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CISPA Clears House, What's Next And What It Means
2012-04-30 05:08:28

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com It´s an ever-connected world in which we live. To pretend otherwise is nothing more than a pipe dream. At the risk of sounding like a Doomsday Prophet, this isn´t the beginning of the end of those innocent days of yesteryear. We´re already in the thickest part of the weeds, rubbing the sleep from our eyes and trying our best to part the brush in this new and exotic jungle. We became distracted, you see, by every benefit of this new age...

2012-04-24 02:36:41

PITTSBURGH, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) will host, on Thursday, April 26, from 12:00-1:30 p.m., at Heinz Field, a luncheon forum entitled "The Global Partnership: How Government and Industry are Mitigating Cyber Threats". The forum will examine the state of government and industry collaboration on cyber threats and shed light on current collaboration between the U.S., the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom....

2012-04-19 02:30:19

PORTLAND, Ore., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A company's most valuable asset is information, often referred to as "big data" that can include consumers' financial information, patient diagnoses, transaction records of online purchases or scientific data. In fact, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are generated every day, according to IBM. Threats--hacking, outsourcing, cloud resources, and mobile devices--are raising the legal, financial, reputational, and regulatory stakes for companies and...

Vote Nears On Controversial Cybersecurity Bill (CISPA)
2012-04-19 07:24:49

Sponsors of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) released the latest changes to their legislation this week, a move they hope will address the concerns of a coalition of civil liberties groups who have launched a “week of action” to protest the proposals. The bill, HR 3523, aims to broaden the means for communication between private companies and the federal government on issues of cybersecurity and national security, and gives authorities...

2012-04-04 02:28:34

SAN ANTONIO, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) today announced that the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) is returning to San Antonio for the seventh consecutive year. Sponsored by Deloitte, one of the largest professional services organizations in the United States, the three-day national championship will kick off on April 20th at the St. Anthony Hotel. Modeled from real world scenarios and obstacles, this...

2012-03-16 16:49:42

One of the world's leading Internet security experts, Eugene Kaspersky, has described the World Cyber Security Technology Research Summit at Queen's University Belfast as key in preventing a Cyber World War. Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and co-founder of the largest antivirus company in Europe, Kaspersky Lab, will be giving a keynote address at the second annual Cyber Security Technology Research Summit on Friday 16 March. The cyber security guru is joining some of the world's leading cyber...

2012-02-28 08:36:00

LONDON, February 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In Brussels this May, the head of the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) cyber policy, Martin Howard, and other government and military leaders are set to join cyber intelligence chiefs from major critical infrastructure companies, including BP, E.On Energie, CitiBank and GlaxoSmithKline, at International Cyber Security 2012 [http://www.cyber-securityevent.com/redForms.aspx?id=677612&pdf_form=1 ]. In both...

2012-02-16 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Metaforic today announced that it will showcase its next-generation security software at RSA Conference 2012 in San Francisco. This security hardening software enables software creators and open source users to build more secure networks, information systems, and software infrastructure. Enterprises, utilities, and government agencies put their trust...

2012-01-19 09:00:00

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) opened its new Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Center in Annapolis Junction today. The 28,000 square foot facility houses ample space for technical demonstrations and collaborative meetings and brings together the full breadth of General Dynamics' cyber capabilities. The new facility also features an EDGE® Innovation Center, part of a General Dynamics-sponsored worldwide innovation network leveraging...

2011-12-19 18:01:00

BRUSSELS and HERAKLION, Greece, December 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ENISA has published the first EU report [http://www.enisa.europa.eu/act/res/other-areas/cyber-security-aspects-in-the-maritime-sector ] ever on cyber security challenges in the Maritime Sector. This principal analysis highlights essential key insights, as well as existing initiatives, as a baseline for cyber security. Finally, high-level recommendations are given for addressing these risks. Cyber threats...