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2012-06-01 10:33:08

Members of Congress expressed strong opposition on Thursday to proposals to bring the Internet under centralized United Nations control, saying they are committed to preventing the global agency from gaining authority over Internet content and infrastructure. The pledge came during a congressional hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which included testimony from various U.S. officials and technology leaders. All of the witnesses voiced opposition to placing the Internet...

2012-04-21 23:00:26

Armen Orujyan PhD, Founder and CEO of Athgo Corporation, has joined the United Nations´ venerated Broadband Commission for Digital Development as a Commissioner. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Armen Orujyan PhD, Founder and CEO of Athgo Corporation, has joined the United Nations´ venerated Broadband Commission for Digital Development as a Commissioner. The Commission, founded by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and UNESCO, comprises a select group of top...

2012-03-10 12:00:00

Silicon Valley Based University ITU recently moves from Sunnyvale, California to Downtown San Jose and is open for Summer Enrollment. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 ITU is a university founded by Dr. Shu-Park Chan, former professor and Dean of the Engineering School at Santa Clara University of 30 years. The classes are small, allowing for personable learning, and all courses are application-based, tailored to suit the needs of Silicon Valley corporations. For example, industry...

2012-01-27 11:00:00

Dr. Hamadoun I. Toure, the Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has officially been appointed as the Patron of the Global CyberLympics, which is the World´s first series of international team ethical hacking championships. With that appointment, Dr. Toure will become Chair of the Global CyberLympics Advisory Council (GCAC). Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 EC-Council's Global CyberLympics organizing committee is pleased to announce the official...

UN Gives Go-Ahead for Next Generation of Wireless Technology
2012-01-19 14:41:25

Representatives at a United Nations telecommunications meeting have given the green light for the next generation of smart phone technology, according to the Associated Press (AP). Industry experts claim that the new telecom technology will make mobile devices some 500 times faster than 3G smartphones, making the wait time between the tap of the touch screen and the appearance of a website a thing of the past. While networks are expected to begin updating their equipment immediately,...

2011-12-04 08:00:00

United Nationsâ specialized agency the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) yesterday held the worldâs first cross border drill exercise by an international organization and a United Nations agency. Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 United Nationsâ specialized agency the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

IMPACT has released âœIMPACTâs 2008-2011 Activity Reportâ. 2008-2011 was a period of rapid growth for ITU-IMPACT and firmly cemented its leading position as a global cybersecurity organisation. Today, with 137 partner countries formally part of the coalition and with strong support from global industry giants and prestigious partners from the academia, ITU-IMPACT has become the largest cybersecurity alliance of its kind in the world....

2011-11-09 22:41:37

The National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) has published for public comment a draft document that classifies the typical duties and skill requirements of cybersecurity workers. The document is meant to define professional requirements in cybersecurity, much as other professions, such as medicine and law, have done. NICE is an interagency effort coordinated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and focused on cybersecurity awareness, education, training...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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