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Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Invisible Vulnerability Exposé

AFP photo   By Ricardo Swire On Friday May 12, 2017 cyber-criminals issued a worldwide attention grabbing reminder of internal security’s invisible vulnerability. Hackers known as “The Shadow Brokers” used stolen US National Security Agency (NSA) “cyber-weapons” to launch the “Perfect Storm” in computer environments. Kaspersky Lab, the Russian security company that tracked damages, noted […]

Act or be Hacked: A Leading Expert’s Proactive Strategies to Prevent Cyberattacks

By Cynthia M. Lardner Cyber Security is always too much – too much money and too much time – until it just isn’t enough. Consider Friday’s news where a ransomware infection infiltrated organizations in 99 countries, including China and Russia. This should be enough to garner everyone’s attention about implementing simple rules for managing personal […]

Spyware Peddlers

Reuters photo   By Ricardo Swire Globally an estimated 528 surveillance companies compete in a finite legal market. Economics, geopolitics and a fragmented legal system qualify spyware’s open distribution as inevitable.

International authorities fight online child abuse

By Ricardo Swire Caribbean internal security professionals are responsible for the protection of approximately forty million residents, among them a vulnerable and defenseless societal group. At the turn of the twenty-first century the sexual abuse of children and associated evils morphed to a globalized market that preys on developing nations. International statistics estimate child predators […]

Poetry

AFP photo   By Ron Larson

Why does society exclude the elderly?

Keith Brofsky   By Hazel Speed The study claiming that the internet will isolate 700,000 elderly people by 2030 reveals some stunning information, an indictment against those who perpetuate the neglect of the elderly by excluding them from society, the one culprit being the internet!

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part One

Punit Paranjpe/AFP   By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China […]

Creativity, Projects and Timing

photo – xetobyte   By Hazel Speed Horses for courses is a really valid expression when it comes to creative projects, the era, and whose desk an idea can land on.

An old medium in the pocket of new media

By Priyadarshini Kiran I still remember the day when I first met the father of Community Radio of India, Dr.R Sreedher, my Ph.D research guide, and heard about Internet Radio and its advanced new approach in the modern era. That was the year 2014 when in India, only one Internet Radio i-radio live was broadcast, but […]

Ayatollah Google

By Ahmed Tharwat “The control of information is something the elite always do, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people,” explained American writer Tom Clancy.

Safe Internet Study reveals nearly half of Bangladesh school students encounter cyberbullying

By Sheuli Akter The growth of internet access across Asia is bringing a wealth of new opportunities to youth in the region, particularly around the access to educational content. Yet, new access comes hand-in-hand with the challenge of keeping children safe online and the importance of protecting them from online threats.

Mass Media’s role in Global Peace and Security

  By Florence Joseph Today, the most pressing need of mankind is peace – a peace that is based on righteousness and truth. Global peace and security cannot however be achieved without concentrated and collective efforts of the global community.