Cyber Security

The overwhelming shift to mobile and cloud computing among both businesses and consumers will see some surprising additions to the risk landscape in 2016. Global IT and cybersecurity association ISACA shares five cyber risk trends for the coming year that chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) should have on their radar…. Keep reading →

The non-profit National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is renewing its call for oversight of vaccine safety to be removed from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which is responsible for vaccine development, regulation, policymaking, promotion and serves as a legal respondent and administrator for the federal Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). NVIC’s call… Keep reading →

The first comprehensive survey of Illinois’ clean energy industry found that 96,875 people currently work in the clean energy sector of the state’s economy, a figure that surpasses the state’s combined total of real estate professionals and accountants (according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security). A new interactive website showcases the survey results and… Keep reading →

On Feb. 1, the innovative Berns Environmental Study Loop (ESL) opened at Crystal Cove State Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Crystal Cove Alliance (CCA) and officiated by Major General Anthony Jackson, Director of California State Parks. Dana Hills High School students use trapcams to study bobcat movement at the Berns Environmental Study Loop… Keep reading →

The Social Security Administration gets an A/A and Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) tie with F/Ds on the 2013 Plain Writing Act Report Card released today by the Center for Plain Language. On the second Plain Writing Act Report Card, the Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to clear communication in… Keep reading →

This month, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the government’s purchasing arm, took new steps to implement the Obama Administration’s energy security and environmental goals by proposing that vendors competing for a $1.5 billion government-wide contract for package delivery services, beginning in 2014, be assessed on their ability to meet annual targets for fuel efficiency,… Keep reading →

Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2014 Pennsylvania River of the Year.” The nomination period is open through November 14, and then selected nominations will be voted on by the general public beginning in late November. “It’s great that people are so connected to their rivers – for their beauty, the… Keep reading →

The California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) will receive $2.2 million over four years from the U.S. Department of Energy to provide support and technical assistance throughout California, Nevada and Hawaii to drive wider development of cogeneration energy technologies as solutions to the nation’s energy issues. DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced… Keep reading →