What is Transport Layer Security (TLS)?

Network World

Despite the goal of keeping Web communications private, flaws in the design and implementation of Transport Layer Security have led to breaches, but the latest version – TLS 1.3 – is an overhaul that strengthens and streamlines the crypto protocol.

Volkswagen Partners With Azure To Drive Transportation Innovations

Forrester IT

Volkswagen’s recent announcement to build its automotive cloud platform on Microsoft Azure is yet another example of the types of tech-driven innovation efforts transportation leaders are taking to position themselves as customer experience leaders.

Airborne cars to transform Dubai’s public transportation

Computer Weekly

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is readying the launch of autonomous aerial vehicles in July this year

San Francisco transport system hit by ransomware attack

Computer Weekly

San Francisco's transport agency appears to be the latest target of cyber criminals using encryption malware to hold organisations to ransom

Airbus confirms software errors/configuration brought down A400M transport plane


The Register is reporting that badly configured software, installed incorrectly, is responsible for the crash of an Airbus A400M transport plane. The post Airbus confirms software errors/configuration brought down A400M transport plane appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Transport Scotland turns to IoT mapping to keep roads clear in cold snap

Computer Weekly

Scottish transport authority is using Esri’s location technology to keep tabs on its gritters in icy weather

Big data means big risk, Swedish Transport Agency leak shows

Computer Weekly

The Swedish Transport Agency exposed sensitive information by transferring its databases to a third party cloud provider without following data protection procedures

Transport Research Lab to run £13m autonomous vehicle trials in London

Computer Weekly

A consortium led by the Transport Research Lab has been awarded government funding to run connected and autonomous vehicle tests in the capital

Cubic Transportation licenses TfL’s contactless payment system

Computer Weekly

Cubic Transportation plans to use London's payments system to develop contactless solutions for transport around the world

Top Reasons Why Unicycle Transporters are Awesome

IT Toolbox

Going around the city has never been more fun and adventurous with the self balancing transporter. Know its features and consider having one today

New Tech: Transportation Technology And The Self-Driving Economy

Forrester IT

Less than a year ago, my colleague Laura Koetzle and I published a report on the transformative effects of autonomous vehicles on the global economy.

Abu Dhabi transport department uses drones to improve traffic flows

Computer Weekly

Data collected by live video stream from drones is analysed at control centre to help alleviate traffic jams and other issues

Transforming Transportation with IoT: 4 Real-World Examples

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Early adopters across a variety of industries – including transportation – are investing in IoT to transform their businesses. IoT Accelerates the Digital Transformation in Transportation. The transportation industry is the second-largest segment investing in IoT, spending upwards of $78 billion in 2016. Increasing numbers of freight and public transportation vehicles are equipped with sensors that help schedule maintenance, optimize fuel consumption, and train drivers.

Transporter – Storage Field Day 7 Preview

Virtualized Greek

Officially my last preview before Storage Field Day 7 is Transporter. Transporter is a private cloud file sharing service. Maybe the most obvious use case for shadow IT is file sharing. Services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. Cloud Computing SFD7

Silverstone Circuit pilots smart transport service at 2016 British MotoGP

Computer Weekly

Silverstone Circuit tests InterDigital’s oneTransport traffic flow management service at the 2016 British Grand Prix MotoGP

Dubai Road and Transport Authority pilots artificial intelligence to measure customer happiness

Computer Weekly

Initiative is part of the UAE’s strategy to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world

DARPA to tackle Cloud Security, Transportation Worker. - CTOvision


Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Malware Infects Two Power Plants Lacking Basic Security Controls - The most recent DHS Industrial Control System (ICS) CERT report has knowledge of two infected power

Addison Lee uses common customer transport tech to offer luxury couriering

Computer Weekly

Addison Lee is well known for being a business-focused private hire firm in and around London, but as competition has increased the firm has refocused its use of tech to provide courier services to customers and retailers

US transport agency guidance on vehicle cybersecurity irks lawmakers

Network World

This new cybersecurity guidance from the Department of Transportation is like giving a take-home exam on the honor code to failing students,” said Senators Edward J. Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, and Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, who are both members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. “In

App developers not ready for iOS transport security requirements

Network World

The researchers looked at how well these apps conform to Apple's App Transport Security (ATS) requirements. A month before Apple is expected to enforce stricter security requirements for app communications in iOS, enterprise developers don't seem ready to embrace them, a new study shows. The study was performed by security firm Appthority on the most common 200 apps installed on iOS devices in enterprise environments.

