Month: March 2017

Cookbooks’ missing ingredient? Food Safety!

Cookbooks may be leaving out a crucial step in recipes: food safety. The vast majority of recipes found in popular cookbooks offer little useful advice to keep you from getting sick, a new study finds. In a review of nearly 1,500 recipes from popular cookbooks, researchers found that only 123 recipes, or about 8 percent, ...

From parcels to pizza: are drones the future of delivery?

From medical supplies to pizzas to your Amazon packages, the idea of drone deliveries has captured the public's imagination and many companies want to be the first to offer regular drone delivery globally. However, because drone regulations are still holding companies back from pursuing that goal, is drone delivery as close to the horizon as ...

Supply Chain technology: achieving next-gen visibility

Supply chain technology is evolving to combine disparate streams of readily available data to enable active, dynamic decision-making that reduces network latency, boosts competitiveness, increases supply chain resiliency and protects profit margins. Fabrizio Brasca reports. The nature of supply chain visibility is maturing at a rapid pace as it plays an increasingly important role at ...

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Expect rise in bribery and corruption in 2017 reveals ABC Report

Thirty-five percent of risks and compliance professionals participating in a joint study by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute believe that bribery and corruption will go up in 2017. The report titled “Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report” also revealed that respondents believed the top risks to their anti-bribery and corruption programs will come from third party ...

ISO 50001 revision moves to Committee Draft 3 Stage

The revision of ISO 50001 for Energy Management Systems (EnMS) continues to progress with the latest draft, Committee Draft 3 (CD3), issued on February 3 and circulated by ISO Technical Committee ISO/TC 301. Established to help organizations improve energy performance and cut energy costs, ISO 50001 offers a systematic approach to improve energy performance over time ...

Threat Horizon 2019: Disruption, Distortion, Deterioration

Technology will underpin all aspects of modern society by 2019, profoundly impacting the way people live and work. Business leaders face a stark dilemma: should they rush to adopt new technology and risk major fallout if things go wrong; or wait and potentially lose ground to competitors? Organisations that are well-informed about emerging technologies and ...

Catastrophic blackout a real possibility unless critical infrastructure improvements are made…

The connected world in which we live could suffer a catastrophic blackout unless critical infrastructure is secured, warns Eugene Kaspersky founder and CEO, Kaspersky Lab. The ramifications of a blackout, like the one recently experienced in Ukraine, are deep reaching. During a blackout none of the devices connected to the Internet of Things would be ...

Windfarm settings triggered South Australian blackout, final energy report finds

Protection mechanism in tornado-hit turbines caused drop in power that led to entire system being tripped, Aemo says. The state-wide blackout in South Australia which prompted a national political storm over energy policy was caused by extreme weather, which triggered a cascading sequence resulting in the state separating from the national energy market, according to ...

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2017

It’s the shortest month of the year, but it has not been short of breaches or cyber attacks. The list is the usual mix of ransomware attacks and careless employees causing data breaches. Our US readers, however, will be well aware that tax day is fast approaching, so W-2 phishing is rife. Earlier this month, ...

New tax scam targets companies to surrender employees’ information

Tax season is here and that means many are busy filing their returns. But the Internal Revenue Service says there’s also a new tax scam that could put you at risk. The scam targets the human resources or personnel department of a company. An email or letter is sent to make it seem like it’s ...

Employees willing to leak and sell corporate access

Almost a third of European employees have sent unauthorized information to a third party. According to research of 4000 people in Europe, 29% of respondents have “purposefully” sent information out of their company, while 15% have taken “business critical information with them from one job to another”. Over half (59%) planned to use it in ...