London Southend Airport to boost Flybe summer flights next year by 80%

  • London Southend Airport announces 80% increase in Flybe flights for summer 2018 schedule including return to popular Croatian hotspots – Dubrovnik and Zadar
  • The capital’s best airport has also added Antwerp to its growing list of destinations – operating 4 flights weekly from next June
  • Stobart Air through its franchise partnership with Flybe will be adding a 5th aircraft at the airport

London, October 18, 2017 – London Southend Airport, rated the Capital’s best airport five years in a row (1), is to boost the number of flights on Flybe routes by 80 per cent next summer.

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BAE SYSTEMS SIGNS TYPE 31e TEAMING AGREEMENT WITH CAMMELL LAIRD

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In response to the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) evolving requirements as outlined in the National Shipbuilding Strategy, BAE Systems will bring together its warship design and engineering capability and combat systems expertise with Cammell Laird, the commercial shipbuilder, in a Teaming Agreement to bid for the manufacture of the Type 31e, an adaptable general purpose frigate.

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Team ENGIE’s Sébastien Rogues at the foot of the podium of the GC32 Racing Tour 2017 overall ranking

PRESS RELEASE – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017

Team ENGIE’s Sébastien Rogues at the foot of the podium of the GC32 Racing Tour 2017 overall ranking

By crossing the finish line of the eleventh race of the Marseille One Design, Sébastien Rogues and his crew have sailed the last miles of their adventure in the GC32 catamaran that has seen him in partnership with the ENGIE group for the past three years. This unique experience on this high-tech boat has provided the French skipper with irreplaceable experience and enabled him to gain mastery in racing on a foiling catamaran. Team ENGIE were not able to climb onto the third step of the podium, the objective of this 2017 season, during this last event in Marseille. Disappointed but very happy to have been able to take part with the world’s elite in a page of the discipline’s history, Sébastien Rogues runs us through these three years of competition.

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Only 5 Percent of EU Companies Believe They are Compliant with GDPR , Survey Finds

27 Percent Not Confident They Will Meet Deadline

LONDON, UK – October 18, 2017  Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced the results of a survey conducted with over 200 European based companies. The survey results show that while most of the surveyed companies (77 percent) are familiar with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), only 5 percent believe they are compliant with all applicable requirements less than a year before the regulation goes into effect. A further 27 percent were not confident they will be ready by the time GDPR is enforceable in May 2018.

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30 million South Africans exposed after massive data breach

It has been uncovered that a data breach has potentially affected millions of South Africans after being discovered by security researcher Troy Hunt. The huge trove of data, which includes property ownership, employment history, income and company directorships is thought to have contained more than 30m unique South African ID numbers.

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British intelligence agencies may have been collecting and sharing your social media data

It has been reported that British intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) may have been collecting personal social media data of people as part of their mass surveillance efforts. According to an Engadget report, the GCHQ has been collecting such information over years, even decades, and has been sharing this information with foreign intelligence and other law enforcement agencies. The Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office (IPCO), the body that oversees the activities of the GCHQ, has also been reportedly left out of the loop with regards to this.

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Aegis Combat System Successfully Completes Series of Air and Missile Defense Tests During NATO Exercise

HEBRIDES, Scotland, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency, supported by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), successfully conducted a series of Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) tests in the Atlantic Ocean during Formidable Shield 2017 (FS-17) from Sept. 24 – Oct. 17, 2017. Naval forces from eight NATO nations participated in the exercise.

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