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          'Almost all' Pakistani banks hacked in security breach, says FIA cybercrime head       Cache   Translate Page      

In a shocking revelation, the head of the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cybercrime wing has said data from "almost all" Pakistani banks was stolen in a recent security breach.

"According to a recent report we have received, data from almost all Pakistani banks has been reportedly hacked," FIA Cybercrimes Director retired Capt Mohammad Shoaib told Geo News on Tuesday.

When pressed to clarify, the official said data from "most of the banks" operating in the country had been compromised.

Speaking to DawnNewsTV, Shoaib said hackers based outside Pakistan had breached the security systems of several local banks. "The hackers have stolen large amounts of money from people's accounts," he added.

"The recent attack on banks has made it quite clear that there is a need for improvement in the security system of our banks," he observed.

He said the FIA has written to all banks, and a meeting of the banks' heads and security managements is being called. The meeting will look into ways the security infrastructure of banks can be bolstered.

"Banks are the custodians of the money people have stored in them," Shoaib said. "They are also responsible if their security features are so weak that they result in pilferage."

It wasn't immediately clear when exactly the security breach took place.

According to Shoaib, more than 100 cases are being investigated by the agency in connection with the breach.

"An element of banking fraud which is a cause of concern is that banks hide the theft [that involves them]... and the clients report [the theft] to the banks and not to us, resulting in a loss of people's money," he told DawnNewsTV.

"We are trying to play a proactive role in preventing bank pilferage," he added.

Shoaib said the agency has arrested many gangs involved in cybercrimes and recovered stolen money from them.

A gang was arrested last week whose members used to disguise themselves as army officials and withdraw money from banks after gathering people's data, the official added.

'Data of over 8,000 account holders sold'

The disclosure comes days after around 10 banks blocked all international transactions on their cards, as concerns about a breach of credit and debit card data spread in the banking circles.

Sources told Dawn the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has been informed by several commercial banks that they have blocked international payments on debit and credit cards as a precautionary measure after cyber attacks on their clients’ accounts.

According to a digital security website, data of over 8,000 account holders of about 10 Pakistani banks was sold in a market of hackers.

A large Pakistani bank sent messages to its clients that online mobile banking services would be terminated for a temporary period from November 3 onwards on ‘technical grounds’.

The first cyber attack was reported by BankIslami on October 27. The bank said that Rs2.6 million was stolen from international payment cards after which it has stopped such transactions and allowed biometrically verified payments only on ATM cards within Pakistan.

Next day, the SBP issued directives to all banks to ensure that security measures on all information technology systems — including those related to card operations — are continuously updated to meet future challenges, ensure real-time monitoring of card operations related systems and transactions and immediately coordinate with all the integrated payment schemes, switch operators and media service providers.

          Stop worrying about the period in your Gmail address — Google says it doesn't matter (GOOG, GOOGL)      Cache   Translate Page      

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  • Google ignores the periods in your email address.
  • That means and are the same email address.
  • You can use this trick to filter out spammers and companies that sell your email address.

My personal email address is my name at Most of the time, it looks like this:

But if I end up giving you, don't worry. I'll still get the email.

In fact, if you're a Gmail user, the periods in your email address don't matter at all. Gmail completely ignores them. You can add or remove as many periods as you'd like. 

Here's how Google explains it on a help page

If someone accidentally adds dots to your address when emailing you, you'll still get that email. For example, if your email is, you own all dotted versions of your address:

Gmail is one of the few services in which the dot doesn't make any difference in your username. Slate writer Will Oremus previously found that Facebook doesn't care about username dots, either, but nearly every other online services does. 

Also, if your workplace uses Gmail, that doesn't mean you can stick periods in your work email — it only applies to addresses. 

A secret spam address 

Gmail Smart ReplyWhile periods in Gmail usernames can be a fun quirk, they can also be a useful way to sort your inbox and filter what lands there.

Because the dots effectively give you scores of alternate email addresses, you can pick one and make it a defacto spam folder.

For example, if everyone emails me at, that should remain my main email address. But every time I'm giving my address to someone who might spam me, I give them

Then, in my gmail, I can create a folder for all mail sent to, and automatically star, or archive, or delete those notes. You can also use extra periods to sign up for a second account on a website without creating or using a new email address. 

This trick also works with the + symbol, which can be used in any email address to create even more alternative addresses. "For example, if your name was, you could send mail to or," Google explains on a help page.

"You can also use this when you register for a service and think they might share your information. For example, I added "+donation" when I gave money to a political organization once, and now when I see emails from other groups to that address, I know how they got it. Solution: filtered to auto-delete," Google continued

So while you don't have to stop telling people about the period in your email address, you should be aware of the superpowers it gives your Gmail account. 

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A new global survey by Ponemon and ServiceNow of nearly 3,000 cybersecurity professionals reveals that more than half the companies have experienced a breach in the past year.

In this session Bob Bragdon, Senior Vice President and Publisher of CSO, and Piero DePaoli, Sr. Director for Security and Risk, ServiceNow, explore how respondents in 2 specific industries – financial services and healthcare – are handling threats.

The survey found that both sectors had similar responses regarding breaches: 45% of financial services companies have had one or more breach in the last 2 years, and 50% of healthcare organizations. But the survey also revealed that financial services organizations appear better at handling those breaches. Why is this the case?

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          Craquer un mot de passe Wi-Fi WPA2 n’a jamais été aussi facile      Cache   Translate Page      

Il n’est pas toujours facile de sécuriser un réseau domestique, même quand toutes les précautions possibles sont prises. Beaucoup de facteurs entrent en jeu et l’un d’entre eux est bien sûr le routeur. Jusqu’à présent, tout ce qu’il vous fallait était un mot de passe assez fort et un chiffrement WPA2. Mais les choses ont changé. Les chercheurs ont découvert un nouveau moyen apparemment très facile de pirater les réseaux Wi-Fi compatibles WPA/WPA2 PSK.

Découverte par hasard

Cette nouvelle méthode de piratage des mots de passe Wi-Fi a apparemment été découverte par hasard : les chercheurs en sécurité travaillant sur Hashcat, un outil de craquage de mot de passe très populaire, essayaient en fait de trouver de nouvelles façons de craquer le protocole de sécurité sans fil WPA3 lorsqu’ils sont tombés sur cette nouvelle méthode WPA2.

La nouvelle méthode pourrait permettre aux pirates d’obtenir la clé pré-partagée (pre-shared key, PSK) pour le Wi-Fi, ce qui leur donnerait accès au réseau. La grande différence par rapport aux méthodes précédentes est apparemment que les cybercriminels n’ont pas besoin de capturer un 4-Way Handshake complet. Au lieu de cela, la nouvelle attaque est menée sur le RSN IE (l’élément d’information réseau de sécurité robuste) d’une seule trame EAPOL.

Selon les chercheurs, l’attaquant qui communique maintenant directement avec le point d’accès n’a plus besoin qu’un utilisateur se connecte au réseau cible pour capturer ses données de connexion (ce qui était nécessaire auparavant). Cette attaque sans client apporte quelques autres avantages : plus d’éventuels mots de passe invalides, plus de trames EAPOL perdues à cause d’un point d’accès trop éloigné des cybercriminels, plus de formats de sortie spéciaux pour les données finales.

La plupart des routeurs modernes sont vulnérables

Bien que les chercheurs ne sachent pas encore avec certitudes quels fournisseurs et quels modèles de routeurs seront affectés par cette technique, les perspectives ne sont pas réjouissantes : tous les réseaux 802.11i/p/q/r avec des fonctions d’itinérance activées pourraient être sensibles à la nouvelle attaque ; par conséquent, cela affecterait la plupart des routeurs modernes.

Malgré cette triste réalité, il y a deux choses que vous pouvez faire pour vous assurer de rester le plus en sécurité possible jusqu’à l’arrivée sur le marché de WPA3, qui est immunisé contre cette attaque :

  • Utiliser un mot de passe fort : Même avec cette attaque, le pirate devra attaquer votre mot de passe en force brute. Choisissez donc un mot de passe Wi-Fi fort, très fort. En cas de doute, vous pouvez toujours compter sur un gestionnaire de mots de passe pour faire le travail à votre place.
  • Mettre à jour votre routeur : Mettez à jour votre routeur dès que des mises à jour sont disponibles. Si vous avez un très vieux routeur qui ne reçoit plus de mises à jour, il est recommandé d’en acheter un nouveau, au plus tard dès que les nouveaux routeurs WPA3 seront disponibles.
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A report from Malwarebytes found that Mac malware has seen an increase of over 270% between 2016 and 2017. That number is likely to rise in 2018 with new threats like OSX.MaMi and Dark Caracal cited in the article as significant ways of disrupting Mac owners. The more Macs are used, the more they’ll be targeted by cyber criminals. And everyone loves the must-have MacBook of the moment, right? Read more...

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          Information Warfare and Security Flaws: Why the American Voting System Is Still at Serious Risk      Cache   Translate Page      
As this election’s results come back, they will reveal whether the misinformation and propaganda campaigns conducted alongside the political ones were effective.

As the 2018 midterms proceed, there are still significant risks to the integrity of the voting system – and information warfare continues to try to influence the American public’s choices when they cast their ballots.

On the day of the election, there were a number of early hitches in voting at individual polling places, such as polling places opening late and vote-counting machines not plugged in. But there seem not – at least not yet – to be major problems across the country.

However, not all the election-related news and information voters have been encountering in recent days and weeks is accurate, and some of it is deliberately misleading. As this election’s results come back, they will reveal whether the misinformation and propaganda campaigns conducted alongside the political ones were effective.

Securing election systems

America’s electoral process remains highly fragmented, because of the country’s cherished tradition of decentralized government and local control. While this may leave some individual communities’ voting equipment potentially vulnerable to attack, the nation’s voting process overall may be more trustworthy as a result of this fragmentation. With no unified government agency or office to provide, administer and protect election technologies, there’s not one central national element that could fail or be attacked.

Across the country, though, many districts’ voters will cast ballots with the help of machines that have long-standing security concerns. Fortunately, 45 states keep a paper record of each vote cast – whether for fear of threats to voting integrity or just budget constraints preventing purchase of newer gear. But that means five states – Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, New Jersey and Delaware – don’t keep paper records of their voters’ choices.

Voting machine vendors have been reluctant to appear before Congress to explain their systems’ security practices – and shortcomings. However, federal agencies have helped some states reduce the likelihood of voting machines being hacked or physically tampered with.

Beyond voting machines

Election security is about much more than voting machines and vote-counting systems, though they are the most visible technologies at work on Election Day. State systems that track voter registrations, or allow users to register online, are enticing targets for hackers, too. Security firm Carbon Black reported that 81 million voter records from 20 states are available in online forums. This data, obtained by hacking various official and corporate databases, could be used to facilitate voter fraud or sow confusion at polling places on Election Day: How would you feel if you were told that someone using your name and address had already voted?

There are security concerns even in states like Oregon, where everyone votes on paper and mails in their ballots in advance of Election Day. That state’s election officials were targeted by hackers seeking to gain access to state email and database systems. With that access, attackers might be able to digitally impersonate a government official to send false or confusing emails, press releases or other notifications to citizens, journalists or poll workers.

Also at risk are public-facing official websites that carry election information. Merely changing the reported location of polling places or voting hours could prevent some people from voting. Also vulnerable are states’ methods of announcing preliminary election results. At a major internet security conference in August, children were able to compromise replicas of several states’ election-reporting systems. The most remarkable was that in just 10 minutes, an 11-year-old boy cracked the security on a copy of the Florida secretary of state’s website and was able to change the publicly announced vote totals for candidates. That could be enough to cast doubt on whatever was later reported as the official results – and the integrity of the system itself.

Managing information on social media

A more difficult threat to defend against is information warfare, which doesn’t attack voting machines or election officials’ computers. Rather, it targets voters’ perceptions and decisions, seeking to influence how they vote.

Long before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, information warfare was influencing elections around the world, including in Ukraine, Myanmar and Egypt. But after 2016, Facebook and Twitter came under intense scrutiny for their role in providing digital environments that facilitated the spread of misinformation to sow discontent, and special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating Russians’ influence efforts.

In the run-up to the 2018 midterms, Russians and others were still hard at work trying to influence Americans to vote in ways that help foreign interests. In October, the U.S. Department of Justice charged a Russian woman with creating thousands of fake social media accounts allegedly representing American citizens to “create and amplify divisive social media and political content” before the election.

This year, though, unlike two years ago, social media companies are taking action. Twitter and Facebook have both deleted thousands of accounts they identified as engaging in propaganda and influence-peddling. And they have made other efforts to identify and fight falsehoods on their platforms, too.

Nevertheless, online misinformation continues to thrive. More than 80 percent of the Twitter accounts that often shared links to false and misleading information in 2016 are still active today. And the amount of online misinformation is higher than it was two years ago.

Investigating alleged wrongdoing

U.S. intelligence and police agencies are concerned about the potential effects of misinformation on the American electorate. But large proportions of the country don’t trust those organizations to be politically independent. It doesn’t help that the White House continues to claim, without evidence, that voter fraud is a significant problem.

Mainstream news organizations can find themselves under scrutiny too, either for reporting falsehoods that appear to gain traction online or for failing to filter out or properly identify inaccurate information for their readers.

Looking ahead

Protecting democracy is a huge challenge. I’ve written before that it involves more than technical solutions to computer problems. The U.S. government, and the people it serves, must find the desire and the drive to establish secure and trustworthy procedures for running elections across the country. Education is also key, teaching people from an early age how to recognize propaganda and misinformation, and think critically about the information they encounter. Facts are not subject to alternative views; without widespread agreement on common objective realities, society and government cannot function well.

Technology continues to evolve, presenting challenges to individuals and society alike. Emerging “deepfake” technology is already helping create convincing videos of people appearing to say and do things they never said or did. In addition, intelligent social media bots are becoming more human-like, making identifying and blocking them much more difficult. That’s just some of the challenges that democracies will face in the future.

Many of these problems will not have a clearly defined fix, because they involve a nuanced balancing of individual rights and social necessities. Real and lasting solutions must come from civil discourse by rational and objectively informed people who have, above all, the actual honest desire to do it right.

Richard Forno, Senior Lecturer, Cybersecurity & Internet Researcher, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.


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IT professionals in every K–12 school district likely grapple with one major security weakness: people.

Hackers can send malware and phishing emails, but users need to be trained how to recognize and report them — and not click. 

Forty-six percent of organizations experienced a serious data breach, according to “The Cybersecurity Insight Report” by CDW

CDW’s report notes “employees need to know what to do when faced with a threat. They also need to know how to take preventive measures to prevent malware.” Districts can take several steps to elevate the cybersecurity conversation and keep bad actors away from critical data.

One of those critical steps is making users aware of how to spot possible hacks. This should be an essential component of any training module moving forward.

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Besides the time lost when a cyberattack happens, there’s also a financial incentive to train users to steer clear of suspicious looking emails.

The Education Department announced recently it would strip any K–12 school district of Title IV funding if it did not adhere to “reasonable methods” to protect student data.

Staff should prepare for this possibility by planning and testing recovery strategies well in advance, since schools aren’t exempt from the risk of an attack.

Right now, according to the CDW report, just 30 percent of IT professionals are extremely confident their processes and people can stave off cyberattacks. The report also found that only 34 percent of IT pros are extremely confident their technology resources could mitigate risks over the next year. 

Schools should scan their networks for vulnerabilities. The CDW report shows that organizations improve their security posture with network access controls, security assessment tools and supplementary email security.

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Data security should be an ongoing exercise in schools. Linnette Attai, project manager for Consortium for School Networking’s privacy initiative and Trusted Learning Environment program, told EdTech there’s no one-time, fix-all solution in risk mitigation.

Data governance policies are key, she says.

“People need training and guidance,” says Attai. “We can’t expect them to be able to understand what we mean when we say, ‘protect the privacy and security of data’ without giving them instructions on how to do that well.”

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[title]Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology

Wendy Jones is a K–12 Education Strategist for CDW•G.

