The Heartland of Security Innovation

Hunt, Steve
February 2007
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2007, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the implications of choosing Illinois as the center for continual vigilance in the U.S. In a discussion, Jack Lavin and Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich preferred the state as a center of excellence in security. As part of its program, the state hosts summits in information technology and homeland security for service providers and entrepreneurs. He claimed that the state will soon to be the home for security innovation in the country.


Related Articles

  • Throwing stones. Slagle, Tim // Liberty (08941408);Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p13 

    The author presents his views on Rod Blagojevich who is believed to have clamored for political favor to take advantage of his power to appoint a person to a Senate position. Blagojevich is also cited to have spent the taxes paid by the Illinois people to support his transport expenses when he...

  • ANCHOR MAN. STRAHLER, STEVEN R. // Crain's Chicago Business;7/11/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 28, p0001 

    The article focuses on Jack Lavin, the adviser of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, his accomplishments, and nature of work. It states that Lavin has been appointed by Quinn in December 2010 as chief of staff, and is working on tax and economic development of the state. It also mentions that Lavin...

  • State biz agency thinking smaller. Hinz, Greg // Crain's Chicago Business;5/5/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p4 

    The article focuses on repositioning of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, under its new director Jack Lavin, in May 2003. Lavin's agenda is to cut costs while simultaneously shifting the focus from big business deals, like that of Chicago, Illinois-based company Boeing...

  • Blagojevich to Appoint New Members to Illinois Health Planning Board. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;8/11/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31945, p4 

    Reports on the plan of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to appoint new members to the Health Facilities Planning Board. Approval of the governor of the legislation that will reform the board; Reduction in the number of members of the board; Requirements for the appointees to have a reasonable...

  • Illinois Fiscal Chief Filan to Lead IFA. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;11/12/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33002, p1 

    The article reports on the issue which spreads that the Illinois Finance Authority (IFA) board is expected to appoint chief operating officer John Filan as its executive director in Illinois. It is stated that both Filan and the IFA refused to comment about the issue. Filan is the state's top...

  • Blagojevich Arrested As State Readies $1.4B. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;12/10/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33020, p1 

    The article reports that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris were arrested. Both were hit with federal corruption charges in an indictment that alleges Blagojevich to be engaged in pay-to-play schemes and conspiracy. Blagojevich's arrest comes as the state is...

  • Court to Weigh Release of Tapes in Blagojevich Case to House Panel. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;12/30/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33031, p24 

    The article reports on the motion filed by the U.S. Attorney's office asking the court permission to release portions of taped recordings that lead to arrest Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. It states that the approval of the motion will mark a significant development for the special...

  • Forced Furlough Threat. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;4/20/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32115, p35 

    Reports on the threat of forced furlough to the administration of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Effect of unapproved supplemental spending increase in the current budget on the salary of employees.

  • ILLINOIS: Highway Projects Detailed. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;4/25/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32615, p9 

    The article reports on the proposal of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to launch a $10.9 billion project for highway improvement plan in the state. He also plans to add $3 billion if lawmakers approve a proposal that will raise revenue by imposing a tax on business' gross receipts. The plan is...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics