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International Maritime Public Key Infrastructure - A. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED SOLUTION 1. International Maritime PKI description The foundation of our proposal is the development of an International Maritime Public Key Infrastructure that should act as the coordinator of the infrastructure and may be functionally under International Maritime Organization. On the other hand each maritime country should develop its own public key infrastructure that should satisfy a minimum number of the International Maritime PKI standards in order to be compatible....   [tags: authority, authentication, infrastructure] 1522 words
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Analyzing Management Strategies for Control Applied in Infrastructure - Development Company Limited “Management control refers to the process by which an organization influences its subunits and members to behave in ways that lead to the attainment of organizational objectives (Arrow, 1974; Flamholtz, Das, & Tsui, 1985; ouchi, 1977).” Regarding control strategies child stated, “While there are numerous ways to do this, the system must be flexible and provide accurate information in a short time frame so that managers can respond. The controls set forth determine the rules everyone within the organisation must follow and help to govern the essential activities of employees.” “According to Child (2005), “There are six main strategies of control that can exist wit...   [tags: management control, infrastructure, idcol]
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Ambulance Service Administration System Software Used with Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technology - Background What is Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology. Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology is technology that allows cars to communicate with infrastructure elements, like stop lights. Vehicular Network is getting to be progressively well known lately, Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure portable correspondence can give incredible assortment of practical applications. My proposal to First Medics, Inc. will incorporate point by point data in respect to emergency response administrations systems (or Computer Aided Dispatching) with V2I technology and what amount of improvement joining it will give....   [tags: stop lights, urban traffic infrastructure]
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Residential Access to Basic Infrastructure - INTRO: Splintering urbanism can be better defined and understood by taking each word and their definition individually and then bringing them together and looking at the two words as a whole. Splintering refers to splitting or breaking up into parts, a fragmentation. Urbanism can be defined as the pattern of behaviour, relationship and modes of thought characteristic of urban life. Graham and Marvin define splintering urbanism as the dialectical and diverse sets of processes surrounding the parallel unbundling of infrastructure networks and the fragmentation of urban space is described by the broad umbrella term ‘Splintering Urbanism’ (Graham & Marvin, Splintering Urbanism, 2010)....   [tags: Urban Development ]
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Wireless IT and RF Infrastructure for Stores - 1. Introduction This document discusses the security implications of the proposed new wireless IT infrastructure for Stores. This document primarily focuses on issues related to the risk of adopting pre-shared keys for authenticating devices, as the risks associated with the end user devices are documented elsewhere. The following is extracted from the TAD: Currently there are a number of store devices and applications that rely on the existing Stores RF Infrastructure. The current RF systems were first deployed in stores several years ago....   [tags: retail, business,] 4125 words
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Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources - ... (2013). Cyber Security and Global Interdependence: What Is Critical. The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Series Ed.), Great Britain by Latimer Trend and Co Ltd (Report ISBN 978 1 86203 278 1). (pp. 1-34). Chertoff, M. (2009). National Infrastructure Protection Plan: Partnering To Enhance Protection and Resilience. Retrieved from http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCYQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dhs.gov%2Fxlibrary%2Fassets%2FNIPP_Plan.pdf&ei=D5NZU7rjD4emyASak4LADw&usg=AFQjCNETiQ88AFAjuJIuhNSB7E7RjlUppQ Faronics....   [tags: cyber threats in the United States]
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IT Infrastructure Outsourcing At Schaffer - ... Feedback for computer operations were reliable and secure, with good response time and excellent availability, but there has been complaints about helpdesk, and wide area network(WAN). The Colbert and Kinzer divisions have relatively small portfolio of company-specific applications, which are well integrated and maintained. On the other hand, the Reitzel division has more complex infrastructure, for which it had some problems in maintaining ERP systems. Outsourcing Decision After announcing the ambitious growth goals for Reitzel division, Pedro A....   [tags: functions done outside a company]
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Critical Infrastructure Protection Explained - ... The exercises of national CIP elements in this area address current comprehension and arranging presumptions, and are incorporated to furnish a setting for Dod exercises. This characterization of the exercises of national CIP elements is proposed to be not thorough or directive in nature. Inside every one cell of this life cycle lattice, the dependable element will have the ability to select around protection exercises extending from prompt and low-to-no cost, e.g., expanded discernment, to altered holding or infrastructure changes....   [tags: Spearphishing, Cybersecurity]
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China and Infrastructure Projects - ... In addition to infrastructure, China focused on strengthening its credentials as a supporter of South- South economic interchange. This took the form of small scale technical cooperation, including provision of technical experts, training for African workers, cultural agreements and provision of scholarships for African students to study in Chinese universities. As Lammers (2007, p.2) points out, 15,000 Africans had graduated from Chinese institutions by 2004. In the other direction, there is a growing Chinese community in Africa, estimated to be over 750,000 (Mohan, 2008, pp.6-8; Eisenman and Kurlantzick, 2006, pp.219-224; Corkin, 2008, pp.4-5)....   [tags: africa, colonialism, oppressed people] 748 words
