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The Biggest Cyber Threats and Trends to Look Out For 2020

The Information Security Industry is on high alert because of constant cyber threats and trends than ever before in 2020.Artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, machine learning, sophisticated cyber-attacks, phishing, malware, viruses, bots, have ...

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Dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problem – yet levels are still rising

Government clean air strategy failing to control increasing emissions that add to ‘hidden killer’ of air pollutionEarlier this year, the government produced its first comprehensive clean air strategy, the result of years of campaigning, public ...

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City of New Orleans Will Take Months to Recover From Cyber Attack

The City of New Orleans, La. says the recent cyber attack on its networks will cost more than seven million dollars. Mayor Latoya Cantrell expects that number to grow. According to a FOX 8 WVUE-TV in New Orleans report, Mayor ...

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Data-driven vehicles: The next security challenge

Companies are increasingly building smart products that are tailored to know the individual user. In the automotive world, the next generation passenger vehicle could behave like a personal chauffeur, sentry and bodyguard rolled into one.Over the ...

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7 ways to store Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is growing by leaps and bounds, but in order for much of it to work, it needs to be stored during peak production and released during low production.Credit Joe ScottSource: //www.greentech-news.org/7-ways-to-store-renewable-energy/

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'Invisible' East China Sea oil spill contaminating Asia's richest fisheries

Unlike crude oil, condensate does not clump into black globules that can be easily seen or produce heart-wrenching images of birds tarred muckA fiery collision that sank an Iranian tanker in the East China Sea a month ago has resulted in an ...

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MONITORING AND ANALYZING SOCIAL MEDIA TO PROTECT CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

By Csaba Fenyvesi and Ana Miletic At first glance the connection between the social media and critical infrastructure is not so obvious. But if we define critical infrastructure as all the physical and IT-based devices, networks and services, ...

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Cyber attackers turn to business disruption as primary attack objective

Over the course of 2019, 36% of the incidents that CrowdStrike investigated were most often caused by ransomware, destructive malware or denial of service attacks, revealing that business disruption was often the main attack objective of ...

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Building a Cyber Risk Report Your Board Will Love

It’s not a question of if but when – as a CISO, you will be called to brief the board of directors on cybersecurity performance - and with growing pressure from the board, this day is probably coming sooner than expected.The meeting will ...

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The Four New Pillars of Corporate Protection

Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed countless cyber-attacks and massive data breaches. If we take a closer look at some of the more recent larger hacks such as Facebook, Uber, Yahoo and Capital One, we see that these breaches are hitting very ...

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Thirsty future ahead as climate change explodes plant growth

Rising CO2 levels and a warmer earth means plants will grow bigger and have longer to suck the land dry. That’s bad news for human water supplies.By the end of the century plants could consume substantially more water, leaving less for people ...

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Cyber attack on Asia ports could cost $110 billion: Lloyd's

LONDON (Reuters) - A cyber attack on Asian ports could cost as much as $110 billion, or half the total global loss from natural catastrophes in 2018, a Lloyd’s of London-backed report said on Wednesday.Cyber insurance is seen as a growth market by ...

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Spoofing emails: The trickery costing businesses billions

The email came in like any other, from the company chief executive to his finance officer."Hey, the deal is done. Please wire $8m to this account to finalise the acquisition ASAP. Needs to be done before the end of the day. Thanks."The employee ...

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Georgia suffered a massive cyberattack. Let’s take a look at similar incidents from recent history

Security incidents can happen because of many reasons—misconfigurations, vulnerabilities that are exploited, or successful social engineering techniques. These incidents may affect the data of people associated with a specific organization or ...

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Identity and data theft: How hackers target and steal your credit card information

Theft and exploitation of payment card data has become one of the biggest threats to virtually every sector, particularly the retail and financial industries. Hackers have been expanding their nefarious techniques to steal millions of customers' ...

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Why passwords don't work, and what will replace them

"Sarah", an actor based in London, had her identity stolen in 2017. "I got home one day and found my post box had been broken into," she says."I had two new credit cards approved which I hadn't applied for, and a letter from one bank, saying we've ...

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Climate explained: regenerative farming can help grow food with less impact

To identify and quantify the potential of regenerative agriculture to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we first have to define what it means. If regenerative practices maintain or improve production, and reduce wasteful losses on the farm, then the ...

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Land use puts huge pressure on Earth’s resources. Here’s what needs to change

Deforestation, intensive agriculture and rising urbanisation are all putting intense pressure on the Earth’s natural resources and resilience to climate change. But how exactly does the way we use land need to change if we are to take care of the ...

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Urban gardening: 6 Vegetables to grow in your backyard

Home gardening is a rewarding practice because it gives you access to nutritious vegetables throughout the year. But gardens aren’t just located in large, sprawling backyards. If your home is in the city, you can set up a vegetable garden by ...

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Green fertiliser made from cow dung and chicken feathers could transform big agriculture

A raft of strategies is being trialled in Europe to turn nutrient-rich farm waste such as chicken feathers, cow dung and plant stalks into green fertiliser. Full of phosphorus and nitrogen, recycled products could help reduce intensive ...

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Root architecture discoveries could help breed drought-resistant crops

We should breed new varieties of crops based on their root architecture rather than just focusing on the top half of the plant, according to scientists looking at how to cultivate plants that use water more efficiently and better withstand drought ...

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Anthropological shocker: The most intelligent human cultures are most likely to destroy themselves with ecological collapse that leads to famine and death

A surprising contradiction emerges when you study “survival of the fittest” phenomena across planet Earth. Those human cultures which have the highest intelligence are also the most likely to destroy themselves with ecological destruction. This ...

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