January 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic stopped much of the world in its tracks. Facing a global health crisis and an economic recession, many businesses closed up shop until social distancing requirements were loosened.
Cybercrime expert Mikko Hypponen talks us through three types of online attack on our privacy and data -- and only two are considered crimes. "Do we blindly trust any future government? Because any right we give away, we give away for good."
Mikko Hyppönen is the CRO of f-secure, the well-known computer security company from Finland. He did a few very good TED talks and now he’s outdone himself in his new TEDx talk which he held in Brussels
Although online voting in elections has been a contentious topic for decades already, it is during the current pandemic that it has seen significant more attention. Along with mail-based voting, it can be a crucial tool in keeping the world’s democratic nations running smoothly. This is where the OmniBallot software, produced by Democracy Live, comes into play, and its unfortunate unsuitability...
A JAB WILL GET YOU ON THE PLANE: The Greek government is proposing that the EU introduce a vaccination certificate, for “facilitating the freedom of movement of persons who have been vaccinated against COVID-19,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in a letter, seen by Playbook.
About 175.000 cameras CCTV are currently installed on Moscow, for security reasons. Of these, over 4.000 cameras are located in central areas of the city and as stated by the mayor of its capital Ρωσίας the 2017, 3.000 cameras have the face recognition technology of the goverment.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Tuesday announced it will allow Huawei to sell equipment for 5G networks but keep its access limited to peripheral, non-sensitive parts of the network.