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2014-04-03 08:37:33

Key findings shed light on cybercriminal services, emerging threat ecosystem and key stages for attack interception SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc., the global leader in protecting organizations from advanced cyber attacks and data theft, today released the Websense® Security Labs(TM) 2014 Threat Report, documenting the latest shift in complex attack trends, evolution in the threat ecosystem and shifting motivation of cyber-attacks. "Cybercriminals continue to evolve...

2014-03-31 12:33:14

TAMPA, Fla., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BICSI, the association advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community, is pleased to announce the appointment of BICSI Immediate Past President and Security Industry Liaison, Jerry L. Bowman, RCDD, RTPM, NTS, CISSP, CPP, CDCDP, to a three-year term on the FBI's InfraGard National Member Alliance (INMA) Board of Directors. The convergence of security systems like access control and surveillance onto the...

2014-03-27 23:01:55

Companies Taking Security Awareness Training Seriously - Human error ranks high on threat list; companies are turning to security awareness training to solve the problem. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Security is harder to maintain than it was a year ago according to a study done by KnowBe4, a US based security awareness company. Ransomware (CryptoLocker or CryptoDefense), rapid technology advances and adoption of BYOD create a greater challenge for businesses to stay abreast of...

Black Markets For Hackers Continue To Expand
2014-03-27 13:01:26

RAND Corporation Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND Corporation study. One dramatic example is the December 2013 breach of retail giant Target, in which data from approximately 40 million credit cards and 70 million user accounts was hijacked. Within days, that data appeared — available for...

2014-03-19 00:21:57

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's TED Prize winner - Charmian Gooch of Global Witness - has announced that she will use the prestigious million-dollar award "to make it impossible for criminals and corrupt dictators to hide behind anonymous companies." The announcement was made live and online from the TED stage in Vancouver, with support from leading members of the business, political, law enforcement and campaigning community. Delivering a powerful...

2014-03-17 12:29:53

Enterprises Not Prepared to Mitigate DDoS Attacks; Deficiencies Center on Reliance on Production Infrastructure and Failure to Test Processes and Controls BETHESDA, Md., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2014 Survey on Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), sponsored by Corero Network Security, in which 378 IT professionals answered questions about their experience with DDoS attacks and their ability to protect their assets. "DDoS attacks are...

2014-03-11 23:24:57

VirtualArmor becomes seventh member of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded Alliance’, its growing reseller network focused on email-based threat intelligence to stop and prevent phishing and stop malware Pittsburgh, PA and Littleton, CO. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing, spam and malware, today announced that VirtualArmor has become a part of Malcovery’s...

2014-02-28 12:29:42

Industry Research Study Delivers Outlook for Mobile Forensics PETAH TIKVAH, Israel and PARSIPPANY, New Jersey, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the news release, "Cellebrite Research Reveals Top Trends Shaping Mobile Forensics: Multi-Device, Field Analysis, Social Evidence, Big Data and Malware" issued on 26 Feb 2014 11:00 GMT, by Cellebrite over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the link to the company website has been corrected. Complete, corrected...

2014-02-26 23:24:10

Defense.Net a Gold Winner in Info Security Products Guide’s 10th Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards for DDoS Mitigation Services Belmont, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Defense.Net, the only company designed to mitigate the increasing scale and sophistication of modern Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, a leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Defense.Net a Gold winner of the 2014 Global...

2014-02-26 08:33:37

Industry Research Study Delivers Outlook for Mobile Forensics PETAH TIKVAH, Israel and PARSIPPANY, New Jersey, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellebrite [http://www.radware.com ], the leading provider of mobile forensic and mobile data transfer solutions, shares its industry forecast of top trends shaping mobile forensics this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140202/667552 ) Cellebrite surveyed its customer base and conducted interviews with...


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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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