"For the energy sectors and critical infrastructure sectors, particularly around electricity, we are concerned about nation-state actors," says Tim Daly, chief security officer (CSO) for the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). Special feature The Rise of Industrial IoT Infrastructure around the world is being linked together via sensors, machine learning and analytics. We examine the rise of the digital twin, the new leaders in industrial IoT (IIoT) and case studies that highlight the lessons learned from production IIoT deployments. Read More "Nation-states are looking to have capability and implants that are persistent within critical organisations," he told the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Sydney on Tuesday. "We are concerned about Australia being targeted by that kind of activity," he said, because ransomware and other attacks are increasingly being targeted at specific industry verticals. In the US, municipal governments have been … [Read more...] about AMEO ‘concerned’ about nation-state attacks on power grids
PUBLISHED: 05:32 22 August 2019 | UPDATED: 05:32 22 August 2019 Casey Cooper-Fiske Runners take part in the 24 hour Park Run in the Walks in King's Lynn, to celebrate the groups 4th anniversary. Picture: Matthew Usher. © ARCHANT NORFOLK 2015 Two Norfolk parks have been hailed as "much loved" in a national awards scheme. West Norfolk council have agreed to safeguard the trees in the borough. Pictured are trees in The Walks. Picture: Ian BurtThe Walks in King's Lynn and Eaton Park in Norwich received "Much Loved" status as part of Fields in Trust's UK's Best Park 2019, which aims to recognise the UK's most loved green spaces. The overall winner was Essex's Lake Meadows in Billericay.The accolade is awarded to the top 20pc of all parks and green spaces nominated, recognising the support of those that use it.Fields in Trust chief executive Helen Griffiths said: "Congratulations to Lake Meadows and all the 'Much Loved' parks and green spaces in the region. … [Read more...] about Two parks gain ‘much loved’ status in national awards
Aug 22, 12:23 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Lorraine Lorenzo 08/22/19 AT 12:17 AM Apple’s supposed next flagship phone, the iPhone 11, has been getting so much negative news lately that there have been suggestions that iPhone enthusiasts should just sit this one out and wait for next year’s much more attractive 2020 iPhones. The reason for this is the triple-camera system at the back that’s been sectioned by a rather unflattering square camera bump. The setup shown in previous leaks has been described as ugly, and many noted how it takes up a lot of the camera’s rear section. It doesn’t matter that the new camera system is going to be powerful and state-of-the-art, the square bump is a deal-breaker for iPhone fans who have always admired the series’ minimalist aesthetics. But news of the next iPhone is not all bad. According to a new report, a new … [Read more...] about iPhone 11 Release: Apple Pencil For iOS Smartphone Confirmed?
Michael R. Blood and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press Updated 9:20 pm PDT, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., leaves a rally at Santa Monica High School Memorial Greek Amphitheater in Santa Monica, Calif. Sanders is promising to win the California presidential primary next year, but home-state Sen. Kamala Harris is preparing to defend her turf. less FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., leaves a rally at Santa Monica High School Memorial Greek Amphitheater in Santa Monica, Calif. Sanders is ... more Photo: Damian Dovarganes, AP Photo: Damian Dovarganes, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 FILE - In this July … [Read more...] about Sanders, Harris set for showdown in delegate-rich California
Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press Updated 11:24 pm CDT, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 In this Aug. 20, 2019 image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two people after their plane went down near Half Moon Bay, Calif. A self-professed thrill seeker and pilot was forced to bring down his new plane safely into the ocean off Northern California as it lost power, recording dramatic videos as he and his passenger treaded water in the chilly ocean awaiting rescue. Pilot David Lesh embarked on a flight Tuesday evening over Half Moon Bay south of San Francisco. He's a 34-year-old globe-trotting skier and the founder of a Colorado-based outerwear company Virtik. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP) less In this Aug. 20, 2019 image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two people after their plane went down near Half Moon Bay, Calif. A ... more … [Read more...] about Pilot says plane crash into California ocean was no stunt