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stride

1. an act of forward movement by an animal, completed when the legs have returned to their initial relative positions
2. Rowing the distance covered between strokes
3. Jazz a piano style characterized by single bass notes on the first and third beats and chords on the second and fourth
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STRIDE

(Spoofing, Tampering, Repudiation, Information, Denial, Elevation) An acronym for remembering six areas of risk in technology. For an excellent example of applying STRIDE to Web applications, visit the keepers of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) at www.owasp.com.

Spoofing Identities
A user should not be able to assume the identity of, or mask the attributes of, someone else. Using a public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital signatures is a way of preventing spoofing.

Tampering With Data
The integrity of data should be preserved at all times. Encryption, independent verification and input, process and output validation are some of the tools that can be used.

Repudiate a Transaction
A valid transaction should not be subject to rejection. Good audit trails and signing a message with date and time are examples of preventative methods.

Information Disclosure
Information should not fall into unauthorized hands. Data loss prevention (DLP) techniques are used to strengthen corporate confidentiality. See DLP.

Denial of Service
A server or an application should not be vulnerable to being put out of service. Redundant and/or backup systems are datacenter architectures that can be used.

Elevation of Privilege
An unauthorized user should not be allowed administrator rights. Refusing to share passwords or tokens can reduce this risk. See access control.
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"Strides Pharma Inc has acquired the manufacturing facility under an asset purchase agreement with Micelle Biopharma Inc for a consideration of 0.5 million dollars (about Rs 3.6 crore) and will invest up to 10 million dollars (about Rs 71.7 crore) to build incremental capabilities and add additional dosage formats," the company said in a statement.
Those who register for a Making Strides walk and raise $25 online in August will receive their choice of a pink YOUnitedO cape or bandanna, while supplies last.
Strides said the product, to be launched immediately, will be marketed by Strides Pharma Inc in the US.
It added, "With this approval, all necessary regulatory approvals have been obtained." Last year in September, Sun Pharma and Strides Shasun (then Strides Arcolab) had inked a pact related to Ranbaxy's 'Solus' and 'Solus Care' divisions operating in the central nervous system (CNS) segment in India.
Arun Kumar, 53, Founder and Group CEO of drugmaker Strides Arcolab, made headlines in February last year when he sold Strides' injectibles business - called Agila Specialties - to US pharma giant Mylan for a whopping $1.65 billion.
Arcolab Limited (Strides) has entered into an agreement with Bafna Pharmaceuticals Limited to acquire majority stake of their India Branded Generics Business for a cash consideration of Rs.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer was started in 1984 by cancer survivor Margery Gould Rath, who recruited 200 people to do a “move-along-a-thon” with her in Boston, MA to raise funds for the ACS.
TEESSIDE University graduate Anthony Borsumato set up digital sports agency 13 Strides when his athletics career came to a premature end through injury.
Some of the top long-striding horses of the past, like Secretariat, Nashwan, Pinza and Sea The Stars, had 25ft-plus strides but paid the price by having slower leg speed than shorter-striding horses like Mill Reef, Shergar and Brigadier Gerard.
20 -- Strides Arcolab Limited (BSE: 532531, NSE: STAR) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Agila Specialties, has signed an agreement with BioChimico of Brazil to set up a joint venture company for the Brazilian hospital market in which BioChimico and Agila will transfer selected Brazilian IPs to the joint venture to market products jointly.
Akorn-Strides is a 50/50 JV of Akorn and Indian drug maker Strides Arcolab (BOM:532531).