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CyberSecurity4Rail Conference to respond to growing threat of cyber attacks in...

Brussels event on 4th October 2017 unites experts in digital security/cybercrime, ICT and the transport industry to highlight threats and discuss solutions Brussels, 24 May 2017 – A key conference in digital security for the rail industry has been announced for later this year.
Set to take place on 4th October 2017 in Brussels, the CyberSecurity4Rail event will bring together experts in cybercrime and digital security, plus leaders in ICT and representatives from transport and... Source: RealWire

WannaCry and the update issue – a comment by Dennis Monner,...

Hamburg, Germany. 22 May 2017 – It was basically only a question of time. Sooner or later, it was clear that cyber-criminals would get their hands on a security flaw that would help them start the scale of attack we saw recently. Nevertheless, its effects still surprised everyone – there were reports practically every minute about newly-infected hospitals, carmakers and transport companies. It made us see how weak our entire digital infrastructure really is. Despite... Source: RealWire

Uber offers taxi service, not software as a service, says EU...

Uber operates a transport service, not a software service, and so can be subject to taxi licensing regulations, the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union advised Thursday.According to Advocate General Maciej Szpunar, Uber's platform falls under EU regulations for transport, not information services, so can be required to obtain the necessary licences and authorizations under national law.[ Download InfoWorld’s essential guide to microservices and learn how to create modern web and mobile applications that scale. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]If Szpunar's opinion is followed by the full court, which is now beginning its deliberations, then the ruling could cause trouble for Uber and companies like it across the European Union. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

40% off Dell Computer Ultrasharp U2415 24.0-Inch Screen LED Monitor –...

The Dell Ultrasharp monitor has virtual borderless viewing ideal for a multi-monitor set-up; with more vertical resolution available on the U2415 16:10 monitor . Fully adjustable features like tilt, swivel, height adjust including pivoting both 90 Degree clockwise or counter-clockwise, allowing the thinnest possible edges to be placed side by side . Connect seamlessly to other peripherals simultaneously without compromising on picture quality via digital connectivity.

A high current USB 3.0 charging port supplies twice the power for charging and powering BC1.2 compatible devices, and DP1.2 supports multi-stream transport.  This monitor averages 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 1,00 people on Amazon (read reviews).

The typical list price has been reduced 40% to just $239.85.
See it now on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

39% off Dell Computer Ultrasharp U2415 24.0-Inch Screen LED Monitor –...

The Dell Ultrasharp monitor has virtual borderless viewing ideal for a multi-monitor set-up; with more vertical resolution available on the U2415 16:10 monitor . Fully adjustable features like tilt, swivel, height adjust including pivoting both 90 Degree clockwise or counter-clockwise, allowing the thinnest possible edges to be placed side by side . Connect seamlessly to other peripherals simultaneously without compromising on picture quality via digital connectivity. A high current USB 3.0 charging port supplies twice the power for charging and powering BC1.2 compatible devices, and DP1.2 supports multi-stream transport.  This monitor averages 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 1,00 people on Amazon (read reviews). The typical list price has been reduced 39% to just $244.99. See it now on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Iskratel celebrates 70 years of modernizing telecommunications with ambitious new targets

Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 4, 2017 – Iskratel, the leading European infocommunications vendor and solutions provider, has kick-started its 70th anniversary celebrations, announcing it aims to double its sales revenues by 2020 and expand ambitiously into new markets.

The company will widen its offerings both in terms of vertical markets and geographical reach, targeting industries such as transport, public safety and energy. With 500 million end-users of its technology, Iskratel has performed strongly in its core... Source: RealWire

The secret lives of Google raters

They spent years testing Google's algorithms—then everything changed.

Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems, H2 2016

On average, in the second half of 2016 Kaspersky Lab products across the globe blocked attempted attacks on 39.2% of protected computers that Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT classifies as being part of industrial enterprise technology infrastructure.

“Pizzagate” DC shooter pleads guilty, faces years in prison

At sentencing hearing, judge asks defendant if he was the culprit: "Yes ma'am."

Google to Symantec: We don’t trust you anymore

Security teams, network administrators, and operations teams have some busy days ahead.

Google’s Chrome development team is fed up with Symantec as a certificate authority, and has announced plans to no longer trust current Symantec certificates.In the past 18 months, Google has tangled repeatedly with Symantec over the way it issues transport layer security (TLS) certificates, with Symantec promising to do better.

The latest incident--an investigation into 127 mis-issued certificates--ballooned into “at least 30,000, issued over a period spanning several years,” Ravi Sleevi, a software engineer on the Google Chrome team, wrote on the Blink online forum. As a result, the Chrome developers “no longer have confidence in the certificate issuance policies and practices of Symantec over the past several years.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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.

UK government suspends YouTube ads after some appear on extremist videos

A number of UK organizations pulled their ads from the online video platform.