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New Space Venture Backed By Director James Cameron And Others
2012-04-19 11:21:23

A new private space exploration company, backed by filmmaker/explorer James Cameron, is set to be unveiled Tuesday (April 24) at the Museum of Flight´s Charles Simonyi Space Gallery in Seattle, Washington, which will reveal a master plan to chart the future of space exploration. While details of the new company, called Planetary Resources, Inc., have been kept secret, officials familiar with the firm said that “the company will overlay two critical sectors – space...

FBI’s Top Cyber Official Joins Startup Security Firm CrowdStrike
2012-04-19 08:01:46

The FBI's former head of cybersecurity, Shawn Henry, announced on Wednesday that he is joining CrowdStrike, a “stealth-mode security startup” that protects corporate customers targeted by hackers and foreign intelligence services. Henry will be President of CrowdStrike´s newly-formed services division, which will focus on assessing and responding to targeted threats to the intellectual property and trade secrets of major Western companies. Henry, who retired from the...

Vote Nears On Controversial Cybersecurity Bill (CISPA)
2012-04-19 07:24:49

Sponsors of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) released the latest changes to their legislation this week, a move they hope will address the concerns of a coalition of civil liberties groups who have launched a “week of action” to protest the proposals. The bill, HR 3523, aims to broaden the means for communication between private companies and the federal government on issues of cybersecurity and national security, and gives authorities...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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