Safety

ISACA to Recognize Outstanding Technology Professionals at Free Virtual Awards Gala Featuring Pop Sensation Rachel Platten and Global Performers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:51pm

b'Every year ISACA members and other business IT professionals worldwide serve their organizations and industries with exemplary achievements and noteworthy contributions to advancing technology.

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  • b'Every year ISACA members and other business IT professionals worldwide serve their organizations and industries with exemplary achievements and noteworthy contributions to advancing technology.
  • Outstanding IT audit, risk, governance, privacy and cybersecurity professionals are being recognized with ISACA\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Global Achievement Awards as well as through its new Hall of Fame for their accomplishments and contributions that advance the professional community and exemplify ISACA\xe2\x80\x99s purpose.\nThe recipients of the 2021 Global Achievement Awards and the inaugural class of the Hall of Fame will be recognized at the first-ever ISACA Awards Virtual Gala on Thursday, 15 July at 9 a.m. CDT / 14:00 UTC.
  • This free, two-hour event will feature a performance from multiplatinum pop sensation Rachel Platten as well as regional artists who will highlight their local culture.\nThe following recipients of the 2021 ISACA Global Achievement Awards will be recognized at the Gala:\nISACA Technology for Humanity Award: Niel Harper CISA, CRISC, CDPSE, Chief Information Security Officer, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Denmark\n\xe2\x80\x9cFor contributions to capacity building across the world toward the development of affordable, open and user-centric Internet infrastructure.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cFor inspirational mentorship of all university students, encouraging more women to pursue technology careers, and teaching a thought-provoking curriculum around data privacy, security and technology management.\xe2\x80\x9d\nISACA Inspirational Leadership Award: Kyla Guru, Stanford University student and CEO of Bits \xe2\x80\x98N Bytes Cybersecurity Education Corp, USA\nISACA Innovative Solutions Award: Yoshimasa Masuda, Ph.D., CISM, CGEIT, Associate Professor, Keio University, Japan / Carnegie Mellon University, USA / Sr.
  • Manager, NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting\nThe founding class of the Hall of Fame inductees\xe2\x80\x94members honored for showing exemplary dedication to advancing ISACA\xe2\x80\x99s purpose through volunteer service and/or member engagement activities\xe2\x80\x94 is recognized by the namesakes of retired ISACA Awards, whose legacies and contributions have shaped ISACA into the organization it is today, as well as member-nominated inductees who represent the peer-recognition and value members have for each other.\nThe following inductees were previously recognized as visionary leaders of the association:\n'

Celerium Partners with RH-ISAC to Support EX-RH2021 Retail, Hospitality, and Travel Industry Cybersecurity Exercise

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:47pm

"This exercise will help participants exercise existing enterprise policies and processes and allow the sector to mature its security practices and coordination among stakeholders including the federal government, law enforcement, and companies across the industry.

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  • "This exercise will help participants exercise existing enterprise policies and processes and allow the sector to mature its security practices and coordination among stakeholders including the federal government, law enforcement, and companies across the industry.
  • "We\'re excited to support the RH-ISAC in the EX-RH2021 exercise.
  • "\nCelerium is focused on improving supply chain cyber defense within critical infrastructure industries, including the defense, aviation, and automotive industries.
  • Relied on by government agencies, enterprise risk management teams, CISOs, and SOC analysts, Celerium provides cyber defense solutions to help organizations defend and protect against threats.

An Answer to PPE Shortages and High Prices: Washington Healthcare Associations Partner with Healthtech Start-Up, bttn.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:14pm

In Seattle, Washington, the unique Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing Co-op has helped over 675healthcare organizations of all types across Washington state purchase necessary PPE to ensure safety of patients and staff.

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  • In Seattle, Washington, the unique Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing Co-op has helped over 675healthcare organizations of all types across Washington state purchase necessary PPE to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • This collaborative effort has already had a huge impact on the Washington Healthcare Community.\nTo procure PPE supplies that are high quality and cost-effective, the Washington PPE Purchasing Co-Op partnered with bttn.
  • By automating medical supply purchasing, bttn.\'s mission is to democratize pricing on the world\'s most vital supplies and serve all in the healthcare industry.
  • Access to quality PPE at affordable pricing is a game changer for our Community Health Center members who were really struggling to find PPE.

aeCyberSolutions Introduces ICS Cybersecurity Risk Screening Service to Expose Potential Magnitude of Cyber Risk to Industrial Operations

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:04pm

b'aeCyberSolutions , the Industrial Cybersecurity division of aeSolutions, announces ICS Cybersecurity Risk Screening , a new service to assist industrial organizations in gaining a high-level understanding of the worst-case risk to operations should their industrial control systems (ICSs) be compromised.

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  • b'aeCyberSolutions , the Industrial Cybersecurity division of aeSolutions, announces ICS Cybersecurity Risk Screening , a new service to assist industrial organizations in gaining a high-level understanding of the worst-case risk to operations should their industrial control systems (ICSs) be compromised.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cOur new screening service leverages existing process safety hazard studies, if available, or helps to generate realistic operational consequence scenarios.
  • The study\xe2\x80\x99s original risk ranking is adjusted to show the modified risk should the industrial control system or safety instrumented system (SIS) be compromised due to a cybersecurity threat.
  • This combination of IT and Operational Technology (OT) expertise is essential for working in the field of industrial cybersecurity.

