Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports Information Technology Security Incident

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) experienced an information technology security incident in the early morning hours of September 27, 2020. As a result, the Company suspended user access to its information technology applications related to operations located in the United States.         

The Company has implemented extensive information technology security protocols and is working diligently with its security partners to restore its information technology operations as quickly as possible. 

In the meantime, while this matter may result in temporary disruptions to certain aspects of our clinical and financial operations, our acute care and behavioral health facilities are utilizing their established back-up processes including offline documentation methods. Patient care continues to be delivered safely and effectively.

At this time, we have no evidence that patient or employee data was accessed, copied or misused.

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Billboard Japan & NTT Data’s Joint Research Predicts Future Hits From Chart Data & Cerebral Information

Billboard Japan and NTT Data/NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting (NTT Data/IMC) partnered on a new project that combines the former’s chart data and the latter’s neuroscientific technology to develop a new way to analyze music trends.

Billboard Japan’s Hot 100 song chart is based on a weighted formula incorporating eight metrics such as CD sales, downloads, streams and Twitter mentions. NTT Data/IMC is a pioneer in the advancement of the brain information business, in part through its development of the “NeuroAI” that predicts the cerebral activity and perceptual content of people viewing moving images. The underlying technology of NeuroAI was adopted by this year’s AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20).

The collaborative project used technology called “NeuroAI-Music” that simulates the cerebral activity of people listening to music. NeuroAI-Music succeeded in estimating and characterizing the cerebral activity per second of music from audio signals, making it possible to quantitatively extract

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Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Mails Information Circular for Special Meeting of Shareholders | Nachricht

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2020 /CNW/ – Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSX: PTG) (“Pivot“), a full-service information technology provider, is pleased to announce that it has mailed a management information circular (the “Information Circular“) and related proxy materials for the special meeting of Pivot shareholders (“Pivot Shareholders“) to be held virtually on October 23, 2020 (the “Pivot Meeting“), to obtain Pivot Shareholder approval of the plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement“) with Computacenter plc (“Computacenter“) and 1264283 B.C. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Computacenter, pursuant to which 1264283 B.C. Ltd. will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Pivot (“Pivot Shares“) for consideration consisting of C$2.60 cash per Pivot Share, for an equity value of approximately C$105.8 million, which was previously announced on September 9, 2020.

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TheC$2.60price per Pivot Share

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Avoiding environmental losses in quantum information systems — ScienceDaily

New research published in EPJ D has revealed how robust initial states can be prepared in quantum information systems, minimising any unwanted transitions which lead to losses in quantum information.

Through new techniques for generating ‘exceptional points’ in quantum information systems, researchers have minimised the transitions through which they lose information to their surrounding environments.

Recently, researchers have begun to exploit the effects of quantum mechanics to process information in some fascinating new ways. One of the main challenges faced by these efforts is that systems can easily lose their quantum information as they interact with particles in their surrounding environments. To understand this behaviour, researchers in the past have used advanced models to observe how systems can spontaneously evolve into different states over time — losing their quantum information in the process. Through new research published in EPJ D, M. Reboiro and colleagues at the University of La Plata

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County’s Information Technology Head to retire



a person standing in a room: Ken Miller recommends the Grayson County Commissioners enact a burn ban in 2012. [Herald Democrat]


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Ken Miller recommends the Grayson County Commissioners enact a burn ban in 2012. [Herald Democrat]

They guy who took Grayson County’s computer systems from closed mainframes to the internet is set to retire next week.

After 23 years with the county, Ken Miller will leave the county’s information technology in the hands of his handpicked crew.

“Watching the growth over the last 20 plus years has been fascinating,” he said in an email lst week. “I’ve been very lucky to have a very dedicated, efficient and cohesive team to work with through that growth. Grayson County has been in the spotlight a number of times for successfully leveraging technology to improve processes that allow doing more with less. Our Criminal Justice Processes have been a benchmark for many counties and states.”

