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2014-08-07 16:29:17

Identity Theft Breaches Compromise Identities of Billions around the World NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the past few months, there have been an unprecedented number of username and password-based accounts compromised via an aggressive international hacking ring, leaving over a billion consumers' identities and digital lives exposed. To address this issue, biometrics and security industry pioneer Hector Hoyos, CEO of Hoyos Labs, a digital infrastructure security company,...

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2014-08-07 06:48:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russian hackers have stolen more than one billion usernames and passwords belonging to over 500 million unique email addresses in what one cybersecurity firm is calling “arguably the largest data breach known to date.” Hold Security, a US-based firm that specializes in detecting this type of activity, revealed on Tuesday that an unnamed Russian gang of hackers had amassed more than 4.5 billion records. Most of those records...

2014-08-06 23:11:39

Rællic Systems, the research and development startup that enables average consumers to protect their communications from third party intrusions using a friendly web interface, today licensed the PitBull suite of operating system software from leading defense contractor General Dynamics C4 Systems. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Rællic Systems, which offers three levels of consumer messaging protection through client-side in-browser encryption, today made its capabilities...

2014-08-06 23:07:16

Protecting Customer Transactions Even When Malware Is Already Inside the Network or Endpoint Sydney, Aus/ Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Wontok, Inc.’s Co-founder and SVP, Product Management, Paul Murray along with Rich Cameron, VP, Global Operations will be presenting this morning at the Retail Solutions Providers Association’s annual RSPA RetailNOW 2014 Conference, Orlando. Their educational presentation “To Be Breached or Not to Be Breached in a Malware-infested...

2014-08-06 08:41:30

Company's Innovative Security-as-a-Service Offering Earns Distinction in Cloud Security Category HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Alert Logic a Silver Winner for the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the "Cloud Security" category....

2014-08-06 08:40:06

Active Defense 2.0 Analyzes and Detects Malicious Code in Memory and Helps to Pinpoint Compromised Systems in Order to Eliminate Threats FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ManTech's (Nasdaq:MANT) Cyber Solutions International, Inc. business unit announces a major update to its award-winning endpoint malware protection platform Active Defense(TM). Active Defense(TM) 2.0, powered by MCSI-patented Digital DNA technology, identifies specific behavioral traits of every process running in...

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2014-08-06 06:33:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The satellite communications equipment of passenger jets can be hacked through their wireless internet and inflight entertainment systems, claims one prominent cybersecurity researcher who has promised to reveal the details of his work Thursday at the annual Black Hat hacking conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to Reuters reporter Jim Finkle, IOActive consultant Ruben Santamarta plans to discuss vulnerabilities he has...

2014-08-05 23:10:08

Enterprise-class Offering Combines Pwnie Express Sensors with Central Management for Remote Location Intelligence Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Pwnie Express, the only company to assess wired and wireless network security in remote locations on demand, today announced the Pwn Pulse software as a service (SaaS) solution. The enterprise-class offering uses Pwnie Express’s easy-to-deploy sensors to provide highly scalable continuous intelligence. An end-to-end security...

2014-08-05 23:05:31

Splunk dashboard utilizes data from Lumeta ESI to close the gap in network visibility. Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Lumeta Corporation has enhanced the integration between its Lumeta ESI (Enterprise Situational Intelligence) software and Splunk Enterprise real-time operational intelligence software. Feeding Lumeta’s comprehensive network intelligence into Splunk increases its effectiveness and provides joint customers with enhanced network situational awareness. Lumeta ESI...

2014-08-05 23:04:03

Leading Provider of Context-Based Security and Advanced Fraud Prevention Selected as a Silver Winner in the Enterprise Product of the Year – Software Category San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced it has been named a Silver winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2014 International in the “Enterprise Product of the Year – Software” category. Now in its...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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