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2014-07-07 12:27:42

Ride raises awareness as well as funds for AFCEA Educational Foundation scholarships and grants. FAIRFAX, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The facts speak for themselves. A study by the National Math + Science Initiative (https://www.nms.org/), a public-private partnership, revealed that in 2013, only 44 percent and only 36 percent of U.S. high school graduates were ready for college-level math and science, respectively....

2014-06-30 23:23:18

NT Concepts was honored by AFCEA International on June 23rd with the first ever Small Business of the Year Award. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Recognizing their commitment to the mission, values and activities of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), NT Concepts was presented with the Small Business of the Year award at a widely attended ceremony in Baltimore, Maryland. This award is evidence of demonstrated excellence in client service, business...

2014-06-26 16:20:38

In cybersecurity, the motto is partner or perish, leaders at AFCEA International Cyber Symposium agree. FAIRFAX, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Government agencies and the private sector must determine ways to cooperate to defeat cyberthreats or both could face catastrophic consequences. For the commercial sector, individual companies or even entire economic sectors could face total collapse. For the government, the critical infrastructure could suffer attacks that...

2014-06-25 08:21:58

Former Joint Chiefs of Staff J-6 to lead association mission in international security realm. FAIRFAX, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International is pleased to announce the appointment of Lt. Gen. Robert "Bob" M. Shea, USMC (Ret.), as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the association, effective August 1, 2014. Gen. Shea succeeds Kent Schneider, who served as AFCEA's president and chief executive officer for seven years....

2014-06-24 12:21:13

Defense community expert brings knowledge and experience to global security professionals association. FAIRFAX, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Linda Gooden has been elected to serve as AFCEA International's chair of the board of directors. In this role, she oversees the association's Executive and Compensation committees and participates on the AFCEA Educational Foundation board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/120983 Gooden has contributed her talents...

2014-06-19 08:33:32

WidePoint's PIVotalID(TM) Privileged Management Portal is among the top 12 solutions selected for presentation during the event MCLEAN, Va., June 19, 2014 WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) featuring Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced that its PIVotalID(TM) Privileged Management Portal has been selected to be part of the Cyber Solutions Trail, being held for the first time at...

2014-06-17 12:21:43

Military, government and commercial leaders set to discuss national security in cyberspace at AFCEA International Cyber Symposium 2014. FAIRFAX, Va., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adm. Michael S. Rogers, USN, commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and director of the National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, sees collaboration between government agencies and industry as a key element to making the cyber domain "tangible" to commanders and policy makers. "It takes...

2014-06-04 16:21:03

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA DC, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association of Washington, D.C., will host its 4th Annual Emerging Technologies Summit on June 13th at the Capital Hilton in downtown DC. This year's theme is: "Operationalizing Innovation in the Mil-Gov Marketplace: The Roadmap from Lab to Implementation." http://www.afceadc.org/emergingtech The conference provides for cross-agency dialogue in an ethical public forum between...

2014-05-29 23:08:40

Senior Executive at Leading IT Company Receives Prestigious AFCEA Leadership Award Springfield, Virginia (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i) is proud to announce that Daniel Matthews, Executive Vice President of Strategic Programs, is the Recipient of the 2014 AFCEA Leadership Award. Matthews will be honored during the Awards ceremony being held during the AFCEA Cyber Symposium on Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The award is given every...

2014-05-28 08:21:04

AFCEA International recognizes members for their exceptional involvement in technical and intelligence fields. FAIRFAX, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through its annual awards program, AFCEA International recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals in the communications, electronics, intelligence and information technology disciplines. The awards will be presented on June 23, 2014, before the AFCEA International Cyber Symposium...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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