Tag Archives: regulation

Navigant Publishes Report Showing Lithium Ion Batteries Energy Storage Capacity; Ricardo Rodriguez Quoted

Navigant Research, the research and development division of Guidehouse, has released a new report, providing a database of global energy storage projects in addition to a regional analysis of technology choice, capacity and market share for deployed projects and projects in the pipeline, the company reported on Thursday.

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New York State Govt Updates Cyber Policies for Financial Institutions

New York State’s Department of Financial Services has issued updates to its cybersecurity rules for financial institution and insurance companies. The new regulations aim to protect consumers and the financial data of banks and insurance companies from cyber threats, the department said Wednesday. The policies require financial institutions to conduct periodic …

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Army Updates Rule to Facilitate Sustainment of Software-Based Tools for Cyber Electromagnetic Operations

The U.S. Army has released a revised regulation that seeks to facilitate the reprogramming of software-based systems designed for use in cyber electromagnetic activities, the Army reported Wednesday. Bruce Woodmansee writes the “AR 525-15” would expand the software reprogramming responsibilities of the Army reprogramming analysis team program office. ARAT-PO is …

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British Security Experts: Regulation, Tech Key to Counter Hostile UAVs

U.K.-based Open Briefing and Oxford Research Group have published a joint report that recommends regulatory, passive and active countermeasures meant to help government organizations stop hostile use of unmanned aerial vehicles by nonstate actors. The report says terrorist organizations, organized crime groups, insurgents, corporations and activists can use commercial drones to gather intelligence …

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Report: State, Local Officials Take Action to Control Low-Altitude Drone Flights

State and local authorities have passed laws to preemptively regulate drone flights as questions arise on the coverage of the Federal Aviation Administration‘s authority on U.S. airspace, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Jack Nicas writes that the rising use of drones, particularly among private citizens, has caused privacy and safety concerns and raised discussion on policies for low-altitude …

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Reuters: FAA Plans to Test Beyond-Line-of-Sight UAS

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to test beyond-visual-line-of-sight unmanned aircraft systems in collaboration with service providers and UAS builders in an effort to expand drone applications, Reuters reported Friday. David Morgan writes the FAA’s partnership with industry is meant to develop commercial BVLOS drones for various uses such as package …

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