Top AI trends to expect in manufacturing, agriculture and government

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While it’s impossible to predict the future with certainty, technologies that incorporate AI and automation are maturing at an incredibly rapid rate across some industries. Artificial intelligence Data strategy Machine learning

Meet DoppelPaymer, BitPaymer's Ransomware Lookalike

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New ransomware variant DoppelPaymer was leveraged in campaigns against the City of Edcouch, Texas, and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture

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Summer Road Trip 2019: Maryland and the Traveler’s Toll

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The first stops on our cross-country tour are close to home in the towns of Meadows and Croom in Prince George’s County, Maryland, which each served as filming locations for a Department of Agriculture production titled Traveler’s Toll. Digitization Photographs Summer Road Trip 2019 Behind-the-Scenes Bureau of Public Roads College Park Department of Agriculture educational films Maryland silent film transportation travelTime to hit the road!

Spotlight: Dorothea Lange

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However, among the holdings of the NARA Still Picture Branch, there are two main series where her photographs can be found: 83-G: Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies (ca. Digitization Photographs Reference Uncategorized World War II Agriculture Bureau of Agricultural Economics Dorothea Lange Internment Camp Library of Congress Photography War Relocation Authority

Thanks to Trump, more U.S. milk will be coming from robots

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Robotics Agriculture industry Data managementAlong with immigrant worker worries, cheap credit and improvements in technology are coming together to tip the scales in favor of robotics on dairy farms.

REvil Ransomware Gang Starts Auctioning Victim Data

Krebs on Security

“ Sodin ” and “ Sodinokibi “) used their Dark Web “Happy Blog” to announce its first ever stolen data auction, allegedly selling files taken from a Canadian agricultural production company that REvil says has so far declined its extortion demands. The victim firm’s auction page says a successful bidder will get three databases and more than 22,000 files stolen from the agricultural company.

Spotlight: Saving Time with “A Step Saving Kitchen”

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It comes from the Records of the Department of Agriculture, in the series “Public Information and Training Motion Picture and Television Productions, 1990 – 1995”, which consists of films produced or acquired to document agriculture, forestry, and home economics.

Chinese hackers stole info from Spanish centers working on Covid19 vaccine

Security Affairs

“Similar responses were provided by the National Institute of Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA) and by the University of Santiago de Compostela, where a team led by José Manuel Martínez Costas is working on an original angle based on a strategy involving bird virus.”

European Commission Releases Factsheet on Artificial Intelligence

Hunton Privacy

The factsheet also includes some examples of projects conducted by the Commission in AI (including in agriculture, data and eHealth, public administration and services, and transport and manufacturing). On July 4, 2019, the European Commission published a factsheet on artificial intelligence (“AI”) for Europe (the “Factsheet”).

RG 263 CIA Published Maps: A Digitization Project In Progress

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Many maps also show information regarding political, economic, and transportation features such as roads, railroads, communication lines, industries, agricultural crops, natural resources, boundaries, and military installations.

Israel announced to have foiled an attempted cyber-attack on defence firms

Security Affairs

One of the attacks hit agricultural water pumps in upper Galilee, while the other one hit water pumps in the central province of Mateh Yehuda. Israel ‘s defence ministry announced to have foiled an attempted cyber attack by a foreign threat actors group targeting the country’s defence manufacturers. The Israeli defence ministry announced on Wednesday that it had foiled a cyber attack carried out by a foreign threat actor targeting the country’s defence manufacturers.

Spotlight: Propaganda

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Because of poor infrastructure, their agriculture production is very low. This bridge will improve our compatriots’ life at Sung Nhon and Nghi Duc villages because of increased agriculture production. Due to recent physical changes in the Still Pictures Research Room, space became available for staff to showcase reproductions of some of our holdings. This inaugural display was created by Aaron Arthur and Michael Bloomfield to present examples of Propaganda held by the Branch.

Sodinokibi ransomware gang launches auction site to sell stolen data

Security Affairs

Now the group implemented the new “auction” feature, a first auction is for documents stolen from a Canadian agricultural company that was hacked in May and that refused to pay the ransom. REvil /Sodinokibi ransomware operators launch an auction site to sell data stolen from victims that have chosen to not pay the ransom.

High Severity DoS bug affects Several Yokogawa products

Security Affairs

Affected products are used in a broad range of industries worldwide, mainly in the energy, critical manufacturing, and food and agriculture sectors. A serious DoS flaw affects several industrial automation products manufactured by the Yokogawa Electric. The DoS vulnerability in several Yokogawa Electric products affects the Open Communication Driver for Vnet/IP, a real-time plant network system for process automation.

