Tag: security

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Autonomous Machines and Police Tech: RoboCops on the Beat

Can you spot the difference between a harmless passer-by and a potential criminal? Don’t worry — apparently HP RoboCop can. That’s the name given to a high-tech autonomous machine that has become an official member of the Huntington Park Police…

Ransomware: Threat And Containment

By Yasmin Ranade
Ransomware is a form of digital extortion, first introduced in 2007.   While we may not be hearing about attacks as significant as WannaCry and NotPetya, ransomware cases that are reported indicate evolving approaches and hint at brewing underground activity – the silent evolution,

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Ontario Wants Action to Protect Privacy and Personal Data

by Lee Rickwood
Respondents to a government survey indicated fears and concerns about data breaches, identity theft, hacking, lack of personal controls on how data are used, and excessive surveillance and tracking.