Operational Environment

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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Industry trade groups blame setback on poor ethical practice

T he woes of the nation’s insurance industry, which has prevented it from taking its rightful place in the nation’s economy have been linked to relegation of ethical practice and unity among practitioners to pursue common goals that benefits the larger ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Canada announces temporary withdrawal of diplomats from Libya

Canada Tuesday announced a temporary withdrawal of its all diplomats from Libya due to unpredictable security situation in the African country."The government of Canada takes the safety and security of our diplomats abroad very seriously. Due to operational ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

ASP Commends EPA Clean Power Plant Rules in Public Comments

Throughout the week of July 28, the EPA is holding hearings on the Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule . This is a landmark rule that could alter the future trajectory of the climate, while also significantly impacting how the U.S. produces electricity around ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Hurtling Toward Failure: Complexity In US Army Ops

The US Army continues to rely on technology as a way to cope with battlefield uncertainty. That’s all well and good, argues Donald Kingston, but the service's increased reliance on complex information systems is almost begging for trouble. Yes, it’s time ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Insurers, brokers seek better relationship

President, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Mr. Ayodapo ShoderuInsurance brokers and underwriters operating in the Nigerian insurance industry have identified the deviation from the basics of insurance practice as the bane of development ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The city Council of Donetsk: three civilians lost their lives during the night shelling

Three civilians died, five were wounded during the shelling of Donetsk last night, informs on the first day of the week the city Council.The national guard under tries to take the city under the observation that will enable it to cut off from Donetsk, ... [Published RIN.ru - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

NCRIB, NIA unite to enforce ethics

Brokers and underwriters have resolved to reverse the trend of unethical practices that has plummeted the fortunes and image of the industry.The resolution was made during a meeting between delegation of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The national guard under and militia are street battles in Shakhtersk

In, Shakhtersk, Donetsk region continues street fighting between militia and the national guard under, said Last news locals.The national guard under tries to take the city under the observation that will enable it to cut off from Donetsk, Lugansk region ... [Published RIN.ru - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Contracts for July 24, 2014

CONTRACTS ARMY CGI Federal Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $107,880,073 modification (P00023) to contract W911S0-12-C-0009 to exercise Option 2 for the operational environment core functions requirement for the Army Training and Doctrine Command's ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

How Not To Trade Security For IoT Benefits

By Trisha Leon , contributing writerDevices connected to the Internet offer flexibility and mobility, but they also present a serious security risk. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been growing, and businesses have been seeking ways to protect information ... [Published Business Solutions - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pearson Engineering Clearance Capability Completes Field Evaluation

The Pearson Engineering Route Opening and Clearance Capability (PEROCC) recently completed its first field evaluation during trials in Norway.Working closely with the Norwegian defence research establishment (FFI) and the Army Engineers, PEROCC was put ... [Published Armed Forces International - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cybercrime a huge BCM threat

Although SA ranks third-highest on the list of cybercrime victims (after Russia and China), local companies are not adequately committed to improving their cyber security."Cyber security is currently one of the biggest threats to business continuity, ... [Published IT Web - Jul 24 2014]

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"Technology will be critical for delivering new products and processes and in helping businesses better understand customer behaviours and goals" he said
Mr. Gopichand Hinduja, Co-Chairman of the Hinduja Group, said: "Optare's MetroCity electric vehicle is a prime example of the UK's manufacturing excellence, technology and innovation coming together to provide a zero emissions solution to improve air quality in London. We look forward to seeing more of these vehicles operating in London and cities across the UK and Europe in the future. Optare is crucial to Hinduja Group's flagship company, Ashok Leyland's future global strategy: It is the hub for the company's expansion in Europe and Worldwide."
He said "These buses have zero tail pipe emissions, resulting in lower carbon emissions and improved air quality"
...to give you idea, because it's very complex to have an automatic docking," said Eric Beranger, head of space programs at Airbus Defence and Space. "You need to anticipate all possible mishaps using sensors, and yet be able not to lose track of your target and be able to dock. This software onboard ATV is able to dock with a precision within 6 centimeters (2.4 inches). It gives you an idea at 28,000 kilometers per hour (17,400 mph). On top of that, this ATV will be the heaviest ever launched -- more than 20 [metric] tons."

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Mayor officially welcomes the first British bui... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
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Europe's last cargo freighter blasts off from K... [Published Spaceflight Now - 10 hours ago]
US and Djibouti Coast Guard Team Up for Best Pr... [Published DVIDS - 15 hours ago]
Success leads to partnership [Published Logistics Handling.com - 17 hours ago]
Industry trade groups blame setback on poor eth... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 23 hours ago]
Europe's last cargo freighter sets sail for orbit [Published Spaceflight Now - Jul 30 2014]
Level 3 Communications' (LVLT) CEO Jeffrey Stor... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 29 2014]
Canada announces temporary withdrawal of diplom... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 29 2014]
Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR [Published Langley Air Force Base - Jul 29 2014]
Canada pulls diplomats from Tripoli as Libya co... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 29 2014]
Canadian Embassy in Libya suspends operations [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 29 2014]
Canada Temporarily Withdraws Staff from Libya [Published Government of Canada - Jul 29 2014]
Myanmar: UN expert warns against possible backt... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 29 2014]
ASP Commends EPA Clean Power Plant Rules in Pub... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 28 2014]
Hurtling Toward Failure: Complexity In US Army Ops [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 28 2014]
Netnames reimagines data center with AMD's SeaM... [Published Individual.com - Jul 28 2014]
The city Council of Donetsk: three civilians lo... [Published RIN.ru - Jul 28 2014]
Insurers, brokers seek better relationship [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 28 2014]
NCRIB, NIA unite to enforce ethics [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 28 2014]
Israel’s campaign directed at Gaza’s tunnel inf... [Published Defense Update - Jul 27 2014]
The military needs better technologies for subt... [Published Defense Update - Jul 27 2014]
The national guard under and militia are street... [Published RIN.ru - Jul 27 2014]
Mandala closure deepens Tigerair’s 1Q loss [Published Air Transport World - Jul 25 2014]
Contracts for July 24, 2014 [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 25 2014]
Success leads to partnership [Published Logistics Business Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Contracts for July 24, 2014 [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 24 2014]
How Not To Trade Security For IoT Benefits [Published Business Solutions - Jul 24 2014]
Pearson Engineering Clearance Capability Comple... [Published Armed Forces International - Jul 24 2014]
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Myanmar: UN expert warns against possible backt... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 29 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Myanmar GENEVA (28 July 2014) - Following a ten-day visit* to the country, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Ms. Yanghee Lee, urged the authorities to avoid any backtracking that ...
ASP Commends EPA Clean Power Plant Rules in Pub... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 28 2014]
Throughout the week of July 28, the EPA is holding hearings on the Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule . This is a landmark rule that could alter the future trajectory of the climate, while also significantly impacting how the U.S. produces electricity around ...
DOT to award almost $9M to keep Ann Arbor conne... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 09 2014]
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a grants notice ( DTFH6114RA00002 ) for the award of $8,991,669 (as a 50% cost-share) to maintain for an additional three years the unique connected vehicle research and testing environment the University ...
Get Schooled on ICS Sec by SANS at SERC in Char... [Published The Smart Grid Security Blog - Jun 30 2014]
Here's the facts, just the facts:Legendary cyber training institute SANS has joined forces with industry leaders to equip security professionals and control system engineers with the cybersecurity skills they need to defend national critical infrastructure.Course ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Under-Secretary-General f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic Mr. President, This is the fourth briefing to the Council since the adoption of resolution 2139 on humanitarian access issues ...
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