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2014-07-07 12:32:02

STANFORD, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School launched a new online educational resource initiative called the "World Intermediary Liability Map," or "WILMap". The WILMap will educate the public about evolving Internet regulation affecting freedom of expression and user rights worldwide. The WILMap is spearheaded by Giancarlo Frosio, the Intermediary Liability Fellow at CIS. "Legal liability regimes that put...

2014-06-25 12:34:37

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Status of the CMOS Image Sensor Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/electrical_components/status_cmos_image_sensors_industry.html As major technology changes continue to reshape the industrial landscape, a 10% CAGR is forecast for the CMOS image sensor market from 2013 - 2018. The market will reach a total value of ~US$13B by 2018, driven by consumer and automotive...

2014-05-21 23:08:11

CIS Benchmarks for Microsoft Windows, IE, iOS and others now available for use with the UCF. East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Center for Internet Security (CIS) today announced that CIS configuration controls guidance for technologies including Microsoft Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Internet Explorer 10, CentOS 6 and iOS 7, are now available for use with the Unified Compliance Framework® (UCF), created by Unified Compliance. CIS, a nonprofit organization focused on...

2014-05-15 23:07:54

The newest CIS-CAT version achieves Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) 1.2 validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Center for Internet Security (CIS) today announced the release of an enhanced version of its CIS Configuration Assessment Tool, known as CIS-CAT. CIS-CAT 3.0 will provide CIS Security Benchmarks members with increased capabilities, including the ability to perform software vulnerability...

2014-05-14 00:22:50

AMSTERDAM, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEY RESULTS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN 1Q14 -- Revenue declined organically(1) by 5% YoY to USD 5.0 billion -- EBITDA(2) declined organically(1) by 6% YoY to USD 2.1 billion -- Strong EBITDA margin(2) of 41.6% -- Net income attributable to VimpelCom shareholders of USD 39 million -- Total mobile customer base increased 3% YoY to 218 million -- Continued investments in high speed data networks with CAPEX up 24% YoY -- USD...

2014-04-28 23:02:26

Second Consecutive Year in the Small Employers Category East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Center for Internet Security (CIS) today announced that it has been selected as one of The Times Union Top Workplaces for the second consecutive year in the small employers category. More than 600 small, medium and large companies in the Capital Region were invited to participate, with a total of 45 awards given. CIS is nationally recognized for its leadership role in cyber security...

2014-04-04 23:32:07

Campaign provides key recommendations for state and local governments to adopt immediate, low-cost, and effective defenses against cyber attacks East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Today, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and Council on CyberSecurity (CCS), working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council (GHSAC), launched the Cyber Hygiene Campaign. The Campaign provides key...


Word of the Day
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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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