January, 2019 Newsletter Articles

Global Risks Report

Jan 21, 2019 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Global Risks Report

The Word Economic Forum, in partnership with Marsh & McLennan Companies and Zurich Insurance Group, has released The Global Risks Report – 2019, 14th Edition. The report is based on the annual Global Risks Perception Survey completed by 1000 members of the World Economic Forum’s global multi-stakeholder community. Respondents are drawn from business, academia, civil society, and the public. The survey asked respondents to consider 30 global risks categorized as societal, technological, economic, environmental, or geopolitical, over a...

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Documented Information

Jan 1, 2019 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Documented Information

Control of documented information is required by all management system standards. Their common document and record control requirements are based on Annex SL of ISO Directives, Part 1. This article identifies the requirements for documented information in Annex SL (black) and the added text for ISO 9001:2015 (blue), ISO 14001:2015 (green), and ISO 45001:2015 (red). 7.5 Documented information 7.5.1 General The organization’s (quality; environmental; occupational health and safety) management system shall include: a) documented...

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Auditor Certification

Jan 1, 2019 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Auditor Certification

Exemplar Global offers qualification-based QMS auditor certification. The program has been revised to add a Master Auditor grade and adjust the required audit experience for some of the existing grades. Auditor Grades Associate Auditor: Designed for those who attended an auditor course and have work experience, but no audit experience. Training: Completion of an EG-certified ISO 9001:2015 QMS “Auditor” course Work Experience: 4 years of full-time work experience Industry Experience: 2 years of QMS industry experience Audit...

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Threat Intelligence Report

Jan 1, 2019 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Threat Intelligence Report

The 2019 Nokia Threat Intelligence Report provides a view of malware activity in mobile and fixed networks around the world. Nokia examined network traffic for malware command-and-control communication, exploit attempts, hacking activity, scanning activity, and distributed denial of service attacks. The key findings of the report are described below. They are discussed in more detail in the report which can be downloaded from this Nokia web page. Note: The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects (devices, vehicles,...

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Change in Measurements

Jan 1, 2019 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Change in Measurements

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a convocation of delegates representing 60 countries voted recently to implement the most significant change to the International System of Units (SI) in more than 130 years. For the first time, all measurement units will be defined by natural phenomena rather than by physical artifacts. The event was the 26th General Conference of Weights and Measures and was hosted by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures. Although consumers and most industries will not notice...

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