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Cyber attacks are increasing. Understand the threats to be protected.

Cyber ____. Fill in the blank: attack, breach, warfare, defense, security. Reports of cybercrime seem to be everywhere today, with the number of people affected growing rapidly. Wherever you operate in the renewable energy lifecycle, if your business uses technology, it’s a potential target. And just one attack could cost millions – not to mention […]


Managing Safety During Wind Farm Construction

Wind power has been in use for centuries and is becoming one of the leading mechanically based sources for renewable energy. Since the 1970s large interconnected wind-driven turbines and generators have been constructed in “farms” to generate electricity. Recently, these farms have grown to enormous size, using large wind turbines, blades and towers. Many of […]


Systems design barriers delay new product development

Although PCB tools have evolved to become tightly integrated, sharing common databases across the design, and have introduced automation to eliminate human error, hardware systems design has remained much the same as it has been for over a decade. Mentor Graphics introduces a solution that brings automation and power to multi-board systems design, integrating with […]


The future of medical device certification: Greater scrutiny and more validation

Given the critical nature of the functions performed by today’s medical devices, greater scrutiny along with the need for more certifiable software is on this rise. There is more interest today in government standards such as FDA 510K and IEC 62304 for medical device software. Enhanced scrutiny from government agencies can introduce unexpected delays – […]


IoT Earns Trust in Medicine

Security is a top concern for connected medical equipment. Read how experts from the Alliance are tackling this challenging problem and building confidence in the industry.   If consumers learn anything from the movies, it’s that machines can’t be trusted.  Yet trust is essential for medical devices – especially as these devices connect to the […]