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2014-03-20 23:29:40

Fusion PPT announced today that CEO Michael Biddick has been selected to present case study keynote session titled “Case Study on Cloud Computing Interoperability and Portability” at the Cloud Connect Summit. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Fusion PPT, a recognized strategy and technology consulting firm, announced today that CEO Michael Biddick has been selected to present case study keynote session titled “Case Study on Cloud Computing Interoperability and Portability” at the...

2014-03-14 23:00:18

Press Briefing Scheduled with Board Chair and CEO Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today launched a process to transition the role of the United States Government relating to the Internet’s unique identifiers system. ICANN’s announcement comes on the heels of an historic announcement today by the U.S. Government stating that it is ready to transfer its stewardship of the important Internet technical...

2014-03-10 08:37:07

Protects Government Leaders and Agencies Against Social Media Cyber Threats LEESBURG, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Government (MTNGOV), a subsidiary of MTN Communications (MTN) and a leader in satellite communications, cybersecurity and integrated intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions serving U.S. DoD and civilian agencies worldwide, announces the introduction of the industry's first "Social Media Threat Intelligence" managed service. This service is a...

2014-03-07 12:21:10

Team Resumes Transition At Nuclear Security Facilities In Tennessee and Texas RESTON, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC has been directed by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration to immediately resume transitioning to take over the management and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Consolidated Nuclear Security was selected last year to manage...

2014-02-06 16:27:04

Unsealed federal lawsuit alleges that pharmaceutical giant engaged in unlawful marketing schemes involving blockbuster drugs Thalomid and Revlimid in cancer treatment, costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars; charges of kickbacks to physicians in pushing for unapproved treatments LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading whistleblower law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. represents a key whistleblower in a false claims lawsuit unsealed today against...

2014-02-04 11:48:21

Chinese protectionism in the digital media sphere has created a major underdiscussed trade gap between China and the United States, and the U.S. government must place more pressure on the Chinese government to open up the nation’s media to foreign competition, according to a new paper from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. The paper, “Building a Transparent Web: Transnational Social Media, Cybersecurity and Sino-U.S. Trade,” was authored by Aynne Kokas, a fellow...

2014-01-30 08:21:08

- Q4 EPS of $2.12; 2013 EPS Increase 7 Percent to $8.35 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) reported fourth quarter 2013 net earnings of $478 million, or $2.12 per diluted share, compared to $533 million, or $2.14 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2012. Fourth quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share are based on 225.2 million weighted average shares outstanding compared with 248.9 million shares in the fourth quarter of 2012, a...

2014-01-23 23:20:14

Enterprise Search company chosen to build a new public-facing electronic record access system that will make billions of NARA records publicly available online Herndon, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Search Technologies was recently awarded a contract worth up to $6.34M from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and is the primary contractor chosen to build a new search system for the Online Public Access (OPA) resource, a portal to the billions of records that NARA...

2013-12-17 23:23:48

Aligning with Existing Frameworks, Strengthening the Acquisition Process, and Personal Accountability are Critical Next Steps to Stronger Security, Says Professional Body Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 (ISC)²® ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced a series of recommendations for the U.S. government to consider in order to more effectively solve the cyber security...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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