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DNS and Internet Infrastructure - ... The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is developing the security extensions of DNS to improve the security aspects and this is popularly known as DNSSEC. INTRODUCTION As we know DNS is implemented in hierarchical and distributed database to address the issue of scalability. As part of this, DNS servers do not hold the entire list of hostname to IP address mapping rather the mappings are distributed across the hierarchy of DNS servers. For example, if a host wanted to know the IP address of a particular web URL, say www.yahoo.com ....   [tags: Domain Name System] 1193 words
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Telecommunications Infrastructure - Lack of adequate level of telecommunications infrastructure, human capacity building and capital are some of the challenges developing countries are facing in adopting mobile banking. However (Proenca and Rodrigues, 2011) posits that e-banking enable banks to scale borders, change strategic behaviour and create a lot of new opportunities that can significantly reduce the physical costs of the banking operations. However, for banks to scale border, they need an agent network which (Berger, 2009), argues that building an agent network is a challenge hindering the growth of mobile phone banking in Malawi....   [tags: Technology ]
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Repairing Massachusetts' Infrastructure - Repairing Massachusetts’ Infrastructure In today’s world, people are looking for ways to help improve their quality of life and their environment around them. These ways can be as simple as recycling or as large as improving the infrastructure. One of the main issues in the past several years has been the state of the infrastructure in Massachusetts, which has received a cumulative grade of a ‘D’ in 2009 by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Planning, designing, and undertaking new projects, engineers responded to an endless amount of issues that have come with the current infrastructure....   [tags: Civil Engineers, Public Transit, Utilities]
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Protecting Critical Infrastructure - ... Some of these assets are water supplies, the country’s electrical grid, air traffic control, transportation corridors, banking network, emergency response systems, distribution pipelines etc. Because protecting critical infrastructure is one of the main goals of the U.S government, several polices has been applied. The defense of critical infrastructure includes; security checkpoints, system redundancies, regularly schedule back ups and preventive maintenance all with the efforts to fortify, quickly repair, insulate, rebuild or replace all these systems and services....   [tags: homeland security] 1689 words
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Critical Infrastructure Protection - Introduction When it comes to protecting an infrastructure, careful planning and coordination needs to take place. Protecting an infrastructure takes an important security initiative called Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP). The United States critical infrastructure is protected by the Department of Homeland Security. Examine three areas of the Department of Homeland Security: mission, operations and responsibilities The first area is the Department of Homeland Security’s mission. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was created in 2002 by the Homeland Security Act....   [tags: planning, homeland security, cyber systems]
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Maintaining the United States' National Infrastructure - ... infrastructure and in the same time on how to have a system that work well with other agencies. For example; is important to have a system that work together and share information, but it can also create problems, with so much information available in an electronic form, it creates an open door to criminal to sabotage any infrastructure system. The same way companies directs there business is the same way criminal coordinated attack against any critical infrastructure around the word. All critical assets are need it to operate any nation in a more effectively matter and to keep all those assets, systems, and networks operating safe and without vulnerability....   [tags: cyberattacks, terrorism, oil] 621 words
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Solid Infrastructure Plan - There is no one solution to the current foreclosure crisis in America. Instead there are multiple solutions. Some go straight for the heart of the problem while others take a longer route. Some are effective solutions while others are just quick fixes. I think that there is a solution that will have long term effects and fix the current foreclosure crisis. I call this solution the “Solid Infrastructure Plan.” This plan not only fixes the foreclosure crisis, but fixes the unemployment problem and repairs the deteriorating American infrastructure....   [tags: Economics] 1862 words
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Network Infrastructure Upgradation - ... Two such devices are said to be networked together when one device is able to exchange information with the other device, whether or not they have a direct connection to each other. Computer networks support applications such as access to the World Wide Web, shared use of application and storage servers, printers, and fax machines, and use of email and instant messaging applications. Computer networks differ in the physical media used to transmit their signals, the communications protocols to organize network traffic, the network's size, topology and organizational intent....   [tags: computer networks, telecommunications] 674 words
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Critical Information Infrastructure Should Be Protected - ... Another contributing factor for the reliance of countries on technologies from other countries is the amount of high-end technology devices produced in countries abroad such as China and other emerging markets (Cyber threats to national security 2010). In addition, Clemente (2013:7) indicated that the growth of cyberspace results in an increase in the interconnection of critical infrastructure between countries, coupled with potential threats and vulnerabilities. 4. POTENTIAL IMPACT OF USING TECHNOLOGIES WITHOUT HAVING DIRECT CONTROL OVER THEM Using technologies without having direct control over them includes outsourcing of data centers to locations abroad....   [tags: supply chain security] 2544 words
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The Impact of the RSS Breach on Critical Infrastructure - RSA is a division of EMC Corporation that offers security products to businesses and government agencies. RSA’s flagship product is SecurID, a combination of two-factor authentication tokens (hardware and software) and the associated server software used in their implementation. This product aims to deliver secure remote access, including access to critical infrastructure. In 2009, it was estimated RSA had “about 40 million tokens and 250 million mobile software versions deployed in over 25,000 organizations”, including banks, government, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical companies (Rashid, 2011)....   [tags: Security ]
