Critical National Infrastructure sector lacks skilled cyber security workers

A recent report revealed that a committee of MPs and peers in the UK has criticised the government for its lack of urgency in addressing the cybersecurity skills gap in relation to critical national infrastructure (CNI). According to the report, the shortage in specialist skills and deep technical expertise is one of the greatest challenges faced by the UK’s CNI operators and regulators in relation to cybersecurity.

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Human Resources company ComplyRight suffers data breach

It has been reported that cloud-based human resources company ComplyRight said this week that a security breach of its Web site may have jeopardised sensitive consumer information — including names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and Social Security numbers — from tax forms submitted by the company’s thousands of clients on behalf of employees.

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to Build China’s First Hyperloop System

HyperloopTT to open Chinese entity and begin work on China’s first Hyperloop starting with an initial 10 km commercial agreement at Tongren in Guizhou Province.

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — HyperloopTransportation Technologies announced the signing of an agreement in the People’s Republic of China. The agreement was signed by both HyperloopTT and Tongren Transportation & Tourism Investment Group of the People’s Republic of China. This is the first hyperloop agreement with China and marks the twelfth agreement for HyperloopTT and the third commercial agreement for HyperloopTT following announcements in Abu Dhabi and Ukraine earlier in 2018.

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UK airports set to benefit from revolution in autonomous vehicle technology

 

 

[London: 20 July 2018]: A new report commissioned by Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial and Property Unit Trust) has highlighted the scale of progress and future potential for the adoption of automated transport and logistics technology at the UK’s airports, including London’s Heathrow, which recently received the formal support of Parliament for its third runway plans. AIPUT currently holds 2 million sq ft of buildings at Heathrow, dedicated to supporting the airport’s freight and logistics service providers.

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