A Secure Data Sharing Platform Alleviates Feasibility Study Bottlenecks
German utility innogy SE created an automated grid information access platform. The job of the distribution grid planner has become more challenging in recent years. Three interrelated forces are contributing to this situation.
As if Meltdown, Spectre and Foreshadow were not enough, recently a new critical vulnerability called ZombieLoad has been discovered that affects a series of modern Intel processors. This vulnerability enables a potential attacker to read small pieces of information from various programs running on the same computer, taking advantage of a special feature of the Intel chip called speculative execution.
In a 1995 interview with Inc. magazine, Kurt Vonnegut conjectured: “The information superhighway will be two lanes with tollgates, and it’s going to tell you what to look for. People will just watch the show.” Today, we’re not that far off from Vonnegut’s predicted dystopia. Personal information has never been more of a commodity.
You never write, you never call, you never send flowers “just because.” But that’s ok, we welcome you back to another scintillating episode of Radio Free HPC anyway. Henry is traveling on yet another business trip, lodged in the Washington, DC area, and not even in his favorite hotel chain. But his reputation as a team player goes back to his days in the bayou, Dan says. And he performs another skillful yet awkward segue from Henry’s swamp origins to the swamp-like nature of the internet, which brings us to our special guest.