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2014-06-18 16:21:26

Company announces plans to extend US-based youth cyber education programme to UK LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) called for more robust global partnerships to provide a collective defence against increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks in a keynote address yesterday by Kathy Warden, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, during Information Assurance 2014 (IA14), the U.K. government's flagship event...

2012-07-16 21:06:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The online paywalls erected by scientific journal publishers, who maintain healthy profit margins, may soon come crashing down. The first crack in publishers´ pricey barriers came with a set of new proposals issued today by the U.K.  government. An announcement made by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts outlined the government´s plan to adopt a number of recommendations from a report earlier this...

2012-07-11 11:23:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The U.K. government is embracing the future by working on regulations in order to allow the operation of spaceplanes. The new regulations would enable launch systems like the Skylon concept being developed by Reaction Engines Limited (REL) to take place in the U.K. Currently, these types of vehicles are prohibited from using European airspace, but the government is looking to change that. REL's Skylon vehicle would take off...

2011-07-06 05:25:00

The U.K. government last year identified cybercrime as being second only to terrorism. Such a threat has made it necessary for a new alliance to form between businesses, the U.K. government and international police forces like the Europol. The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) has been set up to fight against cybercriminals on a global scale. "Active international partnerships are central to tackling cybercrime," James Brokenshire, a U.K. Home Office (Interior Ministry)...

2010-06-14 07:31:00

CHICAGO, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRSA Survivors Network with MRSA survivors, family members and other victims of healthcare-acquired infections unite across the globe and on World MRSA Day, October 2, 2010 in a grassroots movement to raise awareness and push for more mandated reporting of infections, MRSA screening laws, funds to raise awareness and educate the public on prevention, which will save lives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090825/DC65136LOGO ) Jeanine...

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