          Demand to a reasonable maintenance monthly fee and better services from the UNIVERSITY UTAMA CONDOMINIUM MANAGEMENT, or else STOP BEING the management!!!      Cache   Translate Page      

Ridiculous price of houses by the developers has been an issue to people of Sabah today. Many government and private workers bought houses from the same developer (Not Mentioned) promising good services and good quality of the houses offered. But it was such a disappoinment. High price. Low quality. Smaller than the showroom. But the developer promised the buyers that the houses built up were exactly like the showroom. So sad the maintenance monthly fee higher compared to other housing by another developers and could be said that this SAME DEVELOPER is famous for their expensive maintenance monthly fee and the worst services (including the management workers' act of rudeness) given to the people who are under their management. Made several complaints to the authorities but none of them responded. NOW, let's the petition speaks for the owner of UNIVERSITY UTAMA CONDOMINUM, JALAN KAYU MADANG, TELIPOK, KOTA KINABALU SABAH. (Credits to Panji Hitam for the images)

If you think the price of house selling today is ridiculously expensive, please sign this petition.




#Beverly Hills

The rich gets richer, the poor gets poorer.


          Facebook data accessed by addresses linked to cyber attackers, MPs told      Cache   Translate Page      
Data collected at Cambridge University was accessed from web addresses linked to previous attacks, said the Information Commissioner’s Office.
          11/6/2018: YOU: MOBILE MENTAL HEALTH EXPANDS      Cache   Translate Page      

The world can look grim through the window of a smartphone screen. At its worst, the internet is a stream of depressing headlines, cyberbullies, trolls and political rants — and our data plans keep us constantly connected. One mental health author...
           Exploitation procedure based on eigenvector revisited: the concept of weighted preference flows in multicriteria outranking analysis       Cache   Translate Page      
Chenayah, S. and Takeda, E. (2008) Exploitation procedure based on eigenvector revisited: the concept of weighted preference flows in multicriteria outranking analysis. Cybernetics and Systems Analysis, 39 (1). pp. 61-78. ISSN 0196-9722
          What to Expect From Best Buy Cyber Monday Sales in 2018      Cache   Translate Page      
The Best Buy Cyber Monday sale can yield deals that are just as good — or better — than what the store offers on Black Friday. Read on for our comprehensive guide to Best Buy's Cyber Monday sale, so you'll be ready to shop when the deals go live!
          Manager Legal Affairs - Cyber Internet Services - Karachi      Cache   Translate Page      
Well-versed with commercial laws, business law and civil law and regulation related to the telecom/ISP industry....
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          GIARDINO CYBER RECIFE-PE      Cache   Translate Page      
          Whatcom Community College awarded $5 million from National Science Foundation      Cache   Translate Page      
Whatcom Community College was recently awarded nearly $5 million in five grants from the National Science Foundation. The grants focus on improving science, technology, engineering and math education and cybersecurity. In September, WCC was awarded a $3.6 million grant to pilot the NSF CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program in a community college. Previously the program [...]

          セクシーダンサーはどんな男性がタイプ? Teamk From Cyberjapan インタビュー      Cache   Translate Page      

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          Blog Post: Investors Accuse Cybersecurity Firm Of $1.2M Loan Default      Cache   Translate Page more
          Security Architect, App and Cloud Cybersecurity - Canadian Tire Corporation - Calgary, AB      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Depressão em adolescentes cresce impulsionada por uso de redes sociais      Cache   Translate Page      
A disseminação de smartphones, tablets e notebooks conjugada com o surgimento das redes sociais mudou a maneira como crianças e adolescentes interagem com o mundo e com os outros, com impactos positivos e negativos.

Se propiciaram acesso a uma miríade de conhecimento e permitiram uma comunicação ágil e instantânea, essas novas tecnologias também produziram novas fontes de angústia e tornaram mais fácil aos jovens tomarem contato com conteúdos e situações para os quais não estão preparados emocionalmente.

Nos últimos tempos têm-se acumulado evidências de que o uso exagerado de aparelhos e redes sociais produz efeitos deletérios na saúde mental de crianças e adolescentes e pode ser um dos fatores por trás do aumento da prevalência de depressão nesse grupo etário.

"Os mais jovens têm de enfrentar hoje coisas inimagináveis no passado, como a exposição e a permanência nas redes sociais daquilo que eles fazem e falam, por exemplo", diz Roberto Sassi, psiquiatra infantil e professor da Universidade McMaster, no Canadá.

Segundo Sassi, a adolescência é uma fase de experimentação, na qual o jovem age de modo mais impulsivo e arriscado. "Faz parte do desenvolvimento pessoal aprender com os erros. O problema é que agora esses erros podem ficar marcados de forma indelével, com consequências maiores."

O psiquiatra também aponta que hoje é muito mais fácil para crianças e adolescentes terem contato com sites que discutam, por exemplo, automutilação. "Antigamente você teria de encontrar alguma pessoa do seu meio que tivesse esse comportamento para ter conhecimento disso."

Para Jackeline Giusti, psiquiatra da infância e da adolescência do Instituto de Psiquiatria da USP, o jovem contrastar a própria vida com a vida online fantasiosa de outros no Facebook e no Instagram pode potencializar estados psicológicos negativos. "Ele pode pensar: todo mundo está feliz, todo mundo vai a festas, menos eu. Se a pessoa está triste, isso vai deixá-la mais triste ainda", diz.

Um dos aspectos mais perniciosos da rede, apontam os dois psiquiatras, é o chamado cyberbullying. Segundo Sassi, a prática online produz nas vítimas a mesma sensação negativa de passar por essas situações na vida real.

Artigo publicado recentemente na revista da Academia Americana de Pediatria fez vasta análise da literatura científica sobre o tema. Na questão do cyberbulling, uma meta-análise de 131 estudos mostrou que adolescentes que passam por essa experiência apresentam risco maior de desenvolver problemas mentais e físicos. "O uso de internet em geral e a experiência de ser vítima de cyberbulling estão associados a mais pensamentos suicidas e comportamentos de automutilação", diz o artigo.

Outro estudo, esse publicado em meados de outubro, analisou os efeitos de se passar muito tempo em frente a telas de aparelhos eletrônicos na saúde mental de crianças e adolescentes.

Os pesquisadores assinalam que adolescentes de 14 a 17 anos que passam mais de sete horas diárias em smartphones, tablets, computadores e televisão tem o dobro de chance de serem diagnosticados com ansiedade ou depressão do que aquele que passam uma hora.

Mesmo depois de apenas uma hora em frente à tela por dia, crianças e adolescentes podem começar a ter menos curiosidade, menor autocontrole, menos estabilidade emocional e menor capacidade de concluir tarefas, segundo o estudo, publicado na revista Preventive Medicine Reports.

Entretanto, como se trata de um ramo novo de pesquisa, ainda há muitos aspectos não compreendidos a respeito da influência das tecnologias digitais na saúde mental dos mais jovens.

No caso do segundo estudo, por exemplo, Sassi diz que há certas nuances que podem ter impactos diferentes em crianças e adolescentes. "O jovem pode ser um usuário ativo de Facebook, que interage e conversa com outras pessoas, ou alguém mais passivo, que só observa a atividade de outros; jogar games é uma atividade muito diferente de ver um filme na Netflix. São coisas que nós colocamos juntos, mas que podem ter impactos diferentes."

O psiquiatra também diz que ainda não se pode estabelecer uma relação de causalidade entre uso de tecnologias e depressão em mais jovens. "Não podemos esquecer que o tempo em frente à tela é um tempo que você está tirando de outras atividades, como sono e atividades físicas. Sedentarismo e baixa qualidade do sono prejudicam a saúde mental tanto de jovens como adultos.

Por isso, é preciso certa cautela antes de cravar que a tecnologia digital está por trás do aumento da incidência de depressão em jovens nos países desenvolvidos. "É possível que esteja, mas ainda não temos uma resposta definitiva. Há também a melhora do diagnóstico, a diminuição do estigma, que faz mais gente procurar ajuda".

Nos EUA, a prevalência da doença na faixa dos 12 aos 17 anos passou de 8,7% em 2005 para 11,3% em 2014, segundo os dados mais recentes de uma pesquisa nacional.

No Brasil não existem estatísticas do fenômeno, mas Jackeline Giusti diz que ter observado nos últimos anos grande aumento de casos de depressão relacionada a tecnologias digitais.

"Cerca de 10% dos adolescentes e crianças que atendo apresentam essa relação", diz.

Os pais têm papel relevante para evitar que o uso da internet traga prejuízos às crianças, aponta Giusti. "Os pais devem olhar os celulares dos filhos de vez em quando para saber o que eles estão fazendo e acessando, mas isso precisa ser combinado com eles. Também devem mostrar exemplos de consequências de certos comportamentos nas redes sociais".

