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2014-07-21 12:29:43

MELBOURNE, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Essential and vulnerable: That, in essence, is the state of our cyber affairs these days. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120521/DC10853LOGO As technology continues to touch and influence our personal lives, our working lives and most everything in between, we turned to Richard Ford, one of the nation's preeminent experts on cybersecurity and head of Florida Institute of Technology's Department of Computer Science and...

2014-07-20 23:01:59

Cloud computing has found its way into nearly every sector of industry, and with the challenges the very nature of “computing in the cloud” brings to the table for both IT security personnel and legal professionals, NIST released a draft report for public review and comment to drag some of those challenges into the light. The founder of Global Digital Forensics offers some industry insight into this burgeoning world of cloud computing and talks about some of the difficulties which...

2014-07-18 23:08:11

On July 25, federal and state representatives will host a half-day seminar designed to inform manufacturers, utilities, healthcare organizations, and other industries about the benefits of implementing the national Cybersecurity Framework and how Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) security standards are fundamental components. Jamestown, NC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 On Friday, July 25, the new US Cybersecurity Framework will be introduced to the public at an informational...

2014-07-18 12:26:32

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three micro-firms helpless in the face of cybercrime Small businesses in the UK are woefully unprepared for an IT security breach despite relying increasingly on mobile devices and storing critical information on computers, according to new study by Kaspersky Lab. A third (31 per cent) says they would not know what to do if they had an IT security breach tomorrow, four in ten say they would struggle to recover...

2014-07-17 23:08:16

Alliance offers corporations, law firms proven expertise in averting and responding to data breach incidents. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Discovia, a leading provider of electronic discovery and related services, has formed a strategic partnership with IDT911 Consulting, a leader in data risk protection, management, and privacy compliance. Together, the two companies will provide corporations and their counsel with consulting to help avoid a damaging breach and assist with...

2014-07-17 23:06:54

Tripwire is a certified PCI-Approved Scanning Vendor. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced comprehensive platform and policy support for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 3.0 (PCI DSS 3.0) requirements in Tripwire® Enterprise. Tripwire is a certified PCI-Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). Tripwire Enterprise, a security configuration management suite, closes the retail...

2014-07-17 23:05:54

New Strain of Ransomware CryptoWall Leads to Data Breach for Brokerage House Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The recent data breach at brokerage house Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. (BFE) was a result of a CryptoLocker copycat ransomware called CryptoWall, according to a document posted on the DOJ.NH website. The brokerage house announced this week that they had suffered the data breach on May 24, 2014 when they had their computer systems compromised by an unauthorized third party....

2014-07-17 16:23:08

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Enterprise Single Sign-on Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052102/Global-Enterprise-Single-Sign-on-Trends-Industry.htmlEnterprise Single Sign-On (E-SSO), also called host Single Sign-On, is a mechanism of gaining access to several independent software systems by a single login process. On the basis of architecture, single sign-on (SSO) products can be classified into...

2014-07-16 23:11:42

Frederick’s e-End, which specializes in the secure destruction of a wide variety of electronic media was recently selected to provide a secure solution for the destruction of over 630,000 SIM cards. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Frederick’s e-End, which specializes in the secure destruction of a wide variety of electronic media was recently selected to provide a secure solution for the destruction of over 630,000 SIM cards. One of the country’s largest mobile device...

2014-07-16 23:01:29

Supply Chain Gains Easy-to-See Gap/Overlap Analysis Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Aruvio and the Unified Compliance Framework® (UCF) today announced the Standards Comparison Tool is now available. The Standards Comparison Tool (SCT) is a valuable, free-to-use site developed in association with the Information Security Forum (ISF) to help organizations manage third-party supplier risk and simplify the procurement process between organizations and their third-party suppliers....


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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