Thursday, January 28, 2021
46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised (Image Credit: US DoD)

46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised

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The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center (FSC) has written to 46,000 veterans. It is warning them that their names and social security numbers have been stolen through...
Healthcare firms get funds to improve cyber security (Image Credit: PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay)

Healthcare firms get funds to improve cybersecurity

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Healthcare companies in the UK can now access government funds to improve the cybersecurity of their products. Digital Infrastructure Minister, Matt Warman, has announced that £500,000 in funding has been made...
City of Portland, Oregon, prohibits facial recognition (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

City of Portland, Oregon, prohibits facial recognition

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The City of Portland, Oregon, USA, has become the first US city to prohibit the use of facial recognition technology. The ban was passed by the City Council on September 9th...
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Which countries are Digital Risers?

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Digital Risers are economies that have increased their digital competitiveness. They are countries where the ecosystem and mindset encourage and promote a digital revolution. Over the last three years, the European...
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The White House issues cybersecurity principles for space

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The White House has published its Cybersecurity Principles for Space Systems. The short document sets out the US position when it comes to protecting any systems that are located in space. It...
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NCSC sees surge in girls wanting cyber security skills

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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has seen a 60% rise in girls applying for CyberFirst summer schools. The rise in applications comes after the NCSC decided to move all training online...
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Next steps outlined for UK’s use of digital identity

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Technology, business and civil society sectors have welcomed government’s plans to enable the use of digital identity across the UK. The government plans to update existing laws and a new set...
US DoJ lays claim to stolen cryptocurrencies (Image Credit: WorldSpectrum from Pixabay)

US DoJ lays claim to stolen cryptocurrencies

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The US Government wants control of 280 virtual currency accounts and all the cryptocurrencies contained within. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) claims that the accounts hold monies stolen from several...
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Retail eCommerce news from week beginning 17 August

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#Retail and #eCommerce highlights. Research from @Centrify shows, UK business are dismissing staff due to security concerns since #COVID-19 start, Mentions for @Tryzens and @Absolutesec
Liberty wins facial recognition appeal against South Wales Police (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

Liberty wins facial recognition appeal against South Wales Police

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Liberty and Edward Bridges have won their appeal against the use of facial recognition technology by South Wales Police. The appeal came after the High Court ruled in September 2019 that...

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Expensify reveals how business expense changed in 2020

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Expensify has published the Annual Spend Trends Report. It looks at how businesses expense patterns evolved during 2020. The pandemic massively impacted the report...
Three active exploits hit Apple mobile users (Image Credit: Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash)

Three active exploits hit Apple device users

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Apple has released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to address three vulnerabilities that have been actively exploited. The company has provided very little detail...
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ECB, EC and other European institutions ramp up involvement in CBDCs and digital settlement

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European institutional proactive involvement in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) has ramped up in the past two weeks. The Banque de France announced that...
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ServiceNow aids NHS Scotland for vaccination program

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NHS Scotland plans to vaccinate 5.5 million people in 90 days with the assistance of a vaccine management solution built on the ServiceNow Platform....
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Zadig & Voltaire launches back office systems with Aptos centralised planning platform

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High-end fashion retailer Zadig & Voltaire has recently gone live with Aptos’ Allocation & Replenishment and Commercial Buying Session solutions. The implementation provides Zadig...
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IBM i marketplace continues to expand

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HelpSystems has published its seventh annual IBM i Marketplace Survey. It shows that use of the IBM i platform has surged during the pandemic. What makes...
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Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools

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Malware connecting to servers hosted in Russia has been found on laptops provided to schools. The malware was found when laptops provided by the...
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Forter publishes new report on retail revenue loss

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Forter has published a new report identifying a major problem that could be costing retailers millions every year. The report, ‘Are new shoppers falling...
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Acquia launches digital commerce solution

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Acquia has partnered with commercetools and Lucidworks to launch Acquia Digital Commerce. The solution supports marketers to integrate data, content, commerce, and digital merchandising...
SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software (Image Credit: XPS on Unsplash)

SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software

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Firewall and network security vendor SonicWall has issued a set of security advisories since Friday. It has warned: "SonicWall identified a coordinated attack on...
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Less is more as Reputation.com becomes Reputation

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Reputation.com, the leader in reputation experience management, has rebranded to Reputation. It has simplified its logo at the same time whilst retaining a nod...
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Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up for Week 3

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This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 3. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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Namogoo launches intent-based promotions solution

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Namogoo, a provider of digital journey continuity platform, has launched an Intent-Based Promotions solution. The solution helps retailers of all sizes with automated incentives...
Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible (Image Credit: Ohme)

Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible

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Ohme has launched the Ohme App, a free smart charging app for electric vehicles (EV). The app contains many of the features currently only...