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2014-06-14 23:02:03

The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently released a report estimating the cost of cybercrime and how it has been affecting economies and businesses around the world, evaluating everything from direct theft of funds, to the much harder to gauge ramifications on business due to things like the loss of Intellectual Property, as well as the effect on employment. Drawing on years of experience and some of the conclusions relayed in the report, GDF’s founder talks about...

russian hackers arrested
2014-06-12 10:06:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This week, Russian authorities announced the arrest of two alleged hackers, both residents of Moscow, who were believed to have been behind a recent Apple extortion scheme. The pair allegedly locked users' iCloud access and then demanded payment from the rightful owners to free them up them. An official statement on the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs website said the duo carried out the "ransomware: attack by creating a...

2014-06-11 23:13:01

IT Security Professional and popular Dr. Chaos blogger, Aamir Lakhani, will shed light on the implications of phishing attacks at EC-Council Foundation’s Hacker Halted IT Security event, October 16-17, 2014. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Aamir Lakhani is just one of a bevy of notable and industry-leading speakers set to present at Hacker Halted, EC-Council Foundation’s cyber security and hacking conference. Lakhani is a leading security architect and runs the popular security...

2014-06-11 12:33:00

NI is working with major companies and universities to show the potential of a smart emergency response system and an interconnected energy system. AUSTIN, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of solutions that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world's greatest engineering challenges, today demonstrated two cyber-physical applications at the SmartAmerica Challenge in Washington, D.C. NI collaborated with major companies and universities,...

2014-06-10 23:05:27

Senior security expert Omar Santos will speak at TakeDownCon to address the failure of large organizations to properly secure their information against an ever-changing threat landscape. TakeDownCon is a two-day information security conference in Huntsville, AL August 18 - 19. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 No matter how big your organization is, the possibility of having your network hacked is greater than it has ever been, according to Omar Santos, a senior incident manager of...

2014-06-10 23:04:41

Cyber Security Market report provides insights on key market players, future scope, drivers, restraints and challenges of the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/cyber-security-reports-7651948375.html. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The new era of the Internet has witnessed a boom in the usage of e-commerce and other online banking-related applications. This has led to a surge in thefts, online frauds and risks related to online banking. All enterprises are excessively...

cybercrime is costly
2014-06-09 12:22:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has been a victim of cybercrime knows that it can be costly in both time and money. A new study published on Monday found that the annual cost to the global economy was about $445 billion each year, with the damage to businesses and corporations exceeding the $160 billion lost to individuals from hacking. The study, which was conducted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and sponsored by McAfee,...

2014-06-05 23:09:12

LifeJourney technology partnership focused on addressing shortage of cybersecurity professionals Tysons Corner, Va. – Cyber Security Summit (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 -- Tripwire Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced that it will lead the Tripwire Cybersecurity Risk Manager LifeJourney Experience for the nation’s youth. LifeJourney is a web-based, interactive classroom experience that allows students from middle schools,...

2014-06-05 23:05:36

Is it Game Over for ‘GameOver Zeus’? Pittsburgh, PA. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Malcovery Security announced today that it has issued a special report, ‘The many faces of GameOver Zeus: A Today’s Top Threats special topic report, which is free to download at http://info.malcovery.com/special-report-many-faces-of-gameover-zeus. Despite the recent indictment against the alleged cybercriminal behind GameOver Zeus and CrytpoLocker, there is still much to learn. GameOver Zeus is considered...

2014-06-05 08:21:44

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) commemorated the tenth anniversary of the formal creation of its enterprise cyber defense organization, the Lockheed Martin Computer Incident Response Team (LM-CIRT), by discussing the growing cyber threats facing corporate and government networks and looking forward to delivering another decade of cyber security services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b At a celebration in one of the...


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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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