Meet DoppelPaymer, BitPaymer's Ransomware Lookalike

Dark Reading

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

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

Information Management Resources

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.

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

Unwritten Record

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. Time to hit the road!

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”).

Spotlight: Propaganda

Unwritten Record

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.

HawkEye Keylogger is involved in attacks against business users

Security Affairs

“ 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. .

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.

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

Archives Blogs

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. Around thirteen miles North from downtown Tallahassee is Lake Iamonia.

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.

Calculating the Benefits of the Advanced Encryption Standard

Schneier on Security

NIST has completed a study -- it was published last year, but I just saw it recently -- calculating the costs and benefits of the Advanced Encryption Standard.

Archive-It Partner News, December 2019

Archive-It

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

Unwritten Record

The weekly series consists of short features about travel, industry, history, geography, and agriculture.

CILIP?s first Thai accreditation at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

CILIP

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 Internet of Things (IoT): Managing the Data Tsunami

Collibra

The Internet-of-Things has the potential to transform a range of industries – from automotive and agriculture through to healthcare, home appliances and insurance services. Continued adoption of IoT technologies will pose both opportunities and challenges. A tsunami of new data streams offers enormous opportunities in guiding digital transformation strategies across many industries.

Now Showing: George Washington Carver on Kodachrome

Unwritten Record

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.

Summer Road Trip: Great Plains and 10,000 Lakes

Unwritten Record

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.

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.

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

The Schedule

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 .

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

Thales eSecurity

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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Food and Drink: New Video Wall Show

Archives Blogs

As an undergraduate, I studied horticulture and agriculture, and therefore the production and consumption of food and beverages are never far from my mind. Over the past several years, five video wall shows centering on various themes have been created at the Archives.

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?

AIIM

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.

Summer Road Trip: Chicago and Pittsburgh

Unwritten Record

While we enjoy the modern cosmopolitan sights, it’s fun to remember the lengthy history of the city as an agricultural and industrial hub. We head next to Chicago!

Stock Footage Spotlight: Historically Black Colleges and Universities in WWII

Unwritten Record

Prairie View students study agriculture and learn to forge machine parts and tools. When scanning films in the National Archives Motion Picture Lab, we sometimes come across images that we want to learn more about.

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?

AIIM

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.

Locked and Bloated

John Battelle's Searchblog

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.

Spotlight: Photographs Documenting the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

Unwritten Record

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.

RFID Market – Global Forecast to 2023

RFID Global Solution, Inc.

Animal Tracking/Agriculture. MarketsandMarkets. June 2017. Driven by lower prices of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, and increasing penetration of RFID technology in various industries, the RFID market is likely to witness high growth in coming years.

Summer Road Trip 2019: San Francisco and Yosemite National Park

Unwritten Record

This hand-colored glass lantern slide is one of a series found in the records of the United States Department of Agriculture. This post was co-written by Audrey Amidon and Ashley Behringer. On the Streets of San Francisco.

Summer’s Last Hurrah

Unwritten Record

As the United States became a more industrialized society, fairs reflected this change by including not only agricultural products but also carnival rides, games, automobile racing, and concerts. Labor Day is quickly approaching, and with it, the unofficial end of summer.

RoleModel Software’s New Chief Technology Officer: Caleb Woods

Role Model Software

Caleb’s first assignment in 2012 was to work with me on a pretty advanced project building a cloud-based data storage service for the Agricultural industry.

Balance of power

MIKE 2.0

During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, worker and agricultural cooperatives grew around the world in response to power imbalances or vacuums where business either displayed unfair practices or were unprepared to support a sector. The digital economy is transforming every corner of our lives. The changes in the businesses we interact with and the way many of us are employed mean subtle but important shifts in power.

Ready to lead the 5G revolution

CGI

A myriad of use cases is emerging, spanning industries as diverse as transport, retail, healthcare and agriculture. Ready to lead the 5G revolution. pooja.cs@cgi.com. Mon, 02/25/2019 - 05:48. We’re about to break the next barrier in connectivity by building a 5G world, but this requires a revolution — in thinking, planning, and implementation and, so far, thinking is not yet mature. Every revolution needs a focal point, and we believe there’s a role waiting for CGI.

Robert Reich: “Saving Capitalism” From Itself

John Battelle's Searchblog

From banking to broadband, pharma to agriculture, Reich details subtle market mechanisms that concentrate power and capital into the hands of the “new oligarchs.” The post Robert Reich: “Saving Capitalism” From Itself appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.

Workers Must Watch Out For These Types Of Wage Theft

Threatpost

The most cases of wage theft occur in agriculture, poultry processing, janitorial services, restaurant work, garment manufacturing, long term care, home health care and retail industries. Wage theft is a new hot topic sweeping across the United States.

Improving economic forecasting with AI

CGI

Analyze current developments in major industrial sectors of the economy—including housing, real estate, technology, agriculture, energy, communications, transportation and manufacturing—for their potential effects on the federal government’s financial risk. Improving economic forecasting with AI. kathy.jacquay@…. Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:40.

US Government Accountability Office Releases New Report On The Internet of Things (IoT)

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

IoT is also impacting supply chain and agriculture industries, enhancing productivity and efficiency. On May 15, 2017, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report entitled “ Internet of Things: Status and implications of an increasingly connected world.” ” In the report, the GAO provides an introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT), describes what is known about current and emerging IoT technologies, and examines the implications of their use.

Thinking Out Loud: Potential Information

John Battelle's Searchblog

The potential information inside agriculture? The post Thinking Out Loud: Potential Information appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Plenty of potential at the top of this particular system.