The drought that has gripped much of the western United States continues unabated across California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Long-term moderate drought conditions are now occurring in such disparate areas as Arizona, Georgia, and Connecticut. As dry conditions persist, Neptune Technology Group continues providing answers to counter the drought, including the latest in metering software applications.
Automated security evaluation helps eliminate potential vulnerabilities from terminal-smartcard authentication procedures.
Cyber security consultancy MWR InfoSecurity today confirmed its research team has taken the first step towards creating a fully automated EMV fuzzing solution for POS and ATM transactions. As vulnerabilities can be introduced into the terminal-smartcard authentication procedure [during development], there is a need for structured and formal security evaluation to eliminate unexploited threats that exist in current devices used world-wide.
The city of Stuttgart pioneers a way of accessing transport and leisure services and purchasing in Germany. Know today what will be important tomorrow! The city of Stuttgart pioneers a way of accessing transport and leisure services and purchasing in Germany. Anyone who travels regularly by public transport requires a ticket. Anyone who wants to use a car-sharing vehicle requires a card, and if you want to pay you need a card, too. And with each card the thickness of your wallet increases. Working with numerous partners, the city of Stuttgart has adopted an ambitious project to enable a single smart card to make payments and access transport and other services – this has been developed by the company Exceet for the Smart City project. Fabian Rau of Exceet talked to “RFID im Blick” about the aims of the project, the functionality of the application and the future potential of a newly developed security token.
From Germany’s high-tech data center to all over Europe: Deutsche Telekom (Telekom) today announced the introduction of a new public cloud built on the Cisco cloud platform and compliant with German data sovereignty legislation. T-Systems, the business division of Deutsche Telekom, will operate and manage the new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering — DSI Intercloud — from its highly secure data centers in Germany.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies, has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., is expanding its Internet of Everything (IoE) platform with the addition of six new ecosystem providers whose distinct client software for cloud services are now integrated with the QCA4002 Wi-Fi® solution and its accompanying development platform. The addition of these providers further simplifies the development of devices that use Wi-Fi to connect to the IoE by increasing cloud service flexibility and making these solutions available in a broader global reach.