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2014-08-05 20:24:03

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PacketSled, Inc., an industry innovator in security analytics, today announced that Chris Wysopal has joined its board of advisors. Wysopal, a globally recognized thought leader, will provide insight into evolving real-world attacks impacting enterprise business. PacketSled makes a next generation, big data security analytics and network forensics platform that allows the enterprise to continuously monitor its networks for evolving threats,...

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2011-08-06 05:35:00

The US Defense Department is recruiting hackers to help it bolster its defenses against cyberattacks, a former hacker now working with the government said on Thursday. The program, known as Cyber Fast Track, was announced by Peiter Zatko during a keynote speech at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, according to John D. Sutter of CNN.com. The program, he says, "is aimed at hackers and computer security experts" and officially launched Wednesday. According to Tabassum Zakaria of Reuters,...

2011-07-07 12:00:00

SEATTLE, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hat, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced that Peiter "Mudge" Zatko, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will be one of this year's keynotes at Black Hat USA 2011, the world's leading information security event. Black Hat USA 2011 will host more than 5000 high-level security professionals for the most timely, actionable security presentations of the year. Black Hat USA is taking...

2010-05-03 13:33:00

BOSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- What: In the first of the Safelight Security Advisors Lightning Talk Series, CEO Rob Cheyne will discuss "An Introduction to SQL Injection," at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Boston chapter meeting, Monday, May 3. Rob will cover the methodology used by professional attackers, along with detailed demonstrations of one of the most common and dangerous OWASP Top 10 issues. After demonstrating how SQL injection can be used to run system...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'