News tagged with risk analysis

Google updates hair-pulling CAPTCHA with tick box

Google's reCAPTCHA is a free anti-abuse service to protect users' websites from spam and abuse. The good news is that the CAPTCHA test can be tossed for many users, replaced with a simple one-box tick saying ...

Dec 04, 2014 weblog
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Better non-functional security tests for software

The integration of digital expert knowledge and automation of risk analyses can greatly improve software test procedures and make cloud computing more secure. This is shown by the latest results of a project ...

Sep 15, 2014
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How math helps stop oil spills and plane crashes

Jason Merrick, Ph.D., says that his daughters tell people that their father stops oil spills, plane crashes and terrorist attacks with math. That's one way to describe Merrick's research, which at its core involves developing ...

Dec 20, 2013
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Aeration tube makes swimming safer

Accidents with pool grilles result in fatalities every year. Pool owners and builders are hardly aware of the risks of suction entrapment. UT student Joost Avezaat studied the technical safety of water circulation ...

Apr 04, 2013
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Airing the gene technology issue online

According to polls, the average European consumer regards gene technology, particularly for food production, as controversial. To help alleviate consumer concern, a European project has set up a website specifically ...

Sep 26, 2012
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