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  • ANALYSIS: After the abuse of Zuma’s years, State Security’s long journey to recovery starts – but not all is smooth 20 May 2018 22:01 Daily Maverick Minister of State Security Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba taking Oath of Office. 27/02/2018, Elmond Jiyane, GCIS State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba presented a mix of unexpected transparency and traditional clandestineness in delivering her budget …
  • NSW FACS creates CISO role 20 May 2018 21:05 iTnews Australia NSW’s Department of Family and Community Services will shortly hire its first-ever chief information to ensure its security posture is up to scratch. The department has created the role to safeguard its systems, which are used to provide services to some …
  • A secure energy grid starts with copper 20 May 2018 19:58 Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: It’s not hard to imagine the role that energy plays in our daily lives — in fact it becomes immediately apparent when we experience even a brief power outage in our home or workplace. Quite simply, it stops us in our tracks. Until …
  • Business Interview: ‘Blockchain emerging as a new business opportunity in Oman’ 20 May 2018 19:23 Muscat Daily You had worked in the banking sector for over three decades. What really prompted you to enter into IT business after spending so many years in banking? After my retirement from HSBC, where I worked for thirty three years in various senior positions, I …
  • Banks Adopt Military-Style Tactics to Fight Cybercrime 20 May 2018 18:39 The New York Times Alfred F. Kelly Jr., Visa’s chief executive, is “completely paranoid” about the subject, he told investors at a conference in March. Bank of America’s Brian T. Moynihan said his cybersecurity team is “the only place in the company that doesn’t have a …
  • WA Government expands sensor network to pinpoint mobile phone movements 20 May 2018 18:05 Sunday Times The State Government is quietly expanding a network of high-tech sensors which allows departments to covertly pinpoint the movement of West Australians through their mobile phones. The West Australian can reveal that two major government departments are …
  • Teen phone-monitoring app reportedly leaks account information 20 May 2018 17:05 Cnet A server for an app that helps parents keep tabs on their teens' phone use has reportedly leaked account information. Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images  At least one server used by an app that helps parents monitor their kids' phone activity …
  • Pentagon’s project to verify identity via smartphones within two years 20 May 2018 16:48 csoonline.com If a project funded by the Defense Department goes well, then new technology to verify identity and ultimately to assign a “risk score” to you could be new smartphones within two years. The identity verification tech will be embedded in the hardware of …
  • Beware the surveillance state 20 May 2018 11:30 Africa News Stopping the Spies: Constructing and resisting the surveillance state in South Africa by Jane Duncan Wits University Press 292 pages R350 The fact that South Africa has a lawful, targeted interception "regime" that forbids arbitrary interception …
  • You Can Send Invisible Messages With Subtle Font Tweaks 20 May 2018 11:21 News If you’re grasping for the deeper meaning of an essay or article, consider the possibility that it may not be in the words themselves, but hidden in the shape of the letters. It really could be the case, now that researchers from Columbia University have …
  • Healthcare technology stakeholders convene in Long Beach for AAMI 20 May 2018 09:01 DOTmed.com From the May 2018 issue of DOTmed HealthCare Business News magazine Summer is almost upon us and that means it’s time for biomedical and clinical engineers, equipment technicians, hospital IT specialists and anyone else involved in the medical equipment …
  • Cybersecurity education growing in Nevada as threats increase 20 May 2018 08:10 Henderson View Those who step into this virtual world will face thieving cyber gangs who are on the hunt for electronic bikes in Europe. Players assume the role of a cyber detective: cracking codes and solving puzzles to prevent thefts and protect vulnerable systems. …
  • Top Tech Execs 2018: It’s Automatic Now: IT Leaders Prepare for Artificial Intelligence 20 May 2018 07:47 San Diego Business Journal San Diego — From health-care delivery to government affairs, automation and artificial intelligence are altering the way business is getting done. To understand their usefulness, one must first understand the distinction between the two, according to …
  • Why cybersecurity experts are so concerned about the health-care industry 20 May 2018 07:34 Seacoastonline.com Derek HawkinsThe Washington Post New research released by two security companies paints an unsettling picture for the health-care industry: Hackers are stepping up their attacks on hospitals and other health organizations that may be ill prepared to …
  • News24.com | Beware the surveillance state 20 May 2018 07:13 News24 Stopping the Spies: Constructing and resisting the surveillance state in South Africa by Jane Duncan Wits University Press 292 pages R350 The fact that South Africa has a lawful, targeted interception “regime” that forbids arbitrary interception, and …

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