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How Threat Intelligence Can Help Operators and Government Agencies to Protect Their Critical Infrastructure Against Cyber Threats

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:00am

The third category of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure is conducted by state-sponsored threat actors, such as the recent cyberattack on four critical infrastructure organizations in South East Asia.

Key Points: 
  • The third category of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure is conducted by state-sponsored threat actors, such as the recent cyberattack on four critical infrastructure organizations in South East Asia.
  • Due to manpower and time restraints, critical infrastructure operators and government agencies are looking for open source software for automated intelligence on potential and imminent cyber threats.
  • They are turning to open source threat intelligence tools that cannot only detect cyberattacks in real-time but also have cyber threat monitoring capabilities to identify emerging cyber threats targeting the critical infrastructure.
  • With the WEBINT platform of Cobwebs as part of their toolset, operators and government agencies will be able to identify and prevent cyberattacks aimed at their critical infrastructures.

Second Unit of M701JAC Gas Turbine Begins Commercial Operation at GTCC Power Plant in Chonburi Province, Thailand

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 3:44am

The first unit, which was also a first M701JAC in Southeast Asia, started commercial operation at the end of March this year.

Key Points: 
  • The first unit, which was also a first M701JAC in Southeast Asia, started commercial operation at the end of March this year.
  • When completed, the eight units in the project will form a gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power system with a total output of 5,300 megawatts (MW).
  • Koji Nishikawa, President and Managing Director of Mitsubishi Power (Thailand), spoke of his company's commitment to its work in Thailand.
  • The newly inaugurated M701JAC is a core component of the power plant in Chonburi Province, which is operated by Gulf SRC Company Limited*.

GeoX Launches New Intelligence Online Platform Allowing Access to 6 Billion Data Points

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

GeoX has announced a new facet of its property intelligence service, providing online information on all commercial and residential properties in the US.

Key Points: 
  • GeoX has announced a new facet of its property intelligence service, providing online information on all commercial and residential properties in the US.
  • The AI-enabled, P&C platform covers 160 million properties in the US, and contains up to 6 billion data points.
  • The platform is an extension to the GeoX worldwide database covering 340 million properties.
  • The product addresses the industry-wide challenge of outdated, incomplete, and unreliable data upon which insurers still depend for critical P&C decisions.

Southeastern Grocers supports Gulf Coast community with more than $566,400 in Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210921005239/en/
    Southeastern Grocers and the SEG Gives Foundation, in partnership with generous customers, announce a donation of more than $176,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Ida relief.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Anthony Hucker, President and CEO of Southeastern Grocers, said, The devastating impact of Hurricane Ida has left a lasting imprint on the lives of many of our associates, customers and neighbors.
  • As we strive to pick up the pieces together, Southeastern Grocers is dedicated to supporting the Gulf Coast with the necessary resources to rebuild, recover and remain resilient.
  • Southeastern Grocers strives to be ingrained in its communities and, through the SEG Gives Foundation, better the lives of its customers and neighbors.

SmartBank Continues Alabama Expansion – Announces Plans for Montgomery, Dothan and Birmingham

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 10:00pm

Following the recent announcement of its expansion into Auburn and Mobile (Gulf Coast), SmartBank has hired several long-tenured, experienced bankers to lead expansion efforts in Montgomery, Dothan and Birmingham, Alabama.

Key Points: 
  • Following the recent announcement of its expansion into Auburn and Mobile (Gulf Coast), SmartBank has hired several long-tenured, experienced bankers to lead expansion efforts in Montgomery, Dothan and Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Jeff Williams, former BBVA Dothan Market President, will lead SmartBank Dothan, as the banks Regional President for Southern Alabama.
  • In addition, SmartBank also plans to expand into Birmingham with the hiring of long-time Alabama banker Lee Smith.
  • Founded in 2007, SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank, with branches across Tennessee, Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, and Virginia.

Good Catch® Innovative Plant-based Breaded Seafood Line Launches Nationwide At Sprouts Farmers Market Stores

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:55pm

The healthy grocer now carries the latest product innovations from Good Catch Plant-Based Breaded Fish Sticks, Plant-Based Breaded Fish Fillets and Plant-Based Breaded Crab Cakes across 340 stores nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • The healthy grocer now carries the latest product innovations from Good Catch Plant-Based Breaded Fish Sticks, Plant-Based Breaded Fish Fillets and Plant-Based Breaded Crab Cakes across 340 stores nationwide.
  • The innovative breaded line recreates the experience of nostalgic seafood favorites with the crunch and flavor that both kids and adults love.
  • The Good Catch breaded line retails for $5.99 and will be available at all Sprouts Farmers Market locations across the country.
  • Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch plant-based seafood, is an innovative food company focused on propelling change through plant-based alternatives.

Advantage Capital Awarded $60 Million Allocation in New Markets Tax Credit Program

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 3:05pm

Venture capital firm and small business lender Advantage Capital today announced a $60 million allocation award in the highly competitive federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program.

Key Points: 
  • Venture capital firm and small business lender Advantage Capital today announced a $60 million allocation award in the highly competitive federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program.
  • CDEs must apply annually to the CDFI Fund to compete for New Markets Tax Credit Program allocation authority.
  • To learn more about the New Markets Tax Credit Program, please view the program Fact Sheet or visit www.cdfifund.gov/nmtc .
  • In addition, the CDFI Fund has allocated $66 billion in tax credit allocation authority to Community Development Entities through the New Markets Tax Credit Program, and guaranteed bonds for over $1.7 billion through the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program.

U.S. Treasury Department's CDFI Fund Announces $5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credits

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 4:57pm

Its critical that Congress sustain these investments over time by making the New Markets Tax Credit Program permanent.

Key Points: 
  • Its critical that Congress sustain these investments over time by making the New Markets Tax Credit Program permanent.
  • CDEs must apply annually to the CDFI Fund to compete for New Markets Tax Credit Program allocation authority.
  • In addition, the CDFI Fund has allocated $66 billion in tax credit allocation authority to Community Development Entities through the New Markets Tax Credit Program, and guaranteed bonds for over $1.7 billion through the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program.
  • To learn more about the CDFI Fund and its programs, please visit the CDFI Fund's website at www.cdfifund.gov .

Southeastern Grocers Activates Community Donation Program in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Category 4 storm made landfall in southeast Louisiana on Aug. 29, the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Key Points: 
  • The Category 4 storm made landfall in southeast Louisiana on Aug. 29, the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Fresco y Ms, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie customers can conveniently donate in-store to help those affected by Hurricane Ida.
  • SEG Gives Foundation is the charitable arm of Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company of Fresco y Ms, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie stores.
  • Southeastern Grocers strives to be ingrained in its communities and, through the SEG Gives Foundation, better the lives of its customers and neighbors.

Qatar Tourism and The Geneva International Motor Show establish partnership to create new Qatar Geneva International Motor Show

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 1:00pm

DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Tourism and The Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) announced today a partnership during a press conference held at Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC), to develop and host the newly designed Qatar Geneva International Motor Show in Doha during 2023.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Tourism and The Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) announced today a partnership during a press conference held at Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC), to develop and host the newly designed Qatar Geneva International Motor Show in Doha during 2023.
  • The first edition of the Qatar Geneva International Motor Show 2023 is planned for the autumn, and the organisers intend the event to take place every two years.
  • Qatar Tourism is the official government body responsible for the development and promotion of tourism in Qatar, facilitating the sector's exponential growth.
  • Qatar Tourism seeks to boost the entire tourism value chain, grow local and international visitor demand, attract inward investment, and drive a multiplier effect across the domestic economy.