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UK Increasingly Targeted In Cyber Attacks
2011-10-31 09:54:30

The United Kingdom has suffered a series of “disturbing” cyber attacks, including a recent serious, yet unsuccessful, assault on the Foreign Office´s network, Iain Lobban, the director of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), said on Monday. GCHQ, the UK´s spy agency similar to the National Security Agency in the US, handles operations such as intelligence-gathering and code-busting and is the heart of Britain´s cyber defenses. Lobban told British...

Cyberwar May Never Happen
2011-10-19 03:36:13

Cyber war, long considered by many experts within the defense establishment to be a significant threat, if not an ongoing one, may never take place according to Dr Thomas Rid of King´s College London. In a paper published in The Journal of Strategic Studies, Dr Thomas Rid, from the Department of War Studies, argues that cyber warfare has never taken place, nor is it currently doing so and it is unlikely to take place in the future. Dr Rid said: ℠The threat intuitively makes...

2011-10-04 15:00:00

Gary S. Miliefsky of NetClarity to Help Educate Law Enforcement How to Get One Step Ahead of the Latest Cyber Crime and Cyber War Threats Bedford, MA and Ypsilanti, MI (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 NetClarity, Inc., the leading provider of Next Generation Network Access Control technology in the marketplace today announced that the Companyâs Founder & CTO, Gary S. Miliefsky will be speaking during the National kickoff of October 2011 Cyber Security Awareness Month which takes...

2011-09-26 13:30:00

Nearly 500 Competitors Take Part in National Cyber Security Competition--First Place Winner Receives Trip to SANS NetWars East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 The U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) today announced the winners of its latest Cyber Quests, a national online competition allowing participants to demonstrate their knowledge in a variety of information security disciplines. Chad Weber, a sophomore at Vermont Technical College was the first place winner in the Cyber Quests III...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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