Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 28th April 2017
The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites.
It’s important for PMs to have a basic understanding of the darker side of digital, says Richard Beck, Head of Cyber Security at QA.
Health & Safety
A military inquiry into the death of three soldiers on the Brecon Beacons in 2013 has found that more Army reservists risk dying on SAS selection training because commanders are not sufficiently preparing them for the gruelling test.
A court has heard how a worker was struck by a concrete drainage cover as he stood in an excavation area. He later died from severe head injuries.
Confectionery giant Nestle is planning to cut almost 300 jobs in the UK while moving the production of one of its biggest biscuit brands abroad.
In February the company announced that it intends to expand its workforce in the country by 5,000, despite the uncertainty unleashed by Brexit
Health inspectors allegedly found mice ‘swarming’ throughout the outlet
Upgrade of capital’s power grids will enable energy companies to install 300 fast-charging stations by 2020.
‘The world isn’t yet at a place where every single record-setting hot event has a human fingerprint, but we are getting close to that point,’ climatologist says evidence suggests
British households could be owed an average of £117 for energy they paid for but did not use this winter.
Malcolm Turnbull forced to clarify that though wholesale costs may halve under plan, prices paid by households will not
Alice Vincent makes the most of a tiny balcony.
My dad has been jogging three days a week for the better part of 50 years. That’s a half century of pounding pavement.
The futuristic dream of being able to travel around in a flying car may soon be a reality thanks to an ambitious vehicle by a Silicon Valley-based company.
Belfast has good mobile coverage but London, Bristol, Hull and Cardiff must do better it seems, according to RootMetrics
Currency sales have jumped this week after a snap general election was called, Post Office Travel Money has said.
Opening up economic opportunities to under-served social groups is integral to development in EBRD countries especially in the southern and eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) where youth unemployment is high and the participation of women in the workforce is low.
Research finds a sizeable number of people planning to retire this year are altering their plans in the wake of the Brexit vote
Deutsche Bank could move up to 4,000 jobs out of the UK as a result of Brexit – nearly half its UK workforce.
The Lighter Side
Sudan, aged 41, 6ft tall and 5,000lbs, is described as “the most eligible bachelor in the world”.
It’s unclear why the document – which seems to have some text mysteriously erased – ended up hidden away in England
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