Latest Global Cybersecurity Agenda Stories

2012-07-02 23:01:27

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), with the support of the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT), Jordan are organising the first UN-backed cross border cyber drill designed to test the Arab region´s cyber response capabilities and improve readiness and reaction in the event of a theoretical future cyber attack. The drill forms part of an ITU-IMPACT Arab region...

Vote Nears On Controversial Cybersecurity Bill (CISPA)
2012-04-19 07:24:49

Sponsors of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) released the latest changes to their legislation this week, a move they hope will address the concerns of a coalition of civil liberties groups who have launched a “week of action” to protest the proposals. The bill, HR 3523, aims to broaden the means for communication between private companies and the federal government on issues of cybersecurity and national security, and gives authorities...

2012-03-15 08:45:00

Leading IT Security training and certification firm´s innovative mapping of courses assists training managers with planning education roadmaps that conform to the NICE framework and job specialty areas Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 SecureNinja, a leader in Information Security training and services, has aligned its course offerings with the recent NIST initiative; The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). This mapping of SecureNinja's training core and...

2012-01-27 11:00:00

Dr. Hamadoun I. Toure, the Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has officially been appointed as the Patron of the Global CyberLympics, which is the World´s first series of international team ethical hacking championships. With that appointment, Dr. Toure will become Chair of the Global CyberLympics Advisory Council (GCAC). Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 EC-Council's Global CyberLympics organizing committee is pleased to announce the official...

2011-12-04 08:00:00

United Nationsâ specialized agency the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) yesterday held the worldâs first cross border drill exercise by an international organization and a United Nations agency. Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 United Nationsâ specialized agency the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

IMPACT has released âœIMPACTâs 2008-2011 Activity Reportâ. 2008-2011 was a period of rapid growth for ITU-IMPACT and firmly cemented its leading position as a global cybersecurity organisation. Today, with 137 partner countries formally part of the coalition and with strong support from global industry giants and prestigious partners from the academia, ITU-IMPACT has become the largest cybersecurity alliance of its kind in the world....

2011-11-09 22:41:37

The National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) has published for public comment a draft document that classifies the typical duties and skill requirements of cybersecurity workers. The document is meant to define professional requirements in cybersecurity, much as other professions, such as medicine and law, have done. NICE is an interagency effort coordinated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and focused on cybersecurity awareness, education, training...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.