Culture May Determine Cyber Attacks: But Everyone In DC At Risk

Washington, DC June 26, 2014 / MM Globalwire /  Attacks on computer networks globally and in Washington, DC are a persistent and growing challenge for information security officials. “We need to find a new way to figure who is carrying out the attacks and what they are after,” said Dr. Charmaine Sample of Carnegie Mellon University. “When we question the norm,...

Cybersecurity–Do Businesses in Washington, DC Get It?

Washington, DC, June 11, 2014 / MM Globalwire / The recent disclosure that online retail giant eBay experienced a data security breach is another in a growing list of cybersecurity attacks on American business. And, it affects businesses everywhere, including Washington. eBay recommended that customers change their passwords. Digital-security experts cautioned that...

The Cyber Marine Gets Advanced Online Degree In Information Assurance: An Important Story If You Live In Maryland

Baltimore County, Maryland, May 30, 2014 / MM Globalwire / The term “cyber security” has become part of our lexicon. “In fact, the term ‘cyber’ is used today the way aviation was in 1919,” said Ray A. Letteer, who is the Senior Information Assurance Official for the U.S. Marine Corps. “For as much as we know, we are still in the early days of understanding...

Air Force Vet & Dr. of Science Creates Technology That Could Help Detect IEDs

District of Columbia, May 22, 2014 / MM Globalwire / The term “Improvised Explosive Device”, also known as an IED is the choice of destruction for domestic and international terrorism. It has killed U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. An IED was also used in the worst domestic terrorist attack in U.S. history in Oklahoma City at the Murrah Federal Building in...

How Secure Is Your Mobile Device?

Washington, DC, March 27, 2014, / MM Globalwire Media Release / “Every day millions of Americans use mobile applications to help us get through the day. But many consumers do not know their data is being collected. This privacy breach is just not 1’s and 0’s, it’s personal information.” Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson uttered those words after introducing legislation in...

Going to College Online from Tampa, FL

Whether you live in Tampa or anywhere in the world, taking a college course online used to be a quaint notion.  Much of academia resisted the trend, preferring to deliver the traditional classroom experience because it’s inherently interactive. That’s not the case anymore. Online courses and degrees offer immense potential for increasing access to college education,...

Graduating? Good Luck Finding a Job in Maryland

College graduates have job opportunities, but have to look to the right market. College seniors are dreaming of six-figure salary jobs, but are there any out there? The recent stats point to that dream as being, well, just a dream. Unemployment among college grads aged 25-34 has grown to 3.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But, it’s not the unemployment...

State of Tech: A Guide to the Q4 2013 Earnings Season that Boldly Predicts the Winners and Losers, Including Oracle, Corning, and Many More

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on technology stocks, has issued updated outlooks for Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), Corning (NYSE:GLW), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), Texas Instruments (Nasdaq: TXN), and Cypress Semiconductor (Nasdaq: CY). Financial writer Steve...

Financial Advisors Prepare for The FINRA Exams in Boston

Boston, Jan. 8, 2014 / MM Globalwire / — So you want to be a financial advisor, broker or investment professional. Well, you’ll need to be licensed by FINRA – the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which is the largest independent regulator for all securities doing business in the United States. FINRA’s job is protecting the investor and helping guarantee...

サイバーセキュリティ = 高まる重要性

今日世界が抱えている最重要課題は、データをどのように保存、利用、共有、そして保護すべきか、という事です。 IT 業界で近年最も急速に拡大している最重要分野の1つは、ご存知の通り「サイバーセキュリティ」です。 米国では10月を「国家サイバーセキュリティ啓蒙月間」とし、米国国土安全保障省は官民の関係者すべてに対し、安全確実で耐障害性を持つサイバー環境を構築するよう推進しています。 企業と個人向けにテクノロジーを指導する...