Siklu Announces New 10 Gigabit Full Duplex Wireless Radios

Siklu Inc., the market leader in millimeter wave wireless networks, announces a new 10 Gigabit per second (Gbps) full duplex wireless solution. Operating over the interference free 70/80GHz bands, the new EtherHaul™ 8010 provides a reliable fiber extension solution where fiber exists, and greenfield Gigabit connectivity where there may be no fiber at all.

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Panasonic: “technology can mitigate GDPR compliance risk”

Panasonic Business has stressed the importance of technology ahead of the introduction of new EU regulations on data protection.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable from 25 May 2018 with the intention of strengthening and unifying data protection for all individuals within the EU. Sanctions for data breaches are as much as €20million or up to 4% of a company’s annual worldwide turnover.

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Partnership Transatel-FCA: Transatel to Provide a Secure Connectivity Solution in the European Union (29 Countries) Region for FCA’s Mopar Connect on board unit

Paris, France – February 21st, 2018

Transatel will provide FCA with machine-to-machine connectivity for the provisioning of mobile network services and an IoT solution in the European Union region (EU 29) for its on-board telematics units as a result of a competitive tender.

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UK Councils suffer 37 cyber attacks every minute

The latest Big Brother Watch report has found that more than 25% of UK councils have had their computer systems breached in the past five years. The report found 114 councils had experience at least one incident between 2013 and 2017 which was based on Freedom of Information requests. The data all reported that the number of cyber-attacks on local authorities, which hold the data of millions of residents, at 98 million between 2013 and 2017. This amounts to 37 attacks every minute.

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Security Researchers are giving exposed Amazon cloud storage users warning alerts

It has been revealed that security researchers having been giving exposed Amazon storage users warnings that their private content maybe public. The messages urge owners to secure their information before it can be stolen by hackers. There have been a number of AWS data breaches in the past year with misconfigured settings being blamed as the root cause.

Full Story Here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42839462

 

In light of this news, Javvad Malik, security advocate at AlienVault said the following:

 

“When it comes to using cloud services, there is a shared responsibility model whereas while the cloud provider will assume responsibility and security for the host operating system, down to physical security, the customer is responsible for other aspects.

 

Customers cannot simply outsource complete security responsibility to a cloud provider and need to ensure configurations are correct, as well as monitoring their cloud environments for threats and attacks.”

AI in telecoms and securing the ‘Augmented Human’

Today product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants launches a new report, stating that the telecommunications sector will be vital for securing Artificial Intelligence (AI) infrastructure, and therefore crucial in enabling future digital control systems such as the Augmented Human.

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A critical enabler for AI in telecommunications so far has been the huge volume of data that it routinely generates, harvests and stores. Many sectors are still very analogue, but the digital nature of telecommunications means that the scale and scope of data available gives the maximum opportunity for machines to continuously learn and improve – laying the perfect infrastructure for mass AI to take off.

The paper, titled AI: understanding and harnessing the potential lays out the 5 key missing ingredients to the responsible governance of AI:

  • Responsibility: There needs to be a specific person responsible for the effects of an autonomous system’s behaviour. This is not just for legal redress but also for providing feedback, monitoring outcomes and implementing changes
  • Explainability: It needs to be possible to explain to people impacted (often laypeople) why the behaviour is what it is. This is vital for trust
  • Accuracy: Sources of error need to be identified, monitored, evaluated and if appropriate mitigated against or removed
  • Transparency: It needs to be possible to test, review (publicly or privately), criticise and challenge the outcomes produced by an autonomous system. The results of audits and evaluation should be available publicly and explained
  • Fairness: The way in which data is used should be reasonable and respect privacy. This will help remove biases and prevent other problematic behaviour becoming embedded

 

The report goes live ahead of Mobile World Congress where Cambridge Consultants will be exhibiting in Hall 7, stand 7B21 experience a demo of “Vincent,” a breakthrough in machine learning that is capable of completing a drawing that has been started with a human sketch.

 

Mid February AYGP News – Changes in the wind

Goto Subic Verde Race & CupDespite last minute air ticket and accommodation cancellations, most the original entries have adapted to the change and good to see International teams launching into the inaugural one design FarEast 28 class. This new event will replace Boracay as the 2017-18 Asian Yachting Grand Prix point scoring event this season.

Goto AYGP Skipper RankingsAlso cracking a smile on the dial, is Chris Mitchell and his Naut 40 Lady Bubbly, after winning 5 of the 6 races at the Neptune Regatta, have extended their lead in the AYGP Skipper Rankings and take over the lead in the AYGP Yacht Rankings from Otonomos Mandrake III by 7 points. It has taken 5 regattas to accumulate 52 points and as they aren’t planning on contesting any more events, set the benchmark for the others to beat.

Presently holding onto 2nd place, John Newnham has competed with distinction on two events and the uncertainty of 3rd placed Ray Roberts racing plans, are capable of overhauling Chris Mitchell if they contest some of the remaining five point scoring events.

Goto AYGP Yacht RankingsBy participating on the Subic Bay Around Verde Is Race & Subic Cup, Fred Kinmonth, Geoff Hill and Ernesto Echauz all have a chance to leave their mark and close in on the leaders.

Goto AYGP Skipper RankingsAt this point in the 2017-18 Season, 281 Skippers and 270 Yachts have scored points by contesting at least one of the 8 point scoring events already held, that make up the family of 13 AYGP five star regattas/races each season.

Racing now moves over to the Philippines for the Subic Bay Around Verde Is Race & Subic Cup (Feb 23rd – March 2nd) and back to Hong Kong for the Rolex China Sea blue water classic, which is quickly followed by the Commodores’ Cup (April 3rd – 7th) in Subic Bay, to complete the Eastern Circuit.

Goto Neptune Regatta Photo GalleryThe final two regattas Top of the Gulf (27th April – 1st May) held at the 2017 Best Marina award winning Ocean Marina and Samui Regatta (26th May – June 2nd) are centrally located in the Gulf of Thailand and are accessible to yachts from the both the Eastern and Western Circuits, for the final showdown and presentation of the prestigious 2017-18 AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year awards.

Check out the 2017-18 AYGP Rankings, by clicking on SkipperYachtRegatta and Scoring System.

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