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2014-04-04 23:32:07

Campaign provides key recommendations for state and local governments to adopt immediate, low-cost, and effective defenses against cyber attacks East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Today, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and Council on CyberSecurity (CCS), working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council (GHSAC), launched the Cyber Hygiene Campaign. The Campaign provides key...

2013-10-01 12:35:03

Pennsylvanians encouraged to take the "Cyber Pledge" HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett has proclaimed October as "Cyber Security Awareness Month" as a reminder to everyone about the importance of protecting your personal information, computers and mobile devices online. "The number of cyber attacks and online threats continues to increase at an alarming pace. At the same time, cyber criminals are finding new ways to exploit technology," Corbett said....

2013-05-15 16:20:45

SAIC to Add Enhanced Cybersecurity Services to the Commercial Market Offering MCLEAN, Va., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program to become a Commercial Service Provider (CSP) of approved ECS services that will strengthen protection of U.S. critical infrastructure against imminent cyber attacks. In...

2013-05-13 16:20:41

FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that will enable the expansion of cybersecurity protections for the nation's critical infrastructure. Northrop Grumman is now starting the security accreditation process which is required before approval to operate as a commercial services provider under the DHS Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program....

2013-04-23 12:33:06

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) is requesting $53.48 million in emergency funding from Congress to help prepare our public health first responders for reality of drug-resistant gonorrhea. WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gonorrhea has long been one of the most commonly-reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the U.S. and, unfortunately, with rising antimicrobial resistance, it has also become one of the most frightening for public health. We are now...

2013-03-19 12:30:03

ATLANTA, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Savvy Cyber Kids announced today that it has joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign's National Network, forming a partnership that will promote cybersecurity awareness to children nationwide. The Campaign will help provide Savvy Cyber Kids with tools and resources to help raise awareness about online dangers and the importance of cybersecurity among young children before they become active online...

2013-03-18 23:01:27

Obsidian Analysis, Inc. (http://www.obsidiandc.com) announced today that James E. Harris, Jr. has joined the firm as a Senior Specialist for Cybersecurity. Mr. Harris will serve as part of Obsidian´s senior management team directing cybersecurity and business resilience programs for private sector, Federal, and state government customers. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Obsidian Analysis, Inc. announced today that James E. Harris, Jr. has joined the firm as a Senior Specialist...

2012-12-21 05:02:32

TagVault.org, the registration and certification authority for ISO/IEC 19770-2:2009 Software Identification (SWID) tags, today announced that it is simplifying its membership model, expanding the number of board seats, and lowering the cost of membership. These changes are based on the interests of both commercial and governmental organizations that have recognized that a better approach to accurate and authoritative software identification can save money, improve security and lower risks for...

2012-11-28 16:26:37

The innovation: Fostering international cooperation among government agencies and private companies to identify and implement the most critical cybersecurity controls to protect their systems, networks, and information--potentially leading to an internationally recognized minimum standard of due care in cybersecurity WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced that three UK government departments/Authorities -- CESG (the National Technical...

2012-09-18 06:35:57

CHANTILLY, Va., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's dynamic cybersecurity environment the old adage, "if you can't measure it, it's not important," is all too true. Accurate, effective and real time auditing and metrics enable sensible decision making and efficient compliance, according to cyber experts at TASC, Inc. Today, most cyber audits and compliance practices are still manual and labor intensive. They do not reflect the modern cloud-computing capability or the need for real time...