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

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

Trending Sources

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Daimler is Building a Self-Driving Snow Plow

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Digital Experience airports Autonomous vehicles cars connected cars Daimler digital driverless mobility operations self-driving cars snow plow technology transportation TrucksMost of us have been affected by flight delays due to inclement weather. In fact, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the largest cause of air traffic delays in the National Airspace System is the weather.

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

Fed Tech Roundup December 4


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

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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

- No More Car Collisions or Speeding Tickets

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

I had the privilege of working with the Seattle Transportation Department , which was at the forefront of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), when I was City CTO there. Seattle Car Accident courtesy Univ Of Washington.

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.

Consider This Use Case For Supply Chain and Logistics: Enterprise data preparation with Tamr and Toyota Motor Europe.


It is especially worth considering for those in the military logistics and transportation area. Michael Johnson. The video here examines how Toyota Motor Europe is using Tamr for enterprise data preparation.

Uber shuts down in Denmark after less than three years

Computer Weekly

Changes in Denmark’s taxi legislation force transportation network company to cease its operations in the country

Dubai extends test run for flying taxis

Computer Weekly

Dubai transport authority RTA extends trials of autonomous flying cars

Digital Greenwich joins forces with University of Surrey for 5G smart city tests

Computer Weekly

Collaboration will investigate “smarter” ways to cope with challenges related to transport, health, energy and the built environment

TfL likely to tender for 4G on the tube

Computer Weekly

Transport for London is planning to undertake preliminary work on installing 4G mobile networking services on the London Underground in the near future

EnterpriseDB Postgres powers TfL tunnel monitoring

Computer Weekly

EDB, based on the open source Postgres database, is powering a new monitoring application at Transport for London

Final Thoughts on IGMP

IT Toolbox

Along with some other topics, this series will start to look into the details of UDP for User Datagram Protocol and discuss how UDP differs from TCP as a transport protocol

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

- Tech Lessons from the Seattle Snowstorm

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

In that case we’d typically dispatch a transportation department tree-clearing crew. broadband disaster emergency operations future of technology Seattle City Light Seattle Transportation Emergency Management Technology GIS GPS Michael McGinn Seattle Snowstorm Seattle EOC Activated.

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TfL figures reveal massive contactless adoption

Computer Weekly

Transport for London figures for the use of contactless payments on its network add weight to its plans to sell its expertise to other cities