HawkEye Keylogger is involved in attacks against business users

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“ In April 2019, threat actors launched numerous campaigns aimed at targeting industries such as transportation and logistics, healthcare, import and export, marketing, agriculture, and others. . Experts at IBM X-Force observed a new campaign involving the HawkEye keylogger in April and May 2019 aimed at business users. . Malware attacks leveraging a new variant of the HawkEye keylogger have been observed by experts at Talos.

A Trip to the Hawaiian Islands

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Agriculture was a major part of the economy of Hawaii, due in part to the year round warm climate. Agriculture is still an important industry in Hawaii, but tourism has eclipsed it as the main industry. The Hawaiian Islands ( FC-FC-484 ) is a silent, black and white film from 1924, part of the Ford Motor Company Collection. At the time this film was made, Hawaii was a territory to the United States and would remain that way until it achieved statehood on August 21, 1959.

Special-Purpose Vehicle Maker Aebi Schmidt Hit by Malware

Security Affairs

Aebi Schmidt focuses on manufacturing agricultural, municipal and other special-purpose vehicles, including snow blowers, street cleaners, and other machinery used in airports. The special-purpose vehicle maker Aebi Schmidt was hit by a malware attack that disrupted some of its operations. The Aebi Schmidt Group is a manufacturer of product systems and services for the management, cleaning and clearance of traffic areas as well as for the maintenance of green areas in demanding terrain.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2020 ­– 7 billion records breached

IT Governance

Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation is notifying clients of a privacy breach (134). The first half of 2020 ended on a familiarly bad note, with 92 security incidents accounting for at least 7,021,195,399 breached records. That figure was boosted significantly by KeepNet Labs finally bowing to pressure and admitting that a third party did in fact briefly expose five billion records online.

Uncovering Local Sharecropping through a General Store: The Van Brunt Business Records

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Sharecropping was an agricultural labor system that replaced slavery following the end of the Civil War. At the beginning of the agricultural year, sharecroppers bought their seeds and supplies on credit. While they could pay cash if they had it, sharecroppers paid their store balance down with agricultural goods as well. Around thirteen miles North from downtown Tallahassee is Lake Iamonia.

Calculating the Benefits of the Advanced Encryption Standard

Schneier on Security

The economic sectors represented by ten or more survey respondents include the following: agriculture; construction; manufacturing; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; information; real estate rental and leasing; professional, scientific, and technical services; management services; waste management; educational services; and arts and entertainment.

A cyberattack took offline websites of the Georgia agency

Security Affairs

This incident follows other similar attacks on government systems, such as the one that hit the city of Atlanta and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Some court websites of a Georgia state were brought offline after their systems were infected by ransomware in a cyber attack. A Georgia state agency confirmed that a cyberattack has brought offline some court websites.

The Importance of “Legacy” in Colleges and Universities

Rocket Software

North Carolina Central University, NC Agricultural and Technical State University, Alcorn State University, Tennessee State University and East Carolina University. By Cameron Seay , guest blogger. The global economy runs on mainframes. Depending on who you speak to, between 70 and 80 percent of all business transactions are still running through a mainframe. Even greater than that are ATM and credit card transactions, where 90 percent still rely on these legacy systems.

Hunting the ICEFOG APT group after years of silence

Security Affairs

A security researcher found new evidence of activities conducted by the ICEFOG APT group, also tracked by the experts as Fucobha. Chi-en (Ashley) Shen, a senior security researcher at FireEye, collected evidence that demonstrates that China-linked APT group ICEFOG (aka Fucobha ) is still active. Slides from my talk presented today at @CONFidenceConf – Into the Fog – The Return of ICEFOG APT. Feedbacks and questions are welcome!

Now Showing: George Washington Carver on Kodachrome

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During his time at Tuskegee, Dr. Carver published forty-four bulletins for farmers covering many agricultural topics, with the most popular being How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumption.

Archive-It Partner News, December 2019


National Agricultural Library. by the Archive-It team. Community News. Winter , Milner Library, Illinois State University. Next open call and year-in-review with Archive-It.

DoppelPaymer, a fork of BitPaymer Ransomware, appeared in the threat landscape

Security Affairs

This new variant was behind a series of ransomware campaigns beginning in June 2019, including attacks against the City of Edcouch, Texas and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture.” Some of the crooks behind the Dridex Trojan have split from the gang and released a forked version of the BitPaymer ransomware dubbed DoppelPaymer. Cybercrime gang tracked as TA505 has been active since 2014 and focusing on Retail and Banking industries.

