Oscar for Unbroken would be great

first_imgUnbroken is about the life of World War II hero Louis ‘Louie’ Zamperini, a former American Olympic track star who survives a plane crash in the Pacific, and after being discovered floating on a raft after 47 days, is made a prisoner of war by Japan and spends two-and-half years being tortured whilst incarcerated.The Hollywood star has said that it meant a lot to her to be able to bring Zamperini’s story to the big screen and therefore she would cherish any Oscar win even more than her first Academy Award 14 years ago for ‘Girl, Interrupted’, reports femalefirst.co.uk.Speaking at the British premiere of the film here, she said: ‘I love directing and most of all I felt very responsible to this story and this man’s life.’ When asked what Oscar success would mean, she replied: ‘It would mean a great deal to me, for sure.’ The much anticipated film is set to release Dec 25.last_img read more

N Bengal team grabs top slot in platoon shooting competition

first_imgDarjeeling: Platoon weapon shooting team of North Bengal Frontier, BSF have shot their way to victory by winning the covetedPlatoon Weapon Trophy and achieving the overall first position in the 49th BSF Inter Frontier Platoon Shooting Competition. The competition was held in Indore, Madhya Pradesh from February 13 to 18th. The North Bengal Frontier bagged 10 golds, 17 silvers and 4 bronze medals in different events. Inspector General, North Bengal Frontier gave away special awards to the team members on Monday to boost the morale of these shooters.last_img

1 in 5 Companies Had a Security Breach New Study Says

first_imgMarch 30, 2016 Data breaches may be more common than you think, even on your own computer.In fact, according to a new study, at least one in five organizations have had a security breach, mostly due to mobile devices. Most incidents occurred because of malicious hotspots or malware.Related: Avoiding the ‘Inevitable’ Breach: 4 Ways Retailers Should Amp Up SecurityThough almost a fourth of respondents blamed the problem on mobile devices connecting to infected Wi-Fi, more (almost 40 percent) said the issue was caused by downloading malware. Both happened on employee- and business-owned devices.But just because some were able to narrow it down to the source, doesn’t mean such was always the case, as roughly 37 percent of respondents weren’t even sure what kind of devices really caused the lapse in security.No matter the cause, businesses’ concern for data safety continues to increase as budgets for online prevention and protection increase. Companies are also encouraging employees to wipe their computers or other work-related devices before heading out of the office.Related: 5 Ways to Avoid a Costly Data Security BreachGiven the increasing frequency in which hackers are stealing info, it’s not like anyone could blame businesses for taking extra precaution. Especially since some of the biggest data-heists have happened in the last few years involving large companies such as TJ Maxx, Adobe, eBay and even corporate companies like NASDAQ and CitiGroup.The study, published by Blancco Technology Group, featured a survey of 882 IT professionals and members of LinkedIn’s Information Security Community by Crowd Research Partners. It was sponsored by Bitglass; Blancco Technology Group; Check Point Technologies; Skycure; SnoopWall; and Tenable Network Security, all of which are data security vendors, according to Computer World. 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Register Now » Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Globallast_img read more