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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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Facts vs Fiction: What’s the ‘Right to be Forgotten’​ Really About?

There’s still a vigorous debate going on about the ‘right to erasure’, also referred to by some as ‘the right to be forgotten.’ Its detractors strongly argue that it is tantamount to censoring lawful and factual information, and is dubious on principle. They also believe it to be deeply flawed as[…]

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New York Privacy Act Would Be Considerably Tougher Than California’s Bill

Just as legal experts have been predicting for nearly a year, individual U.S. states are starting to develop their own privacy legislation similar in form and content to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The first state to follow the lead of California is New York State, which[…]

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