Hazard, Hazardous Situation, and Harm
In a recent meeting about risk with folks at Underwriters Laboratories (UL), we were discussing examples that highlight the difference between hazard, hazardous situation, and harm. Here are two such examples.
While writing a paper recently, I started wondering if I should use reproducible or repeatable when talking about results and experiments. Knowing their purpose and relevance, I was curious if there were definitions that were agreed upon in the scientific community.
Today morning, Equifax had admitted the recent breach was indeed due to an exploit based on a vulnerability in software that Equifax failed to patch in a timely manner. This made me think about efforts to secure mobile systems and the views that I have come across…