Most organisations understand cyber security readiness, but lack response and resilience capabilities – especially regarding industrial control systems in the UK, says RSA cyber defence expert Azeem Aleem Vulnerabilities in industrial control systems commonly used by suppliers of critical national infrastructure are potentially the biggest threats to UK cyber security, according to a cyber defence expert. “Industrial […]

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So what happens when all of our jobs are replaced by bots? Where will government revenues come from when employment is radically reduced. Bill Gates shares his thoughts on this in an article with Quartz Media by Kevin J.Delaney The robot that takes your job should pay taxes, says Bill Gates

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Abstract —Ransomware has recently emerged as the trending new business model for cybercrime with high-profile attacks on hospitals revealing how profitable the technique can be when used to hold operationally critical assets for ransom. Meanwhile, industrial control system (ICS) networks are still struggling to update their security practices due to the perceived absence of threats […]

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by Bill Fester on February 13, 2017 · 0 comments

in Industries, Systems

From Mark Nixon Modeling and Control

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Why The Jobs Might Not Be Coming Back #2

by Bill Fester on February 2, 2017 · 0 comments

in Industries, Jobs, People

Just because you felt the robots of Boston Dynamics looked a bit like dogs (which is fine if you need a beer from the fridge), consider this factory in China which has reduced it’s staff by over 90%!! Oh, and before you mention quality, it’s actually improved… (File Photo) (File Photo) The firs tunmanned factory […]

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Why the jobs might not be coming back

by Bill Fester on February 2, 2017 · 0 comments

in Jobs, People

Currently there’s a huge statistical game played with unemployment versus true unemployement, and automation taking jobs no matter what continent we’re talking about. The big numbers and theoreticals are nice, but I would prefer to show just exactly How and What might take your job. Below is a recently released story from The Verge on […]

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Noticed this this afternoon and given the vagueness of International Paper’s post, I’m not sure they’re actually serious in hiring someone. Take a look: Process Control SME International Paper Loveland, OH 45140 II This position will report to the Manager, Process Control Group PL determination will be commensurate with experience 1. Purpose: Technology Subject Matter […]

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Amgen to Hire 1,600 Employees in 2017

by Bill Fester on February 1, 2017 · 0 comments

in Jobs, People, Pharmaceutical

Home / Industry News / 2017 / Amgen to Hire 1,600 Employees in 2017 Amgen to Hire 1,600 Employees in 2017 Feb 01, 2017 Amgen CEO Robert Bradway met with President Donald Trump and told him Amgen will be hiring 1,600 people across the United States this year, according to an article in BioSpace. “This […]

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October 25, 2016 1:16 PM From Voice Of AmericaDoug Bernard   A major security vulnerability affecting one of the world’s largest manufacturers of computerized industrial control systems, Schneider Electric, has recently been identified, according to a leading cybersecurity firm. Researchers at the Israel-based Indegy Corporation Tuesday publicly announced their identification of the security hole and […]

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By Justin Fox  from Bloomberg.com Employment in manufacturing peaked in the U.S. in June 1979, at almost 19.6 million jobs. This September, that was down to 12.3 million (these numbers are seasonally adjusted). That fall in employment tells us a lot about today’s American political and economic life. It helps explain why regions that were heavily reliant on manufacturing have been struggling so […]

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