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Private Security and Critical Infrastructure Assets - The private security and law enforcement officer as well the FBI function and responsibilities have tightened after the 9/11 attacked. Private security officers are undergoing more advanced training from latest technology system to protect the nation to terrorism to be prepared and ready in any event that might come along the way like the 9/11 attacked. After the disastrous event of the 9/11 attack numerous companies and group of people obligate themselves a thorough investigation and evaluation....   [tags: National Security ]
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Urban Planning: The History of Cycling Infrastructure - ... 3 is the type of road in the green area which are unpaved roads full of gravel, stone, and no defined edges which are not the perfect conditions for daily commuters and these roads have no possibility of becoming paved. Fig. 4 shows another issue which we face because of the terrain which is two very powerful slopes which are dangerous for bikers as they go down these slopes, and they create another problem when people try to go back up these slopes as they might prove demanding for some cyclists....   [tags: bike boom, bike paths]
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Poor Healthcare Infrastructure in Developing Countries - Currently in low to middle income countries, the poor healthcare infrastructure limits the citizens to seek medical attention. For example, South Africa recently tried to pass a national healthcare bill which allows all the citizens to be able to afford an insurance policy, much like that of United States. Unfortunately, there is a blinding error in national healthcare policies. The social issues are the same for United States and South Africa. Simply, no matter what standard of living a country has, the healthcare infrastructure cannot accommodate for all of the people....   [tags: healthcare, south africa, mobile health] 2107 words
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Sparta: Infrastructure, Social Structure, and Superstructure - Spartan culture is a great example of how a society’s infrastructure will directly affect both, its social structure and superstructure. It also serves as a warning that any society that becomes too rigid in its structure and too static in its values will not last long when confronted with more agile and adaptable cultures. This paper will explore why Sparta became the Hellenic army par excellence, how this worked to create a very specific social structure founded on martial values, and, finally, how that social structure would ultimately be the undoing of the culture....   [tags: Sparta, city-state, culture]
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Information Security: Public Key Infrastructure - With the increase of digital communications and transactions, a stronger level of security is required to protect the user and their data transactions. Systems, servers, personal computers, mobile devices, tokens and smart cards are all being used ubiquitously to view protected communications. With the influx of data management, there is an ever-apparent contest between the two adversaries in the game of Information Security: the developers and the hackers. PKI was designed to leverage the Internet infrastructure for communications (CITE Samuelle 2009)....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Realistic Hurricane Testing for Resilient Energy Infrastructure - 1. SUMMARY Economic and resilient designs of energy infrastructure require accurate estimation of hurricane-induced loads. Hurricane wind, rain and wave loads are governing design parameters for resilient energy infrastructure. While the current direction for seeking energy resources pay attention to clean and renewable energy, for instance, wind energy and solar energy, the technology is not yet widely spread in Louisiana because of the construction cost and the risk of damage by aggressive hurricanes....   [tags: energy, wind, hurricane] 1665 words
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Analysis of Internet Protocols and Infrastructure - Analysis of Internet Protocols and Infrastructure Introduction: Network: Anything reticulated or decussated at equal distances, with interstices between the intersections. - A Dictionary of the English Language SECTION : 1 1.1 WHAT IS A NETWORK. A) What is a network. A network is simply a collection of machines connected in some way that allows them to communicate with each other and share information. To do this the machines have to be connected in some way that allows communication, and have an agreed upon a language to talk when they do communicate....   [tags: Internet Technology Protocols Essays] 7295 words
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Gamuda Berhad: Transforming Infrastructure Development in Malaysia - Gamuda Berhad is one of Malaysia Construction Company which is leading infrastructure group, with core business activities ranging from infrastructure privatization, construction, property development and manufacturing & quarrying. For more than three decades Gamuda Berhad has played a consequential role in availing to transform infrastructure development in Malaysia. Incorporated on 6 October 1976, Gamuda Berhad was listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange on 10 August 1992. They have inspire and strong vision and mission which is to deliver innovative world-class infrastructure and homes for our customers through our core businesses in infrastructure development and cons...   [tags: financial accounting] 1915 words
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Improving the Infrastructure of India with Public Private Partnership - ... The road length per unit area is high solitary in Nagaland, Tripura, and Assam. In most NE states, village and district roads are primary. These roads are mostly important for facilitating intra-state pressure group of people and freight. The main road programmers that are being undertaken in the region are as follows: 1. National Highway development Programme (NHDP)-II proposes to link the east-west passageway beginning at Porbandar, Gujarat to the NE through a 678 km four-lane highway connecting Silchar to Srirampur via Lumding-Daboka-Nagaon-Guwahati in Assam....   [tags: economy, tourism, transportation] 3229 words
