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CSPC report on US electrical grid security

Help Net Security Editor in Chief Mirko Zorz interviews Dan Mahaffee, Director of Policy, CSPC, on a new (July, 2014) 180-page report recommending how US industry and government should go about securing the country’s electrical grid — — which the report terms “the most critical of all infrastructures” — against cyber and other major threats such as severe weather and electromagnetic events. 35 more words

The real cost of a pound

Last week some of you may be aware I took on, and defeated, the “Live Below the Line Challenge” in aid of Y Care International- having just £1 a day for food for the entire week. 546 more words


Where I'm at Now

Since the last post, so much has been happening that I haven’t had the time to really sit down and post to this blog. I’ve been running around organising vaccinations, fundraising, visiting my friends and family in Cyprus and been to London for the Training Weekend with the rest of the Restless Development India group! 524 more words

Only Planet

I’m going to be very self indulgent today and quote myself. In the very first post on this blog; over a month ago now, I said the following. 463 more words

Top things you need to know before your ICS placement

Post by Malcolm Ankumah, who volunteered in Zambia with Restless Development on the International Citizens Service programme.

This is a collection of the different factors that had a substantial impact on my placement and the placement of the other volunteers around me. 779 more words


Boy Wedding

On Sunday we went to a Boy Wedding. The boy is 5 years old and the ‘wedding’ is the celebration of him and about 7 others getting the snip…We went to the outskirts of QT to one of our local volunteers homes. 81 more words

Community Action Day With The Orphans

On Saturday we had our third community action day. This day was arranged in aid of  an orphanage near by, getting the local community involved with learning more about the living conditions of the students  there and general information about the orphanage.  80 more words