviewed and revised CORSA’s Best Practices Policy Manual. The Manual was reviewed not only [...]
At the Ottawa County Safety Council Meeting on January 23, 2019, 11:30 a.m. Frank Hatfield, CORSA Risk Control Manager, will sit on a panel of professionals that will discuss employer considerations regarding medical marijuana.
Please, join us in congratulating Deputy Justin Galbraith and K9 Fazzo of the Fulton County Sheriff's Office! Deputy Galbraith and K9 Fazzo entered the K9's SUV GIVEAWAY contest through Vested Interest in K9's, Inc. for the chance to win a new SUV and they won. Please read the official press release at the following link. https://www.vik9s.org/SUVGIVEAWAY/
Karen M. Blum, Professor Emerita, Suffolk University Law School, presented the topic "Section 1983 Litigation - Defending Individuals and Entities" during CORSA's Defense Panel and Prosecutor's Seminar held on November 7, 2018. The documents are available below. Ohio Full Program 2018(1) Qualified Immunity Outline Overview of Section 1983 Litigation