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Building an Improved Infrastructure for Collection & Analysis of Nursing Workforce - Building an Improved Infrastructure for Collection & Analysis of Nursing Workforce Data Healthcare Reform The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010 with the goal of expanding healthcare coverage to all Americans by reforming insurance policies and practices (Tillett, 2011). The ACA upsurges the demand for an increase in primary care providers in order to supply quality care to the much larger population that will have coverage and therefore acquiring healthcare. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) through its report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health has generated a solution to the shortage of primary care providers by promoting a transformation of the nursing profess...   [tags: healthcare professionals]
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Developmental Progress with the Insertion of Mobile Phones into the Infrastructure - Africa, often seen as a third-world continent, has had dramatic developmental progress with the insertion of mobile phones into the infrastructure. Most mobile devices are the simple, low-end brands, of which tens of millions have already been sold across the continent. As prices drop, the more expensive “smartphones”, such as the Blackberry, have been increasing in popularity, bucking the market trends in North America and Europe. Between the years 2000 and 2010, mobile phone subscriptions for some companies have increased nearly 500-fold....   [tags: Africa's mobile phones, mobile banking]
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Upgrading A Network Infrastructure: Philips Insurance Company - ... • The company is having brand in the market. • The company is kind of big company, so it can easily spare the extra budget involved in the Upgradation of the network. • The company is well versed with the technology and the end users use the local Intranet for class sessions and videos. Weakness (W) • Lack of Secuirty program could be a isuue. • The data leakage issue could be very high in case of any failure would happen in any part of the upgrade in the network infrastructure. • Slow data transfer and black out during the upgrade while switching from the old infrastructure to the new one....   [tags: SWOT analysis, computers] 631 words
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Desktop Virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Devices - Moore’s law states that “every two years the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits has doubled every year since the integrated circuit was invented” (Intel, 2014). This was a term that was coined by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in 1995 (Webopedia, 2014). This trend has allowed computers to go from large devices, where one computer would take up entire rooms to the computer devices we have now. This same trend can be seen in all parts of computer technology including the networking side of computer hardware....   [tags: software, computers, moore's law]
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Infrastructure and Economic Prosperity - Infrastructure and Economic Prosperity A famous Canadian geographer was once quoted saying, “ …any region which has a well developed transportation and communication network also enjoys a high degree of economic prosperity…”. This statement has sparked much controversy between geographers, as well as economists. The argument is, is there a direct link between a developed infrastructure and economic prosperity. Without a doubt, there is a direct link between economic prosperity and a well-developed system of transportation and communication....   [tags: essays research papers] 1001 words
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Firewalls And Infrastructure Security - Firewalls and Infrastructure Security A firewall is a network device, hardware, software, or a combination of the two, whose purpose is to enforce a security policy across its connections. It is comparable to a wall that has a window where the wall serves to keep things out, except those permitted through the window. A security policy acts like the glass in the window; it permits some things to pass, light, while blocking others, air. The heart of a firewall is the security policy that it enforces....   [tags: Technology Research Paper] 1188 words
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India's Economy and Infrastructure - India's Economy and Infrastructure OVERVIEW India is rich in natural resources and manpower and has made significant economic progress since attaining independence in 1947. India's economy encompasses traditional village farming, forestry, fishing, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of support services. Economy transformed from primarily agriculture, forestry, fishing, and textile manufacturing in 1947 to major heavy industry, transportation, and telecommunications industries by late 1970s....   [tags: India Economy] 1763 words
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Global Information Infrastructure - Global Information Infrastructure Introduction Regardless of a nation’s level of economic development; political, economic and social structure; and language and culture they are all seeking to develop and improve the quality of life of their citizens. At present, the industrialized countries have an overwhelming lead in development over most developing nations. However, modern information and communication technologies offer a significant window of opportunity for developing countries to accelerate their development in all spheres of economic and social activity and to narrow the gap between countries....   [tags: Economy Information Papers]
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Identifying the Channels Between Public Expenditure in Core Infrastructure and Private Investment - Abstract The purpose of this paper is to identify the channels between the public expenditure in core infrastructure and private investment. Profitability and lack of financial constraints considered as the major effects for corporate investment. For this purpose a large panel data of US firms as well as the economic results of the majority of the states. The results show that the infrastructure affect the costs and the revenues of the firms and as a result their profitability. The level of this affect depends on the state and economic sector each firm belongs to....   [tags: Economics] 925 words
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Australia Should Not Adopt High Speed Rail as a National Infrastructure - High Speed Rail is modern passenger trains that have the capacity to move at an average speed of 250km/h or more, on purpose-built tracks. The Shinkansen in Japan, the French TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse) and the German ICE (Inter-City Express) are just some of the example of High Speed Rail. Currently there are new railways under construction or being planned in countries including China, Portugal, Russia, Vietnam, United States, and India. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the feasibility of this infrastructure in Australia, specifically focusing on a high speed railway line between Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane....   [tags: International Government ]
