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Forecast of 2018 Global Security Threat

The Information Security Forum, an independent information security organization focused on cyber security, identified the five leading global security threats it believes businesses will face in 2018. Key threats for the coming year…

IoT Means More Security Threats to Healthcare Industry

Life sciences and healthcare companies will integrate Internet of Things (IoT) devices and other intelligent hardware to improve efficiency and patient care and enhance supply chain visibility. But the increasing use of such technologies…

Blockchain Platform for Energy Commodity Trading

A number of of the world's largest trading houses, energy companies and banks announced plans to back a new venture to develop a blockchain-based platform for physical energy commodities trading. The venture will be operated as an…

Auto Cybersecurity Summit May 1-8, 2018

SANS Institute, a provider of information security training, announced that the second annual Automotive Cybersecurity Summit and Training will take place May 1-8, 2018 in Chicago, IL. The Summit was created to foster a culture of…

Mapping a Route to Self-Driving Cars

As Congress makes headway on legislation to expedite the rollout of self-driving cars, automotive and technology companies are already forging ahead in spite of lingering regulatory uncertainty and other challenges, according to a new…

Blockchain Service for Supply Chain Transparency

Transparency-One said it has partnered with Microsoft to provide blockchain capabilities to enhance security of supply chain data. The firm’s customers can add heightened security to their data by storing critical supply chain…

Office Depot Moves Into Business Services

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) announced that it is pivoting from a traditional office products retailer to a broader business services and technology products platform. As the first step in this new strategic direction, the company…

DOD Advises Defense Contractors on Cybersecurity

The Defense Department has issued new guidance on cybersecurity for government procurement personnel and contracting officers. The new regulations, from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, are designed to protect Covered…

Oracle Launches Blockchain Cloud Service

Oracle announced the launch of Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service. The company said the enterprise-grade distributed ledger cloud platform will help customers reduce cost and risk by securely extending ERP, supply chain, and other…

Conference Nov. 8: Open Source Software in Finance

A one-day conference will be held in New York on Nov. 8 about the use of open source software in financial services. The event will be held at the BNY Mellon Conference Center. Registration is available online. The conference is…

Dori K Skelding is CompoSecure VP Supply Chain

CompoSecure, L.L.C., a manufacturing of financial cards, announced  the appointment of Dori K. Skelding as vice president of Marketing and Supply Chain. Ms. Skelding brings almost 30 years of experience in banking, printing, vendor…

RockDove Offers Free Risk Assessment Kit

RockDove Solutions, a developer of mobile crisis management solutions, announced it is publishing a guide to help organizations assess and quantify their risk profiles. The resource, Risk Assessment Kit: Calculate Your Risk Score, is…

GS1, IBM, Microsoft Partner on Blockchain for Supply Chain

GS1, IBM and Microsoft announced a collaboration to leverage GS1 Standards in their enterprise blockchain applications for supply chain clients. GS1's global standards for identification and structured data enable blockchain network…

ATA Urges Congress to Support Automated Vehicles

The president of the American Trucking Associations, testifying before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, urged the Federal government not to stifle innovation around automated vehicle technology. ATA…

Protecting the Power Grid From Low-Budget Attacks

Cyberattacks against power grids and other critical infrastructure systems have long been considered a threat limited to nation-states due to the sophistication and resources necessary to mount them. At the Black Hat USA 2017 conference…

Mocana and Gemalto Team to Secure IoT

Mocana, a provider of security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) and the Internet of Things (IoT) and Gemalto, a digital security firm, announced a partnership to bring security to IoT deployments. The two companies will…

Blockchain Application Framework Released

Hyperledger, a cross-industry collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced the availability of a new development platform, Hyperledger Fabric 1.0. Hyperledger Fabric is a blockchain framework implementation,…

NIST Advises Companies on Assessing Risk

Your business operates on a tight budget, including the budget for basic technology like cell phones and desktop computer. Where do you invest your limited resources? How you keep this and other infrastructure up to date without…

IBM, European Banks Work on Blockchain-Based Trade Finance

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that it has been selected by a consortium of seven of Europe's largest banks to build and host a new blockchain trade finance platform to simplify domestic and cross-border trade for small and medium enterprises in…

Testing for Automotive Information Security

TÜV Rheinland, a provider of independent testing services, announced that it now offers information security testing for the automotive industry. With the rise of the connected car, service providers and part suppliers must prove to…