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2010-08-31 13:25:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Security Services (MSS) is one of the strongest segments within the IT security landscape in Latin America. Expecting to deliver high growth rates in the short- and medium-term, the region observed a boost of new local participants and the entrance of international ones in the last three years. Currently the market in Latin America is highly fragmented, with many competitors striving to leverage their brand awareness as well as promote technical...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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