Arlington, VA, October 28 - Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) applauded the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of short-term highway funding legislation that, among other provisions, extends the deadline for railroads to implement positive train control (PTC) technology that would prevent train collisions and derailments caused by speeding.
By Joshua Breisblatt Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a yearly report on the number of use of force incidents. The report stated that use of force incidents by officers and agents were down 26 percent from the previous year, from 1,037 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 to 768 in FY 2015.
Palo Alto, CA, October 16 - Just as with any news, the more you hear about it, the more complacent you may become and start to tune out the warnings. With frequent reports about massive data breaches, you may think it won't happen to you, or since it hasn't happened yet, you don't need to worry. Some experts say such "complacency is strangling our cyber initiatives."
Rolling Meadows, IL, October 14 - Is the Internet of Things safe? A new survey from global cyber security association ISACA suggests a major confidence gap about the security of connected devices between the average consumer and cyber security and information technology professionals.
San Francisco, October 6 - A new analysis of California's rail transit systems discovers which transit stations serve as hubs of thriving, walkable areas that encourage residents and workers alike to ride the train, and which station areas need improvement.