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2011-09-19 13:30:00

National Online Pledge Is a Call to Action for Citizens to Do Their Part to Stay Safe in Cyberspace East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Today the Center for Internet Security, through its Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), launched a national Cyber Security Pledge campaign to encourage citizens to declare their commitment to using good practices for staying safe on the Internet. Online dangers such as identity theft, phishing scams, worms and viruses,...

2011-08-08 06:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced that Michael Miller, vice president of the company's Federal Sector, will present at the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team's (US-CERT's) GFIRST Conference on Thursday, August 11, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual GFIRST Conference instructs non-technical, public- and private-sector...

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2011-07-26 09:35:00

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) senior cyber security official abruptly resigned on Monday amid several high-profile attacks on government computer systems, reports Reuters. Randy Vickers resigned as director of the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), a part of DHS's National Cyber Security Division. DHS declined to comment on either the attacks or the resignation of its top official as of Monday. Vickers' resignation was announced in an email to staff by Bobbie...

2010-10-19 01:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ridge Global, an international provider of security and risk management services, today announced the appointment of Amit Yoran, CEO of Netwitness Corporation, to the company's board of advisors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081217/NE52933LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081217/NE52933LOGO) "Amit Yoran brings exceptional skills, insights and experience to the areas of cybersecurity, risk management and...

2010-10-06 13:39:00

ARLINGTON, Va. Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association joins the nationwide campaign to encourage cybersecurity caution and protection during the 7th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) within the Department of Homeland Security. This year's Stop. Think. Connect. Campaign brings a national public awareness effort to lead the nation to a higher level of Internet safety by challenging the American public...

2009-12-22 15:01:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced it has won a contract from the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The NCSD Mission Support Services contract totals $50 million for one base year plus four option years, if exercised. The purpose of this...

2009-10-16 16:02:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today calls on all Americans to heed the cybersecurity call to action made by President Barack Obama via a video address on the White House.gov blog (http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Protecting-yourself-online/). President Obama used the National Cyber Security Month address to focus on the responsibility that the government, private sector and everyday citizens share for ensuring America's cyber...

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2009-10-04 14:10:00

The federal government wants Americans to be aware that their home and office computers are one of the major national security threats. The Obama administration is issuing guidance on cybersecurity, urging citizens to "think before you click" and to know who may be on the other end of an instant message. Anything you do in cyberspace stays in cyberspace for potential criminals to see, steal and use against you or your government. The Internet is the "soft underbelly" of the U.S. today, and...

2009-08-12 08:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumfant(R), creator of patent-pending software that automatically detects, analyzes and remediates unexpected changes and conditions at the endpoint, today announced the addition of Gregory (Greg) T. Garcia , former Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Communications (CS&C) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to its Advisory Board. The Advisory Board provides the Triumfant executive team with valuable insights to ensure...


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