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Google to roll out ‘advanced protection program’ for high-risk email users

Google to roll out ‘advanced protection program’ for high-risk email users

Written by on October 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google Inc said on Tuesday it would roll out an “advanced protection program” to provide stronger email security for some users such as government officials, political activists and journalists who are at a higher risk of being targeted by sophisticated hackers. Google users will have the ability to opt in to security […]

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Google and Jigsaw to offer election cyber protection – free of charge

Google and Jigsaw to offer election cyber protection – free of charge

Written by on March 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Google and sister company Jigsaw are joining forces to defend election organizers and civic groups against cyber attacks free of charge as the broader tech industry seeks to fend off criticism that it is not doing enough to stop online efforts to distort elections. The growing frequency of politically-motivated online attacks — […]

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FCC urged to review privacy protection for broadband users

FCC urged to review privacy protection for broadband users

Written by on January 20, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A coalition of U.S. groups on Wednesday urged the Federal Communications Commission to write sweeping privacy protections for the nation’s broadband users. The groups want providers of broadband internet services including mobile and landline phone, cable and satellite TV firms to be subject to tough privacy regulations. Among the firms that would […]

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What do fraud, the CFCA and forest fires have in common?

What do fraud, the CFCA and forest fires have in common?

Written by on November 10, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting senior fraud management experts from the major US network operators at the WeDo Conference held in Washington, DC, but what they had to say about fraudulent activities on networks around the world was most concerning. They were all active in the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA), a […]

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China moves to protect online businesses

China moves to protect online businesses

Written by on August 5, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China is planning to set up “network security offices” in major Internet companies and for websites so authorities can move more quickly against illegal online behavior, the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement. Police should take a leading role in online security and work closely with Internet regulators, the deputy […]

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