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Premier League managers: Each top flight boss ranked on job security – from most under pressure to least

Premier League managers: Each top flight boss ranked on job security – from most under pressure to least

Sports
For the investment Everton made over the summer, their start to the campaign is inexcusable and Koeman is rightly being questioned. The Dutchman’s team play without an identity on the field, with a great deal of talent being wasted, and something has to change.Wednesday, October 4, 2017Which Premier League manager do you think is under the most pressure right now?There's already been one casualty this season, with Frank de Boer sacked after only five games in charge of Crystal Palace, and history tells us he definitely won't be the only boss to be given the boot in the campaign.talkSPORT.com, then, has ranked each Premier League manager on the safety of their job, starting with who's feeling the heat the most – scroll through the gallery above to see the ranking in full.*Odd
Net 'not ready' for vital security update

Net 'not ready' for vital security update

Technology
A plan to update the security around some of the net's core address books has been delayed.Net administrative body Icann put its plans on hold after it emerged that some ISPs and large firms were not ready to make the change.It feared that tens of millions would lose net access if the change went ahead as planned on 11 October.Icann said it was working with ISPs to update software and ensure everyone is ready to switch next year."It would be irresponsible to proceed with the roll [out] after we have identified these new issues that could adversely affect its success and could adversely affect the ability of a significant number of end users," said Goran Marby, head of Icann.Trusted informationSince early 2017, Icann (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) has been prepari...
Security software infects 2 million computers

Security software infects 2 million computers

Technology
More than two million people who downloaded security software CCleaner have been infected by malware on their computers, its developers have confirmed.Piriform, the company behind the software, said on its website that a new version of the app had been tampered with before being released.The malicious code was added to the legitimate code for CCleaner, which allows users to wipe unwanted files from their hard-drives, and could have allowed hackers to take over the devices of 2.27 million people.Known as a "supply chain attack", hackers often target trusted software to bypass security checks that target organisations might have in place.Image:CCleaner allows users to wipe unwanted files from their hard-drives. Pic: Talos/CiscoThe version of the software which had been "illegally modified" h...
Finding Blockchain-Based Security Solutions for the 3D Printing Economy

Finding Blockchain-Based Security Solutions for the 3D Printing Economy

Finance
Shutterstock photo3D printing promises no less than the possibility to treat the physical world of atoms like the virtual world of bits, allowing users to "email" all sorts of physical objects - that is, they can send validated specs to be 3D printed by a recipient with one click. In 3D printing, or "additive manufacturing," successive layers of material are added to create the desired object, which can be of almost any shape or geometry. There's still a perception that 3D printing is an expensive and overhyped way to manufacture cheap plastic toys, but the reality is that today's 3D printers can process a wide and increasing range of materials and complex designs.With comparatively low manufacturing costs - and no shipping costs - 3D printin...
Battelle helps DHS assess, train canine security teams

Battelle helps DHS assess, train canine security teams

Business
Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Battelle is helping the Department of Homeland Security to assess the capability gaps of state and local canine security teams and provide additional training, the company announced on Tuesday.The DHS program is called REDDI, the Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative.The DHS's Advanced Research Project Agency dispatched its team of trainers, evaluators, and scientist in the spring to help the canine teams with key information on threat materials, and recent attacks.Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division.Operational scenarios and opportunities for odor training were also provided, Battelle said."At Battelle, we have more than 20 years of experience in canine-f...