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BAE launches cyber security intelligence network

BAE launches cyber security intelligence network

Technology
BAE Systems has launched a new industry forum and lobbying group called The Intelligence Network to address increases in cyber attacks. In April, the UK's National Cyber Security Centre and NCA warned that criminals were launching more online attacks against British businesses than ever before.Attempts to tackle this by the biggest companies have included sharing intelligence on the attackers' methods, but this has been blighted by insufficient data-sharing occurring on an ad-hoc basis.Speaking in London on Monday, James Hatch, the director of cyber services for BAE Applied Intelligence, acknowledged that collaboration between companies wasn't working well enough.In a new report by BAE, with contributions from Vodafone, think-tank RUSI, startup accelerator CyLon and others,...
Network Rail 'placing small businesses at risk'

Network Rail 'placing small businesses at risk'

Business
Thousands of small businesses are at risk of closing down as Network Rail sells its railway arches off. From artisan bakeries to family-run garages, from Manchester to Bristol, business owners fear they will be left without their livelihoods as the publicly-owned company is set to sell about 4,000 arches by the end of this year.A buyer will purchase all of the arches as one, with tenants allowed to remain.However many of those independent businesses across the country have already been forced to close as their rents over the past year have sky-rocketed.Tenants believe the unprecedented rent increases of up to 500% - some backdated seven years with little notice - over the past year are linked to the sale. ...
Ancient military network discovered in northern Syria

Ancient military network discovered in northern Syria

Science
Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Researchers have discovered a network of military structures and remains in northern Syria dating to 4,000 years ago.The ancient surveillance and communication network was discovered a team of French and Syrian researchers who meticulously examined satellite and aerial imagery of the region's rocky terrain. The team detailed their discovery in a paper published this week in the French journal Paléorient.The network extends across 2,700 square miles of a region known as "Marges arides de Syrie du Nord," which translates to "margins arid northern Syria." The region's name refers to its position between the Fertile Crescent, a region rich in human history, which lies to the west, and the steppes to the east, a less hospitable place, inhabited historically by nomads.Both aeria
'Battle of the Network Stars' to feature Mischa Barton, Lance Bass

'Battle of the Network Stars' to feature Mischa Barton, Lance Bass

Entertainment
June 12 (UPI) --Battle of the Network Stars stars is returning with Mischa Barton, Lance Bass and dozens of other celebrities.Barton, Bass, Taye Diggs, Lou Ferrigno, Nick and Vanessa Lachey and 94 other actors and television personalities will compete in an ABC revival of the reality competition, the network said in a press release Monday.Retired NFL star DeMarcus Ware and MMA fighter Ronda Rousey will serve as team captains, with ESPN commentators Mike Greenberg and Joe Tessitore as hosts. ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth and Cari Champion will act as sideline reportersThe new season will see 100 stars from 14 network and cable companies compete in a variety of athletic challenges, such as Tug of War, Archery and Obstacle Course. The celebrities are divided into 20 themed teams, including TV Sitco...