Archive for April, 2018

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Dangers of Data Sharing In Healthcare

The (UK) government has been accused of failing to act on “serious concerns” raised by doctors and MPs about an NHS policy that sees patient details shared with immigration authorities. The Health and Social Care Committee warned earlier this year that NHS Digital was failing to uphold the interests of patients with the existing memorandum of understanding (MoU), through which patient data […]

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How your Browser can Betray you …..

Web browsers store an incredible amount of sensitive information about you. Website developers have a variety of ways of using modern browsers to customize the experience for users. Advertisers also use these features to maximize the impact of ads shown on sites. The result is that a lot of information about you is stored deep […]

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How Artificial Intelligence is changing Corporate Canada

Corporate Canada is starting to wake up to AI. Name any sector and you’ll find at least one established player that has experimented with it – not the stuff of Terminator or 2001: A Space Odyssey, machines with human-level consciousness and perception, but software in narrower areas of machine learning. Artificial-intelligence technology has advanced enough […]

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Sony goes into Smart Homes

Sony today announced a collection of new products that it plans to showcase during the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany this upcoming weekend. One of the biggest additions to the company’s line-up is a new smart home speaker, called the LF-S50G wireless speaker, which looks similar to Apple’s upcoming HomePod, has a built-in […]

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How Google is taking over Your Home

Google’s push to place its digital assistant, the search giant’s new product centrepiece, inside every consumer appliance imaginable is edging forward. The Alphabet Inc. unit announced on Wednesday that its voice-based chat service is now compatible with a wave of home devices, including speakers and everyday household appliances like refrigerators. A fter arriving on Google’s […]

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Who are the top Cyber Insurance Companies?

Cyber Insurance needs to provide not only financial indemnity, but also some type of Incident Management Team.This normally includes IT Specialists, Lawyers, Ransom Negotiators etc. Finding the right Cyber Insurance Company can be tricky, and expensive if you get it wrong. Cyber Insurance is a relatively new form of insurance, and until quite recently was […]

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Big Data Key to Fighting Disease

A major part of this effort is now also being focused on improving the data about the impact that AMR is having on global health in a bid to convince policymakers that more needs to be done, and faster, to meet the challenge. Key to this approach will be use of the Global Burden of […]

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Big Data Helping People Back into Work

Worxica is a labour market information research tool built for use by Canadian job seekers, students, and employers. After entering a job title and location, they can see a summary showing the number of applicable local job ads advertised over the past year, who has been hiring, the typical annual wages offered, skills and certifications […]

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Cyber Security Basics

Many people think that cyber security only applies to big companies and governments, and that it should like to be dealt with by the IT guys. Anyone who owns a computer, who works with a computer or who has a smart phone needs to be aware of some pretty basic rules about cyber security, both […]

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Identity Theft – What Is It?

Someone who is a victim of identity theft is someone who has had their identity stolen in some way, and the criminal has used that identity to fraudulently obtain some type of benefit, such as a bank loan, credit card or other financial gain in the name of the person whose identity they have stolen. […]

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The Internet of Things – What is it?

The Internet of things is a collective term for all the various devices, products and wearables that can connect to each other, and to the Internet as well. Whilst the idea of devices talking to each other, electronically, has been around for some time, the reason the Internet of Things has become a huge concept […]

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What is Big Data and A.I?

The term big data refers largely to the massive amounts of information and data that has come with the growth of the internet, and with the growth of the mobile internet in particular. To understand big data, you really need to understand databases, and the relationship between information and how it is used. What is […]

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What is Cyber Insurance and What does it Cover?

Cyber Insurance is a dedicated insurance policy, that provides both financial cover and practical help to anyone who has been victim of a cyber crime. At the moment, this type of policy is mainly aimed purely at businesses and organisations, of all sizes, any of whom could be vulnerable to a cyber attack or a […]

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iPhone Data at Risk

While Facebook desperately tightens controls over how third parties access its users’ data – trying to mend its damaged reputation – attention is focusing on the wider issue of data harvesting and the threat it poses to our personal privacy. Data harvesting is a multibillion dollar industry and the sobering truth is that you many […]

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