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Community Air Mobility Initiative Launches

Black & Veatch joins new industry association to support the responsible integration of air mobility into urban transportation
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SEATTLE, Washington - The Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI) announces its launch with the support of its founding members. CAMI is a new nonprofit industry association, featuring electrified transportation market leader Black & Veatch as a founding member, dedicated to providing communities and the decision makers that support them with the information and tools that will be vital to the successful integration of aviation into our daily transportation options.

Building Trust Into AI

AI Fairness 360 is a comprehensive open source toolkit to help researchers and developers detect, understand, and mitigate unwanted algorithmic bias in data sets and machine learning models throughout the AI application lifecycle.
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning are becoming foundational technologies used to inform decisions that make a big difference in the world. As a result, addressing issues of bias and fairness in these systems and applications is essential. “AI is now being used in many different consequential applications, from natural language interaction to flagging compliance challenges.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—What We Have Learned

Reviewing our Cybersecurity Awareness Month tips and resources to help keep you and your business safe online
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As we wrap up Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we hope you learned some new skills and committed to learning more to stay safe online—helping to protect you, clients, vendors, and your family from evolving cyberthreats.

Black & Veatch Prepares First Cohort for Public Spotlight at Demo Day

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Seven innovative businesses that make up the first cohort of the Black & Veatch IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator are preparing to take their business models public in three weeks. And you can be there to get a peek at the future.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Protect IT: Maintain Your Digital Profile

Protecting yourself and your business from becoming cybercrime victims
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To protect yourself from becoming a cybercrime victim, you must understand, secure, and maintain your digital profile.

Your every click, share, send, and post creates a digital trail that cybercriminals can exploit. Limit public Wi-Fi use whenever possible and be familiar with and routinely check privacy settings to help protect your privacy and reduce cybercrimes.

Protect IT at work

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Secure IT: Keep Your Digital Profile Safe

Protecting yourself and your business using multi-factor authentication to secure your devices and accounts
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Protect against cyber threats by learning about security features available on the equipment and software you use.

Cybercriminals are skilled at getting personal information from unsuspecting victims, and their methods are getting more sophisticated as technology evolves. You can apply additional layers of security to your devices and accounts—like multi-factor authentication (MFA)—to better protect your personal information. Where MFA is not an option, ensure your passwords are easy to remember and hard to guess, and use a different password for each account.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Own IT: Understand Your Digital Profile

Understanding how you can protect yourself, your information, and our business from cybercriminals
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Internet-based applications and devices are present in every aspect of our lives—at home, school, work, and on the go. Constant connection provides opportunities for innovation and modernization, but also presents opportunities for cybercriminals to steal your private information by exploiting you or purchasing stolen information from previous breaches for profit or leverage.

Follow the advice below to protect yourself, your family, and your client’s information.

Own IT at work

Patch PDX: Sharing Our Culture of Community With Portland’s Tech Industry

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This blog was posted on behalf of Teran Martin. Teran is the Data Center Supply Manager for Intel Corporation and, when not forecasting server demand or aligning supply, helps host Portland based tech community events.

The Mandate for Companies Looking to Electrify Fleets: Start Planning Now

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By Paul Stith and Randal Kaufman

As concerns about climate change stoke pressures on companies to make their fleets cleaner and greener, ground shipping giant UPS believes it has delivered. The company has more than 1,000 electric and hybrid electric vehicles – 50 of them electric-powered delivery trucks brought on just last year in the U.S. More are on the way.

Missed Booz Allen at The Atlantic Festival? We’ve Got Your Recap Here

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Where should governments focus their digital protection amid unprecedented risk? How can technology and defense organizations bring more women into leadership roles? What does the future look like in artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and beyond?

Booz Allen explored these questions and more at The Atlantic Festival. The event took place Sept. 24-26 in Washington, DC, and highlights are now available online.

Timely insights from top speakers  

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