Australia’s Commonwealth Bank mocks Apple’s ‘pro-competition’ claim, Telecom News, ET Telecom | #government | #hacking | #cyberattack

By Paulina Duran SYDNEY: Commonwealth Bank of Australia , the country’s largest lender, accused Apple Inc on Thursday of uncompetitive behaviour over control of payments on its phones, which have grown to about a third of all consumer payments. The remarks come after the competition regulator told the Australian Financial…

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Apple rolls out emergency security update for iPhones, iPads and Macs after discovery of ‘zero click’ malware | #macos | #macsecurity

Tech giant Apple has rolled out an emergency security update addressing a serious security flaw that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any user action. The flaw, which affects all of the technology giant’s operating systems, lets hackers access devices through the…

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Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Guidelines Providing Insight Into Effectively Using Its Industry-Leading Security Assessment, Assurance Tools | #cloudsecurity

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced the publication of a new document, Implementation Guidelines for the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) v4. The implementation guidelines are a…

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UI series on state and national policy issues begins with conversation on free speech online, features Sens. Sinclair, Wahls. | #socialmedia

Legislators, professors, and organization leaders discussed how free speech operates online. Cecilia Shearon State Senator Zach Wahls takes notes during a discussion series on Free Speech and Social Media hosted by The Iowa Board of Regents, the UI Public Policy Center, and the UI College of Law on Tuesday, Sept….

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New surveillance laws give authorities the power to change social media posts | #socialmedia

A new law gives Australian police unprecedented powers for online surveillance, data interception, and altering data. These powers, outlined in the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill, raise concerns over potential misuse, privacy, and security. The bill updates the Surveillance Devices Act 2004 and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act…

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Acronis rebrands its cyber protection solution as Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

UAE, Dubai, September 15, 2021: Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today released the newly-rebranded Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image). This new name for the company’s flagship personal solution reflects its evolution from data and system backup software to a solution that delivers complete cyber protection —…

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Callsign survey says half of consumers blame banks, retailers, social media companies and telcos for scam message explosion | Taiwan News | #socialmedia

Survey shows erosion of digital trust, with fed up consumers saying more needs to be done to protect their personal information HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 23 September 2021 – Callsign, the digital trust pioneer reveals that consumers think banks, retailers and mobile operators need to do more…

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We are still making the same mistakes when it comes to technology in education | #education | #technology | #training

Last week, educator Gaurav Singh posted a detailed, thought-provoking Twitter thread on the failure of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, a heavily-hyped EdTech initiative that emerged from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) about two decades ago. The project was headed up by MIT internet futurist Nicholas Negroponte…

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