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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Global market intelligence firm IDC predicts the requirement of 188,000 security professionals by 2012. At present, the number of certified security professionals in India is estimated at 22,000 by Cyber Security and Anti Hacking Organisation, while another report by Nasscom says that India needs about 77,000 ethical hackers every year."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Computational capability is an enabler for nearly every military system. But computational capability is increasingly limited by power requirements and the constraints on the ability to dissipate heat. One particular military computational need is found in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems where sensors collect more information than can be processed in real time. To continue to increase processing speed, new methods for controlling power constraints are required."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

" The engineers have developed and patented a new breed of self-guided bullet that can navigate its way to a laser- designated target at ranges of more than a mile."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Taking notes during class? Topic-focused study? A consistent learning environment? All are exactly opposite the best strategies for learning. Really, I recently had the good fortune to interview Robert Bjork, director of the UCLA Learning and Forgetting Lab, distinguished professor of psychology, and massively renowned expert on packing things in your brain in a way that keeps them from leaking out. And it turns out that everything I thought I knew about learning is wrong."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The accusation from OpenStreet Map follows a widely reported incident in which users behind a Google IP address in India were caught scraping data from a Kenyan online business directory called Mocality. Last week, Google apologized for the incident. Then, on Monday evening, Mikel Maron, an OpenStreetMap (OSM) board member, told Wired that users had been vandalizing OpenStreetMap from the same IP address range in India."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Researchers are challenging the auto industry to rethink security."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"New Ponemon-Experian study highlights organizations' top priorities following a data breach"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Restaurants increasingly are turning to high-tech gadgets to offer everything from food and wine pairings to wireless ordering systems. They are hoping the investment will pay off as the technology attracts young customers and ups the ante for customer experience."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The company says its millions of users stored their own data, including family photos and personal documents. They haven't been able to see their data since the government raids earlier this month, but there has been hope would be able to get it back."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"An Atlanta, Georgia man was sentenced earlier this month to one year and one month in prison for intentionally accessing a computer of a competing medical practice, and taking personal information of the patients. The individual made this improper access in order to send marketing materials to patients at the other practice."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

May God continue to bless these United States and our heroes!

"St. Louis is the first city in the nation to host a big welcome home parade for Iraq veterans since the troops left Iraq in December."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"On Tuesday, The American Trucking Associations’ announced its truck tonnage index jumped 6.8 percent in December over the previous month — the largest month-to-month increase since January 2005 — while tonnage for the month was 10.5 percent higher than December 2010, marking the largest year-over-year gain since July 1998."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"White space radios use the empty TV channels around you to transmit data. The white spaces in the UHF band are treated as unlicensed spectrum, so they aren't exclusive to a single wireless carrier; anyone can use them, just like the 2.4-Ghz band used for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cordless phones."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Twitter's announcement referenced a posting by Twitter a year ago, entitled 'The Tweets Must Flow.' In that posting, the company took the position that it removes 'illegal Tweets and spam,' but noted that it strives to keep the rules for such removals very narrow, and that it strives "not to remove Tweets on the basis of their content.""

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Telnet...Really?

"Cisco has warned of a vulnerability in the telnet server used in its IronPort Email Security Appliances (ESA) and IronPort Security Management Appliances (SMA) monitoring solutions. The vulnerability could be exploited by an attacker to remotely execute code on a system by sending a specially crafted command to the telnet daemon (telnetd)."

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