A psiquiatra também diz que os pais devem buscar restringir a quantidade de horas para os filhos se divertirem na internet, e incentivar atividades como jogar bola e ler livros.

Mas, para isso funcionar, os pais devem dar o exemplo. "Não adianta falar isso e, na hora do jantar, o pai e a mãe ficarem grudados no celular, enquanto a criança fica olhando para o teto. Esse é um momento para estar com os filhos, saber como foi o dia deles", diz Giusti.

Os pais também devem ficar atentos a mudanças de comportamento dos filhos, que podem indicar um quadro depressivo. Giusti dá como exemplo o afastamento de amigos, queda no desempenho escolar, irritabilidade e perda de interesse em atividades que eles antes gostavam.

Negligenciar esses comportamentos, considerando-os normais para a idade, acarreta um risco. Uma depressão na idade mais jovem não tratada pode produzir grande prejuízo no futuro.

"A criança deixa de se relacionar com a escola de uma maneira normal, as notas vão caindo e ela passa a se ver de uma maneira negativa. Se ela começar a achar que não consegue realizar nada, aí que não conseguirá fazer nada mesmo. Dessa forma, deixa de ter uma visão positiva do futuro. Esse grupo de crianças têm mais propensão a abandonar a escola, cometer atos de delinquência, começar a fumar e usar drogas mais precocemente", diz Roberto Sassi.

Depressão em jovens e adolescentes é o tema do próximo programa Ciência Aberta, produzido pela Fapesp em parceria com a Folha de S.Paulo. A transmissão será ao vivo na terça-feira (06), a partir das 15h pelo site da Folha de S.Paulo, pelo YouTube e pelo Facebook da Agência Fapesp.

          Joining The Poll Worker Army On Election Day's Front Lines       Cache   Translate Page      
On Nov. 6, I'll join almost a million other Americans who have volunteered — for a minimal fee — to help man the polls. It's an extraordinary thing when you think about it. This army bands together for a single day (or several, if you include early voting) to make sure every American can exercise one of their most fundamental rights. For all the talk of "rigged" elections, cyberthreats, voter suppression and fraud, it's often those on the front lines who most affect your voting experience. And that responsibility has only become more complicated. After reporting about voting for NPR for 18 years, I decided that it was finally time to work at the polls. I'm usually covering the story, but this year I'm off writing a book and had the time. I started with poll worker training class. In my class of 18, all but two of us were women. We began the four-hour session getting tested on some of the rules, especially for voters with disabilities. No, a voter who wants assistance does not need a
          Internet without control is like having your home wide open; need to be vigilant for thieves: China Cyberspaces Affairs Deputy Director      Cache   Translate Page      
          UB to create program for cybersecurity management      Cache   Translate Page      
The University of Baltimore plans to create a cybersecurity management master’s program focused on developing cybersecurity leaders. While other schools have graduate cybersecurity programs aimed at areas including technical expertise and policy, the University of Baltimore program will meet what it sees as an unmet demand for leadership and strategy. “We feel this is a ...
          Arbeitstreffen zur Cybersicherheit in Baku      Cache   Translate Page      
Nach zwischen den aserbaidschanischen, türkischen und georgischen Verteidigungsministerien unterzeichnetem Aktionsplan hat in Baku ein Arbeitstreffen zum Erfahrungsaustausch auf dem Gebiet Internetsicherheit stattgefunden
          Orlando’s Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals Have Arrived      Cache   Translate Page      
Get Black Friday/Cyber Monday savings on Orlando theme parks and attractions.

Don't miss exclusive Black Friday/Cyber Monday savings on Orlando theme parks and attractions, plus resorts, services and more in 2018.

Attention holiday shoppers! The biggest shopping week of the year — including Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday — is coming, and Orlando's theme parks, attractions, resorts and retailers are ready to celebrate. Whether you want to spend the week chasing unforgettable adventures, shopping till you drop, or just relaxing poolside at a luxurious resort, Orlando has you covered with a cornucopia of discounts in 2018, many of which are valid through 2019.

We'll add more Orlando Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals as they get announced, so bookmark this page and check back often. In the meantime: Happy deal-hunting!

Enjoy an Additional 10 Percent Off Orlando Attractions Tickets Starting Nov. 20

Universal Studios Florida
Save an Extra 10 Percent Off Visit Orlando's Attractions Tickets From Nov. 20-29

From Tuesday, Nov. 20, through Thursday, Nov. 29, Visit Orlando will offer an extra 10 percent off all purchases* at, on top of exclusive deals and discounts. In addition to savings on tickets to Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, Visit Orlando will also have discounts on attractions, activities and dinner shows.

Ranging from free additional days at theme parks to exclusive extras, most of these offers will be valid one year from purchase, making them perfect for gifting a 2019 vacation. Sign up for email updates from Visit Orlando to be notified when the deal goes live!

Visit Orlando's Black Friday/Cyber Monday Exclusive Attraction Deals

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Get Exclusive Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2018 Offers Plus an Extra 10 Percent From Visit Orlando

On top of the extra 10 percent savings on Visit Orlando's attractions tickets from Nov. 20-29, Orlando's theme parks and many attractions are offering exclusive deals** during this promotion, including the following:

Exclusive Black Friday/Cyber Monday Theme Park Deals in Orlando

Walt Disney World Resort: Savings start at $30 per ticket on Flexible Date Disney tickets, and you can receive a free, commemorative Toy Story towel with the purchase of a 5-day or longer Flexible Date Ticket. (One towel per order while quantities last.)

Universal Orlando Resort: Purchase a 3-Park, 2-Day Park-to-Park ticket and receive an extra two days free of unlimited admission to Universal Studios FloridaTM, Universal's Islands of AdventureTM and Universal's Volcano BayTM. It's a total savings of $65 per ticket!

SeaWorld Orlando: Get two days for the price of one with a 2-Day, 2-Park ticket for use at SeaWorld, Aquatica, SeaWorld's WaterparkTM, and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for a savings of $75 per ticket.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort: Get a second day free when you purchase a single-day admission for total savings of $35 per ticket.

Learn more: Orlando Theme Parks

Exclusive Black Friday/Cyber Monday Attractions Deals in Orlando

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures: A free "Prospector" rare gems mining package is included with each airboat tour purchased.

Gatorland: Enjoy unlimited rides on the Gatorland Express train with each admission ticket.

Madame Tussauds: Each ticket receives a free digital photo download.

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium: Get a free digital photo download with the purchase of each ticket.

Learn more: Orlando Attractions

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals on Orlando Hotels & Resorts

Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando
Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando

Orlando is home to more than 450 hotels and resorts, and some are offering special savings for Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2018. Check back for more Orlando accommodations deals as they get added!

Learn more: Places to Stay in Orlando

Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, Rosen Inn (Closest to Universal), Rosen Inn International and Rosen Inn Pointe Orlando: From Nov. 23, 2018, through Dec. 23, 2019, you can stay at any of these Rosen properties for $69.99 per night (plus tax) when booked between Friday, Nov. 23, and Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Included at no extra charge is a breakfast buffet for two adults and two children, and kids 5 and under eat free. This offer is subject to availability and blackout dates; call toll-free at (877) 224-5377 for information and reservations.

Rosen Centre: Get five nights for the price of four, based on availability, for stays in Nov. and Dec. 2018, and Aug. and Sept. 2019, when booked between Friday, Nov. 23, through Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. For information and reservations, call toll-free at (800)-204-7234.

Rosen Plaza: When booked between Friday, Nov. 23, and Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, get five nights for the price of four, based on availability, for stays in Nov. and Dec. 2018, as well as Aug. and Sept. 2019. Call toll-free at (800) 627-8258 for information and reservations.

Rosen Shingle Creek: This AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel is offering five nights for the price of four, based on availability, for stays in Nov. and Dec. 2018, and Sept. 2019, when booked between Friday, Nov. 23, through Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. For information and reservations, call toll-free at (866)-996-9939.

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals on Orlando Shopping

Disney Springs in Orlando
Disney Springs in Orlando

For many, shopping is the reason for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday season, and retailers all over Orlando will have special deals for visitors in 2018. See highlights below, and check back for more offers as they become available.

Learn more: Orlando Shopping

Disney Springs: As in years past, select retailers will have special offers at Disney's shopping, dining and entertainment destination during Black Friday 2018.

