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2010-11-02 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials Drs. Starnes Walker and Robert Griffin will kick off day three of the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 10) as featured speakers. Walker, director of research for the DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T), will discuss DHS research directions, provide examples of current research initiatives and address the directorate's strategic plan...

2010-09-29 12:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program will present the strategic directions of U.S. federal cybersecurity research immediately following the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 10) in November. During this special session, senior U.S. government officials will describe R&D themes developed to orient federal cybersecurity research and to...

2010-09-10 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Counterfeiting is an emerging national security issue for military and homeland security officials, as well as the commercial industrial base. The detection and prevention of counterfeiting is one of the topics that will be presented at the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 10) in November. Counterfeit products, such as electronics and computer systems and networks, compromise mission assurance,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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