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Infrastructure Strategic Analysis and Solution Exercise: Smith's Media Services - Infrastructure Strategic Analysis and Solution Exercise (ISASE) Introduction Smith’s Media Services plc has a network which is in need of modernisation. This report will got through the problems with their current network, solutions to their problems and anything they could do to improve and modernise their network. Problems 1. Extensive amount of under-utilized servers taking up more space and consuming more resources than can be justified by the amount of work they are actually doing. This is known as IT server sprawl....   [tags: network, modernization, it server]
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Why to Select Third Party Tools to Manage Server and Networking Infrastructure? - ... Almost three to four weeks, but the management wants them to complete this task in four days without a hit to the daily demands of troubleshooting the computers, managing the networks, seeing the logon/logoff, and other work. Is it possible. The simple and straight answer will be NO. 2. Auditing Let us take another example of auditing. Every organization (small/large) wants its IT staff to perform the auditing of every server being employed in the office for complying with the standards like PCI DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA, etc....   [tags: Microsoft native tools] 618 words
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India's Investment in Infrastructure to Boost Economic Growth - Investment in infrastructure The Eleventh Plan (2007-08 to 2011-12) aims at a sustainable growth rate of 9 percent with emphasis on a broad-based and inclusive approach that would improve the quality of life and reduce disparities across regions and communities. There is consensus that infrastructure inadequacies would constitute a significant constraint in realizing this development potential. To overcome this constraint, an ambitious programme of infrastructure investment, involving both public and private sector, is being developed for the Eleventh Plan....   [tags: Economics Economy] 1874 words
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The Coffee Industry's Effect on the Brazilian Economy - A. The Plan of Investigation This investigation unveils to what extent the coffee industry was responsible for the modernization of the Brazilian economy. The investigation focused on the accounts of the coffee industry flourishing in Brazil and the effects of the coffee industry on the economy. In order to get a detailed record of the coffee industry’s effect on the Brazilian economy, one must look at accounts of how coffee shaped Brazil’s commerce and infrastructure. It is important to be aware of the transition period from sugar as Brazil’s major export to coffee....   [tags: commerce and infrastructure]
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Urbanism and Fantasy World of Disney and Sea World - ... Like large numbers of city and urban centers throughout the world do hand over the public space to public governance. Sorkin at states that “ as spatiality ebbs, so does intimacy”, to the some level that models of development, promotion of automobile interactions eliminates the kind of random street- level human interaction that can enhance spirit and enthusiasm to city life. Sorkin mentions the characterization of the “ urbanism of Disneyland” like “ precisely the urbanism of universal equivalence” (217)....   [tags: Infrastructure, Town] 709 words
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The Chicago Transit Authority - Infrastructure is basic physical and organizational structure needed for the operation of services and facilities in society. It generally means to provide framework supporting an entire development of a particular project, for instance, infrastructure of public transport can be defined as better train and bus stations, fast and direct transit service, access to every place in city via train and busses Public transport is a service provided by the government of the city which is available use for general public....   [tags: infrastructure, services]
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Ideal IT Infraestructure in a Company - One of the most difficult things that can be achieved in the field of technology is to be able to pinpoint the very best technology solution for your business or enterprise. One of the reasons why it’s so difficult, until recently, is because of what’s referred to as ‘big iron’ or mainframe technology. Essentially, the time honor practiced technology solution was to purchase a mainframe that’s many multiples more powerful than what a business would need at the date of purchase. So that as your technology needs evolve you’re not forced to purchase new hardware for a decent amount of time....   [tags: hardware, mainframe technology, cloud]
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Data Transfer Systems - Data transfer systems are divided into conducted media and wireless media. Cellular telephones are only one types of appliances which depend on radio waves to successfully operate. Because cell phones belong to the wireless industry, it is not possible to organize suitable standards. Current business theories cannot organize and predict dynamic industries, such as the wireless industry, because several companies in the industry coexist and evolve together, so they inevitably affect each other and form irregular movement patterns on the market (Seo & Mak, 2010)....   [tags: Communication, Infrastructure] 567 words
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Environmental Issues and Infastructure - The Australian government and some agencies develop and outline infrastructure plans for a medium term period. The infrastructure plans may include both approved projects and potential projects which can be executed by public or private organizations and partnerships. The Australian government is however not committed to projects and expenditure for the infrastructure plans. Infrastructure is part of National Projects which have their main objective of creating a national network that will bring about many benefits to Australia....   [tags: Government]
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Concerns Over Combined Sewage Overflow in New York City - ... A solution that combats the flooding of the combined sewers and excessive storm water from common storms are the green infrastructures that are being built throughout the boroughs of NYC. According to the NYC Green Infrastructure Program Plan, apart of the Department of Environmental Protection on NYC.gov, green infrastructure combats excess storm water runoff with rain gardens, green roofs, biowales, and subsurface detention systems. In September of 2010 the program plan was introduced by former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, to reduce CSO’s with a $1.8 billion dollars investment in green infrastructure by 2030....   [tags: flooding, infrastructure, bioswales ] 759 words
