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2014-10-31 23:06:25

Stronger investment from private enterprises in sectors such as healthcare, construction, finance and consumer electronics will help fuel new growth in biometric applications. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Biometrics Scan Software industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Stronger investment from private enterprises in sectors such as healthcare, construction, finance and consumer electronics...

2014-10-27 08:20:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association today announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) renewed their support for CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Education Program, as a Cyber Diamond sponsor. For the second consecutive year, DHS has sponsored CyberPatriot in its mission to stimulate youth interest in STEM and educate students on the importance of cyber security. "The Department of Homeland Security is proud to partner with the...

2014-10-21 16:30:58

Events highlight best practices as NCSA's new website RE: Cyber empowers entrepreneurs and SMBs with a strategic toolbox for cybersecurity risk management WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) kicks off its fourth week today with an emphasis on how small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can better protect themselves from cybersecurity threats. http://ncsam.info/1s2dOV3 http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153465-INFO As...

2014-10-20 23:10:44

InfoSight Educates Businesses and Consumers in Security Awareness and Cybercrime, Joining a Growing Global Effort to Promote Online Safety and Security Miami Lakes, FL (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 InfoSight Inc. provider of Managed Security, IT Compliance and Vulnerability Management services for regulated industries, is recognized as a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2014. With cyber-attacks on the rise, it's important that Internet users better understand how...

2014-10-17 23:03:49

Firm to provide data and business intelligence support services Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to support the agency’s Data Business Intelligence Section (DBIS). Awarded under Sevatec’s Chief Information Officer–Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) government-wide acquisition vehicle, the...

2014-10-16 12:21:50

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has selected Implant Sciences' proposal to develop next generation explosives trace detection (ETD) screening systems for funding. The project, pending successful negotiations, is worth up to approximately $2 million to the Company. The...

2014-10-16 08:27:28

Scott Sacknoff of the SPADE Defense Index, Cybersecurity experts, Kiersten Todt & Roger Cressey, Gino Pereira, CEO of NXT-ID (NASDAQ: NXTD) and Scott L. Greiper, of Secure Strategy Group Share Insight NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Washington, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com (http://www.investorideas.com), a global news source covering leading sectors including cybersecurity and biometrics, issues commentary from industry experts and analysts on recent security...

2014-10-15 12:38:34

As the number of connected devices rises to 25 billion by 2015, defending our expanding digital frontier comes into focus on Week III WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an education and awareness campaign co-sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), enters its third week today by highlighting the importance of protecting the nation's critical infrastructure and...

2014-10-13 23:01:00

Nova Southeastern University has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The designation will cover academic years 2014 -2021. Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Turn on the evening news on any given day and you’re bound to see a story about a large, multi-national corporation being the latest victim of cyber...

2014-10-13 08:32:51

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (Nasdaq: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced a partnership with L.R. Kimball, a CDI company, to provide network security consulting and services to state and local government organizations. The TCS-Kimball partnership focuses on critical infrastructure protection for agencies including public safety agencies, education institutions and social...


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