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The first self-driving grocery delivery van

I got to experience the disruption of autonomous deliveries first-hand in Greenwich.

A satellite may be falling apart in geostationary orbit [Updated]

It is not clear what might have caused the AMC-9 satellite to become unresponsive.

Key US general embraces new space ethos of “go fast, test,...

"We have got to get back to where we accept risk.”

Legal Week to Launch LegalWeek Connect in Autumn 2017

A Landmark Legal Gathering in London, UKLONDON, UK – 18 May 2017 - Legal Week, the trusted news, intelligence and events brand that offers unparalleled insight into the UK and international commercial legal markets, is launching LegalWeek Connect, a landmark event in Autumn 2017.

The event will be held at the Institute of Engineering and Technology (Savoy Place) on 29-30 November 2017, and will focus on the three tenets that are driving innovation, disruption and... Source: RealWire

Datacloud Europe 2017 to explore the use of Artificial Intelligence machines...

16 May 2017 – London/Monaco - Datacloud Europe, the premier networking and deal-making event for EMEA data centre and cloud leaders will explore the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the data centre industry during a special Disruption and Data Centres session in Monaco June 6-8th 2017.AI is being developed in conjunction with data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) technologies to analyse power, cooling and capacity as well as the overall health and status of systems... Source: RealWire

Ransomware attack: Hospitals still struggling in aftermath of WannaCrypt’s rampage

Three days after the initial cyberattack, hospitals are still suffering from disruption as new infections come to light

False Positives: Why Vendors Should Lower Their Rates and How We...

In pursuit of a high cyberthreat detection rate, the some developers of cybersecurity solutions neglect the subject matter of false positives, and unfairly so. Regretfully, only then does the idea dawn on these developers that high-quality protection from cyberthreats involves not only prevention but also a low false-positive rate.

BrandPost: Selling Disruption: How VARs Can Change the Datacenter

By Bharath Vasudevan, Director of Product Management, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software-defined and Cloud Group. IT moves quickly.

Every new trend that comes along is labeled the next big thing, and incremental improvements to age-old problems are cheered by the masses. With so much fanfare inviting every new entrant into the IT market, VARs (Value Added Resellers) face the almost insurmountable task of choosing the right technologies to sell while drowning out the background noise. What VARs are looking for are the truly disruptive technologies.In the last few decades, IT has seen its share of truly great disruptors.
In the ‘80s, Microsoft made it possible to distribute compute resources away from the centralized mainframe.
In the ‘90s, EMC created a way to consolidate storage into shared storage arrays connected through Storage Area Networks (SANs).

Then in the 2000s, VMware introduced the concept of x86 virtualization. When these companies first rose to prominence, they were just startups with small teams and big ideas.

They also had some great VARs that recognized their potential early on and helped build their companies into empires.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

9 superheroes for crack security teams

As a traveling enterprise security consultant, I get to see security teams at their best and their worst. Under stress, some teams work like a well-oiled machines, while others devolve into inefficient, finger-pointing bureaucracies.Every great computer security team has a synergistic collection of skilled professionals who work well together to meet common goals.

The team may debate a solution, but once a decision is made, everyone works hard to execute with no hard feelings.

Good teams expect constant change and disruption.

They know whatever it is they are trying to accomplish will likely be harder than anticipated.[ 18 surprising tips for security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld’s Security Report newsletter. ]When I encounter successful teams, distinct roles emerge among the group.

Different organizations require different mixes of players, but these archetypes pop up again and again.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

LexisNexis report Amplifying the voice of the client, finds a significant...

Research conducted in partnership with Judge Business School finds signs of disruption in the business of established law firmsLONDON, 11 April 2017 – LexisNexis UK (www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that its latest report Amplifying the voice of the client finds evidence of a significant disconnect between law firms and their clients. While both lawyers and clients seem to be aware of the disconnect, their interpretations of the magnitude... Source: RealWire

Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs...

Chrome to immediately stop recognizing EV status and gradually nullify all certs.

Australian leaders pledge funds for energy storage after billionaire Tweet bet

But lawmakers also propose new gas-fired plants to solve future energy crises.