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2011-05-09 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the massive WikiLeaks disclosure of sensitive government information, Awareness Technologies Inc. today announced that its InterGuard software suite has been assisting federal agencies for several years in addressing many of the key elements of the security directives and assessment questions outlined in two recent memorandums issued by the Office Of Management and Budget (OMB) in November 2010 and January 2011. As depicted in the...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans are significantly more concerned about nearly all aspects of their security compared to six months ago, according to new research conducted by Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS). The largest rise in concern centered on Internet security, measured at levels 35 percent higher than in August 2010, with approximately half of Americans seriously concerned about viruses, spam and the safety of online shopping. The bi-annual Unisys Security Index...

2011-05-03 15:06:00

MONTREAL, May 3 /PRNewswire/ - KRMC dba Cogito Media Group (OTCBB: KRMC) is proud to announce that it has signed an agreement with Pe Soft for digital distribution of its books on Apple Store platforms. Pe Soft is a company specialized in designing and creating applications for mobile devices running the latest iPhone OS (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad) "We already have 4 titles available and we will be releasing Julian Assange - WikiLeaks: Warrior for Truth, in early June and we will...

2011-04-07 02:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperva, the leader in data security, announced today the results of a survey of more than 150 IT security professionals on the security of their sensitive files. Results indicated that while significant insider breaches, such as WikiLeaks, shed light on the importance of file security, most companies do not know the exact number or location of their sensitive files, or who has access to them. In the survey, an overwhelming majority (82%) of...

2011-03-31 00:00:29

Featured Presenter Michael Rasmussen to Discuss How Progressive Organizations are Managing Content Security for Business Advantage Nashua, NH (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 WikiLeaks changed the way enterprises think about content privacy. That's why HiSoftware Inc., a leading provider of Web content and social computing compliance software, will offer solutions to combat corporate data risks in its upcoming webinar, "Content, Privacy and Security in the WikLeaks Era," featuring Governance Risk and...

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2011-03-16 08:25:00

In a rare public speaking appearance, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told students at Cambridge University that he believed the Internet was "the greatest spying machine the world has ever seen" and that it could be, in AFP's words, "an obstacle to free speech." The 39-year-old Assange "acknowledged that the web could allow greater government transparency and better co-operation between activists," Guardian reporter Patrick Kingsley wrote on Tuesday, "but said it gave authorities their best...

2011-03-15 15:59:21

WikiLeak's disclosures highlight longstanding problems of the overclassification of information and failure of transparency laws, says David L Sobel. When Barack Obama took office as president in January 2009, he identified transparency as one of the highest priorities on his agenda for change. Writing in the current issue of Index on Censorship, David L Sobel, senior counsel at the Electronic Frontier Foundation in the US, suggests that the president's early promises remain unfulfilled. He...

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2011-03-14 10:42:11

Released e-mails from Anonymous, a hacker group sympathetic to Wikileaks, show correspondence from someone who claims to be a former Bank of America Corp. (BofA) employee. The e-mails, dating from November 2010, highlight what appear to be employees of a Balboa Insurance, a Bank of America insurance unit, discussing removing documents from loan files for a group of insured properties. A representative of Anonymous told Reuters that the documents relate to the issue of whether Bank of America...

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2011-03-12 07:35:00

A US judge ruled Friday that prosecutors can order Twitter to hand over account information of certain users who were associated with Wikileaks, rejecting arguments the move would violate their rights to privacy and free speech. The accounts in question belong to Icelandic lawmaker Birgitta Jonsdottir, US computer researcher Jacob Appelbaum, and Rop Gonggrijp, a Dutch volunteer for Wikileaks. The Twitter account holders targeted by President Barack Obama's administration had asked the judge...

2011-03-09 18:20:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Rose, a New York City-based journalist and investigative reporter, has drawn upon decades of working at the most top-secret military facilities in the world and written his debut novel, Release the Butterfly, based on plausible events. Inspired by the most cutting-edge technology, including particle accelerator colliders, that he was able to witness first-hand as a reporter, Rose envisions a world in which tension between the United States...


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