Supporting mobile workers everywhere

Sep 21, 2020

With VPNs struggling to serve the unprecedented number of remote workers, we look at other ways of providing reliable remote networking By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 21 Sep 2020 The coronavirus lockdown has made everyone a mobile worker. IT strategies and policies relating to mobile working, laptops, security and mobile network access have had… […]

How to build a smart city from the ruins of Covid-19

Sep 21, 2020

The London Data Commission is working to open up data about the capital to help regeneration and growth post-pandemic By John Romeo, Oliver Wyman Forum Published: 17 Sep 2020 In London and in other cities around the world, we have more data than we know what to do with. According to Statistica, this year the… […]

Maze ransomware borrows Ragnar Locker tactics to sneak past defences

Sep 21, 2020

New research from the Sophos threat response team has found the Maze ransomware gang has adopted techniques pioneered by the cyber criminals behind Ragnar Locker By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 17 Sep 2020 15:23 Taking a tip from their peers, the cyber criminal operators of the Maze ransomware appear to have started to distribute… […]

WikiLeaks partners developed software to redact 400,000 Iraq War Logs

Sep 21, 2020

Psychologist and co-founder of NGO the Iraq Body Count told a court that Julian Assange insisted on stringent redaction of hundreds of thousands of documents which revealed civilian deaths in the Iraq war By Bill Goodwin, Computer Weekly Published: 17 Sep 2020 15:08 WikiLeaks and its media partners used software developed by an independent non-government… […]

Apparent racial bias found in Twitter photo algorithm

Sep 21, 2020

Image Credit: Pixabay An algorithm Twitter uses to decide how photos are cropped in people’s timelines appears to be automatically electing to display the faces of white people over people with darker skin pigmentation. The apparent bias was discovered in recent days by Twitter users posting photos on the social media platform. A Twitter spokesperson… […]

A robust enterprise strategy: How to manage the post-COVID future 

Sep 21, 2020

There is a strategic discipline called “scenario planning” that is designed to address the kind of uncertainty we’re facing due to the pandemic. Scenario planning takes for granted that it’s hard for human beings to imagine the future as being radically different from the present. As a result, its practitioners try not to predict what… […]

How U.S. tech policy could change if Democrats win back the Senate

Sep 21, 2020

Election Day in the U.S. is now only weeks away, and the variables and stakes are rapidly mounting. Troll farms, fake accounts, and other disinformation threats from within the United States and abroad are coming into view. The current president is attempting to convince people the election is rigged before it happens. Groups are actively… […]

If the U.S. Post Office has an ally, it’s Duel2 and play-by-mail games

Sep 21, 2020

In these fast-moving times where nothing takes a break, there is one form of slow-motion entertainment that has endured: play-by-mail games. The genre refers to mail without an “e” before it, with a notable game being Duel2, a gladiatorial simulator-RPG whose aging demographic makes it more like an AARPG. Given what is currently happening with… […]

Trump says he has given approval to TikTok deal

Sep 20, 2020

TikTok is on its way to getting a reprieve.President Donald Trump on Saturday said he has given his “blessing” to a deal struck by TikTok, Walmart and Oracle that would avert a ban of the Chinese social media app.Trump, speaking to reporters as he left for a rally in North Carolina, said he had approved… […]

1 2 3 121