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What’s critical about critical infrastructure?

Critical infrastructure has received much attention in recent years. The reasons include concerns about exposure to terrorist attack ... The post What’s critical about critical infrastructure? appeared first on Architecture Lab......»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabApr 20th, 2017

Radio-controlled pacemakers aren’t as hard to hack as you (may) think

The four major makers aren't properly securing critical cardiac devices, report says. Enlarge (credit: US Food and Drug Administration) Pacemakers are devices that are implanted in the chest or abdomen to control life-threatening heartbeat abn.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

VW"s clean vehicle push has shortcomings, Calif. says

California regulators say VW's spending plan on clean vehicle infrastructure has shortcomings and lacks details on how the program, Electrify America, will help disadvantaged communities as well as promote hydrogen fuel cells......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Managing Legacy Technology: Avoiding Technical Bankruptcy

An expert talks about how to manage that aging infrastructure -- particularly those legacy apps -- that do so much work but often get neglected......»»

Category: itSource:  datamationRelated NewsMay 25th, 2017

OpenStack Infrastructure Ecosystem: Adoption Patterns, Use Cases, and Market Outlook, Part 1

This IDC study is the first in a three-part special report entitled OpenStack Infrastructure Ecosystem: Adoption Patterns, Use Cases, and Market Outlook. This first document in the series includes IDC's analysis and opinions on the state of OpenStack.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated NewsMay 25th, 2017

IDC"s Worldwide Storage for Big Data and Analytics Taxonomy, 2017

This IDC study examines the storage component of the infrastructure needed for the Big Data and analytics (BDA) market. This study describes IDC's definition of Big Data, references Big Data and analytics software market taxonomy, and describes the v.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated NewsMay 25th, 2017

A wormable code-execution bug has lurked in Samba for 7 years. Patch now!

Comparisons to the Windows flaw WCry exploited are exaggerated, but only a little. Enlarge (credit: Guido Sorarù) Maintainers of the Samba networking utility just patched a critical code-execution vulnerability that could pose a severe threat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

IDC at Interop ITX 2017 — Transforming the Enterprise Network for the Digital Era

This IDC Presentation discusses how digital transformation is driving change across enterprise networks and service providers. At Interop ITX on May 17, 2017, in Las Vegas, analysts from IDC's Enterprise and Carrier Network Infrastructure teams explo.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Chef Pushes Cloud-Native, Container-First Environments with Updates

Seattle-based Chef, which provides support for business infrastructure and applications, began its customer conference today by releasing updates to its signature year-old continuous automation platform, Chef Automate. Chef officials said they want.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

New sea level estimates show strong, recent acceleration

New approach to handling pre-satellite data shows slower rise in the past. Enlarge / Flooding under clear skies is an increasing reality for coastal communities. (credit: NOAA) Humanity has trillions of dollars of infrastructure within a meter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Traits of Critical Thinkers That Make Them Become High Performers

Traits of Critical Thinkers That Make Them Become High Performers.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

WallyHome Starter Kit review: An ultra-budget smart sensor system

Some backstory: WallyHome was originally a product developed by a Seattle startup called SNUPI (an acronym for Sensor Network Utilizing Powerline Infrastructure). The company was focused exclusively on water leak detection, and while the product g.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

There’s new evidence tying WCry ransomware worm to prolific hacking group

Common tools, techniques, and infrastructure make link "highly likely." Enlarge (credit: Health Service Journal) Researchers have found more digital fingerprints tying this month's WCry ransomware worm to the same prolific hacking group that a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

IDC"s Worldwide Internet of Things Security Products Taxonomy, 2017

This IDC study presents the worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) security taxonomy, which ties closely with IDC's Worldwide IoT Infrastructure Taxonomy, 2017 (IDC #US41860616, March 2017) and IDC's Worldwide IoT Gateway Taxonomy, 2017 (IDC #US42251417,.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Baking Soda Shortage Has Hospitals Frantic, Delaying Treatments and Surgeries

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Amid a national shortage of a critical medicine, US hospitals are hoarding vials, delaying surgeries, and turning away patients, The New York Times reports. The medicine in short supply: solution.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Baking soda shortage has hospitals frantic, delaying treatments and surgeries

Sodium bicarbonate is used in a variety of treatments but is inexplicably scarce. Enlarge (credit: Intropin) Amid a national shortage of a critical medicine, US hospitals are hoarding vials, delaying surgeries, and turning away patients, The.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

9 Costs That Factor into Mass Manufacturing a Hardware Product

Without question, the costs for mass manufacturing are the most critical expenses when bringing a new hardware product to market. Read more on MAKE The post 9 Costs That Factor into Mass Manufacturing a Hardware Product appeared first on Make:.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Nissan Leaf EV enters 10,000-mile Mongol Rally

90-mile range, plus EV charging points are few and far between in Siberia. Nissan With the public charging infrastructure for electric cars expanding apace a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Trade officials seek end to border hassles

North American trade officials say synchronizing regulations and improving infrastructure at ports of entry are as important as trade agreements. The goal is the free movement of cross-border goods......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Worldwide Enterprise Network Infrastructure Forecast, 2017–2021

This IDC study provides a forecast for the worldwide enterprise network infrastructure market for 2017–2021. In Worldwide Enterprise Networking Infrastructure 2017 Top 10 Predictions (IDC #US41358417, February 2017), IDC explored emerging trends ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Robust, high-throughput protocol for deriving microglia from human stem cells reported

A robust, efficient method for deriving microglia, the immune cells of the brain, from human stem cells has been developed by researchers. This new protocol now enables scientists around the world to generate this critical cell type from individual p.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017