Aprox 5 years ago BCHydro techs were upgrading the Scada system at Williston substation, and did not block trip switches, this caused all 500 kv breakers in the substation to open, close and open again, a major system disturbance resulted.
Although the presence of a programming flaw is not required, the accidental introduction of defects into software is expected to comprise a significant portion of the vulnerabilities addressed by this framework.
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Every now and then the presenters of these sessions ask for subjects to cover. I would like to suggest that the potential opportunities that will be generated through the Jumpstart Our Business Startups(JOBS) Act be organized and included in the notes section of the slides if not in the presentations.
A slew of announcements about new materials and design concepts for transportation have come out of several trade shows focusing on plastics, aircraft interiors, heavy trucks, and automotive engineering. A few more announcements have come independent of any trade shows, maybe just because it's spring.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
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