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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...

2009-06-24 07:00:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfall Security Solutions(R) Ltd., the leading provider of secure unidirectional connectivity for Process Control Systems, Industrial Networks, SCADA systems, Remote Monitoring and Segregated Networks announced today a new partnership agreement with OSIsoft(R), the global leader in software infrastructure for real-time information and performance management. The agreement follows successful installations of the Waterfall SCADA Monitoring...

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2009-05-29 14:15:00

President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would name a new  "cyber czar" to ensure the country is protecting the security of its computer networks.  Speaking at the White House, Obama said the U.S. must do more to deter and defend against a growing number of criminal, espionage and hacker attacks on public and private networks. "It is the great irony of our information age -- the very technologies that empower us to create and to build, also empower those who would seek to...

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2009-04-29 10:45:00

Several experts have criticized the United States' cybersecurity issues as President Obama prepares to release the results of a nation-wide security review, BBC News reported. The President ordered the government review as an outline for a way to improve protection against such threats. Obama is also set to announce the appointment of a cybersecurity tsar as part of the administration's commitment to make the issue a priority. "The approach we have relied on for years has effectively run out...


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