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2014-07-24 23:12:39

The new, all-in-one business solution is sending out the second half of its two-part Growth Hacking infographic. The release comes one week after the launch of WebPowerUp.com. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 WebPowerUp, the first business-in-a-box, is pleased to release its second Growth Hacking infographic. The release comes one week after the site’s official launch. The series keys on some of the more popular and successful Growth Hacks utilized by a selection of (now) large companies and how...

2014-07-17 08:26:37

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Hacker, CAE, CEM, FASAE, formerly the longtime president of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), has been named Director of Industry Relations for Schneider Publishing. Since his retirement from IAEE in October 2012, Hacker has served as "The Association Doctor" columnist for Schneider Publishing's Association News magazine. Hacker has also directed the educational programming for Schneider Publishing's...

2014-07-10 23:08:05

As the relationship between the U.S. and Russia continues to deteriorate, TroopTree.com has become a frequent target for Russian hackers. Hackers blocked real users, but can’t penetrate TroopTree’s secure video vault. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 For the past few months TroopTree.com has thwarted numerous attacks from what they have determined to be Russian hackers on its website. The attacks started roughly around the same time the relationship between the governments of the...

2014-07-09 23:07:37

High Stakes Cyber-Ransom Likely to Become the New Norm with Mobile Devices as Prey Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 In response to a recent study done on IT professionals, KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman announced an extension of the company’s offer to pay any customer’s cyber ransom with Bitcoin if they are hit after stepping through KnowBe4’s security awareness training. Our 300+ sample study shows 88% of IT professionals expect ransomware to grow the rest of this year. The...

2014-07-05 23:02:03

With just one member of an organization falling for the phishing scam that delivers the EMOTET Trojan, everyone and everything on the network they are connected to can be put at risk. Global Digital Forensics’ founder discusses what organizations can do to raise social engineering awareness to protect against these type of malware infiltrations, while at the same time helping to secure other critical aspects of their cyber security posture. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Earlier...

US, European Energy Companies Under Attack By Russian Hackers
2014-07-01 10:40:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, Symantec Corp. reported that a group of Russian hackers – known as "Energetic Bear," as well as "Dragonfly" – is now attacking energy companies in the United States and Europe. The group is reportedly capable of disrupting power supplies, the cyber-security researchers warned. "An ongoing cyberespionage campaign against a range of targets, mainly in the energy sector, gave attackers the ability to mount sabotage...

2014-06-30 23:18:47

Johnny Long, author and revolutionary security thinker, will be coming to the US to deliver the keynote at Hacker Halted, EC-Council Foundation’s premier security conference. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Title: Johnny Long, world renowned author of Google Hacking and the Founder of Hackers for Charity.org, to headline EC-Council Foundation’s Hacker Halted Summary: Johnny Long, author and revolutionary security thinker, will be coming to the US to deliver the keynote at...

Montana State Health Records Compromised In Massive Data Breach
2014-06-25 13:48:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In William Shakespeare's patriotic play Henry V, the king rallies his men with the now famous line, "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more." In the era of almost daily reports of hacking its all too common to hear "once more about a breach," a security breach. This week it was some 1.3 million people that had their Social Security numbers and other personal information compromised following a data security breach of...

2014-06-17 23:15:34

By creating affordable training and lodging packages, EC-Council has made budgetary constraints easier to navigate while offering up industry-leading knowledge. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 EC-Council Foundation’s Rocket City TakeDownCon will not only provide the industry’s best training to those government personnel who are looking to increase their cyber security savvy, but the event also provides the most affordability. By offering a scholarship opportunity to information...

2014-06-17 23:08:10

Hack Reactor, the immersive JavaScript-focused coding academy, announced today it will offer the flexibility of a 12-week remote class to students throughout the world. Applicants accepted into the new Hack Reactor Remote Beta program will receive the coveted learning and mentorship experience coupled with the job search mentoring Hack Reactor is known for, without being bound to the geographic limitations of the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Hack Reactor...


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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