Synopsys Publishes CISO Report; Identifies Four Distinct Approaches to the CISO Role

Two-year study explores the roles of information security leaders and how they are affected by organisational dynamics

LONDON, UK, Jan. 17, 2018—Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today published the inaugural CISO Report, the result of a two-year data-driven study exploring the roles of information security leaders and the organisational dynamics that affect them. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Report identifies four unique approaches to the CISO role called “tribes,” each with distinct characteristics. The study emphasises how the four tribes differ in executing a security plan and what the tribes can learn from one another, providing insight for leaders looking to improve their security programs and advance their careers.

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Rethink Research – Anatomy of a 5G Smart city

Press Release, RioT, Bristol, January 17th, 2018:
As Smart City technologies begin to emerge in volume, their network requirements will have to cope with 5G workloads, and will need to do that in a 5G way. This month Riot takes an in-depth look at an award winning Smart City approach which is built around the municipality’s own fiber, Software Defined Networks and cloud analytics software – a system which will survive the transition into a 5G world, as it searches for a formula to monetize next-gen citizen services. This Report is entitled, “Anatomy of a 5G Smart City”.

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New Time Charter with a Major Oil Company

In the autumn of 2017, we advised you of our time charter activities with oil companies such as Shell, BP, ExxonMobil and other major oil companies in the West and in the Far East.  The ExxonMobil time charter for a suezmax recently expired. However, we have an important contract with them involving lube oil for our suezmax fleet.  From time to time we also have shorter contracts (typically up to 60 days) for ships serving as storage space for major companies. 

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Crowley orders 100,000 bbl Alaska Class ATB at Bollinger; Maersk and IBM in blockchain JV

Crowley orders 100,000 bbl Alaska Class ATB at Bollinger
January 16, 2018 — Crowley Fuels LLC has signed a construction contract with Bollinger Shipyards to build a new Alaska Class 100,000 barrel capacity articulated tug barge (ATB) to transport multiple clean petroleum products in the Alaska market. The Alaska class vessel will be built at Bollinger Marine Fabricators Shipyard, in Amelia, LA, with an expected delivery scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2019. The contract with Bollinger includes an option to build a second ATB.

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Boeing, Adient Launch New Company to Design and Build Airplane Seats

Adient Aerospace will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and leasing companies

SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Adient [NYSE:ADNT] today announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies. The seats will be available for installation on new airplanes and as retrofit configurations for aircraft produced by Boeing and other commercial airplane manufacturers.

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