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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...

2010-05-19 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, is creating the nation's first cyber integration center to provide government and commercial customers with a unique managed hosting service in a trusted environment. The new Harris Cyber Integration Center will be located in a 140,000-square-foot facility in the mid-Atlantic region that Harris recently acquired. The company expects the center...

2010-03-31 13:26:00

The Financial Management of Cyber Risk: An Implementation Framework for CFOs WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released today a new action guide to assist business executives in the analysis, management, and transfer of financial risk related to a cyber attack. According to the White House Cyberspace Policy Review, between 2008 and 2009, American business losses due to cyber attacks...

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...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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