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2014-02-11 04:23:00

Angel investors give initial financing to company that helps game developers comply with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and gives parents control over children's online privacy YORK, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) today announced the closing of its $1 million Series A investment round. The round was funded by angel investors from Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. in less than six weeks. AgeCheq was founded in 2013 to...

2014-02-11 04:22:41

Noncompliance Linked to Increased Breach Risk, Financial and Reputational Damages NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Verizon report has found that too many businesses, following their annual assessment for meeting the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, fail to maintain ongoing compliance -- putting the businesses at an increased risk for data breaches, and financial and reputational damages. The "Verizon 2014 PCI Compliance Report" affirms that payment card...

2014-02-06 23:28:42

A proper Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Discovery tool will accurately locate unencrypted Payment Card Industry (PCI) data wherever it resides. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Since first introduced ten years ago, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, PCI-DSS, has evolved to secure every aspect of payment card security and there is no single technology that can satisfy all of the requirements of PCI-DSS. However, according to a new white paper by Code Green Networks, a...

2014-02-06 23:26:23

Connectria Hosting, a global managed and cloud hosting provider, today announced it is expanding its partnership with Tripwire, a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Connectria Hosting, a global managed and cloud hosting provider, today announced it is expanding its partnership with Tripwire, a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions. To enhance its HIPAA...

2014-02-06 08:35:38

Adds 85 New Customers in Q4 Reflecting Growing Adoption in Enterprise IT BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the trusted partner for open source software (OSS) adoption, management, and governance, today reported it closed 2013 with record sales in Q4 driven by new subscriptions and license renewals. The full fiscal year 2013 saw a 35 percent year-over-year growth in licenses, with the greatest boost coming from Europe, where sales grew 42 percent...

2014-02-05 08:25:16

Approved copyrights represent significant top line growth potential SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp, Inc. (OTCQB: RIHT), a leading provider of monetization services for artists and other holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has crossed the threshold of representing more than 1 million copyrights including music, movies, and other digital content. "The number of copyrights we represent continues to increase along...

2014-02-03 23:20:29

On the third annual MoveYourDomain Day, Namecheap will offer special deals to raise funds for online freedom fighters the Electronic Frontier Foundation. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Leading domain registrar and web hosting provider Namecheap announces the third annual MoveYourDomain Day, for February 5, 2014. In 2012, Namecheap launched the MoveYourDomain initiative to remind users about the dangers of a closed internet brought on by the possible passage of SOPA, the Stop...

2014-01-28 08:37:13

Sixth Annual Open Source Rookies Award Recognizes Most Outstanding Projects of 2013; Winners Reflect Interest in Cloud, Internet of Things, Security BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software today announced the Open Source Rookies of the Year. The sixth annual Black Duck Open Source Rookies of the Year awards recognize the top new open source projects initiated in the past year. This year's Open Source Rookies honorees span cloud and software virtualization,...

2014-01-27 23:01:05

A federal court overturned the FCC's right to ensure equal access to the web. Technologist Jason Hennessey says the decision could cripple the market. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “NET neutrality” suffered a major blow last week when a federal court overturned the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) right to enforce level, open internet access. Jason Hennessey of EverSpark Interactive says the decision could profoundly change the digital marketplace—and hamper free...

2014-01-27 08:32:11

LONDON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since December 2013, a series of data breaches resulting in the loss of over 100 million credit card numbers were reported to occur at some of the largest retailers in the U.S. Industry reports have confirmed the use of commercial malware known as Black POS in at least one of the attacks. The Black POS malware can be purchased on the black market for $1,800 USD and works by scraping sensitive credit card and other information from the memory of a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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