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The folks that Miller will leave behind are just as proud

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Global Supply Chain Analytics Market Analysis with COVID-19 Recovery Plan and Strategies for the Information Technology Industry

The supply chain analytics market research report examines the key questions around the implications of COVID-19 and provides a recovery analysis and outlook for the market in focus. The market has witnessed a positive impact due to the COVID-19 situation. The research analysts at Technavio expects the supply chain analytics market to grow by USD 3.64 billion during the forecast period, accelerating at a CAGR of over 14%.

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Supply Chain Analytics Market Segmentation Analysis by End-User

  • Retail

  • Manufacturing

  • Others

Retail segment accounted for the largest supply chain analytics market share. Supply chain analytics help retail service providers minimize logistics management

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Global Information Technology Outsourcing (IPO) Market 2020 Introduction, Definition, Specifications, Classification and Industry Scope by 2025

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Aug 30, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Information Technology Outsourcing (IPO) Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 helps to explain the market definition, classifications, applications, engagements, and business challenges of the industry. The report explains the market status of various manufacturers with the best facts and figures, expert opinions, and the latest developments, and SWOT analysis. The report provides information regarding global Information Technology Outsourcing (IPO) market trends, growth, cost structure, capacity, revenue, and forecast 2025. The study calculates market size, share, sales, price, revenue, gross margin, and cost structure. The overall information will help for making strategies to increase market growth and effectiveness. Market sizes of different segments and countries in previous years have been defined to forecast the values for the next five years.

Knowing the Trends Influencing

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Implus LLC Announces New Chief Information Officer

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Implus LLC, the market leader in athletic, fitness and outdoor accessories, today announced that it has appointed Gwen Moilanen-Kollar as Chief Information Officer.

Gwen will lead the planning and implementation of all management and reporting systems, including practice management systems, client operations and internal communications. She will partner with Senior Leadership to develop and drive information technology strategies across the organization critical for efficient operations, business development and long-term strategic success.

“Gwen brings a wealth of experience in executing cross-functional technology platforms within the retail and consumer sector,” said Michael Polk, Chief Executive Officer. “She will play a vital role in the global transformation of our digital eCommerce and technology systems across the enterprise, and we are excited to have her join the company.”

Prior to joining Implus, Gwen was the Vice President, Corporate Systems at Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc.

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Healthcare Information Technology Software and Services Market Investment Analysis | Meditech ,Cerner Corporation ,Mckesson Corporation

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North America, Europe, China, Japan, Rest of the World, September 2020,- – The Healthcare Information Technology Software and Services Market research report includes an in-sight study of the key Global Healthcare Information Technology Software and Services Market prominent players along with the company profiles and planning adopted by them. This helps the buyer of the Healthcare Information Technology Software and Services report to gain a clear view of the competitive landscape and accordingly plan Healthcare Information Technology Software and Services market strategies. An isolated section with top key players is provided in the report, which provides a complete analysis of price, gross, revenue(Mn), Healthcare Information Technology Software and Services specifications, and company profiles. The Healthcare Information Technology Software and Services study is segmented by Module Type, Test Type, And Region.

The market size section gives the Healthcare

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Job diary: I’m a ‘white hat’ hacker. Here’s what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.

  • Frank Villani is a 53-year-old information security specialist based in New Jersey who’s worked in information technology for 24 years and IT security for 12 years.
  • He’s a ‘white hat’ hacker, someone who works on the inside of an organisation to protect its internet systems from ‘black hat’ hackers who want to violate computer security for personal gain.
  • For personal security measures, Villani says you should change your passwords every 45 days, be careful using public ATMs, pay in cash or credit cards at gas stations, and avoid using public WiFi unless it asks for credentials or consent.
  • This is his story, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers.
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My name is Frank Villani. In a nutshell, my job is to test what those of us in the industry refer to as IOT — ‘the internet of things’ that encapsulates anything connected to

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