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Security Flaw Discovered In Samsung's KNOX For Galaxy S 4 Devices
2013-12-25 04:42:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When people talk about security, Fort Knox - where the nation’s gold reserve is stored - is brought to mind. The Kentucky military base sets the bar high in terms of security, but Samsung’s KNOX security system for its Galaxy S4 is another story altogether. Samsung introduced KNOX as a secure BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) platform at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona Spain in February. KNOX was designed to...

2012-06-19 02:20:16

FORT KNOX, Ky., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has renewed its partnership with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to continue providing students with the resources and leadership training needed to succeed in today's competitive marketplace. As a sponsor at the 83rd Annual LULAC National Convention and Exposition, June 25-30 in Orlando, Fla., Army representatives will highlight the numerous educational and financial resources available to students. In...

2011-10-28 13:24:00

New bargaining unit covers more than 1,400 employees at BRAC-consolidated HR center FORT KNOX, Ky., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees is now the exclusive representative for more than 1,400 Army civilian personnel specialists who provide human resources services to soldiers, veterans, retirees and Army families. Employees at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command in Ft. Knox, Ky., voted 302-81 in favor of joining AFGE...

2011-10-28 07:00:00

FORT KNOX, Ky., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army today renewed its longstanding partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) by announcing its sponsorship of HACU's upcoming 25th annual national conference as well as expanding its support of the HACU-Army College Tour program. The Army's partnership with HACU is based on a mutual commitment to preparing Hispanic youth for academic and career success. Specific programs will provide students,...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

FORT KNOX, Ky., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army today reaffirmed its commitment to helping more young Hispanics pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by announcing its sponsorship and attendance at the 2011 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers' (SHPE) annual convention. The convention will be held from Oct. 26-30 in Anaheim, Calif. The Army's partnership with SHPE is rooted in the organization's mutual commitment to increasing STEM...

2011-10-06 07:00:00

FORT KNOX, Ky., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army is partnering with the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) to inspire more young Latinos to stay in school, improve their academic performance and complete a college education or other ongoing training. As an Honorary Co-Chair sponsor of the USHLI Student Leadership Series, the Army will deliver this message at USHLI Student Leadership Conferences in Newark, NJ, Oct. 7-8; in Chicago, IL, Oct. 21-22; and in Portland, OR, Nov....

2011-09-15 12:33:00

FORT KNOX, Ky., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --During Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15), the U.S. Army will recognize the Latino community and commemorate the contributions of the more than one million Hispanics who proudly served - and continue to serve - in our nation's defense. Hispanic Americans have a long history of service in the U.S. military dating back to the American Revolution. That legacy includes 43 Hispanic recipients of the Medal of Honor, the country's...

2011-07-01 12:17:00

FORT KNOX, Ky., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) have renewed their mutual commitment to helping prepare today's youth to become tomorrow's leaders. Through its sponsorship of LULAC's 82nd Annual Convention and Exposition - from June 27 to July 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio - the Army collaborated with LULAC representatives to develop strategies and help prepare U.S. Hispanics - the nation's fastest growing ethnicity - for personal...

2011-02-28 05:00:00

FORT KNOX, Ky., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Accessions Command today launched an iPhone application and a mobile website as part of its Army Strong Stories blogging and storytelling platform. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110228/CG55390-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110228/CG55390-b) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110228/CG55390-c) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110228/CG55390-d) As a natural extension of the...

2010-09-17 07:00:00

FORT KNOX, Ky., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army today reinforced its ongoing support for Hispanic higher education through its sponsorship of the 2010 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Annual Conference. At the conference - Sept. 18-20 in San Diego -Army will meet with HACU officials and other academic leaders and educators to address their common goal of increasing opportunities and resources for Hispanic students to pursue a college education. Attended by...