Tag Archive: cybercrime/cybersecurity

Sep 10 2014

Are government-issued laptops being compromised at the factory or after being assigned?

A discussion on a recent report on finding spyware on a government-issued laptop assigned to a student, against concerns that the devices might already be compromised before they end up in the students’ hands. In Trinidad and Tobago last week, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League …

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Sep 05 2014

4 considerations when storing data in the cloud

The hacking of celebrity accounts in late August has reminded us how vulnerable private information stored online is. This article provides some guidelines on practices that should result in safer cloud use. Within the past week or so, various private accounts for a number of well-known celebrities were hacked and about 200 photos were posted …

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Sep 01 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 31 August 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 25 August to Sunday 31 August 2014. Monday, 25 August 2014 MIIC state minister urges youth to choose careers in ICT Jamaica – Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Sharon Ffolkes-Abrahams says there must be a …

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Aug 18 2014

Roundup: for the week ending 17 August 2014

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 11 August to Sunday 17 August 2014. Monday, 11 August 2014 BTC, CANTO leaders look forward to a conference of ‘firsts’ Bahamas – In an address to media on Sunday, a panel consisting of members of the leadership of CANTO expressed …

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Aug 15 2014

Snapshot: cybersecurity health card for select Caribbean countries – part 2

Following from our previous article, insights on the state of cybersecurity in 2013 for the remaining six Caribbean countries, as reported by the Organisation of American States and Symantec in their Latin American + Caribbean Cyber Security Trends report, are summarised. In our 13 August 2013 article, we presented a snapshot of cybersecurity in seven …

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