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2014-08-07 23:09:05

TERRORISM EXPERT: History Holds the Key to Preventing the Next Terrorist Attack. A noted expert explains that history can help us to understand and anticipate future terrorist attacks. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 From the aggressive Al Qaeda affiliates in Africa to the Boston Marathon bombings, it seems terrorism is always in the headlines. But the news doesn’t always tell the full story. Terrorism expert Dr. Randall Law explains that we can understand more about...

2014-07-29 04:20:31

NEW YORK, LONDON, BERLIN and PARIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportstack's latest report on Global Police Modernization and Counter Terrorism Market 2014-2024 [http://www.reportstack.com/product/164693/the-global-police-modernization-and-counter-terrorism-market-2014-2024.html ] Report published by Strategic Defence Intelligence, provides readers with a detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges...

2014-07-18 23:06:02

VALOR Training is being provided by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and offered August 26–27 at the Rose State College campus in Midwest City. http://www.rose.edu Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Increasing cases of ambush-style assaults on law enforcement officers have prompted new tactics. Training in these tactics is being provided by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and offered August 26–27 at the Rose State College campus in Midwest City....

2014-07-08 20:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that would provide a three-year authorization for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, which aims to safeguard chemical facilities from the threat of terrorist attack. The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) welcomes this legislative victory and encourages the Senate to approve similar legislation to ensure the security of...

US Spying Fears Leads German Gov't To End Verizon Contract
2014-06-27 09:04:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online "Countries spy on each other, we spy on others." Politician pundit and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer made that bold statement last year when details on the National Security Agency's (NSA) PRISM program were leaked and made public by Edward Snowden. The leaked documents showed that Washington had conducted mass surveillance in Germany and had even eavesdropped on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone. While it is...

2014-06-25 23:01:55

CMCI, a SBA 8(a) small business, has been awarded a contract by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to provide operations and maintenance support for the Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 CMCI has been awarded a contract by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide operations and maintenance support for the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) portal and implement mutual recognition of U.S. trade...

2014-06-13 23:05:26

ISS 24/7 announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the company’s ISS 24/7 Command Post, a web-based system designed to enhance situational awareness, safety, and security at sporting and entertainment events, under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). Coral Spring, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 ISS 24/7 announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the company’s ISS 24/7...

2014-05-22 23:02:21

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) said that this year’s SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference and Exhibition), held from May 20-22 in Tampa, has come to an end after a productive, exciting and successful three days highlighted by the theme “Strengthening the Global SOF Network.” Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) announced that this year’s SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference and...

2014-05-01 20:21:39

Industrial Control System Cyber Security will be a key focus of the Conference in Houston, May 19-21. HOUSTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAS, a leading provider of automation software for process safety, cyber security, and asset reliability to the power and processing industries worldwide, today announced that FBI Special Agent Angela Haun will present at PAS' Technology Conference in Houston, May 19-21, 2014. Agent Haun will discuss InfraGard, a partnership between the FBI and...

2014-05-01 12:22:44

PLYMOUTH, Minn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of travel, airport security continues to be a hotly discussed topic on many levels, which is why Travel Leaders Group recently surveyed over 2,700 consumers throughout the United States to assess their overall satisfaction, gather feedback on how long it takes to get through airport security and obtain information on whether travelers view TSA PreCheck as helpful to the overall process. With regard to "airport security...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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