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2011-03-21 13:22:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyber Switching (www.cyberswitching.com), a leading provider and innovator of power distribution and power management solutions, announced the launch of a new trade-in program named Cash for Clunkers(TM). The Cyber Switching Cash for Clunkers program offers new and existing customers the ability to trade-in older and less reliable Power Distribution Units (PDUs) for Cyber Switching's advanced PDU products at discounted prices. Featuring a...

2011-03-03 13:42:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though stationed in Iraq, U.S. Army Maj. Jay Eckhart got to see his daughter graduate from high school after all. Wearing a blue cap and gown, Miranda Eckhart, 19, was graduated from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Wednesday, March 2, in a special ceremony at the online school's Harrisburg Support Center. Present were her mother, Susan, her sister-in-law Jenny, and - via a Skype video phone connection - her father, a career...

2011-03-02 09:25:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google Vice President Vinton Cerf, two former presidential advisors and FBI Assistant Director Gordon Snow will join an eclectic group of speakers at the Air Force Association's inaugural CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exposition, to be held March 31 - April 1, at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, Maryland, just minutes from downtown D.C. AFA's CyberFutures Conference boasts some of the nation's top IT and cyber...

2011-03-01 09:47:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ceremony Monday at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Eastern Support Center, 14 students lit candles and recited a pledge to uphold the National Honor Society ideals of character, scholarship, leadership and service. They are the first members of the newly formed NHS Chapter at PA Cyber. Similar NHS ceremonies are planned at two other regional PA Cyber offices: tonight in Harrisburg, Pa., and Thursday in Baden, Pa., near...

2011-02-28 08:50:00

Conference Highlights Cyber with Discussions, Exhibits, Competition - and now Career Fair ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's newest event, the CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exposition, will explore cyberspace with energetic discussions, the latest in information technology and education - and now includes a career fair for job seekers. AFA has partnered with the leading military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary to...

2011-02-07 13:05:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced highlights from its Third Annual Security Blogger Summit, held last week in Madrid. This year's event focused on cyber-activism and cyber-war, as well as the new dangers posed to users and institutions on the Internet. The roundtable discussion, featuring top security experts in the industry, centered around the most recent examples of this emerging phenomenon, case studies of...

2011-02-01 00:17:52

A National Competition for High School Students to Identify Future Cyber Security Experts East Greenbush, N.Y. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 The U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) today announced its Cyber Foundations competition, an online contest to identify talented high school students with the skills to pursue advanced education and job opportunities in the cyber security field. The Cyber Foundations competition was piloted in California, Maryland, and Rhode Island and is now being...

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2011-01-31 14:35:22

The Times newspaper reported on Monday that stock exchanges in Britain and the U.S. have enlisted the help of the security services after finding out they were the victims of cyber attacks. According to the British newspaper, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is investigating a terrorist cyber-attack on its headquarters last year while U.S. officials have traced an attack on one of its exchanges to Russia. The Times reported that officials suspect the attacks were designed to spread panic...

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2011-01-17 12:20:02

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a report on Monday that cyber attacks now have the potential to cause global catastrophe, but only in combination with another disease. The study said there were very few single "cyber events" that could cause a global shock. Examples were a successful attack on one of the technical protocols on which the Internet depends, or a large solar flare that could wipe out key communications components like satellites. The...

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2010-12-27 14:46:08

The German government said Monday that it detected a sharp rise in cyber attacks in 2010, which has sparked it to set up a center to deal with the danger next year. "There has been a sharp rise in so-called electronic attacks on the networks of German government and local authorities," interior ministry spokesman Stefan Paris told a regular government briefing. "Germany is a very high-tech country with considerable experience and know-how, so of course others will naturally try to get hold...


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