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2014-05-07 08:21:59

ThreatTrack Security report addresses two industries on the cyber war frontlines CLEARWATER, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today published a study that looks at the security vulnerabilities of two industries most often targeted by cybercrime; energy and financial services. 72% of respondents from these industries are confident that their organization will be the target of an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), targeted malware attack or other sophisticated cybercrime or...

Symantec's Brian Dye Claims Antivirus Is A 'Dead' Technology
2014-05-07 07:35:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The antivirus concept that was developed by Symantec more than 25 years ago as a way to protect systems from hackers is now a “dead” technology, according to the Brian Dye, Symantec’s senior vice president for information security. Dye told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that the business of protecting computers from hackers is doomed to failure and that the focus should now be on finding ways to minimize the damage...

2014-05-06 23:09:12

Another year has passed and the home security system experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com have launched their 2014 rankings for the top DIY security systems in the country. The rankings include comprehensive reviews of the top DIY security systems and the companies that offer them. Corpus Christi, Texas (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 For clients who want to install their own home protection measures, a DIY security system is the only solution. Thanks to technology and user-friendly approaches to...

2014-05-06 23:02:46

ZCorum’s Scott Helms and Rick Yuzzi will lead an educational webinar for NCTC members on preventing distributed denial of service attacks by using BCP38. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 ZCorum a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics for cable, telco, wireless and fiber providers, will be conducting a technology webinar for members of the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). The webinar, “Strategies for Fighting Distributed Denial of Service...

2014-05-06 20:22:19

Industry leaders will share next generation best practices for operational safety and cyber security at PAS Technology Conference 2014 in Houston, May 19-21 HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAS, Inc. today announced details of the topics to be presented at its PAS Technology Conference (Twitter hashtag #PASTECH2014) in Houston, May 19-21. The focus of the conference will be sharing of emerging best practices in process safety and cyber security by industry leaders such as BASF,...

2014-05-06 08:43:09

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Napatech (OSE: NAPA), the world's leading supplier of network analysis adapters, today announced that it has opened an office and hired a sales director in the United Kingdom to meet increasing demand for network analysis solutions in the government and defense market. These are the first steps in Napatech's expansion into the UK. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130917/LA81677LOGO Highlights: -- The UK government estimates the...

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2014-05-06 07:33:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online IBM introduced a new suite of cybersecurity offerings on Monday aimed at helping enterprises and other organizations protect critical data. The company’s Threat Protection System and Critical Data Protection Program are comprised of security software and services that build on current offerings, but are more tailored towards enterprises seeking to disrupt zero day attacks. IBM said the new services are the culmination of two...

2014-05-06 04:24:40

Logs and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) products do not have the proper visibility to contain this type of threat TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Aorato revealed that a disabled account in Windows' network does not take effect immediately. In fact, due to design considerations disabled accounts - and the same goes for deleted, expired and locked-out accounts - effectively remain valid up to 10 hours after they had supposedly been revoked. As...

2014-05-05 23:05:59

DHS-Sponsored Research Can Help Secure Web Applications Faster San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Denim Group, the leading secure software development company, today announced the release of ThreadFix 2.0, the first application vulnerability management product in the industry which can point to the exact line of source code responsible for an application vulnerability that has been identified by a dynamic security scan. This new capability and ThreadFix’s new IDE (integrated developer...

2014-05-05 12:32:28

On average, companies around the globe are spending $3.5 million to respond to a data breach TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ponemon Institute released its ninth annual Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis, sponsored by IBM. According to the benchmark study of 314 companies spanning 10 countries, the average consolidated total cost of a data breach increased 15 percent in the last year to $3.5 million[1]. The study also found that the cost incurred for each lost...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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