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The Guardian

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks

By CloudBuzz | June 27, 2019

Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidents The EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments. Pekka Haavisto, Finland’s

The atlantic

Electric Cars Still Face a Major Roadblock

By CloudBuzz | June 27, 2019

I have an old Jeep that’s on its last leg. We’ve rebuilt the transmission and replaced most of the suspension, at a cost that far outstrips the hypothetical value of the car. It runs, but just. It burns oil like

Cloud Flare

The deep-dive into how Verizon and a BGP Optimizer Knocked Large Parts of the Internet Offline Monday

By CloudBuzz | June 27, 2019

A recap on what happened Monday On Monday we wrote about a painful Internet wide route leak. We wrote that this should never have happened because Verizon should never have forwarded those routes to the rest of the Internet. That

The atlantic

The High-Stakes Battle to Set Global Rules on Data

By CloudBuzz | June 26, 2019

World leaders who gather in Osaka, Japan, for the G20 summit this week will begin a conversation on worldwide data governance—and though they are deeply divided on the question of who should control data, some nations could seek to devise

NYT

U.S. Tech Companies Sidestep a Trump Ban, to Keep Selling to Huawei

By CloudBuzz | June 26, 2019

SHANGHAI — United States chip makers are still selling millions of dollars of products to Huawei despite a Trump administration ban on the sale of American technology to the Chinese telecommunications giant, according to four people with knowledge of the

ZDnet

Amazon, Facebook internet outage: Verizon blamed for ‘cascading catastrophic failure

By CloudBuzz | June 25, 2019

Cloudflare loses 15 percent of traffic due to an error at Verizon. A Verizon error resulted in a “cascading catastrophic failure” that triggered widespread internet outages on Monday, affecting Cloudflare, Amazon, Facebook, and others…

Facebook

Facebook’s Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules: French central banker

By CloudBuzz | June 25, 2019

PARIS (Reuters) – Facebook’s planned global ‘Libra’ cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licenses if it offers banking services, France’s central bank chief said in a magazine interview. Facebook Inc announced plans last week to

It’s Here — The 2019 Forrester Global Map Of Privacy Rights And Regulations

By CloudBuzz | June 24, 2019

Security and risk leaders consistently rank compliance with global privacy regulations as one of their top three challenges. To help them, Forrester periodically updates our map of global privacy rights and regulations. Our 2019 version was released today. This year,

Cloud Infographic

New 2019 Cloud Security Research Reveals Key Challenges for Security Professionals

By CloudBuzz | June 24, 2019

Data Loss and Leakage, Unauthorized Access Top List of Cloud Security Concerns SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Security professionals continue to face a number of major challenges as more organizations move legacy IT operations to cloud infrastructure and applications, and traditional security tools

Bloomberg

The Trade War Is Set to Hit Tech, but Not as Hard as Your Wallet

By CloudBuzz | June 24, 2019

Over the last year, technology companies were hopeful they might remain at least somewhat shielded from an intensifying bilateral trade war. After numerous exemptions, a far-reaching tax hike is finally poised to reach tech products. If it happens, large tech

The Guardian

Deepfakes aren’t a tech problem. They’re a power problem

By CloudBuzz | June 24, 2019

By framing deepfakes as a tech problem we allow Silicon Valley to evade responsibility for its symbiotic relationship with fake news In the lead-up to the 2016 election, very few predicted the degree to which online misinformation would disrupt the

Reuters news

Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump

By CloudBuzz | June 24, 2019

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin. The biggest cryptocurrency