Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Agenda: 24/7 monitoring for state comps, Charleston Classic, Graham makes hay

Posted by Sam Spence on Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:45 AM

Haley calls for 24/7 monitoring of state agency computers
Gov. Nikki Haley announced that the state will take steps to secure state agency computers around-the-clock using new security measures installed by cyber-security company Mandiant, which has been assisting the state in its investigation in the September hack of Dept. of Revenue records.
Sources: Post and Courier
Officials say earlier work with state helped Experian land no-bid contract
Revenue Dept. thought safeguards were in place

ESPN-televised Charleston Classic features strongest field yet
The fifth annual ESPN-sponsored Charleston Classic tips off at C of C's TD Arena Thursday, with a strong field of national-caliber mens basketball programs. The Cougars will first play St. John's tonight on ESPNU, followed by match-ups featuring Auburn, Dayton, Colorado Univ., Boston College, Baylor, and Murray State.
Sources: Post and Courier, ESPN
C of C vs. St. John’s is a dream come true for Red Storm vet John Kresse

Graham, Obama butt heads over Susan Rice
After President Obama pointed fingers during a press conference at Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain for their criticisms of UN Ambassador Susan Rice's handling of the Sept. 11 Libya attacks, Graham had some choice words for Obama and Rice, who it is rumored that the president will put up to replace Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Sources: The State

Charleston City Council votes to take on I-526
Tuesday night, a packed house of observers, activists, and media filled Charleston City Council chambers to watch members vote 11-2 in favor of requesting that Charleston County transfer the half-billion I-526 beltway project to the city.
Sources: Charleston City Paper, Post and Courier

Haley rules out South Carolina secession
Responding to media questions over WhiteHouse.gov petitions that have garnered tens of thousands of votes in favor of various states seceding from the U.S.A., Gov. Nikki Haley reiterated her faith in the American system Wednesday.
Sources: The State/AP
Secession would turn South Carolina into a zombie apocalypse
FITS News

Scott re-elected to leadership post
U.S. Rep. Tim Scott, who recently became the only African-American Republican in the U.S. House, was re-elected as a member of the party's Elected Leadership Committee Wednesday.
Sources: Post and Courier

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