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2009-06-24 07:00:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfall Security Solutions(R) Ltd., the leading provider of secure unidirectional connectivity for Process Control Systems, Industrial Networks, SCADA systems, Remote Monitoring and Segregated Networks announced today a new partnership agreement with OSIsoft(R), the global leader in software infrastructure for real-time information and performance management. The agreement follows successful installations of the Waterfall SCADA Monitoring...

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2009-05-29 14:15:00

President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would name a new  "cyber czar" to ensure the country is protecting the security of its computer networks.  Speaking at the White House, Obama said the U.S. must do more to deter and defend against a growing number of criminal, espionage and hacker attacks on public and private networks. "It is the great irony of our information age -- the very technologies that empower us to create and to build, also empower those who would seek to...

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2009-04-29 10:45:00

Several experts have criticized the United States' cybersecurity issues as President Obama prepares to release the results of a nation-wide security review, BBC News reported. The President ordered the government review as an outline for a way to improve protection against such threats. Obama is also set to announce the appointment of a cybersecurity tsar as part of the administration's commitment to make the issue a priority. "The approach we have relied on for years has effectively run out...

2009-04-28 08:21:00

On-Demand Presentation of Situation Analysis, Actual Case Studies and Solutions to Security Issues Facing Government Agencies VIENNA, Va., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloakware Inc., the provider of proven software solutions for securing mission-critical assets, today announced the immediate availability of a new Infocast aimed at government officials struggling with the ever-growing problem of Cyber Critical Infrastructure Protection (Cyber CIP). The Infocast, available here, outlines the...

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2009-04-02 10:10:00

Lawmakers want to severely increase U.S. defense against cyberattacks, creating proposals that would allow the government to write and implement security guidelines for confidential industry. The proposals would extend the focal point of the government's cybersecurity attempts to incorporate military networks as well as private systems that are in charge of electricity and water. Simultaneously, the bill would insert rules to guarantee industry conformity with theses rules, congressional...

2009-03-03 08:21:00

Protecting Privileged Access and Critical Systems Underscore Threats Facing Federal Entities VIENNA, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloakware Inc., the provider of proven software solutions for securing mission-critical assets, today identified the top five challenges facing federal agencies that expose them to critical security breaches. The list, compiled from in-depth conversations with industry experts and government agencies, outlines the most significant challenges facing federal...

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2009-02-10 10:20:00

In an effort to follow through with campaign promises, President Barack Obama is launching a 60-day review of US cyber security efforts. During his bid for the presidency last year, Obama had compared cyber threats the threat of nuclear or biological attacks. According to the White House, the review will be overseen by Melissa Hathaway, a former official in George W. Bush's presidency cyber monitoring for the director of national intelligence. The review comes shortly after Bush's...

2009-01-05 09:39:00

Michael Markulec, Chief Operating Officer, Joins a Distinguished Panel of Experts to Examine Government Policies Concerning Content Protection of Sensitive Personal, National Security and Other Critical Data SOMERSET, N.J.Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumeta, the leading provider of Network Assurance solutions for enterprises and government agencies, today announced that COO Michael Markulec has been selected to participate in a panel at this year's CES Government Conference. Mr. Markulec joins a...

2008-09-02 03:00:15

If you're wondering why cyber thieves and other jackals have been getting away with their crimes, consider this: Some corporate firewalls are about as effective at stopping Internet hackers as your toy poodle is at stopping a burglar from entering your home. And ... Big companies want the government to do something about security vulnerabilities. But ... The federal government says that big companies are in a better position to protect their data. Even though ... The FBI and...

2008-08-29 03:00:28

IF you're wondering why cyber thieves and other jackals have been getting away with their crimes, consider this: Some corporate firewalls are about as effective at stopping Internet hackers as your toy poodle is at stopping a burglar from entering your home. Big companies want the government to do something about security vulnerabilities. But, the federal government says that big companies are in a better position to protect their data. Even though ... The FBI and Secret Service are...


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