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2014-09-02 08:28:41

Says safeguarding protected health information has risen to the level of corporate risk management. Urges CEOs to take a more proactive and visible role. CARPINTERIA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of HIPAA security risk assessments and penetration testing services, today released an IT security advisory specifically for senior executives in the healthcare industry. "Today's healthcare CEOs are presiding over the most dynamic period in the...

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2011-03-29 05:35:00

NASA servers used to control spacecraft are vulnerable to cyber attack via the Internet, warned a report released Monday by NASA's inspector general following an audit of the space agency's network security. "We found that computer servers on NASA's agency-wide mission network had high-risk vulnerabilities that were exploitable from the Internet," the report read. "Specifically, six computer servers associated with IT assets that control spacecraft and contain critical data had...

2011-03-18 09:07:00

Connecticut Network Support Leader Announces Evolved IT Support and Security Services FARMINGTON, Conn., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What do iPhones, malware and public Wi-Fi areas have in common? They can all pose significant threats to the safety and security of your computer network. New threats such as these are emerging regularly and old ones continue to evolve. In response, Walker Systems Support, a leader in network management, security and computer support services, announces...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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