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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...

2009-09-29 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) is one of six companies selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to compete for contracts that will enhance the security of technology and networks that support the agency's critical missions, one of which is ensuring the nation's food safety. The five-year contract vehicle has a maximum value of $25 million for all the competitors and consists of one base year and four one-year options. Harris, an...

2009-08-13 09:00:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Military operations threatened by persistent cyber attacks will benefit from mission assurance and resilience through cyber security solutions being developed by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The "Mission Maker" initiatives for cyber security include embedding cyber security into command and control, adding it as an element of situational awareness, and enhancing information operations. These capabilities are being designed to ensure essential...

2009-07-23 12:19:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hylant Group, one of the largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms in the nation, has launched a network security and data breach portal to help its clients manage risk in this ever-changing environment of cyber attacks and data theft. Today's sophisticated and highly networked business environments are often porous, exposing organizations to new and constantly changing "e-Risk" threats and liability. Trends for losses are increasing in...


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