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UDT 2017 reviews challenges faced by underwater defence sector

With the growth that the underwater defence sector has seen of late and the rapid increase in the number of nations planning to expend resources in this area, UDT 2017 which took place from 30 May - 1 June in Bremen, Germany, has again proven itself to be the premier global meeting place for undersea professionals, showcasing the vibrancy of this market. Nations with established undersea defence capabilities and those nations seeking to develop theirs are faced with many of the same challenges....

SMi announces Royal Norwegian Navy and Italian Navy as confirmed speakers for Offshore Patrol Vessel Technology 2016 conference

Event attendees will learn about current and future national OPV platforms and how they enhance maritime security, from leading experts Royal Norwegian Navy and Italian Navy confirmed speakers at Offshore Patrol Vessel Technology 2016 in London this June. SMi Group is delighted to announce new additions to the Offshore Patrol Vessel Technology’s expert speaker line-up: Lieutenant Commander Bard Hess, Navigation Systems Branch of the Royal Norwegian Navy and Commander Ma...

TNO research: Nedap AEOS security platform maximises resistance to relay attacks

By applying stricter delay times in all of its card readers, Nedap significantly reduces chances of possible relay attacks NFC-enabled credit cards have received much attention because of their vulnerability to relay attacks. Widely used NXP DESFire EV1 cards use the same technology, and are vulnerable to relay attacks, which raised concern in the access control market. A relay attack fraudulently extends the distance between smart card and card reader enabling, for example, u...