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2014-09-18 08:36:49

More than 200 Champions Sign up to Support 11th Annual Event; Global Effort Aims to Educate About the Importance of Online Safety and Security WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 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, today announced that more than 200 organizations have signed on to be champions of the 11th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month...

2014-09-18 08:33:36

$23.4 million Task Order awarded by USCIS under the $600 million DHS Blanket Purchase Agreement MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) featuring Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced today that WidePoint subsidiary iSYS LLC has received a new Task Order under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cellular Wireless Managed Services (CWMS)...

2014-09-17 08:20:35

root9B, a Premier Alliance Company, Appoints Additional Senior NSA Experts to Support Adversarial Pursuit Operations (HUNT) NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Harbaugh, a former senior executive for the National Security Agency (NSA), has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of root9B, a subsidiary of Premier Alliance (OTCQB: PIMO), effective immediately. Mr. Harbaugh has more than 25 years of diverse experience within the cryptologic and intelligence community as both...

2014-09-13 23:02:48

TISTA wins a multi-year prime contract at the United States Secret Service and will provide project management and information system security office (ISSO) services, including support for applications, computers, secure and nonsecure network connectivity, teleconferencing, telecommunications, software and hardware installation, and IT staff. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) IT and...

2014-09-05 16:22:09

Events in all Five Boroughs Encourage New Yorkers to 'Be Disaster Aware, Make a Plan to Prepare' NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty five percent of New Yorkers do not feel prepared for an emergency, such as a natural disaster, fire, power outage or act of terrorism according to a 2013 survey conducted by the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM). September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and a new public service advertising (PSA) campaign is launching today to...

2014-09-03 23:04:32

Four Stevens' professors have received a 3.2-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue Stevens Institute of Technology's participation in the CyberCorps™ : Scholarship for Service (SFS) program to prepare highly-qualified cybersecurity professionals for entry into the government workforce. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Four Stevens' professors have received a 3.2-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to...

2014-09-02 23:03:38

Create a plan to reduce risk before disaster strikes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) joins with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign to encourage home and business owners to take time during National Preparedness Month to reduce risk and be ready before natural disasters strike. “This year’s theme: “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare,” zeroes in on the importance of planning in...

2014-09-02 12:21:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today it has sold $1.2 million worth of trace detectors to a customer in the European Union. The units will be deployed for critical infrastructure protection and homeland security. "We won this contract in a highly competitive environment. The contract win was a result of our trace...

2014-08-28 08:25:09

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) And Ad Council Release New PSAs As Part Of The National Ready Campaign To Encourage Families To Create A Plan WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of Americans have not discussed or developed an emergency plan for family members about where to go and what to do in the event of a local disaster, according to a 2014 national survey conducted by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....

2014-08-22 12:21:11

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Southwestern College - Professional Studies has become the first Kansas four-year institution to offer degrees integrating the Naval Postgraduate School Homeland Defense and Security curriculum. Southwestern College partnered with the Naval Postgraduate School as part of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) and University & Agency Partnership Initiative, or UAPI, that brings together...


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