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2010-01-22 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Wilbur Fondren Jr. was sentenced today to 36 months in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for charges involving espionage and making false statements to the FBI. David Kris, Assistant Attorney General for National Security; Neil H. MacBride, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; and John Perren, Acting Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office, made the announcement. Fondren, 62,...

2009-11-17 12:08:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Zscaler, Inc., the market leader in cloud-delivered multi-tenant Security as a Service (SaaS), today announced that its SaaS security service has achieved OPSEC(TM) (Open Platform for Security) certification from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. Through OPSEC certification, Zscaler seamlessly interoperates with Check Point's market-leading Security Gateway R70 and NGX R65...

2009-08-05 12:40:00

Security concerns have prompted officials at the Pentagon to review the use of Twitter and other social networking sites, AFP reported. Marine Corps spokesman Lieutenant Craig Thomas said the Marines had already banned the use of social media on military networks but issued a more detailed order this week defining which sites were out of bounds and noting possible exceptions to the rule. A recent post on the Marine Corps website stated: "These Internet sites in general are a proven haven for...

2009-02-23 12:07:00

Mobile Security Software May Now Be Purchased to Protect Sensitive Government Communications and Data COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ --- SMobile Systems, the leading provider of security solutions for mobile phones has received its GSA schedule contract # GS-35F-0179V. SMobile products are now available on GSA Advantage, the Federal Government procurement site. "We have provided our services and security applications to a wide cross section of government agencies over the years,"...

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