The Spa at Shingle Creek: On Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, only, Rosen Shingle Creek's acclaimed spa is offering 35 percent off retail purchases, not including spa services or gift cards. Additionally, for each Beauty of Hope Candle purchased, 10 percent of the cost will be donated to nonprofit organizations working to combat human trafficking while providing survivors with healing and restoration.

* – While quantities last.

** – Please see specific terms and conditions noted for individual tickets purchased on

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          Hacking is the Lesser Evil for the U.S. Midterm Elections      Cache   Translate Page      
The security of today's midterm elections in the US depend in part on the integrity of the electronic voting machines and the thwarting of foreign influence campaigns. As cyber attacks are expected, several government agencies have joined forces to combat influence efforts and help state and local officials secure the election. [...]
          Scott Breor, deputy director at the Department of Homeland Security, on infrastructural resilience      Cache   Translate Page      
Scott Breor works at the Department of Infrastructure Protection at the Department of Homeland Security. He works with officers from every state and territoy to make sure that both cyber and physical assets are resilient.What does resilient mean? To Breor, "on the security side, we look at it as three variables: one, is the facility prepared? ... the second variable, is can the facility adapt and withstand whatever that event is? ... the third variable is recovery."
          Vodacom Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 Ads, Deals & Special Sale #BlackFriday       Cache   Translate Page      
Vodacom Black Friday 2018 and Cyber 2018 Ads, Deals & Special Sale (Coming Soon)

Click here SEE List of All stores Black Friday 2017 deals in South Africa

Vodacom Black Friday Sale Information

2018 Black Friday Vodacom Updates: 

Expect us to post the Vodacom Black Friday 2018 advert sometime around November 15 or even day before Black Friday. In the meantime, check out information of Vodacom current standard specials.

 Black Friday Sale Start Date:

Like last year, the sale will start on 23 November 2018. Obvious Vodacom Thanksgiving updates will happen a week before like another outlet.  To get an alert about Vodacom Black Friday deals to follow The Edge Search website and our Social media pages.  

Black Friday Sale Format:

As Vodacom did last year, many of Vodacom Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales will also be available on their website or Social media. This is a tremendous benefit by Vodacom will make it easier for Back Friday shopping and more family time. 

Black Friday Special Promotions:

Vodacom Black Friday specials will be advertised on their website or social media pages, as soon as Vodacom updated their promotion The Edge search will update you 

Where To find Vodacom Black Friday deals?

Follow Website The Edge Search and Social pages to get Vodacom updates.

Vodacom 2018 Black Friday best deals available


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          Confirmed List of Black Friday 2018 Ads, Deals & Sale in South Africa      Cache   Translate Page      

The confirmed list of 350 stores or shops and Online stores of 25 categories bringing Black Friday to South Africa in 2018!

2018 Black Friday / Cyber Monday Store Specials In SA / Mzansi

Only the Best Black Friday 2018 Deals in South Africa! We are the leading platform to find Black Friday Ads, Deals & Sale in South Africa.
If you want us to add your store to this list of Black Friday specials / deals / Sale on this site or page, please contact us at

When Is Black Friday?

  • Black Friday is right around the corner! Black Friday 2018 is November 23th this year, the day after Thanksgiving.

Hot Tip: Bookmark this page as we will updating it daily!

  • Coming soon to Confirmed 
  • Adding new deals 

List of stores in South Africa offering Black Friday 2018 deals

1. Black Friday in Biggest Retail Stores and online

  1. Checkers stores – Black Friday 2018 [Coming soon]
  2. Shoprite Black Friday 2018 deals [Coming soon]
  3. Makro stores – Black Friday[Coming soon]
  4. Pick ‘n Pay stores – Black Friday Sale[Coming soon]
  5. Game Stores Black Friday Hot deals [Coming soon]
  6. OK Furniture Black Friday Deals [Coming soon]
  7. Amazon – Black Friday [Coming soon]
  8. Superbalist – Black Friday  – Up to 80% Deals [Coming soon]
  9. Zando – Black Friday Deals Up to 80% [Coming soon]
  10. Takealot – Blue Dot Sale [Coming soon]
  11. Dion Wired Black Friday Hot deals [Coming soon]

2 Black Friday in Tech and Mobile Retail Stores (15 shops)

  1. Vodacom Black Friday 2018 and Cyber Monday 
  2. MTN Black Friday deals 2018 
  3. HiFi Corp Black Friday Hot deals
  4. Incredible Connection Black Friday Hot deals
  5. PC Laptops Black Friday 2018 
  6. Samsung Black Friday 2018 Sales / Deals 
  7. iStore Black Friday 
  8. Cellucity – Black Friday
  9. Audico – Black Friday Black Friday at Rugged SA – Up To 70% Discount 
  10. Stax Super Stores – Stax Black Friday Sale 
  11. The Gadget Shop – Black Friday 
  12. Wootware – Black Friday Hi – Black Friday 
  13. Gadget Pro Technology – Black Friday Deals 
  14. Loot – Black Friday 
  15. Digital ID Technologies Black Friday Special 

3 Black Friday Online Retail Shops (14 Shops)

  1. Price Check – Black Friday 
  2. Just Great Imports – Black Friday and Raru Cyber Monday
  3. Superbalist – Black Friday 
  4. OneDayOnly Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa 
  5. Home Choice BLACK FRIDAY SALE save up 80%
  6. Cybercellar Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa 
  7. Bidorbuy Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa
  8. Esquire Rainbow Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa 
  9. FirstShop Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa 
  10. Digi Cape Black Friday deals in South Africa
  11. Dermalogica Black Friday deals in South Africa
  12. Zinio Black Friday Sales in South Africa 
  13. Tarsus –Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa 
  14. Runway Sale – Black Friday

4 Black Friday Pharmacies Retail Stores  (2 Shops)

  1. Clicks – Black Friday Black Fridays deals 
  2. Dischem Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa

5 Black Friday SPORTS & OUTDOOR  (18 Shops)

  1. Bike Mob SA – Black Friday [Confirmed]
  2. Chain Reaction Cycles – Black Friday[Confirmed]
  3. Evo Bikes – Black Friday Sale[Confirmed]
  4. Monsta Gymwear – Black Friday Sale[Confirmed]
  5. Sportscene Black Friday! get up to 70% off [Confirmed]
  6. Quiksilver – Black Friday[Confirmed]
  7. Totalsports – Black Friday[Confirmed]
  8. Cape Union Mart – Black Friday deals up to 50% [Confirmed]
  9. Cyclosport Cycling Black Friday [Confirmed]
  10. Due South – Black Friday
  11. MRP Black Friday 2018 sales will run online and in all stores
  12. Gym Rocks – Black Friday[Confirmed]
  13. Merrell – Black Friday Performance[Confirmed]
  14. New Balance – Black Friday
  15. Outdoor Warehouse – Black Friday
  16. Ride with Zeal – Black Friday
  17. Roxy – Black Friday
  18. Sportsmans Warehouse – Black Friday

6 Black Friday Fashion or clothing Retail  (16 Shops)

  1. Edgars – Black Friday[Sale Now ON] 
  2. H&M Black Friday 2018 Deals in South Africa
  3. The FIX Black Friday Hot deals 2018
  4. Markham Black Friday 2018 get up to 50% Specials
  5. Big Blue – Black Friday
  6. Exact – Black Friday
  7. Fabiani – Black Friday
  8. Foschini – Black Friday
  9. Relay Jeans – Black Friday
  10. Jet – Black Friday
  11. Crossover – Black Friday
  12. Just Juené – Black Friday Swimwear 
  13. SaleLa Senza – Black Friday
  14. Legwear Safari – Black Friday
  15. Mantality – Black Friday
  16. Old Khaki – Black Friday 

7 Black Friday Other Retail Shops (9 Shops)

  1. CNA – Black Friday
  2. HILTI Black Friday and Cyber Monday in South Africa SAVE up to 65% OFF
  3. Bid or Buy – Black Friday
  4. Dandashop – Black Friday
  5. Discount Cash & Carry – Black Friday
  6. Jet – Black November
  7. Planet 54 – Black Friday
  8. Raru – Black Friday
  9. Yuppie Gadgets – Black Friday

8. Black Friday SNEAKERS & FOOTWEAR (6 Shops)

  1. Studio 88 – Black Friday
  2. Woodzee – Black Friday
  3. CAT Black Friday in SA [Confirmed]
  4. Anatomy – Black Friday
  5. Archive – Black Friday
  6. Sebago – Black Friday

