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March 4, 2019

The Auditor of State's Office has received information that over the last few weeks many Ohio school districts have been the victim of an email scam. The scenario involves a cyber-criminal impersonating the superintendent or a principal of a school district, sending an email to the payroll department employee requesting a change be made to the bank account linked to the superintendent's or principal's direct deposit. The payroll deposit then is directed to the criminal, and the scam isn't identified until the employee who was impersonated realizes they did not get paid. This same scenario is now being copied and tried with municipal governments. ...

December 7, 2018

Ohio Plan Risk Management board of directors is pleased to announce the results of the December 7, 2018 election. The following candidates will serve a two-year term on the board of directors beginning January 1, 2019 ...

 
November 18, 2018

At this time, there are 10 active board members representing Ohio Plan Risk Management, Inc. The nominating committee of Ohio Plan Risk Management, Inc. has recommended the following candidates for election to the board of directors to serve as Class II Directors, with a two-year term beginning January 1, 2019 ...

November 1, 2018

With the unfortunate rise in workplace violence, Ohio Plan has determined that a need exists to help our members through just such a challenging situation. Effective November 1, 2018, Ohio Plan is providing Malicious Assailant coverage to our members. Should a malicious assailant event happen on your premises, coverage will be provided at no additional premium charge for ...

 
April 18, 2018

One of the greatest dangers facing your business entity today is the threat of a data breach or cyberattack. Data breaches are embarrassing, and in addition to hurting your reputation can have serious, lasting repercussions. Exposed information can potentially lead to identity theft, stolen Social Security numbers, compromised medical and financial information, along with theft of email addresses and passwords. Cyberattacks can also open your entity itself to the same dangers.

January 18, 2018

A Real-Life Horror Story That Could Have Been Worse: A cyber criminal attacked the main server of an Ohio Plan member, a 911 dispatcher. The hacker accessed social security numbers in their police report database, going back 10 years. Forensic testing revealed that social security numbers for approximately 135,000 people had been compromised. ...

 
January 3, 2018

As the weather continues to change and we move into the winter months where icy roads, the weight of ice and snow on buildings and other seasonal type losses are common, the Ohio Plan is here to help get you back up and running as soon as possible if you experience a loss. The sooner you turn in your claim to the Ohio Plan, the sooner your operations can return to normal. ...

December 19, 2017

Since the enactment of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, any program receiving federal financial assistance must provide access to its services to all, regardless of any disability on the part of the user. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 further strengthened the prohibition of discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life. Most saw improvements such as the removal of physical barriers preventing access to those with disabilities. ...