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Energy Efficiency & Management February 1, 2011

New Reactor Cooks Up Solar Energy

Using a common metal found in self-cleaning ovens, it may soon be possible to concentrate solar energy and use it to efficiently convert carbon dioxide and water into fuel.

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Cybersecurity February 1, 2011

Study: Oil, Gas Cyber Threats Heighten

It is no secret oil and gas companies face cyber security threats on a daily basis, but the level of the attack are becoming more sophisticated and well-organized through criminal syndicates and terrorist groups, according to a new report

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February 1, 2011

China Alert: Hole in SCADA Software

Wellintech, the Chinese software provider that publishes KingView, a very popular supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) program in China, issued a patch for a vulnerability that could affect a plant’s production processes.

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Energy Efficiency & Management February 1, 2011

Working Around Nuke Design Flaw

Engineering workers at the nuclear power plant near Berwick, PA, detected a design flaw in a temperature control system that could have shut down the two reactors, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reported.

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Safety Standards February 1, 2011

Guide to Secure Next Internet Protocol

There is now a way to deploy the next generation Internet Protocol (IPv6) securely.

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Cybersecurity February 1, 2011

Security Risk Publications Hit Street

There is now groundwork for a three-tiered risk-management approach that encompasses computer security risk planning from the highest levels of management to the level of individual systems

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February 1, 2011

Gulf Disaster: Comparing Regulatory Climate

The Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico occurred off the coast of the United States, but a similar incident could happen anywhere there is offshore drilling.

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February 1, 2011

Gulf Spill Report: A Preventable Disaster

The failed Deepwater Horizon oil rig relied too heavily on engineers following complex data for long periods of time, instead of providing automatic warning alerts.

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February 1, 2011

McAfee: Cyber threats in 2011

A new year always brings with it the possibilities of great things, however it also brings predictions on what the new cyber threats will be for the year.

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Cybersecurity February 1, 2011

Mitigation Strategy Outlined: Stuxnet Video

Security experts remain locked into researching the Stuxnet worm. They learned how it can infiltrate a system, but now experts are learning more about mitigation strategies that can keep the nasty worm out.

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