Design Professionals

Risks Associated with Fraudulent Surety Bonds

May 28, 2015
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In February, 2015, Darius Johnson was arrested for allegedly selling fraudulent surety bonds to Pennsylvania-based American Architectural Inc., a subcontractor working on the World Trade Center PATH transportation hub (“WTC Hub”). The complaint against Johnson states that he and a co-conspirator sold fake insurance bonds to contractors working on large construction projects, several which were […]

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Cyber Security Issues Faced by Design Professionals

May 26, 2015
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Major cyber-attacks on Target, Anthem, and Sony, received international attention and instigated serious conversations about cyber-security that transcended industries.  While those major attacks were well known, few people heard about the 2013 cyber-attach on the Australian Secret Intelligence Organization (“ASIO”).  When a new ASIO headquarters was being built in Canberra, Chinese hackers gained access to […]

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