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2013-08-22 12:32:29

Government and education organizations gain affordable access to mobility management solutions through the CIS Trusted Purchasing Alliance PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiberlink(®), the leader in cloud-based enterprise mobility management (EMM), and the Center for Internet Security (CIS) today announced a new agreement through which government agencies and educational institutions can purchase MaaS360 through Fiberlink's pre-existing contract with the State of...

2012-09-28 06:27:18

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LabTech Software, the only powerful, robust-featured remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform developed by a Managed Service Provider (MSP) for Managed Service Providers, and the Center for Internet Security (CIS), a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving cyber security posture in the public and private sectors, today announced a new partnership to deliver a cost-effective, high-quality solution for state and local...

2012-04-10 23:00:47

Identity theft and phishing attacks top the list of scams for 2012 East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 As the deadline for tax filing draws near, the Center for Internet Security (CIS), a national not-for-profit focused on enhancing the security readiness and response of public and private sector entities, issued tips for protecting against cyber scammers and reminds users to remain vigilant to safeguard their information. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cites identity theft as...

2011-11-21 18:30:00

West Virginia and Vermont recognized for having the highest number, highest percentages of citizens who signed the pledge East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 The Center for Internet Security (CIS), a national not-for-profit dedicated to enhancing cyber security readiness and response, today announced the results of its first Cyber Security Pledge campaign. The pledge was available online during the month of October in recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and...

2011-09-19 13:30:00

National Online Pledge Is a Call to Action for Citizens to Do Their Part to Stay Safe in Cyberspace East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Today the Center for Internet Security, through its Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), launched a national Cyber Security Pledge campaign to encourage citizens to declare their commitment to using good practices for staying safe on the Internet. Online dangers such as identity theft, phishing scams, worms and viruses,...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

Nearly 1,000 high school students from 26 states participated in online cyber security contest. East Greenbush, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 The Center for Internet Security, through the U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) initiative, today announced the winners of the Cyber Foundations competition, a national online contest designed to test the computer networking skills of high school students while introducing them to the growing field of information technology. Nearly 1,000 students across 26...

2011-02-01 00:17:52

A National Competition for High School Students to Identify Future Cyber Security Experts East Greenbush, N.Y. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 The U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) today announced its Cyber Foundations competition, an online contest to identify talented high school students with the skills to pursue advanced education and job opportunities in the cyber security field. The Cyber Foundations competition was piloted in California, Maryland, and Rhode Island and is now being...

2010-11-19 00:00:43

The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) today announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art cyber security operations center. The MS-ISAC, a division of the Center for Internet Security, is the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation's state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) governments. East Greenbush, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) today...

2009-04-21 11:31:00

Solution ensures security and compliance with Center for Internet Security benchmarks for VMware SAN FRANCISCO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- nCircle, the leader in automated security and compliance auditing solutions, today announced that its Configuration Compliance Manager(TM) (CCM) configuration auditing solution now audits the full VMware virtual infrastructure, from virtual machines to the hypervisor. nCircle CCM delivers new policies that audit the configurations of the virtual...