Was NSW Govt a bit cocksure when it came to SAP and Transport?

IT Toolbox

An ambitious consolidation project in NSW, Australia has gone awry and at present is delayed but not yet declared a complete failure

How to migrate to HTTPS using App Transport Security when developing iOS apps

Tech Republic Security

January 1, 2017 is Apple's deadline for developers to adopt the secure network calls promoted by App Transport Security. But don't wait--start using ATS in iOS and macOS development today

Uber Shutters Self-Driving Truck Group; Autonomous Freight’s Future Remains Bright

Forrester IT

artificial intelligence (AI) automotive transportation & logistics artificial intelligenceThis week, Uber announced that it would close down its self-driving trucks business unit to focus on autonomous passenger vehicles. In July 2017, we predicted that logistics and shipping firms would replace human-driven double- and triple-freight trailers with human-directed platoons of autonomous trucks and fully autonomous trucks as quickly as practicable and legally permitted.

Seamless Sharing of Information Amongst Enclaves


The Intelligence Community is part of the IC-wide enclave, which uses the IC-approved sharing infrastructure called ITS (Information Transport System). Big Data AET Brandes enclave Information Transport System Navy Syndeo

Connected cars will cross new data frontiers – are you ready?


Cybersecurity Featured Technology & IT Transportation & LogisticsConnected cars offer a wealth of data generation and utilisation possibilities. To optimize the use of this data, blockchain has a role to play.

Spies Want Your Money: Look at this pinhole camera used to steal credit card numbers


Two relatively easy to execute attacks were recently highlighted by the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. By Bob Gourley. Threats to our information are not only from malware or brute force hacks or social engineering. Criminals are motivated to look for every advantage.

Dubai extends test run for flying taxis

Computer Weekly

Dubai transport authority RTA extends trials of autonomous flying cars

Fed Tech Roundup December 4


Transportation bill includes recall tech upgrades - FCW.com. News Cybersecurity NASA OCI Transportation billThe following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. Lockheed Martin Corp. To Exit Cybersecurity, Double-Down On Helicopters And. Forbes. Fight over net neutrality rules returns to appeals court - Madison.com. Harris CEO William Brown to Join Celanese Board in January.

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CIOs Know That The Speed Of Data Determines The Future Of The Company (The CIO job is to use the CIO position to communicate the importance of information technology)

The Accidental Successful CIO

We are already seeing this happen in other industries such as retail, aviation, and transportation. Post tags: advanced data-analytics techniques , aviation , business intelligence software , data , M2M , machine-to-machine , retail , speed , streaming , transportation.

Smart rail ticketing technology to be tested by end of 2017

Computer Weekly

Transport secretary Chris Grayling sets out plans for trials of smart ticketing technology

Swedish capital uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to cut road congestion

Computer Weekly

Stockholm transport authorities are gaining a better understanding of road traffic through technology

TfL develops artificial intelligence app on Facebook Messenger

Computer Weekly

Transport for London has begun using chatbots on Facebook Messenger to provide a level of automated customer service

Uber fails to get licence to operate in London renewed

Computer Weekly

Transport for London has rejected Uber's application for its licence renewal, citing a lack of corporate responsibility as the reason

Nordic CIO interview: Kari Finnskog, Västtrafik

Computer Weekly

Swedish transport authority has opened up its IT to ensure it provides customers with a service that suits them

Manchester trams halted by communications failure

Computer Weekly

A communications systems fault at Transport for Greater Manchester halted Metrolink tram services across the city on Sunday 14 May