17/10 start TU Delft MOOC ‘Forensic Engineering – Learning from Failures’
On 17 October 2017 a new MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) starts on Forensic Engineering. This free online course runs for 6 weeks. You can already enroll.
IFC Performance Standard translated into Dutch
TU Delft researcher Eelco de Groot has translated the world wide norm on social and environmental risk management systems, the IFC Performance Standard, into Dutch.
Should we bring the internet under control?
Cyber crimes like hacking and ransomware may be resolved by tagging each file and every piece of hardware with a unique identifier. What is keeping us from doing this? Dr. Pieter van Gelder, Professor of Safety Science at TU Delft's Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TBM), does not think the handle system would prevent cyber crimes. Although it would make detecting and tracking individuals much easier.
Is cyber-insurance the answer in fighting cyber-attacks?
Ransomware such as WannaCry and Petya can greatly disrupt organisations and costs society billions of dollars. New cybersecurity risks emerge every day in our digitalised world. However, cybersecurity is often not up-to-date in organisations.
DSyS partner in World Bank Workshop on Occupational Safety and Health
The World Bank - among other things - provides financing to governments in developing countries e.g. for construction projects, and is looking to improve Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) circumstances. Together with the CPWR and the IAG, DSyS is advising the World Bank on the development of an e-learning course OSH.