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2010-03-15 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- While nearly all of us today are users of cyberspace, only a few of us truly understand the risks that accompany every keystroke. That's the reason technologists must find more direct and productive ways of discussing cyber and its associated security issues, said Retired Major General Dale Meyerrose (USAF), vice president and general manager for Cyberspace Solutions at Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS). "During the past decade, cyberspace...

2010-03-10 06:45:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Three leading service providers with proven track records in their respective fields have joined forces to create Cyber Theft Solutions (CTS), offering comprehensive cyber theft prevention, detection and response mitigation services to organizations that store identity-sensitive information. CTS will serve major corporations, mid-sized businesses, nonprofit groups, educational institutions and government entities with a fully integrated dashboard of...

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2009-12-22 08:45:00

The Obama administration has just called on a former Bush appointee to "Ëœsuit up' and take charge of a federal project to improve the nation's computer networks and get the government in sync with the private firms that own and operate the vast majority of them. The former cyber security chief under Bush Jr., Howard A. Schmidt "” also a former eBay and Microsoft bigwig "” has recently accepted the none-too-coveted post as coordinator of the government's cyber security...

2009-12-14 13:27:00

Focus on National and Global Policy at Stevens' New Center of DC Operations HOBOKEN, N.J. and WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In January in our nation's capital, Stevens Institute of Technology will host a unique conference that will closely examine national and global cyber security policy. In an age where so much data and communication is centered on the Internet, it is vitally important that governments, commercial and corporate entities, along with private citizens,...

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2009-10-31 08:45:00

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano cut the ribbon Friday on a high-security, state-of-the-art unified command center that will coordinate the nation's cybersecurity efforts. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), located in an Arlington, Virginia, will "address threats and incidents affecting the nation's critical information technology and cyber infrastructure," the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said. The facility will serve as the...

2009-10-29 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans today are getting the message that Internet safety and security is critical to their daily lives but many still need to employ safer cyber hygiene, according to the 2009 National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)-Symantec Online Safety Study, released by the NCSA and Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), makers of Norton security software. The study results show that 85 percent of Americans feel they are most responsible for keeping their...

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2009-10-27 08:00:00

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Survey of Small Businesses Shows Discrepancies Between Needs and Actions When it Comes to Security Policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Small business owners' cybersecurity policies and actions are not adequate enough to ensure the safety of their employees, intellectual property and customer data, according to the 2009 National Small Business Cybersecurity Study. The study, co-sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance...

2009-10-16 16:02:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today calls on all Americans to heed the cybersecurity call to action made by President Barack Obama via a video address on the White House.gov blog (http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Protecting-yourself-online/). President Obama used the National Cyber Security Month address to focus on the responsibility that the government, private sector and everyday citizens share for ensuring America's cyber...

2009-10-01 15:14:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell has proclaimed October as "Cyber Security Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and urges citizens to take steps to stay safe online while at home and work. "Pennsylvania is committed to protecting citizens' information and privacy," said Governor Rendell. "The Internet has become part of everyday life. Everyone shares responsibility for keeping cyberspace safe." Last year, Pennsylvania was recognized as one of...

2009-10-01 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today launched the 6th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) with an event in Washington, DC featuring DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano and a wide variety of public, private and non-governmental organizations. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a coordinated effort of the NCSA, DHS, and The Multi-State Information Sharing and...