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Transforming sustainable agriculture: The Nature Conservancy Centre and IBM unite to reduce crop residue burning in North India

IBM Big Data Hub

CRM Connect, championed by TNC – The Nature Conservancy Centre (TNCC), India, offers valuable intelligence to farmers, agriculture sector leaders, and decision makers. Promoting sustainable agriculture in India In North India, not too far from the Himalayas, is Punjab. What has been missing so far?

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Seeds of Destruction: Cyber Risk Is Growing in Agriculture

The Security Ledger

In this episode of the podcast (#213): Molly Jahn of DARPA and University of Wisconsin joins us to talk about the growing cyber risk to the Food and Agriculture sector, as industry consolidation and precision agriculture combine to increase the chances of cyber disruption of food production. Read the whole entry. »


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EU Parliament and Council of the EU Reach Agreement on Data Governance Act

Hunton Privacy

On November 30, 2021, the European Commission issued a press release indicating that the European Parliament and the Council of the EU ( i.e. , representatives of EU Member States) reached political agreement on the proposed EU Data Governance Act. Background. Other Initiatives. Read the European Commission Press Release.

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Improving government services with Collibra Data Quality & Observability: A closer look at the food stamp program


In our data-driven age, data quality is crucial for any organization — but it’s particularly vital for citizens who rely on government agencies to provide essential services. Government programs of all kinds can benefit from the use of Collibra Data Quality & Observability.

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DEF CON: Security Holes in Deere, Case IH Shine Spotlight on Agriculture Cyber Risk

The Security Ledger

A demonstration at DEF CON of glaring flaws in software by agricultural equipment giants John Deere and Case IH raise the specter of remote, software-based attacks that could cripple farms and impact US food production. The post DEF CON: Security Holes in Deere, Case IH Shine Spotlight on Agriculture Cyber Risk appeared first on The Security.

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The Wright Military Flyer Soars on Celluloid: Uncovering the Story of Our Oldest Government Film

Unwritten Record

But what about the first government films? The oldest known government-produced film in our holdings is First Army Aeroplane Flight, Fort Myer, Virginia , which captured daring test flights of the Wright Military Flyer. According to Agriculture Department lore, this early filmmaking was done with a degree of secrecy.

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GUEST ESSAY: Why organizations need to prepare for cyber attacks fueled by quantum computers

The Last Watchdog

It is now more important than ever for companies to share cyberattack and ransomware data with the government to ensure that we can defend and prepare much better than before. Even worse, data that is being stolen today is sitting on servers in other countries waiting to be decrypted by quantum computers. Sharing attack intel.