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Contributing Factors for the Low Sales of the Nissan Leaf - ... Its price is undoubtedly lower than its main competitors: the Chevrolet Volt and the Ford Focus EV (“2012 Nissan Leaf”). According to Michael Strong of the Detroit Bureau, Nissan believes the greatest factor is the lack of infrastructure. There are very few charging stations available to the public and Nissan believes this has greatly affected the sales of the Nissan Leaf. A few years ago when the Nissan Leaf was first launched, Nissan imagined that infrastructure building would be moving along at a much faster pace....   [tags: electric, infrastructure, cost] 1192 words
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Global Strategies and Winning Strategy of First Philippines Holding Corporation - ... To achieve further growth First Philippine Holdings are looking to increase their footprint to faster growing geographies and sectors. First Philippine Holdings already have a significant presence in the Middle East and Asia where First Philippine Holdings are seeing growth; now First Philippine Holdings are looking to expand their reach further in growth economies – Australia and Canada, Why is this important. First Philippine Holdings do not want their growth to be limited by the economic and cyclical constraints in their traditional markets....   [tags: world's leading infrastructure buisnesses] 2233 words
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The Terrorist Attacks of 9/11 - ... However, not all infrastructures are critical. An example of a non-critical infrastructure would be Social networking. Its disruption can cause “economic disruption” to people but would not affect the daily function of society as it’s not interdependent on another infrastructure besides the internet. Transportation on the other conveys and provides services essential to our daily lives and makes it an attractive sector for terrorist. The DHS cites “ the sheer size and capacity of the sector, which moves, distributes, and delivers billions of passengers and millions of tons of goods each year, makes it highly attractive target for terrorist.”....   [tags: infrastructure, security, government]
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World War I: The Primary Cause of the Russian Revolution - ... All the combatants in World War I suffered scarcities and provisions because Russia was faced with the occupation of huge expanses of Russian territory. Russia was faced with major battlefield defeats and dangerously strained supply lines as well because “Over the course of the entire war, Russia mobilized 12 million men, of whom some 1.7 million were killed and 4.9 million were wounded ... All the combatants in World War I suffered shortages and supply problems” (“Provisional Government”). This demonstrates that since the stress of waging war was tremendous, it should be no surprise that the first war could be a primary cause of the Russian Revolution....   [tags: economic, political, social, infrastructure] 1107 words
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Characteristics of Disater Relief Supply Chains, Especially the Red Cross - INTRODUCTION Hundreds of millions of people are affected by disasters each year and that number of worldwide natural and man-made disasters is increasing. Improving the nature of logistics and supply chain management for humanitarian aid are essential for responders to save human lives. In these situations, demand can fluctuate greatly and is often uncertain. Coordination of supply chains between organizations and management of supplies for humanitarian needs are increasingly needed and must be put in place effectively to save more lives....   [tags: humanitarian, life-saving, infrastructure] 2232 words
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The Cause of Financial Distress in Airlines Industry - The Cause of Financial Distress in Airlines Industry Introduction According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), global airline industry has a history of 100 years (2014). Today, there were more than 3 billion passengers and 50 million tonnes of cargo reach their destination through the wonder of flight every year, supporting over 57 million jobs and $2.2 trillion in economic activity (IATA, 2014). The airline industry plays a crucial role in economic because it helps in opening up new possibilities for tourism, business, and human connections, as well as affecting aircraft manufacturers....   [tags: global airline, infrastructure]
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Overview of Three Risk Analyses: MSRAM, OCTAVE, and CRAMM - Introduction This paper discusses three risk analysis methodologies, specifically, MSRAM, OCTAVE, and CRAMM and provides a detailed description of each and how they incorporate risk into a platform for decision makers to use in their endeavors to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond, and in recovery measures as part of the risk assessment and management processes. MSRAM The MSRAM method was established through the U.S. Coast Guard to deliver a uniform and all-inclusive approach for gauging risks and allocating resources throughout all areas of responsibility of the U.S....   [tags: Vulnerabilities, Infrastructure Components]
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Impacts of the Iron and Steel Industry in India - ... Plants in Bhilai and Bokaro were established with help from Soviet Union and Durgapur and Rourkela came up with British and West German partnership. Production Scenario of Iron and Steel Industry in India This industry is classified as heavy industry as all its raw materials are heavy and massive. They employ iron-ore, lime stone and coking coal in huge quantities. Efficient transport system to carry raw materials and finished product is a necessity. Also proximity to raw materials specially coal and iron are helps in economic production....   [tags: investment, infrastructure, manufacturing] 950 words
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One of the Asian Giants: South Korea - ... Hanok is the traditional Korean house, characterized by wooden pillars, mud walls, ondol (a unique interior heating system) and daecheongmaru (wooden floor cooling system). The use of ondol dated back to the Bronze Age and the structure of hanok reflected the lifestyle and needs of ancient Korea, as they sit, study and sleep on the floor. Today, 90 percent of Korean homes in high-rise buildings are still using the ondol system in some modified ways. Technologically advanced infrastructure The world fastest internet connections must give praise to Korea which has speed up to 1 Gbps....   [tags: Economy, Infrastructure, Technology] 1963 words
