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2014-10-31 08:29:55

Early Registration Ends TODAY (Oct. 31) - Register Now to Save BRL 300 On Two-Day Pass SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, highlights some of the high-intensity Briefings and Workshops to expect at the Black Hat Regional Summit in Brazil this November. This two-day event will be co-located with IT Forum Expo, providing attendees with two parallel tracks of world-class content on the latest security research,...

2014-10-30 12:33:01

Register by Oct. 31 at Midnight EDT to Save $200 on Black Hat's Highly Technical Trainings in Washington, D.C., December 8-11 SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, announced the final days for Black Hat Trainings 2014 early registration pricing. Attendees who register by midnight EDT, October 31, will save $200 on some of the most sought-after Trainings Black Hat has to offer. This four-day event will bring...

2014-10-27 08:30:48

With concerns about Ebola at a fever pitch, the government, hospitals, and doctors are investigating whether technologies such as EHRs hold the key to tracking and fighting the virus. NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last few weeks, Ebola has gone from a localized health concern in parts of Africa to a worldwide crisis when a traveler to United States came down with the virus and died, and two nurses were infected. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154235LOGO While...

2014-10-23 12:30:40

With Ebola in the headlines, the editors of InformationWeek are talking about how technology is trying to combat the deadly disease. NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For weeks, Ebola has been in the news as the deadly disease has spread around parts of Africa. In the US, the one fatality associated with the virus has sparked additional coverage and raised questions about the country's readiness to confront it. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154029LOGO However,...

2014-10-21 12:36:32

World's Leading Information Security Event Supports Community by Awarding 60 Student Scholarships to Up and Coming Security Professionals SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, announced the results of Black Hat Europe 2014, the fourteenth year of the show. Last week Black Hat Europe welcomed more than 1,000 of the most renowned security experts in the world, representing 68 different countries. From Oct....

2014-10-20 12:27:23

UBM Tech names James Connolly as Editor-in-Chief and David Wagner as Community Editor of the popular analytics and big data website and community All Analytics. NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech today named accomplished journalists James Connolly and David Wagner to lead the editorial team for the three-year-old website and online community All Analytics. Connolly, who was named editor-in-chief, previously had been executive editor on A2 and editor of other UBM Tech...

2014-10-17 16:23:04

When it comes to robots, what constitutes ethics? Can a robot programmed to be ethical, become unethical? What about the person doing the programming? Geekend author David Wagner asks the question. NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is it ethical to make a robot that thinks? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152812LOGO If a robot is designed to be ethical, can that robot ever become unethical? Is the engineer who programs the robot responsible for the ethics of his...

2014-10-16 12:28:11

This week, host Curtis Franklin and the editors of InformationWeek discuss the latest news from Apple, updates from Dreamforce 2014 in San Francisco, plus a new feature called "The Week in :60." NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of IT doesn't stand still for a minute, and this week offered a bit of everything for everyone, from the CIO to the IT manager to the consumer gadget freak. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152609LOGO If you missed any of the...

2014-10-16 08:32:20

With the Affordable Care Act and data breaches in the news as of late, InformationWeek is turning its attention to healthcare and how technology can help the industry. NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of healthcare and technology are all around us. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152358LOGO Whether it's buying insurance through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), healthcare providers learning to use new technologies such as electronic healthcare records...

2014-10-14 08:27:11

Join the editors of Bank Systems & Technology today as they discuss findings from the IDC Financial Insights 2014 FinTech report. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial services and the technology that drives the industry are always in a state of flux. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151831LOGO In recent years, with merger and acquisition activity increasing, new entrants coming into the market, and the traditional players evolving to stay relevant, the...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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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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