Latest from Michael Krigsman
"Greatest IT Disaster in History"
Leo McKinstry (Daily Mail) writes about a project in the UK that is being deployed for the National Health Service (NHS). From the article:The Government warned that its flagship computer network for the NHS, which was meant to go on-line at the end of last year, is still hopelessly behind schedule and could end up costing over £20billion, more than £14 billion above its original estimate.
IT success: CA fire-fighting infrastructure
As fires continue to rage in Southern California, emergency responders and local residents alike are supported by rapidly-deployed IT systems.Government Computer News reports on the important role IT infrastructure plays in helping fire-fighting and communications:1.
Boeing 787 at risk of in-flight hacking
The network architecture aboard Boeing's new 787 leaves the aircraft susceptible to infiltration by passengers during a flight. As reported by Wired:The computer network in the Dreamliner's passenger compartment, designed to give passengers in-flight internet access, is connected to the plane's control, navigation and communication systems, an FAA report reveals.