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2011-08-04 05:59:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unatek's Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, Dr. Charles Iheagwara, a leading Cyber security expert and IT management executive has called on the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship to enact a legislation that mandates a certain percentage of all federal and state Cyber security contracts as set aside for small businesses. Dr. Iheagwara was speaking on Monday at the Laurel Municipal Center before a US Senate...

2011-05-21 00:01:23

Activity, an independent security specialist, today published a survey of 100 representatives of public and private sector organisations showing that more than 80% believe that they are subjected to increasing types and levels of threat from Cyber Attack. Hampshire, UK (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Activity, an independent security specialist that helps commercial and public sector organisations protect their business operations, data networks, business information and online assets...

2011-05-12 17:50:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rob Strayer, Director of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group, issued the following statement today regarding the White House's legislative proposal on cyber security: "The Administration's legislative proposal marks a significant step forward to improve the nation's cyber security. While the proposal addresses a number of cyber security vulnerabilities, it does not appear to adequately delineate the...

2011-05-09 00:00:28

Company to support Wounded Warriors and family members in pursuit of continuing education in Cybersecurity degree programs. Chantilly, VA (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Apptis, Inc., a leading provider of essential IT and communications services to key Defense and Civilian agencies, today announced that along with University of Maryland University College (UMUC), it has committed to the establishment of the Apptis Wounded Warrior Scholarship Fund in support of UMUC's Cybersecurity Program. The...

2011-04-13 00:00:28

In September some of the top officials and subject matter experts from key government agencies including the Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, FERC and NESCO will be joining with influential utilities like Southern Company, DTE energy, Seattle City Light, SRP AND SDG&E at the Cyber Security for Energy Delivery Conference. The meeting brings together influential figures from the public and private sector to discuss the latest initiatives, best practices and case...

2011-03-28 09:23:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's brand new CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exposition is only a few days away, and there is no better time to register than now. Learn about the challenges the new domain of cyberspace brings to different sectors and organizations at this inaugural event, to be held March 31 - April 1, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just minutes from downtown D.C....

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2011-02-19 05:55:00

The head of the US National Security Agency (NSA) on Thursday advised computer security specialists to tighten the nation's critical infrastructure against cyber crime that will most likely become more advanced and destructive. Cyber Command director General Keith Alexander said at the RSA Conference in San Francisco that the NSA's "active defenses" designed to defend military networks should be extended to include civilian government agencies and key private-sector networks. "I believe we...

2011-02-07 08:22:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md. and COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) and Tenable Network Security, the leader in Unified Security Monitoring and creator of the award-winning Nessus® vulnerability scanner, have announced a new partnership to establish collaborative activities in the area of cybersecurity. The partnership will promote cybersecurity education, research and technology development through UMD's newly-established Maryland...

2011-01-11 06:00:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Producers of the Smart Grid Cyber Security East Conference announce William Hunteman, the Senior Advisor for Cyber Security to the United States Department of Energy, as the event's first day Keynote Speaker. Taking place March 1 and 2, 2011 in Knoxville, Tennessee, this event is the premier business technology conference focused exclusively on cyber security and smart grid infrastructure, uniting the best thinking in cyber security,...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Experts Share Top 10 Crucial Cyber Security Steps for Small Businesses Alexandria, VA (Vocus) October 20, 2010 Coinciding with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, experts will show small business owners how they can protect their most precious online-based assets and customer data from viruses, malware and cyber attacks, in a complimentary webcast, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. ET. According to President Obama, "cyber security is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges...


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