2018 Monaco Yacht Show – Edinburgh as a superyacht destination

Following the pledge from the Port of Amsterdam and Dutch superyacht builders made at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show to promote Amsterdam as a superyacht destination and create a northern European superyacht route linking Amsterdam, London, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm; we wanted to share with you a comment from Dan Hughes, Chief Operating Officer of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, the internationally renowned marina owners and operators who will design, commission, manage and operate the new Edinburgh Marina – the centrepiece of the unique £500 million waterside quarter development close to Edinburgh city centre.

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USCG gives Eastern go ahead to start construction of first OPC; Owners form Clean Shipping Alliance 2020

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USCG gives Eastern go ahead to start construction of first OPC
September 28, 2018 — The U.S. Coast Guard today exercised contract options with Eastern Shipbuilding Group to begin construction of the lead offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Argus, and to acquire long lead-time materials for the second OPC, Chase.

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ENTER THE DRAGON… Born Free announces new aviation plans to reduce poaching ahead of IWT 2018

The illegal wildlife trade is estimated to be worth as much as £15.5 billion a year with organised crime groups seeing wildlife as a low risk, high-value commodity. Now, ahead of the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Conference in October, Born Free is calling on the public to help them provide rangers with the ultimate tool to fight back against wildlife crime – a Dragon!

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Global 7500, Industry’s Longest Range Business Jet, to be Awarded Transport Canada Type Certification at Ceremony Today

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that its flagship Global 7500 aircraft, the largest, most luxurious and longest range business jet ever built, will be awarded Transport Canada Type Certification today at a ceremony held at its Global Completion Centre in Dorval, paving the way for entry-into-service this year.

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SANS 2018 Threat Hunting Survey finds organisations finding threats more effectively

SANS Institute has released its 2018 Threat Hunting Survey report, showing that whilst techniques, tools, and the scope of threat hunting is expanding, the practice is still relatively poorly defined amongst IT professionals.

Key findings from the report are:

  • 43% of respondents now perform continuous and more accurate operations, up from 35% in 2017
  • Dwell time has reduced to an average of above 90 days, down from over 6 months in 2013
  • Tools and technology are being prioritised as investments over developing staff capabilities

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focus on open source vulnerabilities is wrong: research

Following to two new reports published by WhiteSource and Sonatype, which highlight that the widespread use of open source components is posing an ever-increasing threat to secure software, https://www.scmagazineuk.com/developers-focus-wrong-open-source-software-vulnerabilities-research-says/article/1494217, Laurie Mercer, security engineer at HackerOne, discusses this threat and how it can be mitigated:

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