The IEEE is helping the National Institute of Standards and Technology address certification and accreditation of systems by opening work on a standard that will enhance security. The P1700 security architecture standard (http://ieeeia.org/scaiswg/) will create a basis for ensuring a system's techniques for maintaining quality of service are in line with its security risks. The overall standard architecture and some versions that implement it should be done this year.
A new white paper by the Association for Advancing Automation says that increases in industrial robot shipments correlates positively with increases in US job growth based on Bureau of Labor statistics. The result could be new types of manufacturing and engineering jobs.
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