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2014-03-31 08:35:12

BEDFORD, Mass., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB today announced that Thomas Erickson, chief executive officer of Acquia, and Patrick Morley, president and chief executive officer of Bit9, have joined its Board of Directors. The IT heavyweights will lend their respective expertise in commercial open source software and data-driven IT security technology to help position VoltDB for accelerated growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121204/MM24267LOGO Thomas Erickson, CEO...

Many Android Apps Are Suspicious
2012-11-05 07:54:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bit9 announced late last week that it has found that more than 100,000 Android apps available in the Google Play store could be classified as "suspicious" or "questionable." The company surveyed the more than 400,000 Android apps available on the Google Play store in their recent analysis. They found that 26 percent of the apps analyzed can access users' personal data, including contacts and emails. "A significant percentage of...

Majority Of IT Security Professionals Rank Anonymous, Hacktivists As Top Threat
2012-04-24 05:51:01

More than sixty percent of IT security professionals worldwide believe their organization will be targeted by cybercriminals during the next six months, according to the results of a new survey by cybersecurity firm Bit9. Nearly two-thirds said Anonymous and other hacktivist groups would be the ones most likely behind such an attack, the survey of more than 1,861 security professionals found. Cybercriminals and nation states were the second and third top-rated threat, with 55 and 45...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.