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2014-10-01 12:37:23

Official Launch Event and New Millennial Survey Kick Off Month-Long Series of Internet Safety Awareness Programs and Activities WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) kicks off today with a forward-thinking emphasis on "our shared responsibility," the month's official theme and a call to action for global digital citizens, businesses and governments to take proactive steps in protecting the Internet a resource we all share...

2014-10-01 12:35:42

Company joins U.S. Department of Homeland Security and nearly 350 other organizations to make the Internet safer and more secure NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA today announced that it has become a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2014, joining a growing global effort among colleges, universities, businesses, government agencies, associations and non-profit organizations to promote online safety awareness....

2014-10-01 08:21:25

Report finds high schools not addressing student interest and employer demand as National Cyber Security Month begins DULLES, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) in conjunction with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) reveals that interest in computer related and cyber careers among surveyed millennials this year was sharply higher than in a Raytheon study performed in 2013. This data comes as reports show demand for...

2014-09-30 23:11:37

In Conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ThreatMetrix Announces the Network’s Growth, Exemplifying this Year’s Theme of Shared Responsibility San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced the growth of the ThreatMetrix® Global Trust Intelligence Network (The Network), which has recently surpassed 850 million monthly transactions....

2014-09-30 20:24:35

Helping Americans To Stay Safe Online WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, has collaborated with the Department of Homeland Security to launch a new PSA campaign in October to educate the American public in conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month. An extension of the national cybersecurity education and awareness effort, STOP. THINK. CONNECT., the new PSAs provide...

2014-09-30 16:31:38

In the news release, National Cyber Security Awareness Month To Launch At The 2014 NASCIO Annual Conference, issued 30-Sep-2014 by National Cyber Security Alliance over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the second bullet point in the "WHEN" section should read "11:45 A.M. CDT/12:45 P.M. EDT - Closing keynote by Michael Daniel" rather than "11:00 A.M. CDT/12:00 P.M. EDT - Panel II: The Industry Perspective" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release...

2014-09-30 16:31:11

Pennsylvanians urged to protect personal information and tech devices HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett has proclaimed October as "Cyber Security Awareness Month" to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of protecting their information and devices from online threats. "Recent high-profile data breaches at retailers and financial institutions are a reminder of how widespread cyber threats have become," said Corbett. "While there is no way to...

2014-09-30 16:20:53

ARES Security Adopts Leading Visualization Product for Virtual Training Solution BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARES Security Corporation announced today that they will release BluTrain version 2.0 based on Bohemia Interactive Simulations' Virtual Battle Space 3 (VBS3) product to provide a 3D interactive training simulation solution. By exploiting VBS3, the leading virtual simulation tool used by military and civilian security organizations, BluTrain will provide...

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...

2014-09-22 12:21:34

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. Government, was recently awarded a prime position on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) program - Functional Category 1 (FC1) Unrestricted (UNR) track....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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