Friday, October 18, 2013

Handwritten Signatures – Now a Punch Line, Part 2

Another example that judicial signatures cannot be reliably used to verify court orders occurred when Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida Chief Judge, Belvin Perry’s signature was forged on fraudulent court orders resulting in the freeing of two prisoners convicted of murder.

In the AP/USA Today article – “Men who escaped prison with forged papers registered as felons” the judge commented:  “One of the things we have never taken a close look at is the verification of a particular document to make sure it's the real McCoy”

We offered some potential solutions in our earlier “Punch Line” article.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

SEARCH Group Announces Grant Program

The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics has announced the "Justice Information Exchange Implementation Project Competitive Award" program.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Information Systems Security Primer - Parts I & II

Our good friend, former Court information technology officer and now, Information Security Director at a Fortune 100 multinational corporation, Ken Lobenstein (and author of the popular Twelve Days of Court Tech article) has written a series of short posts on technology security.  Here is the first and second parts of the series.