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2014-06-06 12:26:59

Former United States General Cartwright and Dr. Parag Pruthi to Keynote at NIKSUN's WWSMC in Princeton, NJ PRINCETON, N.J., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NIKSUN® Inc., the world leader in real time and forensics-based cybersecurity and network monitoring solutions, will feature General Cartwright at its 10(th) World Wide Security & Mobility Conference (WWSMC), June 25-27(th), 2014 in Princeton, New Jersey. The former US General will keynote, along with Dr. Parag Pruthi, NIKSUN...

2014-05-28 23:06:51

Showcases Real-Life Cyber Scenarios That Can Negatively Impact Federal Agencies Warwick, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 SwishData, a woman-owned group of leading data performance architects for the federal marketplace, today announced the launch of a new online resource called “Cyber Attack Defenders,” which shines a light on the real dangers and realities that federal agencies face when it comes to cyber security. The first video in the campaign called “The Defenders” showcases a...

2014-05-28 20:20:26

VANCOUVER, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company" or "Avcorp") today announces that at its annual meeting of shareholders held on May 22, 2014 (the "Meeting"), all directors nominated as listed in the management proxy circular dated April 23, 2014 were elected. The detailed results are as follows: Votes For Withhold Votes Director # % # % David Levi...

2014-05-23 12:24:44

Montana Honors 755 World War II Veterans with Nine Honor Flights MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-seven members of America's "Greatest Generation" from Montana recently traveled nearly 2,000 miles to the nation's capital as part of the state's final Big Sky Honor Flight honoring World War II (WWII) veterans. The last flight included 76 men and one woman, ranging from age 83 to 96 and included a visit to the WWII Memorial, which honors the 16 million who served in...

2014-05-23 08:20:47

Author Peter Sills offers a Memorial Day reminder of how the U.S. government has repeatedly failed to take care of and support the nation's veterans NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs has an image problem. The VA has been vilified because its backlog of cases has grown to mindboggling levels. And while it's no newsflash that bureaucratic gears grind slowly, Peter Sills says there's a lesser-known reason for the backlog: decades' worth of...

2014-05-22 23:04:10

The Study, Commissioned by the Bob Woodruff Foundation, Also Reveals Americans’ Thoughts about the Holiday and Their Support of Brands That Champion the Troops and Veterans New York, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 A sizable 94 percent of Americans agree that “I respect people who have served in the armed forces” and “I am proud of our American service members.” In addition, 89 percent agree that “the soldier is an American icon” and 76 percent concur that “I have been anti-war at...

2014-05-22 16:22:16

Accudata CEO to Chair Summit Day Two Featuring Live Hacking Demo & Industrial Operations Security HOUSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accudata Systems today announced participation in the IQPC 2(nd) Annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas Summit to be held June 16-18th in Houston, Texas. Conference Day Two will be chaired by Accudata CEO, Patrick Vardeman. Oil and gas industry leaders will converge at this summit to address critical cyber security threat concerns and trends. June 16(th) is a...

2014-05-20 08:20:55

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has entered into a contract with E-volve Technology Systems (E-volve) to enable their delivery of TCS' professional services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for its Cyber Operations Training Program. The subcontract includes a base award term of five months and two, one-year option terms; all of...

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2014-05-19 12:00:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that cyber-spying charges had been filed against five officers of the Chinese military. The DOJ accused them of stealing trade secrets from six US companies. This is the first such case where an indictment for economic espionage has been brought against foreign government officials. The officers were identified as Wang Dong, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, and Gu...

2014-05-15 16:21:07

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) is pleased to learn that President Obama is assigning White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rob Nabors to oversee the review of the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department as the agency grapples with allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at the Phoenix VA hospital," said VVA National President John Rowan. "Yet, we are still shy of our objective of real accountability in the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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