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Podcast: Hacking Cyber Vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity leader and host Ian Bramson talks with Weston Hecker, a professional “white hat” hacker at Mission Secure, about his history of ethical hacking to secure oil rigs and finding cyber vulnerabilities in some of the world’s leading technology systems. With a long background in security research and programming, Hecker is currently working on a major university research project with

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Guide for Layup of Offshore Drilling Rigs in Uncertain Times

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With mounting challenges on the horizon for the oil industry, many rig owners are already or will soon be facing the question of whether or not it is time to stack their offshore drilling rigs. Concerned about cutting losses and reducing capital output, they need cost-effective solutions for preserving the value of millions of dollars’ worth of assets in harsh

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster continues to press ahead during the coronavirus pandemic, The Chronicle Herald reported. The public-private group formed in 2018 and is based in Atlantic Canada, with the goal of increasing Canada’s ocean economy by $14 billion and 3,000 new jobs over the next 10 years. CEO Kendra MacDonald said the goal is to build ocean enterprises to 3

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Nigeria’s First Regional Multi-Client, Multibeam Seafloor Study

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TDI-Brooks International Inc., under contract to TGS, has completed the multibeam phase offshore the Niger Delta for a survey that took place in water depths of 750 to 3,500 m. This is Nigeria’s first regional multi-client multibeam and seafloor sampling study. TDI-Brooks’ RV Gyre acquired 82,000 sq. km of high-resolution hull-mounted multibeam echosounder data. During the multibeam data collection a

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