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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...

2010-10-20 09:00:00

McLEAN, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to offer students three online graduate certificates in cybersecurity. The program, which blends Booz Allen's knowledge of emerging cybersecurity needs with UMUC's reputation of excellence, comes as the United States strives to build a competitive, forward-thinking cyber workforce. Offered through UMUC's Web-based learning...

2010-10-19 12:00:00

Stresses 'More-than-Tech' Solutions for Government and Private Sectors COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland is launching a new cybersecurity initiative that aims to stimulate public-private partnerships and address national vulnerabilities, including those facing industry. The idea is to help "connect the dots" in the region's burgeoning federal and private cyber sector. The focal point of the initiative, the new Maryland Cybersecurity Center...

2010-10-06 13:39:00

ARLINGTON, Va. Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association joins the nationwide campaign to encourage cybersecurity caution and protection during the 7th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) within the Department of Homeland Security. This year's Stop. Think. Connect. Campaign brings a national public awareness effort to lead the nation to a higher level of Internet safety by challenging the American public...

2010-10-01 14:48:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a public-private partnership focused on educating a digital citizenry to stay safe and secure online, reminds all Americans that today marks the beginning of the 7th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a coordinated effort of the NCSA, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MSISAC)...

2010-09-28 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a public-private partnership focused on educating a digital citizenry to stay safe and secure online, continues to see unprecedented interest and participation in the 2010 National Cyber Security Awareness Month from a variety of companies, educators and government agencies. NCSA, along with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center,...

2010-08-31 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has named Nadia Short, Vice President and General Manager of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems' Cyber Division, to its board directors. Short joins representatives from AT&T, ADP, Cisco, EMC, Google, Lockheed Martin, McAfee, Microsoft, SAIC, Symantec and Visa in helping bring awareness to cyber security and Internet safety. NCSA is a nonprofit, public-private partnership focused on...

2010-05-19 09:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Government Executive Media Group and the SANS Institute today announced a year-round program of educational forums and training seminars designed to advance cybersecurity efforts in the federal government. The partnership joins the nation's leading cybersecurity experts with the media source most read by federal government decision makers.(1) SANS and Government Executive will jointly produce the Government Executive Cybersecurity Insider Series, monthly...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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