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2014-08-15 12:27:43

NSA Program Leverages Industry Expertise To Assist Government Agencies With Targeted Network Attacks On National Security Systems BALTIMORE, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Maddrix, a leading provider of incident response services and technology focused on targeted network attacks and insider threats, announced that it was recently accredited by the National Security Agency as part of the inaugural class of elite Cyber Incident Response Assistance (CIRA) providers under the...

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2014-08-14 07:02:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It might sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but according to Edward Snowden, it’s all too real: the US National Security Agency (NSA) is developing a cyber-defense system capable of not only automatically neutralizing foreign cyberattacks but also launching retaliatory strikes against those nations. Snowden, the whistleblower who publically exposed extensive details of global electronic surveillance and data...

2014-08-13 08:33:24

Further Validates Microsemi FPGA Security Capabilities Leadership, Simplifies Information Assurance System Design ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the company's SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGA and IGLOO®2 FPGA product families are the first and only FPGAs to successfully complete the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA)...

2014-08-08 08:24:14

Frost & Sullivan finds "Trolling" communication highways in the interest of information threatens personal privacy MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Security Agency (NSA) now has access to virtually all online and mobile communications, as well as most credit card transactions, conducted in or through the U.S. The NSA is also tapping into the most popular smartphone applications, including Angry Birds, Google Maps, and Twitter. However, the NSA is far from the...

2014-08-06 23:11:39

Rællic Systems, the research and development startup that enables average consumers to protect their communications from third party intrusions using a friendly web interface, today licensed the PitBull suite of operating system software from leading defense contractor General Dynamics C4 Systems. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Rællic Systems, which offers three levels of consumer messaging protection through client-side in-browser encryption, today made its capabilities...

2014-07-31 12:27:35

New Group Focuses on Needs of Professional Speakers WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To better meet the interests of professional speakers, a new association called the Society of Speakers(TM) is being formed. "Professional speakers' voices are not being heard by associations claiming to represent their interests," said Mitchell P. Davis, CEO of the International Platform Association® (IPA), which is facilitating the launch of the group, but will not play a role in...

2014-07-08 08:38:41

Company one of seven recommended by NSA to respond to and remediate cybersecurity incidents for compromised organizations IRVINE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdStrike, a global provider of security technologies and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks, announced today it is one of seven companies accredited by the National Security Agency (NSA) under its National Security Cyber Assistance Program. The NSA developed the accreditation...

2014-07-07 16:26:05

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today expressed concern about new revelations of the overbroad surveillance authority granted to the National Security Agency (NSA) and other intelligence agencies. CAIR noted that, based on the experience of American Muslim communities in the last decade, such surveillance can significantly undermine legitimate...

ISPs, Parliament Launch Lawsuit Against Britain's GCHQ Over Spying
2014-07-02 10:50:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a twist that seems more fitting of a John Grisham courtroom-based drama than a James Bond adventure the British spy community is reportedly being sued by a number of Internet Service Providers as well as members of Parliament. Last year classified documents released by former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst Edward Snowden revealed a number of American surveillance programs, while also exposing the fact that Great Britain's...

US Spying Fears Leads German Gov't To End Verizon Contract
2014-06-27 09:04:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online "Countries spy on each other, we spy on others." Politician pundit and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer made that bold statement last year when details on the National Security Agency's (NSA) PRISM program were leaked and made public by Edward Snowden. The leaked documents showed that Washington had conducted mass surveillance in Germany and had even eavesdropped on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone. While it is...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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