9 Black Friday JEWELRY & ACCESSORIES (14 Shops)

  1. Bresco Diamonds – Massive Black Friday Sale
  2. Geri Boutiques – Black Friday
  3. Goodies Hub – Black Friday Weekend Sale
  4. I Dig it – Black Friday
  5. iBags – Amazing Black Friday Deals
  6. Lakota – Lakota’s Black Friday SALE!
  7. Linea Italiana – DMB Black Friday Deals
  8. Side Step – Black Friday Deals 2018
  9. Skipper Bar – South Africa Black Friday 2018
  10. Candy Bags – Black Friday
  11. Due South Escapes – Black Friday
  12. Execuspecs – Black Friday
  13. Shades On Fleek – Black Friday Sale
  14. Swatch – Black Friday

10. Black Friday AUTOMOTIVE  (5 Shops)

  1. Eibach Tech – Black Friday Sale
  2. Judine Motors CC Boksburg – Black Friday 2018 every day 
  3. Market Toyota Tokai – Black Friday Sale 
  4. Westvaal Somerset West – Black Friday
  5. Westvaal Stellenbosch – Black Friday

11. Black Friday GIFTING  (3 Shops)

  1. Cardies – Black Friday
  2. Eve’s Infinite Gifts – Black Friday
  3. Net Florist – Black Friday

12. Black Friday HEALTH & BEAUTY (18 Shops)

  1. Bloom Beauty Bar – Black Friday 
  2. Fashion Police – Black Friday Beauty Sale
  3. GelistiQ Cosmetics SA – Black Friday
  4. My Perfume Shop – Black Friday
  5. Organico Aroma Lifestyle Store – Massive Black Friday SALE 
  6. Red Square – Black Friday
  7. Retail Box – Black Friday Weekend EXpo
  8. Rouge Day Spa – Black Friday
  9. Vee-Xins – Black Friday
  10. Vusalela – Black Friday Special
  11. Wellness Warehouse – Black Friday 
  12. Faithful to Nature – Black Friday Sale
  13. Forever Dance – Black Friday
  14. Legion Health – Black Friday
  15. Spec Savers – Home Try-on Black 
  16. FridaySupplement World – Black 
  17. FridayThe Fitness Network – Black Friday
  18. Viva Gym – Black Friday

13. Black Friday HOBBIES (3 Shops)

  1. Geek World South Africa – Black Friday
  2. Puff Puff Pass – Black Friday
  3. PNA – Black Friday

14. Black Friday TATTOOS (2 Shops)

  1. Dakota Lee – Black Friday/Saturday/Sunday
  2. Redliquid Tattoo Studio – Black Friday at Bayview

15. Black Friday VAPING (4 Shops)

  1. Vaper’s Corner – Black Friday Sale – 20% off everything
  2. Art of Vape – Black Friday
  3. The Vape Gurus – Black Friday
  4. Vape Machine – Black Friday

16. BOOKS (3 Shops)

  1. All African Books – Clearance Sale
  2. God’s Army – Black Friday – 50% off
  3. CUM Books Back Friday Appreciation Saturday

17. Black Friday GAMING (4 Shops)

  1. BT Games – Black Friday 
  2. Games And Gizmos – Black Friday
  3. Playstation Store – Black Friday
  4. Xbox Store – Black Friday

18. Black Friday HOME, LIVING & DIY (16 Shops)

  1. Adam’s Discount Centre – Black Friday Sale 
  2. Banks Kitchen Boutique – Black Friday Sale
  3. Boardman’s – Black Friday – Up to 30% off
  4. Livecopper – Black Friday
  5. MHC – Black Friday Deals
  6. Bradlows Black Friday Weekend Deals 2018 [Revealed]
  7. Tools4Wood – Black Friday Sale
  8. ZOYA Rugs & Living – Black Friday 
  9. House & Home Black Friday Hot deals in South Africa
  10. Builders Warehouse Black Friday 2018 deals in South Africa
  11. @home – Black Friday
  12. Bio Tree – Black Friday
  13. Metelerkamps – Black Friday 2018
  14. Plantify – Black Friday 2018
  15. Snatcher – Pre-Black Friday
  16. The Sleep Gallery – BLACKOUT NOVEMBER SALE

19. Black Friday KIDS, BABY, TOYS  (9 Shops)

  1. Jelly Planet – Kids Black Friday Specials
  2. Kidsology – Black Friday Deals
  3. Malle Koppie – Black Friday
  4. Smiling Rainbow – Black Friday
  5. The Kid Zone – Black Friday
  6. Toys R Us Black Friday Hot deals 
  7. Toy Adventures – Black Friday
  8. Toy Kingdom – Black Friday
  9. Toys and Parties SA – Black Friday

20. Black Friday PETS (2 Shops)

  1. PetStore – Black Friday
  2. Pet’s Life – Black Friday

21. Black Friday PHOTOGRAPHY (8 Shops)

22. Black Friday  RESTAURANTS & CAFES (8 Shops)

  1. CupoCafe – Coffee Bar – Black Friday – All Coffee 50% Off
  2. Kulture – Black Friday ft 60% off all drinks
  3. Biltong@za – Black Friday
  4. Excellent Meat Market – Black Friday Competition 
  5. Liquor City – Black Friday
  6. Mastertons Coffee – Black Friday
  7. Mfraling Gorgeous Nuts – Black Friday
  8. Wimpy – Black friday 

23. Black Friday SHOPPING CENTERS (13 Shops)

  1. Canal Walk – Black Friday
  2. Cape Quarter – Black Friday at Cape Quarter
  3. City View Shopping Centre – Black Friday
  4. Clearwater Mall – Black Friday
  5. Cradlestone Mall – Black Friday 2018
  6. Forest Hill City – Black Friday
  7. La Lucia Mall – Black Friday Frenzy
  8. Mall@Carnival – Black Friday
  9. Mall@Emba – Black Friday
  10. Mall@Reds – Black Friday
  11. The Glen Mall – Black Friday Excitement
  12. The Pavilion – Black Friday Sale
  13. Woodlands Boulevard – Black Friday

24. Black Friday TRAVEL & TOURS (8 Shops)

  1. Cango Wildlife Ranch – Black Friday
  2. Emperors Palace – Black Friday Sale
  3. Premier Hotels & Resorts – Black Friday Specials
  4. Travelstart – Black Friday Sale 2018 
  5. FIysafair Flights Black Friday Deals 2018 in South Africa
  6. De Hoek Country Hotel – Black Friday Sale
  7. IGO Travel – Black Friday
  8. STA Travel – Black Friday

25. Black Friday Wedding AND VENUES (4 Shops)

  1. Oppie Plaas Venue – For the Love of Black Friday
  2. Elsie Dippenaar Photography – Black Friday
  3. Pure Collections Bridal and Evening Wear – Black Friday Wedding Dress Sale!
  4. The Bridal Boutique – Crazy Black Friday SALE


If we missed any great Black Friday Sales, please comment below

What is Black Friday?

  • The Day After Thanksgiving (Friday) is known as Black Friday. It has witnessed a trend towards bringing those Black Friday Sales online before Friday. Most significant Black Friday 2018 The world's BIGGEST sales promotion is coming! Most major retailers like Spree open very early, as early as overnight hours, and offer promotional sales on retails outlet website.

Why do we call it Black Friday?

  • We recognise Black Friday as an Essentially Internet term. Before it, people used to refer the sales as 'Day after Thanksgiving Sale.

When is Black Friday 2018?

  •  Friday 23rd November 2018 like other retailers.

When does retails outlet Officially Publish their Advertisements?

  • Releases ads day before Black Friday

Where To find Black Friday deals?

  • You are at the right place at the right time see  above list of Black Friday deals 

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  • The advertising and media industries will continue to see seismic changes in 2019, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester.
  • AT&T will buy Roku and Google will acquire LiveRamp in 2019, Forrester predicts.
  • Additionally, blockchain will become increasingly mainstream, and hyper-targeting will give way to contextual creative, the report says.

From a bevy of M&A deals and consolidation on one end, to Facebook's Cambridge-Analytica scandal and GDPR on another, there were a lot of shake-ups in the advertising and media industries in 2018.

2019 will continue that trend, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester, which predicts not only more M&A action, but also trends like blockchain becoming more mainstream.

