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2012-10-25 11:30:55

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the trusted partner for open source software adoption, management, and governance, today reported another successful quarter with growth in new business sales propelled by the automotive and financial services sectors' continued adoption of open source. The company sustained its over 30 percent average annual growth and reported 32 percent new business growth, reflecting the importance of the Black...

2012-10-24 11:28:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Certain, Inc., the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events planning industry, announced today that the company has been awarded Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 2.0 (PCI-DSS) compliance for the sixth consecutive year by the PCI-approved Quality Security Assessor, Coalfire. The Level 1 PCI version 2.0 compliance is the highest-level data security compliance a company can offer with the most...

Copyright Alert System Coming
2012-10-19 13:58:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Center for Copyright Information said it would be rolling out its infringement warning platform "Copyright Alert System" in the coming weeks. The Copyright Alert System (CAS) will be used to give Internet Service Providers (ISP) infringement notices of users that illegally download copyrighted material. The initial notices will just be informational, but ISPs will be able to take extra action against repeat offenders....

2012-10-19 07:24:34

LONDON, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week, over 500 global stakeholders in the payment card industry (PCI) will attend the sixth annual PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) European Community Meeting. Ground Labs, a prominent developer of cardholder data discovery software for the payment card industry, will sponsor this year's event in Dublin, Ireland and participate in the Vendor Showcase. The PCI SSC Community Meetings provide an opportunity for SSC members to learn from...

2012-10-11 07:34:30

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTight(®) Networks, the global leader in secure Wi-Fi solutions, announced today that Tom Conklin, Managing Director for Government Sales at AirTight, will present on October 17 at the Federal Communication Commission Security Awareness Day in Washington D.C. Conklin's presentation, titled "Understanding the GAO NIST Guidelines on Wireless Security," elaborates on some of threats identified in the report issued by the GAO on securing...

2012-10-10 07:31:25

DUBLIN, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Company in the Payment Card Industry Increases Presence in U.S. Market Sysnet Global Solutions [http://www.sysnetglobalsolutions.com ], a leading provider of payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions, announces Joy Millard is named senior vice president, acquirer relationships. In this...

Kids Privacy Online Again Topic Of Debate
2012-10-04 11:29:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the FTC, the operator of the web sites BieberFever.com, SelenaGomez.com, RhiannaNow.com and DemiLovatoFanClub.com has been collecting a lot of personal information about the roughly 101,000 children who frequent the sites, including names, birthdays, email addresses, cell phone numbers and, in some cases, even street addresses. As a result, the FTC is also now in the process of increasing regulations concerning...

2012-10-02 02:34:10

OGDEN, Utah, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, a widespread system outage on GoDaddy.com resulted in the crash of thousands of websites. A hacker group claimed responsibility for the crash, raising serious questions about Internet safety. This huge crash reveals just how vulnerable Web servers and websites still are, despite years of security advances. Trust Guard(TM) (http://www.trust-guard.com/) offers a reliable way to test sites for weaknesses and fix them before problems arise....

2012-10-01 18:21:32

Internet Taxes, Outdated Legacy Laws and Misguided Child Safety Proposals top list WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NetChoice's Fall 2012 iAWFUL list identifies federal and state legislation that will threaten the sustainability of many online services. Top offenders including state tax grabs and outdated regulations that prevent start-ups from correcting market inefficiencies. The number one offender on the iAWFUL list is a cluster of federal bills that would...

2012-09-27 14:20:51

Jerry Brown Unlocks the Nation's Digital Future through Open Source Textbook Innovation SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed a monumental set of bills that create the nation's first free online textbook library, an effort aimed at alleviating the burden of rising costs to students attending California's public postsecondary institutions. California is now set to become the nation's first state to create a digital textbook...