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2014-05-14 16:34:03

Public/Private collaboration aims to strengthen defenses against cyber attacks and protect customers ARLINGTON, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with several of America's most recognized retail brands, launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC). The R-CISC is an independent organization, the centerpiece of which is a Retail Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Retail-ISAC). Among those companies...

2014-05-14 12:31:10

Combating Terrorism Creates New Business Opportunities and Challenges UTICA, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austen D. Givens, homeland and cybersecurity expert at Utica College in Utica, NY, and Nathan E. Busch, associate professor of government at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA, have released a new book titled The Business of Counterterrorism: Public-Private Partnerships in Homeland Security....

2014-05-12 16:23:49

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) today joined the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Infrastructure Security Compliance Division and other industry stakeholders at a ceremony celebrating the 750(th) site security plan (SSP) approval under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO Created in 2007 to ensure the security of...

2014-05-08 08:39:51

Cyber Security Experts Join the Firm's Global Risk and Investigations Practice WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Thomas Brown and Christopher Tarbell in the Company's Global Risk and Investigations Practice ("GRIP"). Mr. Brown and Mr. Tarbell will bring sophisticated and comprehensive assistance...

2014-05-07 23:04:48

Embry-Riddle's Security Studies and International Affairs Department is growing to keep pace with a career focused curriculum that includes cybersecurity, forensic accounting, international relations and terrorism studies DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 When Dr. Jim Ramsay joined the Embry-Riddle faculty in 2006 to launch the Homeland Security academic program at the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus, he welcomed the opportunity to “build something special from scratch, a new...

2014-05-07 12:36:28

CenturyLink executive testifies before U.S. Senate subcommittee WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnerships between the public and private sectors are one of the best ways government and industry can work together to protect America's cybersecurity, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) Vice President and Chief Security Officer David Mahon told the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO At a...

2014-05-07 08:21:59

ThreatTrack Security report addresses two industries on the cyber war frontlines CLEARWATER, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today published a study that looks at the security vulnerabilities of two industries most often targeted by cybercrime; energy and financial services. 72% of respondents from these industries are confident that their organization will be the target of an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), targeted malware attack or other sophisticated cybercrime or...

2014-05-06 08:45:04

WEST MELBOURNE, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE MKT: RWC) today announced an order totaling approximately $1.4 million from a law enforcement agency of the federal government. The orders are primarily for RELM's KNG-Series Digital P-25 VHF mobile and portable radios with trunking. The order is expected to be fulfilled during the second quarter of 2014. RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey commented, "We are very excited about this...

2014-05-02 23:03:53

The House Homeland Security Committee (HHSC) has determined that all overrun costs must be reported to Congress and approved. US Federal Contractor Registration currently helps businesses market to the federal government to win contracts and awards. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been under some scrutiny due to acquisition project overruns. The House Homeland Security Committee (HHSC) has determined that all overrun costs must be...

2014-05-01 23:10:44

CIP (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Market majorly focuses on CIP market by security related technology types, solutions, services, vertical and geographical regions (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/critical-infrastructure-protection-cip-market-988.html). (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The need for increasing the agility of a business process, along with cost control measures is playing a cardinal role in shaping the future of Critical Infrastructure Protection Market. Even...


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