"We feel that there are specific events and trends that will take place in 2019 – specifically around further M&A, blockchain introducing itself into advertising, creative supporting personalization and Facebook having to rely more heavily on Instagram and WhatsApp for growth," Collin Colburn, B2C marketing analyst at Forrester, told Business Insider.

But on a macro level, the biggest battleground for media in 2019 will be control for digital advertising dollars, he said. Amazon, AT&T, Verizon, and Disney have all made moves to counter the Facebook-Google duopoly, and will vie for their position with their technology stacks, distribution, and content capabilities.

"Google and Facebook will start to feel this competition in 2019, and we will be watching to see if cracks begin forming in the foundation of the empires they have both built," Colburn said.

Here are the five events that will reshape media ad advertising in 2o19, according to Forrester:

AT&T will buy Roku to become a TV platform

By snapping up Time Warner, AppNexus, and DirectTV, AT&T pieced together the content, technology, and distribution pipes needed to challenge the duopoly as well as rival TV networks. But to truly become a viable threat, it needs to become a bigger part of consumers' daily lives. 

AT&T will do that by acquiring Roku, Forrester predicts, as the acquisition will not only give it tremendous scale but also help it complement its new targeted advertising division, Xandr.

"Buying Roku is a natural next step for AT&T after their acquisitions of Time Warner and AppNexus in 2018," Colburn said.

Instagram and WhatsApp will save Facebook 

From the Cambridge Analytica fiasco, to a cyber attack that impacted nearly 50 million user accounts, Facebook battled a spate of brand crises in 2018, severely impacting its brand reputation.

The platform isn't growing at the pace it once was either, with monthly active users (MAUs) being flat in the second quarter of 2018 in North America and falling in Europe, coupled with decelerated ad revenue growth. 

But the company can't be dismissed yet, according to Forrester, with Instagram quickly emerging as its shining star with more than 1 billion monthly active users and a user growth rate outpacing Facebook's.

"In 2019, we predict that Instagram will continue to pick up the slack while Facebook hones in on Messenger and WhatsApp to accelerate user and ad revenue growth for the parent company," the authors of the report write. "Messaging apps for one-on-one consumer interactions and advertising are still uncertain territory for brands but are increasing in interest — and Facebook will deliver."

Blockchain will become mainstream in advertising

From ads that get clicked on by bots, to hidden fees and an overall lack of transparency, the digital ad ecosystem has been under fire of late on a number of fronts. 

A number of big brands and marketers are attempting to fight that by betting on blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that underpins the cryptocurrency bitcoin. 

By the end of 2019, advertisers will be able to follow every dollar that leaves their coffers, Forrester predicts, and be able to see exactly how much they are paying, and for what, at every step of the way.

Big brands like Kellogg's, Kimberly-Clark, Pfizer, and Unilever are already leading the way by participating in a blockchain pilot program powered by IBM and Media Ocean that aims to bring complete transparency to media-buying.

"Blockchain will make an important entrance in 2018, by exposing the value and costs of all the steps in the media supply chain," Colburn said. "But it will be a couple of years before blockchain is ready to make the impact that marketers are really looking for – impression-level reporting that will expose advertising fraud."

Hyper-targeting will give way to hyper-focus on creative

The rollout of GDPR sent many advertisers scrambling, casting a shadow on a future where they could hyper-target media, especially those brands lacking in first-party customer data.

But as the use of consumer data comes under increasing scrutiny, the focus, at least for advertisers, will turn back to powerful creative, according to Forrester.

In 2019, advertisers will start turning to creative adtech vendors like RevJet and Thunder to create contextually relevant ads cued by both first-party data, as well as data around the weather, time of day, and live events. 

Creative adtech will also improve ad quality and cross-channel storytelling. More brands will refrain from stalking consumers around the internet with cheap-looking, product-focused display ads, according to Forrester. 

"Despite what marketers and advertisers think, the media industry isn't nearly as customer-obsessed as it could be," Colburn said. "I am most bullish on advertisers trading in their hyper-targeting obsession for a hyper-focus on creative in advertising – it will improve both the customer experience and overall results."

A bidding war will break out for LiveRamp, and Google will take the cake

Several players – from Adobe and Salesforce to ad holding companies – have had their eyes on LiveRamp since Axciom's data marketing services were acquired by IPG. 

The competition is only going to heat up more, with a huge bidding war breaking out for LiveRamp, according to Forrester.

Forrester thinks the ultimate winner at the end though will be Google, which will outbid everyone with its trove of cash, making LiveRamp's data available for customers using its newly branded and consolidated adtech stack, Google Marketing Platform.

"With these acquisitions, the big keep getting bigger," Colburn said.

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  • China has been hosting seminars for foreign countries and journalists on how to clamp down on online speech and writing positive news about China's economic policies, Freedom House reported.
  • They include courses on President Xi Jinping's views on patriotism and tours of companies that monitor negative public opinion in the country.
  • Many of them catered to countries that are part of China's Belt and Road Initiative, a massive infrastructure project that aims to link 70 countries around the world.
  • Those courses appeared to work on some of the countries, who issued laws clamping down on online speech after attending the seminars.
  • China has a long record of muzzling free speech in the country.
  • It wields a lot of soft power over its economic allies, largely because of its financial investments around the world.

China has been holding seminars for foreign countries and journalists on how to restrict online speech and write positive news about it, according to a Freedom House report published this week.

The programs — which appear tailored to specific countries and regions — included courses like "socialist journalism with Chinese characteristics" and a class on "the Chinese Dream," Freedom House said.

Those two slogans were popularized under President Xi Jinping, and lay out his view of patriotism and innovation as long as it does not defy the Chinese Communist Party.

The programs appeared to be marketed to countries involved in China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a massive infrastructure project launched in 2013 that aims to link China to more than 70 countries across Asia, Europe, and Africa.

It is one of President Xi Jinping's pet projects, and Beijing has invested between $1 trillion and $8 trillion in those projects since 2013, according to the Center for Strategic and International StudiesMultiple BRI partners have racked up billions of dollars in debt because they couldn't afford to repay China's loans on infrastructure projects.

Read more: Inside 'Belt and Road,' China's mega-project that is linking 70 countries across Asia, Europe, and Africa

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Here are some of the seminars China hosted over the past year, according to Freedom House.

  • November 2017: A two-week "Seminar on Cyberspace Management for Officials of Countries along the Belt and Road Initiative," where officials toured a company — unnamed in in the report — that monitored, using big data, negative public opinion, and created a "positive energy public-opinion guidance system."
  • May 2018: Prominent journalists and media officials from the Philippines visited China for two weeks to learn about "new media development." What this means exactly is not clear.
  • A similar conference for media staff in Thailand taught attendees about the "Chinese Dream" and how media outlets can report domestic and international affairs, including China's economic development. The date of this conference is not clear.
  • Representatives from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates also attended a three-week "Seminar for Senior Media Staff in Arab Countries" at an unspecified date.

Details about what actually happens during those seminars are scant. But pictures published by the Chinese ministry of commerce of a seminar on the "promotion of international cooperation," held last August for 43 officials from BRI countries, showed delegates attending a lecture by Chinese officials and receiving a "graduation certificate" at the end.

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China flexes its soft power

Those seminars appeared to work on the foreign countries.

After Vietnamese officials attended China's seminar on media management in April 2017, it introduced a cybersecurity law that ordered global tech companies — such as Google and Facebook — to store personal data of users in Vietnam in the country.

Uganda and Tanzania also introduced similar laws clamping down on online media dissemination after their officials attended China's seminars over the past year, Freedom House said.

It echoed existing cybersecurity laws in China, which order tech companies to store personal and financial data collected in the country within its borders.

Chinese authorities have previously demanded domestic tech companies to hand over user data and the contents of private conversations.

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Public Security announced that law-enforcement officers could obtain and use private conversations on popular messaging app WeChat in legal proceedings.

Read more: Barging into your home, threatening your family, or making you disappear: Here's what China does to people who speak out against them

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Beijing has repeatedly proven the strength of its soft power, much of which stems from its immense economic power around the world.

Taiwan also claims that China uses economic partnerships to pressure countries to cut off diplomatic ties with it. Beijing insists that Taiwan is part of China, while Taipei recognizes itself as an independent nation.