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Taxation, Corruption and Unsuccessful Reforms Caused Rome to Fall - ... (Shaw 815). The older system of Roman taxation was dependent on the success of farming. As nature is erratic every year, the Roman Empire did not have a stable source of income (Shaw 815). The empire had years with prosperous wealth from taxes as well as years with little, due to the unpredictable nature of agriculture. Corruption was rampant throughout the roman business of taxation. Instead of focusing on the good of the people governors were only interested in advancing their own political careers....   [tags: Infrastructure, Tax, Ancient] 798 words
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What Causes the Fall of Empires - ... Officials would use their wealth to gain the support of the populace along with the support of the armies. All this was done to bolster their position in the government (Lintott 629). Toward the end of the Roman Empire, emperors were getting assassinated or forcible removed from office that some emperors served less than five or six months (Lendering).This power struggle weakened the Empire so much that it would never recover. The next internal issue that factored into the fall of these two Empires was their deteriorating economies....   [tags: government, economies, infrastructure]
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The Destruction of the Anthropocene Era - ... The ecological crisis is global and the first layer of the planet, the Biosphere is severely injured. It was an inexhaustible space.The consequences have been rougher and greater. It’s documented by scientists to describe the current period in planet's history from which human actions have had a significant global impact on global ecosystems. We are in a new era noticeable by the force of the humans on the planet. It is certainly not the entire human race that acts this way. But it is a larger branch of our species, which are motivated and conditioned by a system, a worldwide capitalism, powerfully stratified with different compulsions and impacts of its several societies, which has alte...   [tags: humans, environment, infrastructure] 1073 words
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How Urbanization is Defining the New Generation - ... Economic status, ethnicity, and gender deter 67 million children from attending primary school. Urban educational facilities are often overcrowded, under staffed, and labeled as poor quality, leading parents to pressure their children to follow paths away from education. Private schools offer engaging curriculum and safe environment for cognitive growth, however the steep price and social stigma bar many children from participating. The dichotomy between public and private education is seen in both developed states like the United States and developing states like India....   [tags: environments, education, infrastructure] 796 words
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IT Project in the Health Industry for ZAP Pharmaceutical - Introduction: ZAP Pharmaceutical We are managing a large IT project in the healthcare industry for ZAP. Our project consist of the following task: refurbish the existing office building; install the IT infrastructure, and outfit the area for our new telephone answering hub. The project is in the execution phase, with three quarters of the work finish - refurbishing and installation of the infrastructure currently being done in concert with each other, and new office equipment is on order. We have four vendors working on this project under fixed price contracts: Bear’s Construction Company, Anne’s Interior Design, Roxy’s IT Services and Sheba’s Office Equipment....   [tags: refurbishment, infrastructure, network]
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E-Commerce Capabilities and Orgainzational Culture in the Malaysian Hotel Industry - ... The e-commerce technology can enhance the strength of other resources and capabilities and can also lessen the weaknesses of other resources as it can easily integrate, develop and merged with the other resources such as management skills and customer networks. The main source for e-commerce performance is the management skills. The management have the ability to interact with the user community and capable to integrate with the information technology applications in order to plan the processes and business strategies....   [tags: data processing, infrastructure information] 601 words
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Should Australia reconsider its financial obligations and redirect funding to nationally devastated areas? - Issue: Should Australia reconsider its financial obligations and redirect funding to nationally devastated areas. Concept: International Relationships Topic 7: People Power and Politics in the Post-war Period Task 1.Name and describe a controversial contemporary social, economic, political or technological issue. With appropriate evidence, show that the issue has contemporary social significance. Explain why the issue is relevant to secondary school students. An earthquake measuring Australia is no stranger to ‘natural disasters’ that include bushfires, floods, severe storms, earthquakes, landslides and cyclones....   [tags: rebuilding infrastructure in Queensland] 1966 words
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The Link in Bringing the City and People Together with Urban Design - ... Cyber space is a new mode of place. It eliminates distance and as a result has minimized the importance and meaning of place (Sepe & Pitt, 2014). There are three conditions that must be met in order to allow for public interaction: (1) open persons, the accessibility for an encounter with others, (2) Open regions/ locales, a situated place which is mutually accessible to all, and (3) triangulation, external stimulates that creates opportunities for strangers to talk to each other (Aelbrechy, 2010)....   [tags: building, cyberspace, infrastructure]
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The Cloud Service Provider and Its Protection of Company Data - Because information and technology is the cornerstone for a wide array of businesses, keeping those resources protected and secure is a top priority. Moving to the cloud can alleviate some of the security overhead from organizations, but it also requires a closer look at the client/provider relationship. This association, and the mutual provisions and expectations, between entities is explicitly defined within the service level agreement (SLA). Therefore, it is important that the SLA includes considerations that will protect critical business data and processes while they are in the hands of a third party....   [tags: Privacy Levels, Global Infrastructure]
