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NIST funds 12 projects related to community resilience

Using biological materials as flame retardants, defining the characteristics of soil liquefaction during earthquakes and collecting disaster data with aerial drones are among the 12 new disaster resilience research projects awarded just over $6 million by the US Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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Cyber threats: critical infrastructure in the crosshairs

Black Hat has published its third annual research report, based on survey responses from nearly 600 Black Hat USA attendees. Entitled ‘Portrait of an Imminent Cyber Threat’ the report raises concerns about potential future threats to the US’s critical infrastructure.

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