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2014-09-30 12:36:25

Facebook Live Broadcasts Kickoff Event Featuring Federal, State and Local Officials and Private Sector Digital Industry Leaders WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the nation's leading nonprofit public-private partnership promoting the safe and secure use of the Internet, will launch the 2014 National Cyber Security Awareness Month on October 1 at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) conference in...

2014-09-30 04:23:43

BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, today announced that its joint venture, Shanxi Zhongtianxin Science and Technology Co. Ltd. ("Zhongtianxin"), has won a contract to provide SVAC-compliant video surveillance cameras and system to the Traffic Police Detachment of Taiyuan for RMB76 million, or USD12.4 million approximately. The...

2014-09-29 16:21:24

YAHUD, Israel, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS), the world leader in physical and cyber security solutions, announced that two of its new products have been selected as winners in the 2014 ASIS Accolades Competition: Security's Best Award, each in their respective categories. A team of judges, representing end users and experts in security technologies, evaluated all entries and included two of Magal's products in this...

2014-09-29 12:34:03

MHEC Offers Suite of IT Security and Compliance Solutions throughout the U.S. ACTON, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EiQ Networks, a pioneer in continuous security intelligence, risk and compliance solutions, announces its expanded partnership with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC), a non-profit organization serving educational institutions in the Midwestern region of the United States, to meet growing threat levels to information security. EiQ will provide a...

2014-09-29 08:38:59

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision(®) USA, a North American leader in cutting-edge video surveillance products and solutions, has announced a collaboration with Smartvue(®) Corporation, an enterprise cloud software company whose solutions combine cost-effective edge devices with cloud storage and video management services. Together, the two award-winning companies will provide a cloud-based video surveillance service and camera-to-cloud solution for...

2014-09-29 08:38:46

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securitas Security Services USA is pleased to announce that one of its security officers, Lynn Belliveau of Manchester, NH, was presented with the Ralph Day Security Officer of the Year Award at a ceremony during ASIS 2014 in Atlanta on September 28, 2014. The Award, presented by the Security Services Council of ASIS International, recognizes a front line security officer who has performed in a heroic manner in the course of his or...

2014-09-29 08:30:33

Bahel to Support the Integrated Systems Group within the National Security Sector RESTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced that James Bahel has been appointed Vice President of Business Development for the Integrated Systems Group (ISG). Bahel will succeed Mike Stewart, who will continue his support in gaining internal efficiencies for ISG as Operations Manager....

2014-09-27 23:02:38

The Ponemon Institute’s new survey shows improvement in some areas of emergency incident response, but also spotlights some big concerns that most businesses need to address for their response plans to be, and stay, effective. GDF’s founder weighs in on some of the results and talks about the importance of regular reviews and testing which are instrumental in keeping incident response measures up-to-date and potent. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The Ponemon Institute...

2014-09-27 23:01:23

Mediaplanet today announces distribution of its third cross-platform edition of “Disaster Relief,” a campaign that aims to take the guesswork out emergency response and inspire millions to prepare themselves and their businesses. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 With the recent San Francisco earthquake and unprecedented super storms, Mediaplanet has teamed up with the Center for Disease Control, Office of Emergency Response, Sienna Miller and the International Medical Corps to...

2014-09-26 23:08:08

Emergency preparedness application will give key school personnel and first responders access to critical facility information, floor plans, schematics, digital imagery, and other resources. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to develop digital schematics of the facilities for a private independent school campus in Northeastern Massachusetts. The school is new to the BeSafe Community, and the...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'