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2009-05-11 08:35:00

In a recently-published two-part investigative series, a former Air Force officer reveals the inside story about a "turf war" being waged by bureaucrats within the Department of Defense over the use of portable lie detection technology during interrogations of enemy combatants, terror suspects and others on and off the battlefield. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recently-published two-part investigative series, former Air Force officer Bob McCarty reveals the inside story...

2009-05-04 07:00:00

Leading IT Service Providers Selected to Bring Technical Expertise and On-the-Ground Support to Crossbeam Customers in the UK and the Nordics BOXBOROUGH, Mass., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossbeam Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation security platforms for high-performance networks, today announced that it has expanded its Crossbeam Accredited Service Provider (CASP) partner program in Europe with the addition of two CASP-Support partners: mnemonic, an IT-security service...

2009-04-28 15:55:00

Government Cannot Claim State Secrets To Deny Torture Victims Day In Court NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal appeals court today ruled that a landmark American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit against Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen DataPlan Inc.

2009-04-13 07:30:00

BOXBOROUGH, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossbeam Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation security platforms for high-performance networks, today announced that Jim Freeze, Crossbeam's chief marketing officer, will present at the Fifth Annual America's Growth Capital Information Security Conference, which will be held April 20, 2009 at The Westin San Francisco Market, in San Francisco, California.

2009-03-31 09:40:00

A Matter of National Honor WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 22, 2009, President Obama issued an Executive Order revoking the actions of the Bush Administration with respect to the torture of detainees.

2009-03-10 15:39:00

Shahin's Legal Representation Compares Blocking of www.SaveZackShahin.com to UAE Denying Zack Shahin Access to U.S.

2009-03-02 07:55:00

BOXBOROUGH, Mass., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossbeam Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation security platforms for high-performance networks, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Pete Fiore and Chief Financial Officer Tom Sheehan will be presenting at the 2009 Montgomery Technology Conference, which will be held March 10-11 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California.

2009-01-12 22:00:00

Human Rights Organization Urges Royal Thai Government to Crack Down on Use of Torture, Ensure Accountability for Abuse WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-01-12 09:14:00

Global Expansion, Significant Partner and Product Developments, and Increased Demand by Enterprises and Service Providers Fuel Growth BOXBOROUGH, Mass., Jan.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.