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2014-02-06 12:24:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Chairman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Representative Gene Green (D-TX) today introduced a bipartisan bill to recodify the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program. The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) applauds these efforts and supports passage of the...

2014-02-04 23:02:47

Cybercrime is a booming, estimated $100 billion industry in the United States and shows no signs of slowing down. Attackers have an arsenal of weapons at their disposal, including social engineering (e.g. phishing), penetrating weak security protocols and exploiting software vulnerabilities that can serve as an “open window” into an organization’s IT environment; closing those windows requires effective and accessible tools to identify and root out software vulnerabilities. Madison,...

2014-02-03 16:27:39

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide operational services to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). This single award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is for five years and is valued at up to $350 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) US-CERT was created to protect the nation's...

2014-02-03 08:32:33

A feasible and cost effective system used in 17 countries WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new backgrounder by the Center for Immigration Studies analyzes the potential for implementation of a biometric exit system to track the departure of foreign visitors. The playing field for considering biometric exit has changed dramatically since the Senate started debating immigration reform last year, and certainly since Congress passed the first of eight statutes requiring an...

2014-01-28 08:21:54

RESTON, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) announced today that it was awarded the first task order under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Geospatial Technical Support Services (GTSS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The task order, part of the $98 million BPA, supports the National Operations Center (NOC) Common Operating Picture (COP). ArdentMC will perform the work at the DHS Nebraska Avenue Complex (NAC) facility in addition to...

2014-01-27 08:34:29

Strategic relationship connects cybersecurity thought leaders Tom Ridge, the first U.S. secretaryof Homeland Security and Howard Schmidt, former Cybersecurity Advisor to Presidents Obama and Bush, together with PwC's world class cybersecurity professionals to help organizations defend against evolving cyber threats NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and Ridge-Schmidt Cyber LLC, a consultancy formed by Tom Ridge and Howard Schmidt, today announced a new alliance to help...

2014-01-23 08:36:39

Research Contracts Advance DNDO's Goal of Identifying Cost Effective Detection Technology to Combat Proliferation of Nuclear Materials WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) today announced that its RMD Research subsidiary has been awarded contracts totaling $2.1 million from the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). These contracts will advance the government's research and development...

2014-01-22 08:21:57

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division has received $2.4 million in new orders. The majority of orders were batteries and related systems for military applications. "Our positive momentum continues and we are pleased with the receipt of these new orders for...

2014-01-20 23:04:28

Survey evaluated attitudes of over 100 energy IT professionals. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of a survey on compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) version 3. The online survey was conducted from July through September 2013 and evaluated the attitudes of more than 100 IT...

2014-01-20 23:03:11

Gain cutting-edge information from oil and gas cyber security experts to ensure your operations are secure! Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the oil and gas industry, has announced the Cyber Security Management for Oil & Gas Summit, scheduled on March 26-27 2014 and will take place in Houston, TX. New reports indicate that the US energy sector was harder hit by targeted malware than any other...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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