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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...

2014-06-26 16:20:38

In cybersecurity, the motto is partner or perish, leaders at AFCEA International Cyber Symposium agree. FAIRFAX, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Government agencies and the private sector must determine ways to cooperate to defeat cyberthreats or both could face catastrophic consequences. For the commercial sector, individual companies or even entire economic sectors could face total collapse. For the government, the critical infrastructure could suffer attacks that...

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...

2014-06-25 08:35:18

Company Also Issues First-Ever Report on the Economics of Bug Bounties SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bugcrowd, the innovator in crowdsourced security testing, today announced the public availability of the company's Flex Bounty(TM) security testing program, allowing any company to leverage Bugcrowd's worldwide network of over 9,500 security researchers for customized bug bounty programs. This new approach to bug bounty programs, pioneered by Bugcrowd over the last year in...

2014-06-24 23:05:03

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Cyber Security markets. Global market for Cyber Security is projected to reach US$139.8 billion by 2020, primarily driven by the growing focus among private and public enterprises on protecting IT infrastructure from cyber threats. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – While the modern interconnected world brings in numerous advantages and empowers enterprises, it also brings in a fair share of...

2014-06-24 08:35:18

Enterprise Immune System Addresses Insider and External Threats CAMBRIDGE, England, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darktrace, founded by world-class machine learning specialists and operational government intelligence experts, today announced the launch of its self-learning Darktrace Cyber Intelligence Platform version 2. Darktrace gives customers the ability to detect anomalies in real time that go undetected by existing security tools, thanks to its ground-breaking Enterprise...

2014-06-19 23:08:41

Top officials and thought leaders in Academia, Government, and Industry Honor Jay Bavisi, president of EC-Council, by electing him to join the Board of Directors of The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE). Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE), reputed as one of the largest information security gathering of academics, government, and industry professionals in the United States elected to its board...

2014-06-18 23:16:38

EC-Council, creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program, and the North Alabama chapter of ISSA have established a partnership to deliver low cost training to NAISSA members at the upcoming IT security conference, TakeDownCon Rocket City in Huntsville, AL presented by EC-Council Foundation in partnership with Dynetics. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 EC-Council, creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program, and the North Alabama chapter of...

2014-06-18 16:21:26

Company announces plans to extend US-based youth cyber education programme to UK LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) called for more robust global partnerships to provide a collective defence against increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks in a keynote address yesterday by Kathy Warden, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, during Information Assurance 2014 (IA14), the U.K. government's flagship event...


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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