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2011-04-11 17:05:23

Honeypots and web mining The Internet has no borders, no universal legislation, and although highly social and distributed is not represented by cooperation across the globe. Given those characteristics how might nations make their plans for counter terrorism in cyberspace as active online as they are in the everyday world? A collaboration between researchers in the US and Iran hoped to address that issue and its findings are published this month in the International Journal of Internet...

2010-11-19 00:00:43

The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) today announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art cyber security operations center. The MS-ISAC, a division of the Center for Internet Security, is the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation's state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) governments. East Greenbush, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) today...

2010-10-19 12:00:00

Stresses 'More-than-Tech' Solutions for Government and Private Sectors COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland is launching a new cybersecurity initiative that aims to stimulate public-private partnerships and address national vulnerabilities, including those facing industry. The idea is to help "connect the dots" in the region's burgeoning federal and private cyber sector. The focal point of the initiative, the new Maryland Cybersecurity Center...

2010-10-07 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NetWitness® Corporation, the world leader in real-time network forensics and next generation network security monitoring, today announced that Richard A. Clarke and Orson Swindle will be the keynote speakers at the 2nd Annual NetWitness User Conference. The conference will be held on October 25-26, 2010, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Mr. Clarke, currently chairman of Good Harbor...

2010-03-31 16:28:00

Counterterrorism, Counterespionage, Forensic Training for Advanced Professionals UTICA, N.Y., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The threat of cyberterrorism is real and rapidly expanding, warned FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, speaking at a conference recently. Cyber crime -- including cyber terrorism, cyber espionage and online fraud -- poses a grave threat to national security, economic health and even personal safety. Utica College has designed a new master's degree that will answer...

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...

2010-02-17 17:55:00

Bipartisan Policy Center Convenes Former Senior Administration Officials to Respond to Simulated Cyber Attack WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) hosted Cyber ShockWave, a simulated cyber attack on the United States, yesterday in Washington D.C. providing an unprecedented look at how the government would develop a real-time response to a large-scale cyber crisis affecting much of the nation. CNN will air the event exclusively as "We Were...

2010-02-04 13:35:00

Bipartisan Group of Former Senior Administration Officials Respond to Simulated Cyber Terror Attack WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) announced today that it will host Cyber ShockWave, a simulated cyber attack on the United States. Cyber ShockWave will provide an unprecedented look at how the government would develop a response to a cyber crisis. Cyber ShockWave will take place on February 16, 2010, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in...

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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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2010-01-19 09:20:00

"Carry out all my demands or the entire country's electricity will be cut off." Is this another line from a suspense film, or is it a palpable threat made possible with a computer keyboard? "Today, there is a growing trend amongst hackers around the world to threaten national infrastructures for ransom," says Dr. Yaniv Levyatan, an expert in information war at the University of Haifa. If someone still thinks that this is science fiction, Dr. Levyatan notes how just recently, in November 2009,...


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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