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2010-09-08 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced that Michael Barrett, Chief Information Security Officer at PayPal, has joined the organization's board of directors. NCSA is a nonprofit, public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education to help a digital citizenry stay safe and secure in an increasingly connected world. It works across government, private, nonprofit and academic organizations toward that...

2010-08-31 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has named Nadia Short, Vice President and General Manager of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems' Cyber Division, to its board directors. Short joins representatives from AT&T, ADP, Cisco, EMC, Google, Lockheed Martin, McAfee, Microsoft, SAIC, Symantec and Visa in helping bring awareness to cyber security and Internet safety. NCSA is a nonprofit, public-private partnership focused on...

2010-08-10 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that their personal online actions can help make the greater online world safer for everyone, including their friends, family, country, and the larger global community of Internet users, a national survey of U.S. adults released today by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) finds. The survey was conducted as part of a...

2010-07-27 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a public-private partnership focused on educating a digital citizenry to stay safe and secure online, today launched its National Cyber Security Awareness Month Web portal (LINK: http://www.staysafeonline.org/ncsam) with information on events, activities, promotions and educational materials to be used in preparation for the online safety month to be held in October. Anyone - family, employers,...

2010-06-16 10:02:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For most American school children, summer vacation is officially underway, and with scores of young people away from the classroom, many of them will spend their free time on the Internet - that's according to their parents. Nearly 30 percent of parents report their kids will spend more time online this summer than they did during the school year. More than 50 percent said their children will spend the same amount of time online, according...

2010-03-31 09:49:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has joined the nonprofit organization's board of directors. Charles Croom, Vice President of Cyber Security Solutions at Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services, will represent the company on the NCSA board. NCSA is a non-profit, public-private partnership dedicated to cybersecurity awareness and public education. It brings...

2010-03-18 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced that Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADP) has joined the association's board of directors. Roland Cloutier, vice president and chief security officer, will hold ADP's board of director seat on the association. The NCSA is a nonprofit public private partnership that brings together government, corporate, non-profit and academic organizations to conduct public education and awareness...

2010-02-25 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- America's young people aren't receiving adequate instruction to use digital technology and navigate cyber space in a safe, secure and responsible manner and are ill-prepared to address these subjects, according to a new poll released by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and supported by Microsoft Corporation. The State of K-12 Cyberethics, Cybersafety and Cybersecurity Curriculum in the U.S. Survey found that more than three quarters of U.S....

2009-12-22 13:46:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the leading public private partnership in cybersecurity education and awareness, today applauded President Obama's appointment of Howard Schmidt as Cybersecurity Coordinator. Mr. Schmidt brings with him the necessary breadth and depth of experience across government, industry, and non-profit sectors, along with a broad understanding of the unique challenges cybersecurity presents to America's...

2009-12-22 10:08:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) elected new executive officers for 2010 at its board meeting on December 14, 2009. Shannon Kellogg, longtime NCSA Board member and Director of Information Security Policy for EMC Corporation, will serve as board chair. Kellogg helped co-found NCSA in 2001 and has served on the NCSA board of directors since 2004, including two terms as treasurer and officer of the board. "Cyber security has become a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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