Partners launch CityGauge tool, powered by ASSET360® data analytics platform
CLEVELAND, October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a smart cities market leader, and strategic planning consultancy ReThink Advisors today announced a partnership to improve community well-being with a data-driven tool for city planning and performance.
A set of very sharp ears will be added to our comprehensive pipeline monitoring and leak detection program, thanks to innovative new technology that will be added to the Keystone Pipeline System
From the highly-trained operators who work in our computerized control centres around the clock, to our detailed maintenance and inspection programs and the regular patrols we do on the ground and from the air, it's safe to say that there are a lot of eyes on our pipelines as they deliver the natural gas and oil that fuels our society.
At 11:08 a.m. on August 15, 2012, every security professional’s nightmare came true for Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company. A piece of malware known as W32.Disttrack, or, more familiarly, Shamoon, crippled more than 35,000 of its PCs and servers, replacing the files they stored with an image of a burning American flag.
Shamoon was engineered to spread undetected through a network, infect as many computers as possible, and, upon command, overwrite their master boot records, destroying the computers’ information and leaving them incapable of being restarted.
Data centers are the factories of the 21st century, processing the ever-expanding volumes of information that make the global economy go. But progress comes with a cost. In 2015, data centers used more electricity than the entire United Kingdom, about 400 terawatt-hours—a figure that could triple by 2020, according to a recent study in the journal Challenges.
Precision medicine is an emerging approach to treating complex diseases like cancer that lets doctors customize care based on a patient’s genetics, body type, and environment, and not just his symptoms.
It’s made possible by a confluence of technology trends: Doctors, hospitals and researchers capture more health data every year; computers have become more powerful, allowing them to keep up with growing data volumes; advances in analytics technology let medical professionals sift through all that data to identify patterns.
by Cristina McGlew Castro, Strategist, CSR Strategy & Global Problem Solving 1B, Cisco Corporate Affairs
Innovative ideas and technologies drive Cisco’s goal to positively impact one billion people by 2025. With digitization and the surge of connected devices, good ideas can make a difference more quickly–and in more places–than ever before.
But without people, such innovations wouldn’t exist.
Electric utilities are making progress with cybersecurity, but gaps remain
Facing inevitable attacks to their networks by hackers, electric utilities are making progress in prioritizing cybersecurity to ensure that they can deliver and maintain safe, secure utilities for all. However, this year’s Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Report shows even as leaders work to ensure grid security, major gaps remain in the areas of asset security control and security risk awareness.