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What Do Great Airports and Great Cybersecurity Have In Common?

Some quick musings from Niel Harper, our Founder & Chairman: “My 5 best airports are as follows: Singapore Changi Airport Tokyo International Airport – Haneda Seoul Incheon International Airport Hamad International Airport – Doha Hong Kong International Airport Conversely, my 5 worst airports are: Newark Liberty International Berlin Schönefeld International Charles de[…]

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Updated expert insights on cyber threats and security, with Niel Harper

It is only a matter of time before an organisation experiences some kind of cyber incident. In this podcast with ICT Pulse, our Founder & Chairman Niel Harper discussed, among other things, how the threat landscape is changing in the Caribbean, what should be included in a good[…]

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‘Sloppy’ Mobile Voting App Used in Four States Has ‘Elementary’ Security Flaws

MIT researchers say an attacker could intercept and alter votes, while making voters think their votes have been cast correctly, or trick the votes server into accepting connections from an attacker. A mobile voting app being used in West Virginia and other states has elementary security flaws that[…]

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Techno-Nationalism: What Is It And How Will It Change Global Commerce?

Beijing recently ordered its public institutions and government agencies to stop using foreign made computers and software. This move appears to be aimed at American companies, as Washington pursues a worldwide campaign to block the adoption of 5G wireless technology made by Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Japan, meanwhile–which has barred Huawei[…]

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Dear network operators, please use the existing tools to fix security

Internet routing may well be a screaming car wreck, but a deployathon by the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) has shown how short, focused efforts can make a difference. Routers use the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) to tell each other the current best ways to route internet traffic,[…]

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