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2014-05-01 23:03:39

First of three U.S.A. Cyber Warrior Scholarship application periods now open; increased application opportunities allow greater chances for selection. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The (ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”) Foundation, the non-profit charitable trust for (ISC)² that aims to empower students, teachers, and the general public to secure their online lives with community cyber security education and awareness, today announced the launch of the first of three application...

2014-04-26 23:02:31

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting ample federal contracting opportunities for small businesses in the face of difficulties caused by sequestration. Sequestration refers to the automatic budget cuts resulting from the Budget Control Act of 2011, which originally went into effect in March 2013. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 DoD officials and contractors alike have been facing difficulties due to the arbitrary budget cuts, making the future uncertain for contractors....

2014-04-23 23:09:06

iPi Soft Markerless Motion Capture System Aids Moscow-Based Visual Effects House Main Road|Post With Crowd Simulation And Previsualization Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Battle of Stalingrad, among the bloodiest and arguably one of the most strategically decisive battles in all of World War II, is vividly brought to life in “Stalingrad.” The recently released Russian-produced epic film effectively used iPi Soft markerless motion capture software – iPi Motion Capture –...

2014-04-23 23:08:20

Forum participants may qualify for academic credit in cybersecurity. Northern Virginia (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Employees and clients who have completed the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) coursework may now be able to receive graduate credit towards a master’s or doctoral degree in cybersecurity from the University of Fairfax (UoF). Under an agreement signed by the two institutions last week, the UoF has conducted a prior learning assessment for a variety of CSFI courses and...

2014-04-18 23:09:16

Two Nonprofits Work Together to Strengthen Program Work for All Veterans Annandale, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) and K9s for Warriors (http://www.k9sforwarriors.org) have created a new working partnership to better support the needs of today’s veterans. Together, the two nonprofits will aim to work together to better support those service members and veterans that are struggling with PTSD. Hope For The Warriors® is a...

2014-04-09 16:40:09

The punishing psychological toll endured by military personnel in war zones has been extensively documented for years by researchers, perhaps more than ever in the wake of recent military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there has been a troubling dearth of research examining the mental health toll exacted on the large numbers of civilians who work with the military in war zones. Sociologists Alex Bierman, an assistant professor at the University of Calgary, and Ryan Kelty, an...

2014-04-09 12:33:34

Organization Launches Cybersecurity Committee to Promote Best Practices for BAS Protection ROCKFORD, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, is addressing the issue of cybersecurity to enable member firms to better protect themselves and their customers from cyber attacks. A newly formed Cybersecurity Committee will provide education and support in order to promote best...

2014-04-08 23:01:28

President Obama is signing into act an executive order on April 8th, 2014 a way for federal contracts to find violations in the workplace. Businesses that wish to start winning government contracts must first become registered in System for Award Management (SAM). Washington DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 President Obama is signing into act an executive order on April 8th, 2014 a way for federal contracts to find violations in the workplace. These violations pertain to equal pay laws and...

2014-04-08 04:22:07

Who Are The Faces Of Agent Orange? WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Agent Orange Briefing on Thursday, April 10, 2014. WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 20149:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHY: To discuss the realities of suspected intergenerational health effects of veterans' exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin and other toxic chemicals. WHAT: Highlights of this event will include:9:40 A.M.: Agent...

2014-04-07 23:24:54

Former President & CEO Of Blackwater Worldwide joins Game Plan Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Game Plan Holdings, INC. (GPLH), a direct-to-consumer nutritional supplement company sold exclusively through their online platform, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joseph M. Yorio to the Board of Advisors, effective immediately. Yorio is formerly the President and CEO of Xe Services (Blackwater Worldwide), and is currently the President and CEO of NYX Global LLC,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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