Off-site wood construction is the future of building

Off-site wood construction is the future of building

Urbanisation is accelerating and creating pressure to increase housing construction. To answer this global challenge, construction needs to be quicker and more ecological. In Metsä Wood’s new video, Mikko Saavalainen, SVP, Business Development, and Juha Kasslin, VP, Product Management, explain what off-site wood construction has to offer.

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Popular US fast food chain hit by data breach

A popular chicken restaurant chain with several locations in central North Carolina said a “cyber-attack” by a “hacker” over an 11-month period took customer names and credit card info. PDQ restaurants, which primarily sell chicken, were hit by the “breach” between May 19, 2017, and April 20, 2018, according to a news release from the restaurant chain.

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Cyber espionage group weaponised secure USB drives to target critical systems

On Friday afternoon, Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 announced that it had discovered that the cyber espionage group, known as Tick, had targeted a specific type of secure USB drive created by a South Korean defence company. The USB drive and its management system have various features to follow security guidelines in South Korea.

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NCSC head warns of increased threat from N Korea and Russia

With the threat of cyber attacks on Britain’s critical national security infrastructure from the likes of Russia and North Korea soaring over the last two years, the UK’s head of National Cyber Security Centre has now recognised a greater financial threat posed from online attacks.  Commenting, ex-GCHQ employee and now founder and CEO of Immersive Labs, James Hadley, said:

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Immersive Labs awarded DCMS Cyber Skills Grant for Neurodivergent Academy

Neurodivergent individuals can develop and enhance cyber skills with ground-breaking training platform

London, UK – 25th June 2018: Immersive Labs has been awarded a grant as part of the Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) to create a Neurodivergent Digital Cyber Academy, as part of the ongoing effort to bridge the cyber skills gap. Immersive Labs will create a specific Digital Cyber Academy (DCA) for neurodivergent individuals to help them upskill, develop knowledge and technical skills required for a cyber career. Once users of the platform achieve certain badges, they can apply for jobs with corporate sponsors of the academy based on these demonstrable skills. The DCA will host over 250 labs on its platform, challenging those from novice cyberists to expert.

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Royal Bank of Canada and Ben-Gurion University Enter Into Cyber Security Partnership

RBC invests $2M in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to develop advanced cyber security techniques

TORONTO and BEER SHEVA, Israel, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University(BGU) in Israel, today announced that RBC is investing $2 million into research at BGU’s Cyber-Security Research Center. The funding will support the development of adversarial artificial intelligence (AI), including machine learning-based cyber mitigation techniques.

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