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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...

2009-04-28 08:21:00

On-Demand Presentation of Situation Analysis, Actual Case Studies and Solutions to Security Issues Facing Government Agencies VIENNA, Va., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloakware Inc., the provider of proven software solutions for securing mission-critical assets, today announced the immediate availability of a new Infocast aimed at government officials struggling with the ever-growing problem of Cyber Critical Infrastructure Protection (Cyber CIP). The Infocast, available here, outlines the...

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2009-04-02 10:10:00

Lawmakers want to severely increase U.S. defense against cyberattacks, creating proposals that would allow the government to write and implement security guidelines for confidential industry. The proposals would extend the focal point of the government's cybersecurity attempts to incorporate military networks as well as private systems that are in charge of electricity and water. Simultaneously, the bill would insert rules to guarantee industry conformity with theses rules, congressional...

2009-03-03 08:21:00

Protecting Privileged Access and Critical Systems Underscore Threats Facing Federal Entities VIENNA, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloakware Inc., the provider of proven software solutions for securing mission-critical assets, today identified the top five challenges facing federal agencies that expose them to critical security breaches. The list, compiled from in-depth conversations with industry experts and government agencies, outlines the most significant challenges facing federal...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.