Tag: safety

Federal, Policy

How Will the Federal Government Protect Nuclear Safety in an Anti-Regulatory Climate?

April 26, 2017

Via: Government Executive

The Trump administration and congressional Republicans have undertaken a wide-ranging effort to shrink the federal government’s regulatory footprint. Much attention has focused on high-profile targets, such as the Environmental Protection Agency. But this trend also has major implications for other […]


Battery safety still top of mind for Samsung and other phone makers

February 27, 2017

Via: CIO

BARCELONA — Samsung promoted its smartphone device testing and upgraded safety review processes during a major press event prior to Mobile World Congress on Sunday, almost without mentioning the disastrous Galaxy Note7 by name. That was the infamous smartphone that […]


US safety agency wants improved safety standards for batteries

January 25, 2017

Via: CIO

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that industry needs to learn from the Galaxy Note7 experience and put more safeguards in place during the design and manufacturing stages of lithium-ion batteries. CPSC said Samsung Electronics “has been accountable […]


Facebook wants to make you secure no matter how hard you make it

November 14, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

When you have a billion people using your service, you have an obligation to keep your users secure, even when they behave in unsafe ways. Alex Stamos, Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Facebook, speaking at Web Summit last week, told […]


Data Storage And Safety Are Top Of Mind As Partners Brace For Hurricane Matthew

October 7, 2016

Via: CRN

As the East Coast braces for the impact of Hurricane Matthew, technology partners say they are concerned about cloud data storage and disaster recovery. Hurricane Matthew will hit landfall in the U.S. this evening and around 1.5 million people are […]

Federal, Policy

U.S. federal guidelines for self-driving cars say they will lead to safer roads

September 20, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

The U.S. government revealed its much-anticipated Federal Automated Vehicles policy on Monday evening, detailing its 15-point Safety Assessment to be rolled out fully on Tuesday, which is designed to give manufacturers hoping to build and ship self-driving vehicles proper expectations […]

Hardware & Software

Safety and Transparency Through Data

July 2, 2015

Via: Ashley Wichman

You have the right to a safe workplace—and so do the employees at your favorite café, the local hospital and the construction company renovating homes in your neighborhood. But how can you tell if the businesses you patronize are keeping […]