$ 353.76 Million growth expected in Air and Gas Leak Detectors Market | 2.13% YOY growth in 2021 amid COVID-19 Spread | APAC to Notice Maximum Growth | Technavio

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:00am

The global air and gas leak detectors market is expected to grow by USD 353.76 million, at a CAGR of almost 3% during 2021-2025.\nThe COVID-19 pandemic reduced the demand for air and gas leak detectors in 2020.

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  • The global air and gas leak detectors market is expected to grow by USD 353.76 million, at a CAGR of almost 3% during 2021-2025.\nThe COVID-19 pandemic reduced the demand for air and gas leak detectors in 2020.
  • The segment is driven by the increasing demand for fixed air and gas leak detectors from the chemical, petrochemical, textile, food, and biotechnology industries.
  • Besides, air and gas leak detectors provide automatic responses and efficiently monitor levels of flammable and toxic gases for personnel safety.
  • The growth of the market in APAC can be attributed to the rising demand for air and gas leak detection in gas pipelines and production plants.

360training Introduces SST Courses for NYC Workers

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 6:16pm

SST training is a safety training program for New York City construction and demolition workers that is required under NYC Local Law 196 of 2017 (LL196).

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  • SST training is a safety training program for New York City construction and demolition workers that is required under NYC Local Law 196 of 2017 (LL196).
  • The eLearning company now offers online SST courses that are NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) approved and accepted by all SST card providers.\nWho Needs Site Safety Training?\nThe NYC DOB now requires construction and demolition workers to obtain an SST card and 40 hours of DOB-approved Site Safety Training.
  • It applies to all NYC construction sites with a Site Safety Plan and a designated construction supervisor, site safety coordinator, or site safety manager.\nHow Do NYC Construction Workers Stay Compliant?\nNYC workers must complete 40 hours of Site Safety Training to earn an SST Worker card (supervisors need 62 hours).
  • Once workers pass the final exam for their training, they can immediately print their certificate of completion and their 40-hour SST Worker card will be issued.\nTo achieve the required 40 hours and earn your card, simply enroll in NYC SST: 40 Hour Site Safety Training for Workers .

1 in 4 Americans Say They Don't Have a Fire Extinguisher at Home

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 5:06pm

In fact, 57% of Americans confessed to leaving heat-producing appliances plugged or turned on when they\'re not in use, inadvertently increasing their risk of electrical fires.\n28% of Americans have experienced an electrical fire.

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  • In fact, 57% of Americans confessed to leaving heat-producing appliances plugged or turned on when they\'re not in use, inadvertently increasing their risk of electrical fires.\n28% of Americans have experienced an electrical fire.
  • 60% of Americans have never done a fire drill in their current home, and 1 in 4 say they don\'t have a fire extinguisher.\nThe majority of Americans aren\'t following expert guidelines for preventing electrical fires.
  • Approximately 50% of Americans aren\'t sure if they have enough home or renters insurance to cover a fire.
  • For more information, please visit www.valuepenguin.com , like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @ValuePenguin.\n'

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:37pm

b"The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.

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  • b"The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.
  • Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
  • CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.\nFederal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.\n"

Armis Announces Risk Assessment Program for Partners

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:18pm

"\nPartners are provided full access to the Armis platform and Knowledgebase including device inventory, classification, and device risk assessment for 30 days.

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  • "\nPartners are provided full access to the Armis platform and Knowledgebase including device inventory, classification, and device risk assessment for 30 days.
  • Partners then have the opportunity to convert this initial Risk Assessment into a licensed product sale by working with Armis to fully deploy the platform.\n"The Armis Agentless Security platform allows TEKsystems to extend our existing Audit & Assessment program by identifying and reporting risk levels on previously unidentified devices.
  • Sean Tufts, practice director, IoT/OT, Optiv.\nThe 30-day Risk Assessment Program for Partners is composed of asset inventory and classification and risk and threat assessment.
  • Armis provides passive and unparalleled cybersecurity asset management, risk management, and automated enforcement.

Global Black Masterbatches Market (2021 to 2026) - Growing Demand for Carbon Black Masterbatches in Black Polyester Fibers Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:22pm

Plastics provide superior mechanical, physical, thermal, and electrical properties than metals.\nEngineering plastics are widely used in various automotive components such as steering wheels, airbags, seatbelts, bumpers, and dashboards.

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  • Plastics provide superior mechanical, physical, thermal, and electrical properties than metals.\nEngineering plastics are widely used in various automotive components such as steering wheels, airbags, seatbelts, bumpers, and dashboards.
  • The black masterbatches market is growing significantly and offers opportunities for various manufacturers.\nThe APAC region constitutes approximately 61.0% of the world\'s population, and the manufacturing and processing sectors are growing rapidly in the region.
  • The APAC is the largest black masterbatches market with China being the major market which is expected to grow significantly.
  • The rising disposable incomes and rising standards of living in emerging economies in the APAC are the major drivers for this market.\n'