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As your trusted advisor in background investigations and security consulting, CSI keeps you informed of the latest industry news, insights and legislation. Read our latest newsletter and sign up to receive our news alerts. We wish you a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!

Ransom Ware on the Rise   
One of the takeaways from the NAPBS Mid-Year Conference came from Michael Taxay, Cyber Division, FBI.  He reported there has been an exponential increase over the past few years in cyber system attacks.  He noted that in February of 2016 alone, the FBI received 27,000 complaints about system attacks and that analysts referred about 11,000 of them for investigation/prosecution, totaling more than $180 million in losses. One of the fast-growing problematic attacks comes in the form of Ransom Ware. 

For more information, please read the full NAPBS alert on our website.     
New CORI Regulations on the Horizon    
The Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) has completed a comprehensive review of its Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) regulations in accordance with Executive Order 562, and accordingly, has proposed revisions to its regulations. On May 11 th, CSI attended a DCJIS public hearing for the purpose of gathering comments, ideas, and information concerning the:
  • Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) 
  • CORI- Housing 
  • Criminal Justice Information System  
  • Obtaining CORI for Research Purposes 
  • Victim Notification Registry  
  • Transaction Recording 
  • Consumer Reporting Agency 
CSI will keep you updated on any changes to the CORI regulations.

CSI's Nuclear Center of Excellence in Chapin, SC Participates in Relay for Life

Members of Creative Services Inc. (CSI) Nuclear Center of Excellence in Chapin, SC participated in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event on Friday, May 6, 2016 at Chapin High School in Chapin, SC.   

CSI Team Chapin led by Team Captain, Joe Cirillo began fundraising for the event back in February.  Between cash donations, a silent auction during the event with donations from 15 local businesses and a bake sale, the team ra
ised just over $1700 for the event!     

What is Relay for Life? Each year more than 4 million people in over
20 countries raise much needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer through the Relay for Life movement.  During the event, participates and survivo rs celebrate what they've overcome; remember people lost to the disease and honor people who have fought or are fighting cancer and fight back to take action against a disease that has taken too much.

A special thanks to everyone that donated and participated in this great event! 
See Us at These Upcoming Events 
  • CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016. September 25-27, 2016, Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.
  • NEHRA's 2016 Annual Conference, September 28-30, 2016, Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA.
Creative Services, Inc. (CSI) is a full-service pre-employment screening, background investigations and security consulting company. Established in 1976, CSI provides comprehensive corporate screenings, drug and alcohol screenings, nuclear utility screenings for access authorization and fitness for duty, and security consulting to regulated and non-regulated industries. By combining advanced technologies with superior investigative, interviewing and analytical skills, CSI identifies areas of vulnerability and establishes customized strategies that mitigate risk, improve workplace safety and achieve regulatory compliance. A founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), CSI is at the forefront of the background screening and security industry.