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2011-10-20 08:30:00

On the 8-9th November, Amsterdam, Netherlands will play host to the inaugural Energy & Utility Cyber Security Summit. This meeting has already generated masses of interest from major utilities and key organisations in Europe and globally, according to sources at Cyber Security for FC Business Intelligence. (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 25+ Attendees from major European utilities have already signed up to attend this yearâs conference, hosted by Cyber Security for FC Business...

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...

2011-10-13 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) - a non-profit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens - in partnership with McAfee and CyberSmart! Education, today released several resources for K-12 schools nationwide to teach students about the importance of security and online safety. These free, easy to use cybersecurity resources include posters, activities, and checklists to...

2011-10-12 11:00:00

Rose State College receives a mentoring grant for cyber security from the Department of Homeland Security and the National Science foundation. Midwest City, OK (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 The Department of Homeland Security and the National Science Foundation awarded a grant to Rose State College recently to invest in its Cyber Security program. The $50,000 grant is also for the college âœto assist in the growth of cyber security programs at other community...

2011-10-12 17:50:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cipher Solutions, a leading IT Security Services provider dedicated to helping clients protect their data, today announced that it has started a free monthly newsletter, Cyber Threat Update, to be distributed to IT customers and users. The Cyber Threat Update will provide news and analysis on recent wide-spread Cyber Attacks and related threats. "The IT industry continues to encounter a growing number of cyber attacks and threats. Cipher...

Georgia Tech Releases Cyber Threats Forecast For 2012
2011-10-12 03:39:41

The year ahead will feature new and increasingly sophisticated means to capture and exploit user data, as well as escalating battles over the control of online information that threatens to compromise content and erode public trust and privacy. Those were the findings announced by the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in today's release of the Georgia Tech Emerging Cyber Threats Report for 2012. The report was released at the...

2011-10-11 10:20:00

Technology CEO Council Endorses BRT Cyber Principles WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private sector steps to strengthen our nation's digital infrastructure combined with new policies and government actions are important to America's national and economic security, the Technology CEO Council said today as it endorsed a series of cyber principles outlined by the Business Roundtable. "Our nation's commerce, communications and defense are reliant upon a critical digital...

2011-10-07 12:15:00

New report suggests companies, governments losing battle with hackers UTICA, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, a non-partisan national security organization, notes that too often companies and government don't do enough to address cybersecurity shortfalls. When faced with cyber attacks, organizations often "patch and pray" and that practice can be disastrous in the ever-evolving, increasingly sophisticated...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry and government will gather today for a Facebook Live stream viewing and audioconference between Lockheed Martin's Global Vision Center in Arlington, Va., and Ypsilanti, Mich., to officially launch National Cyber Security Awareness Month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b) "Lockheed Martin believes that raising cyber security awareness is a team sport. With cyber security at the core of everything we do,...

2011-10-06 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) tomorrow will launch the 8th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) with an event in Ypsilanti, Michigan that will be available worldwide on Facebook Live, Facebook's official live video streaming channel. Viewers will be able to post questions for speakers during the event, set for Friday, October 7th from 8:15-11:30 a.m. ET. (Logo:...