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US States Turning To Insurance

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-04 04:06PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Local Government has proven vulnerable. Now more US states are buying cyber insurance to protect themselves from the consequences of a breach.

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North Korea Denies Involvement In WannaCry

by Neil Telford on 2017-11-07 12:11PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW

North Korea has challenged accusations of being behind Wannacry ransomware calling them a “wicked attempt” to tighten sanctions.

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Firefighters Get AR Powered Glasses

by Neil Telford on 2017-10-04 10:02AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW

Firefighters could go further into hazardous situations and exit safely using Augmented Reality (AR) glasses in development at BAE Systems.

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More Sensitive US Voter Records Leaked

by Neil Telford on 2017-09-25 06:21PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW

Alaskan Voters AWOL: A cache of voter records on over a half-million US citizens has been found posted online.

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Local Government Computer Systems Are Soft Targets

by Neil Telford on 2017-09-19 05:37PM in GOVERNMENT-Police, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis

Even a small vulnerability can lead to big problems. A hack affecting NY state police illustrates the vulnerability of local government networks.

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Cyber Attacks Against Korean Missile Launches

by Tim Heath on 2017-04-21 07:57AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW

The North Korean government appears to be marching toward its goal of nuclear weapons, slowly or otherwise.

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Here Comes China’s Crypto-Currency

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-30 03:13PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Forget about Bitcoin. China is busy converting the Renimbi to digital and this crypto-currency has the backing of an entire nation.

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Deterrence & Cyber Attacks On The US Electoral System

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 01:49PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW

Deterring future cyber-meddling in US elections will require convincing adversaries that the response will be painful & their efforts ineffective.

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Montreal’s Future In Smart Sensors And AI

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 01:32PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW

Smart City: Montreal explores initiatives to leverage sensors, data collection & machine learning to deal with pressing municipal issues.

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Welcome To Australia: No More Passports & Biometric Identification

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 12:45PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW

Australia plans to remove the need for most passengers to show their passports and to use electronic stations and biometric identification.

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