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2010-09-16 06:28:54

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) must construct a "cyber shield" to protect the alliance from Internet threats to its military and economic infrastructures, a US defense official told the AFP news agency on Wednesday. Cyber security is a crucial element for the 28-nation alliance to adopt at its summit of leaders in Lisbon November 19 and 20, US Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn said in Brussels. Lynn said the alliance needs to play a significant role in...

2010-08-26 19:40:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyber Switching (www.cyberswitching.com), a leading provider and innovator of power distribution and power management solutions, today announced that the company was featured on the Inc. 5000 list, recognizing the fastest-growing private companies in America. It was Cyber Switching's first time recognized on the exclusive Inc. 5000 list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) (Logo:...

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2010-07-09 08:45:00

"9ec4c12949a4f31474f299058ce2b22a" is the coded message found inscribed in the logo of the Pentagon's newly created US Cyber Command, causing a stir among bloggers and curious techies raring to crack the obscure message. Tech magazine Wired asked readers this week to help decipher the code on the logo, which also features a picture of a globe and a bald eagle perched on a shield adorned with crossed swords, a lightning bolt and a key. By Thursday, the comments section on Wired had attracted...

2010-07-06 09:13:00

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A report by an independent research firm concludes that the Chinese military, the People's Liberation Army, is likely behind many recent episodes of cyber espionage and cyber intrusions against the United States. The white paper was assembled over several months by a small team of journalists and researchers, reviewing military, academic, technical and government documents as well as interviewing government sources. The paper is being made available to...

2010-06-08 16:28:00

Online school launches alumni organization PITTSBURGH, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many of the 1,032 graduating seniors in the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, the school's 10th commencement exercises this week at Pittsburgh and Harrisburg will mark the first and last time they ever meet. Increasing numbers of graduates, however, have already met through PA Cyber's numerous educational field trips, at social and recreational outings organized by the school's Family Link...

2010-03-26 10:38:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline will exhibit in booth #625 at the FAA IT/ISS Conference, March 29 - April 2, 2010 in Orlando, FL. Lunarline holds the eFAST vehicles and provides services under the following three functional areas: Business Administration and Management, Engineering Services, and Documentation and Training. Lunarline's cyber security solutions and training are available for FAA by referencing #DTFAWA10A-00245. Waylon Krush, Co-founder and CEO of...

2010-03-03 14:31:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Rsignia® successfully demonstrated its new cyber warfare offensive capability today in a live four-hour test in their Cyber Warfare Test and Simulation Lab. The CyWarfius® CyberScope(TM) is capable of deep content inspection with the ability to conduct a surgical offensive strike on a specific target. While the details of the test will remain confidential due to the sensitive nature of the capabilities, the...

2010-02-28 06:18:00

LONDON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Visiongain calculates that the global cyberwarfare market was worth a total of $8.12bn in 2009. Visiongain expects to continue to see significant sales growth. The means for launching cyber weapons are cheap, easily accessible and quickly deployable. Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent and more sophisticated. The potential for massive disruption has made cyberwarfare a major cause for concern for the governments of all nations. Estonia came under...

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2010-02-01 06:40:00

International Telecommunications Union secretary general Hamadoun Toure proposed a treaty this weekend that would help prevent attacks on the cyber community from becoming an all out war. The risk of cyber conflicts between countries is growing every year. The attack on Google from China and attacks on Estonia have been major issues. The treaty would engage countries not to make the first cyber strike against other nations. The UN official told attendees of the World Economic Forum, "A cyber...

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2009-11-17 15:02:13

Computer security firm McAfee has issued a report showing that many nations are beefing up their defenses for cyber warfare. The new McAfee report refers to a "Cyber Cold War," with the key players being the US, Israel, Russia, China and France. "While we have not yet seen a 'hot' cyberwar between major powers, the efforts of nation-states to build increasingly sophisticated cyberattack capabilities, and in some cases demonstrate a willingness to use them, suggest that a 'Cyber Cold War' may...


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