Nuclear Energy Insider has produced a splendid resource with a new graphic Overview of European Nuclear Power Industry as a backgrounder for The NMuclear Power Plant Optimisation Summit Europe, being held in Brussels, Belgium.
Neiman Marcus was in the news a few years ago over a customer payment card breach. They’re back again with another breach. Neiman’s says this is not related and, this time, customer account data was accessed through compromised online account passwords.
Ahead of Cyber Security 2016 in Edinburgh next week, Jonathan Whitley, Regional Sales Director, Northern Europe at WatchGuard Technologies, looks at the impact of recent security breaches and the response from Scottish and UK Governments.
Researchers at Context Information Security succeeded in hacking a Motorola Focus 73 outdoor security camera, gaining access to the home network’s Wi-Fi password, obtaining full control of the pan-tilt-zoom controls, redirecting the video feed and movement alerts to watch the watchers.
UK farming business futures look uncertain warns a new report on the agricultural implications of leaving the EU. Written by University of Warwick academic, Professor Wyn Grant with a working party set up by the Farmer-Scientist Network, the report covers topics as diverse as impact on single farm payment, regulation, plant protection, world trade, animal health, welfare and migrant labour.
Cyber security dominate headlines across the globe; its spotlight prominence ensured by a continual stream of high profile attacks. 2015 saw TalkTalk, Ashley Madison and MoonPig dragged under media scrutiny by substantial data breaches. Beyond headlines however, is a real concern the problem is both wider and more complex, and many businesses still fail to take necessary action to combat threats.
Avaaz, the petitioning group is reporting nuclear experts fearful because Belgium has restarted two ancient and cracked nuclear power plants that could threaten to unleash a nuclear disaster in Europe.
Political rivals Sir Menzies Campbell, former Liberal Democrat leader, Peter Hain, former Labour cabinet minister and Robert Salisbury, former Conservative leader of the Lords explained their new alliance in The Sunday Times in September 2015.
IBM may have sold its fabs, but that has not hindered its corporate ingenuity as attains it has again finished first, for the 23rd consecutive year, in the annual US patents recipients list. 2015 IBM generated more than 2,000 patents in areas related to cognitive computing and the company’s cloud computing and services portfolio. These investments will continue to drive transformation for IBM’s clients and business in years to come.
The market for such traditional industrial robots is now worth around $11bn and continues to grow slowly reports Dr John Harrop IDTechEx director. Technology is largely unchanged with modern industrial robot arms generally employing minimal sensors and no real intelligence.
The PETRAS consortium of nine leading UK universities will work together over the next three years to explore critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security for a new interdisciplinary Research Hub that is to drive forward UK research in the IoT Internet of Things.
Recently winning a multi-year contract for a North American flight simulator manufacturer, the result has been Verotech (UK and US based manufacturer of customer electornics closures won a demanding multiyear contract to supply application specific sub-rack front panels.
The Gill Merlin wind tunnel has successfully been accredited by UKAS ( United Kingdom Accreditation Service) for the calibration of velocity instruments. UKAS accreditation certifies that quality, process and operation of the tunnel equipment complies with safety and confidence standards, traceable to ISO 17025.
On Dec. 12, 2015, in Paris, 196 countries mustered historic unanimity to begin to curtail the worst impacts of climate change, including drought, flooding and unbearable heat that could threaten coastal cities and cause mass migration, leading to major conflict. The rapid in rise in atmospheric CO2 as a product of burning fossil fuels has, over time, overwhelmed the carbon recycling process that kept climate and temperatures more or less stable—and which is itself a feature of plate tectonics. Once again, therefore, the inner mechanics of the Earth are playing a pivotal role in human affairs—putting the geo in geopolitics
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