Monthly Archives: noviembre 2015

Nanoparticle breakthrough could lead to faster-charging batteries

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have gained new insight into the nanoscale workings of Lithium Ion batteries, a discovery that could speed the development of batteries that can be recharged in seconds.

The team of scientists spent the last 7 months investigating batteries containing quantum dots made of iron pyrite, also known as “fool’s gold.”

Turnaround and transformation in cybersecurity

As threats continue to mount, understanding and managing cybersecurity risks have become top of mind for leaders in business and government. Organisations are responding by taking action. Increasingly, they are adopting innovative technologies like cloud-enabled cybersecurity, Big Data analytics and advanced authentication to reduce cyber-risks and improve cybersecurity programmes.

Quantum Key Distribution

Provably Secure Encryption

Hackers steal data constantly, so protecting it is an ongoing challenge.  Today’s information encryption technology has been compromised and will be obsolete in just a few years.  Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) technology can be proven by the laws of physics to help secure the sensitive data we deliver—today and into the future. 

Chemical weapons used by fighters in Syria – sources

Chemical weapons experts have determined that mustard gas was used in a Syrian town where Islamic State insurgents were battling another group, according to a report by an international watchdog seen by Reuters.

A confidential Oct. 29 report by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), a summary of which was shown to Reuters, concluded “with the utmost confidence that at least two people were exposed to sulfur mustard” in the town of Marea, north of Aleppo, on Aug. 21.