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An Application to a Civil Engineering Program - ... Having visited many of my family’s construction sites, I’ve always been impressed by the power of the extensive labor, the combined brainpower of civil engineers and the idea that a basic mixture of earth components can be transformed into roads which provide paths for opportunities and buildings which provide security. To use skills of an Engineer effectively is the route I want to be devoted to. Academically, I’ve always enjoyed solving problems within physics and maths and appreciate the fact that real life situations can be dealt with numerically....   [tags: infrastructure, education, society] 571 words
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Department of Defense Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace - This paradigm has enabled adversaries of the U.S. to sidestep the military supremacy of the U.S and conduct asymmetric cyber-attacks against the less secured private sector of America. Adopting this approach nullifies the ability of the U.S. to respond militarily as there is no definitive redline that an adversary cannot cross in which military action would be warranted. As a result of this nexus, the private and public networked sectors have become the new front line of twenty-first century warfare (Adams, 2001)....   [tags: cyber-attacks, modern infrastructure]
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Haiti´s 2010 Earthquake and Its Effect - ... Faults are usually where earthquakes occur. (Thompson, Harris). Cause of the Earthquake The earthquake was caused by a strike-slip fault. A strike-slip fault is when the rupture is almost nearly vertical movement. During an earthquake, they slide past each other. (Strike-Slip Fault) Why it was so damaging The Haiti earthquake wasn’t the biggest people have experienced, the main reason that there were so many casualties was due to the very poor infrastructure of the buildings. Haiti has a very poor economy and so the people don’t have very strong built houses....   [tags: Infrastructure, Tsunami, Death] 801 words
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The History of the Chicago Skyway - ... In response to this, the highway alignment was changed in order to better accommodate this traffic, with the terminus moved to the state line at the intersection of 106th street and Indianapolis Avenue. This plan had a major flaw however, as the Indiana Toll Road had no highway to connect with when it arrived at the state line. Faced with the prospect of a significant increase in traffic on the city’s south side, the Chicago Plan Commission decided to take another look at the shelved Southeast Expressway proposal....   [tags: automotive communication infrastructure] 902 words
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Cloud Computing on the Internet - ... This enables more work to be done in less time and with less people.   (ii) Improved Accessibility and Management & Data Recovery When storing data from personal workstation, the employee needs to store it in a physical storage device, for example a flash drive, in order to retrieve the information so as to work away from the company. However, with the flexible cloud service in place, the employee can access the data from anywhere, as long as there is Internet access. Within the cloud system, collaborative users can edit, add and check documents....   [tags: infrastructure, recovery, storage] 2284 words
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Increasing the Use of Bicycles - ... It can be seen from the chart below: Distance of Student Housing from Private Vehicle users, 2012, Source : ecocampus.itb.ac.id From the comparisons chart, we can conclude that use of motor vehicles is very dominant for both short and long trips. This is due to the ease and flexibility as well as cheap when using a motor vehicle so that people prefer private vehicles, especially when using existing bicycle facilities less support to travel using a bicycle, both in terms of safety and convenience and lack of parking facilities at every place Bicycle is still has a user in Bandung, Bicycle is mode of transportation with primarily for recreational and sport function....   [tags: vehicles, environment, infrastructure] 3030 words
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The Effects of Colonization on Rwanda - ... After awhile these Ethnic power struggles led to genocide. In 1994, after President Habyarimana’s plane was shot down and he died, Hutu extremists as well as constituents of Rwanda’s militia accusatorially began a methodical massacre of many Tutsi’s. (Rwanda) It is said that this genocide was backed by the government and the ideas were spread amongst the population via radio. Many infamous radio stations are told to have broadcasted that all Tutsi’s must be ‘cleaned up’ from the capital on May 5....   [tags: genocide, destruction, poor infrastructure]
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The Industrial Revolution in Europe - ... The new factories that were built in the rural areas had a major impact on Britain’s manufacturing industry and from this great revolution many other countries would follow what Britain had created impacted on others worldwide. Once steam powered machines were available cotton factories moved to urban areas this expanded Manchester in 1851 and will later impact the way we manufacture material. These inventions were major advance for the economy, going from urban to rural based economies. The Spinning Jenny and the Steam Engine were huge break through for the Industrial Revolution that we use today in the manufacturing world....   [tags: infrastructure, economy, transport] 1226 words
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Opposing Views on African Colonialization - ... The imperial powers, having introduced a culmination of economic, medical and social administrative techniques, did not only make significant investments within African infrastructure but also saw to the transfer of human abilities, further benefitting the African continent. Infrastructure is the most renowned contribution of colonialism to the African continent and resulted in the construction of hospitals, education facilities, and transport forms. Hospitals provided Africans with adequate health care and increased life expectancy....   [tags: culture, infrastructure, economy] 704 words
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Socitey's Infrastructure - Society has convinced us that submitting to conformity is the best solution to have a reasonably well social life. Others however, believe that being yourself is the best way to converse with others. In Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” the Loman family is having difficulty with following the customs society throws at them, while their successful neighbors, Charley and his son Bernard, cope with their surroundings and succeed. Miller uses honesty and stability to illustrate the differences between the Loman’s and Charley as well as Bernard, in the attempt to become successful....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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