This Miami leader is ‘optimistic’ about chances of landing Amazon HQ2. Here’s why
Don’t tell Michael Finney that traffic is a show-stopper. Since moving to Miami early last summer, the new CEO of the county’s economic development agency has gotten all around the … Click to Continue »
Bureau Veritas checks safety in buildings, elevators, fuels — just about everything
Bureau Veritas, a global provider of inspection, certification and laboratory testing services based in France, aims to make sure that many of the goods and services we use and consume … Click to Continue »
Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Dec. 4
EDUCATION Maydel Santana has been named assistant vice president for communication and media relations in the Division of External Relations at Florida International University. She was previously director of media … Click to Continue »
Lockheed Martin Corp. is teaming with Aerion Corp. to develop the world’s first supersonic business jet.
Bethesda-based Lockheed (NYSE: LMT), the world’s largest defense company, unveiled on Friday its memorandum of understanding with privately held Aerion to work with the Reno, Nevada-based company over the next year on the jet’s feasibility. The companies will build frameworks guiding engineering, certification and production.
The opportunity in civil supersonic aviation is considered to…
SpaceX makes history with space station resupply mission
SpaceX is officially in the recycling business.
For the first time, Elon Musk’s Hawthorne, California, aerospace company has launched a mission using both a first-stage rocket and a spacecraft that have flown before.
On Friday morning, a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon spacecraft launched into low-Earth orbit to deliver 4,800 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA.
Liftoff took place at 10:36 a.m. Eastern time at the Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) Cape Canaveral…
Florida among states with most bogus comments on net neutrality
Two million of the comments about net neutrality that were submitted to the Federal Communications Commission were based on stolen identities, an investigation found.
As many as 150,000 of those fake comments came from Florida, according to an analysis by the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Florida is one of four states with the most number of comments that misused the identities of real Americans, a press release from Schneiderman’s office said. Others were New York,…
AT&T, union reach deal that will pay retail workers nearly $20 an hour
A contract dispute that saw AT&T (NYSE: T) workers walk off the job in dozens of states across the country earlier this year, marking what the union called the largest retail strike in U.S. history, has come to a close.
AT&T and the Communication Workers of America said on Wednesday they have a new agreement that covers more than 20,000 wireless workers across 36 states and Washington D.C. The deal “rolls back the trends of offshoring and outsourcing,” according to a release from the CWA.
VA secretary holds up $10B Cerner contract over interoperability questions
The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking answers on how an electronic health record system developed by Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) would work with outside providers before signing a final contract, Secretary David Shulkin told Politico.
Shulkin announced in June that the VA would pick Cerner to update its aging EHR system to allow for easy back-and-forth communication of records with the Department of Defense. The North Kansas City-based health care IT company has deployed the MHS Genesis…
THURSDAY December 14th, 2017 Starting at 6:00pm (Please arrive early if you can so we can secure ample space) Our annual Holiday Party will be again at Dave & Busters. Great food and great time with all. Free to current/paid up chapter members. Others welcome as well! : ) If you were thinking about joining, […]
SFISSA’s November meeting will be on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at Nova Southeastern Univeristy. The meeting will take place in the Graham Center from 6PM to 9:30PM, followed by their usual networking hour. SFISSA is holding elections at the November chapter meeting. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to help continue the success […]
SFISSA’s October meeting will be on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at Florida International University, Miami. The meeting will take place in the Graham Center from 6PM to 9:30PM, followed by their usual networking hour. Presentation One Grooming the Next Generation CISO Presentation Speaker & Bio Dr. George Antoniou Presentation Two Chris Coulter Chris Coulter has […]
SFISSA September 2017 Meeting – Florida Atlantic University, Thursday September 21st 6PM
SFISSA’s September meeting will be on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. The meeting will take place from 6PM to 9:30PM, followed by their usual networking hour. Presentation One Secure the Breach Today, companies need to extend their data infrastructure across business units, partners, suppliers, customers, and a growing mobile workforce. […]
SFISSA August 2017 Meeting – Nova University, Thursday August 17th 6PM
SFISSA’s August meeting will be on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at Nova University, Fort Lauderdale. The meeting will take place from 6PM to 9:30PM, followed by their usual networking hour. Presentation One Any Event, Anywhere With the development of security operations centers, the collection of tools employed has grown significantly. This growth has led to […]
Trump reconsiders rules protecting miners from black lung
President Donald Trump's mining regulators are reconsidering rules meant to protect underground miners from breathing coal and rock dust -- the cause of black lung -- and diesel exhaust, which … Click to Continue »
Lawyer who struggled at hearing to become judge goes viral
A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions. As of Friday morning, a video … Click to Continue »
US stocks move broadly higher in afternoon trading
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in afternoon trading Friday, erasing modest losses from the day before and placing the major indexes on course for new highs. Technology companies, banks and … Click to Continue »
FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'
In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. The Thursday vote at the Federal Communications Commission will … Click to Continue »
US stock indexes veer lower in afternoon trade; oil rises
U.S. stocks indexes veered lower in afternoon trading Thursday, giving up early gains. Health care companies and banks accounted for most of the losses, outweighing gains among retailers and technology … Click to Continue »
The Latest: FCC votes down Obama-era 'net neutrality' rules
The Latest on the FCC's vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping … Click to Continue »
Nebraska 911 plan would allow for text, photo, video reports
Nebraska's 911 director is proposing a plan that would enable emergency reporting via text, photo or video. Director David Sankey updated the Appropriations Committee and the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee … Click to Continue »
AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?
"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, … Click to Continue »