Knock, Knock; Who’s There? – IoT Device Identification & Data Integrity Is No Joke

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The use of IoT technologies holds enormous potential in practically every segment of human enterprise – government, banking and finance, healthcare, retail, agriculture, and ecommerce to name a few. The Internet of Things (IoT) is very crowded. Connected devices outnumber people.

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Botany: one of FSU’s longest taught subjects

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It prepares students to make important contributions to the world in the areas of agriculture, food security, natural resource management, sustainability, policy, and many others.”. Florida Flambeau, May 24, 1929. View object in the digital library here. Botany was one of the first hard science majors offered at the Florida State College for Women. It was established in 1916 with Alban Stewart as the professor at the time.

SAA Austin Recap #2! Acquisitions & Appraisal & Electronic Records Section Joint Section Meeting!

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Pat Galloway, archival educator at the School of Information, University of Texas at Austin and students Amy Padilla, Natasha Kovalyova, and Haley Latta were part of a team that worked to make sense of Texas Department of Agriculture files for the first Texas State Library and Archives Commission born-digital integration. Author: Scott Kirycki. Acquisitions & Appraisal + Electronic Records Section Joint Section Meeting at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019 .

CILIP?s first Thai accreditation at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok


CU is composed of nineteen faculties, a School of Agriculture, three colleges, ten institutes and two other schools all in Bangkok. CILIP?s s first Thai accreditation at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

The Emergence of the Elusive Digital Unicorn — How Digital Disruption is breeding new roles within the project and business landscape, are you ready for it?


New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning (ML) are impacting established industries such as the automotive and agriculture sectors. Disruptive Technologies are changing existing landscapes.

Mobile Libraries: Culture on the Go

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For more information about mobile libraries and photographs in the holdings of the National Archives, consult the Records of the United States Information Agency, the Works Projects Administration , the Bureau of Public Roads , and the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture.

CILIP?s third Chinese accreditation at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology


The department is the third CILIP accredited learning provider in mainland China following Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou and Nanjing Agricultural University. CILIP?s s third Chinese accreditation at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST).

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

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The weekly series consists of short features about travel, industry, history, geography, and agriculture. Los Angeles, the City of Angels, La-La-Land, Tinseltown, no matter what you call it, the city of Los Angeles has long been a center of commerce, culture, and entertainment in the United States. It is a must see on any road trip through California.

Spotlight: Happy Birthday, West Virginia

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A quote from the film sums it up, “This is West Virginia, rich in raw materials and power, rivers of abundant water, mountains of natural resources above and below the ground, a great and vital variety of industry, rich in agriculture, a leader in fruit orchards, and with people of many talents…” Clip from West Virginia and Its Natural Resources. West Virginia officially became a state on June 20, 1863 and will celebrate its 157th birthday this year.

Telstra warns public trust will crumble unless access to data is limited

The Guardian Data Protection

Telco says diverse agencies accessing data through legal loophole need to follow the same process as law enforcement bodies Telstra has warned that public trust in the security of their data will be eroded if government agencies continue to be allowed access to it without appropriate authorisation.

Spotlight: Photographs Documenting the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

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Executive Order 6101 , which established the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)*, was signed on April 5, 1933 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was signed just one month into Roosevelt’s presidency, making the CCC one of the earliest New Deal programs.

Summer Road Trip: Great Plains and 10,000 Lakes

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These historical reports date back over a century, well before the advent of the photogrammetry, and were critical to the development of agricultural science and to the growth of towns like like Luverne across the Midwest. . TALLGRASS PRAIRIE NEAR MANHATTAN, KANSAS NAID 557189. If there is a straighter stretch of the US Interstate Freeway System than I-90 across South Dakota I’ll eat my map.

EU: Competition policy in the digital era (Part 1)

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The benefits are enormous, as digital communication facilitates exchanges and searches, and enhances consumer choices not only in purchasing consumer goods, but also in finance, healthcare, and producing industries from manufacture to agriculture. This article is part of a series of articles exploring the regulatory challenges of the digital society from a competition law and data protection perspective within the European Union. By Bertold Bar-Bouyssiere & Patrick Van Eecke.

Locked and Bloated

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It happened in the entertainment business, it’s happening in agriculture , for goodness sake. The post Locked and Bloated appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image Vator News ) Companies get big. Companies gain market dominance. Companies slowly pivot from their original values. Companies justify those shifts with nods to shareholder value, or consistent user experience, or inconsistent implementations of their platforms by (former) partners. It happened to Sun.