Australia's former foreign minister, Julie Bishop, also revealed earlier this week that Australia did not strike a trade deal with Taiwan because her counterpart Wang Yi simply told her not to. China is Australia's largest trading partner, top export market, and biggest import source.

China also clamps down on online speech and thought within the country. Law-enforcement authorities have muzzled free speech in the past by censoring posts and forcefully disappearing people seen to speak out against the regime.

It also ranks citizens' behavior on a social credit system, which doles out punishments and rewards depending on the individual's score.

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Swedish indie developer Lionbite Games released the first gameplay trailer for its dystopian adventure Rain of Reflections today. Using only in-engine footage, the trailer showcases the game's sleek, dystopian aesthetic while also introducing the core gameplay systems.

Along with voice-acted dialogue systems where players must weigh their decisions carefully, the game also incorporates puzzle solving minigames, turn-based strategy with a wide array of tactical options, and point-and-click exploration.  

With the announcement of three chapters, the trailer sets up the events of the game’s first chapter, “Set Free,” which focuses on scientist Wilona, who works to uncover the mysteries behind humanity’s sudden infertility. When she begins to question the morality of her experiments, Wilona frees her test subject – the last born child, and must navigate opposing forces who seek to stop her. 

The following two chapters will be played from the perspectives of private detective Dwennon West in a "cyberpunk-esque city district" and resistance figure Imra, respectively. 

With no specific release date, the first chapter is coming to PC in the coming months. 

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They are mistreating Uyghur Muslims, so it's more likely to be you detained in those camps, Wagner. Your brand of right-wing Nietzschean existentialism shares essentially the same values as fundamentalist Islam. China is producing more patents than the USA. If the USA had the same population as China, what would it be like? You would have had Civil War long ago. But you did have Civil War long ago, it didn't really stop, did it, Wagner? Both you and Colitis (Colen Ryan) are rotting and rusty filing cabinets from a hallucinated war room. Those cabinets are full of outdated reports, bad ideas, and old books, that you don't understand. None of it works as an argument, on every level the two of you are relentlessly incompetent. So that only leaves the hallucinated war room, an argument you both incessantly keep referring to, because that's all the two of you have. Two status robots, trying to hide their class resentments, inferiority, and bigotry, in a nuclear winter of self-hate (Wagner - "Most on the cyber-right only call themselves patriots for optical purposes. We hate this place.").
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CA-Milpitas, Infrastructure Architect JO #14847 Our client (s a publicly listed enterprise cybersecurity company) a company that provide products and services to protect against advanced cyber threats. They have a requirement for an Sr. Infrastructure Architect to work in their Milpitas, CA facility. This is a full time or contract position. Job Description: Infrastructure Architect Responsibilities Ability to
          The Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals to Bookmark - and Even Shop - Right Now      Cache   Translate Page      

If you're anything like us, the only Black Friday deals you want to shop after a day of feasting and family are the ones you can hit up right from your couch. We got you. In fact, your favorite retailers are already busy planning (and currently rolling out) their Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales way ahead of the holiday. This way, you can get your game plan together, stake out the best places, and start clicking "add to cart" all from the comfort of your home.

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          Cybercrime on the rise - and New Zealand is a target      Cache   Translate Page      

Half of New Zealand businesses have no understanding of what upcoming changes to the Privacy Bill will mean for them.

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The Shellbot Botnet is a major project, which appears to be orchestrated by a cybercriminal group that goes by the name ‘Outlaw.’ In the past, they have been associated with similar botnets like the N3-Shellbot, but this one appears to be far more advanced in terms of both functionality and reach. The attackers appear to […]
          FileFuck Trojan      Cache   Translate Page      
The FileFuck Trojan is a wiper, which does not provide its victims with an option to recover their files. When this cyber-threat is initialized on a computer, it will overwrite the contents of all files on the desktop immediately by using the string ‘All your files were fucked forever by FileFuck! You can not stop […]
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So far, the weather has been a lot bigger problem on Election Day than all the cyberattacks and influence campaigns people were worried about. Cybersecurity FUD and paranoia serves nobody, especially around elections. 
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Spending on security technology continues to soar. Nevertheless, data breaches and cyberattacks continue to make headlines at an incredible rate, with no relief in sight. The Online Trust Alliance reported that attacks in 2017 came from a myriad of vectors, such as phishing and ransomware, and that the number of attacks doubled to nearly 160,000 incidents per year over 2016. What’s worse, estimates for the number of unreported attacks exceed 350,000 annually. While enterprises typically dominate the headlines, organizations of all sizes are affected by cyber incidents. A recent Ponemon study showed that two-thirds of small and mid-sized businesses reported… [Continue Reading]
          Commercial Aicraft Health Monitoring Market Growth, Development and Key Manufacturer Analysis Report 2018-2025      Cache   Translate Page      
(EMAILWIRE.COM, November 06, 2018 ) The "Global Commercial Aircraft Health Monitoring Systems Market Analysis to 2025" is a specialized and in-depth study of the commercial aircraft industry with a focus on the global market trend. The report aims to provide an overview of global connected commercial aircraft health monitoring systems market with detailed market segmentation by monitoring platforms, aircraft types, fit types, installation types and geography. The global commercial aircraft health monitoring systems market is expected to witness steady growth during the forecast period. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the leading market players and offers key trends and opportunities in the market.

Increasing airborne commercial aircraft accidents is a major concern for the airliners to maintain their aircraft over a period of time. Any damage in the components such as avionics, auxiliary power units, and landing gear cause accidents, and pertaining to this, the periodic health monitoring of these components is mandated by the civil aviation organizations and authorities of every country across the globe. The flight data monitor or recorders also needs to be monitored in order to increase the operational efficiency. These factors are catalyzing the demand for commercial health monitoring systems market in the current scenario. In addition, the advanced software used for aircraft health monitoring (on-board or on-ground) facilitates the monitoring authority with real time information, thereby helping the airliners and authorities to take ta right decision. Owing to this, the commercial airspace industry is witnessing a gradual increase in aircraft health monitoring procedures. However, the risk associated with cyber-security is posing a key threat to the airline operators and monitoring authorities, thereby inhibiting the growth of the market.

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The global commercial airspace is experiencing a significant demand for air travel which is compelling the commercial airliners to procure new aircrafts. On the other hand, the existing aircrafts needs to be monitored over a period pertaining to any easily unseen damages. In addition, the commercial airliners strive hard to offer their passengers best in class service and comfort. In order to deliver the passengers with highest class of service and comfort, the airliners continuously performs aircraft health monitoring practices. Moreover, various technology companies are innovating several robust technologies, thereby increasing the interest among the airliners to conduct aircraft health monitoring procedures. The continuous development from the OEMs and software companies, the market for commercial aircraft health monitoring systems is expected to have a prominent future.

The report also focuses on leading industry players with information such as company profiles, products and services offered, financial information of last 3 years, key development in past five years. Some of the key players influencing the market are Airbus, Boeing, Honeywell International Inc., General Electric, Lufthansa Technik, United Technologies Corporation, Meggit Plc., Safran, and Tech Mahindra among others.

The report provides a detailed overview of the industry including both qualitative and quantitative information. It provides overview and forecast of the global commercial aircraft health monitoring systems market based on monitoring platforms, aircraft types, fit types, and installation types. It also provides market size and forecast till 2025 for overall commercial aircraft health monitoring systems market with respect to five major regions, namely; North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Middle East and Africa (MEA) and South America (SAM). The market by each region is later sub-segmented by respective countries and segments. The report covers analysis and forecast of 14 counties globally along with current trend and opportunities prevailing in the region.

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Besides this, the report analyzes factors affecting market from both demand and supply side and further evaluates market dynamics effecting the market during the forecast period i.e., drivers, restraints, opportunities, and future trend. The report also provides exhaustive Porter's Five analysis.

Also, key commercial aircraft health monitoring systems market market players influencing the market are profiled in the study along with their SWOT analysis and market strategies.

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          Gov. Scott Walker issues order allowing National Guard to assist in upcoming election      Cache   Translate Page      

Gov. Scott Walker issued Executive Order 312 Monday, which gave the Wisconsin National Guard Cyber Security Team the right to assist the Wisconsin Election ...

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          Cyber Wow trae 50 marcas      Cache   Translate Page      
Se realizará el 12, 13 y 14 de noviembre 
          Communicatieadviseur / Projectleider Cybercampagne      Cache   Translate Page      
Wij zoeken: Voor dit bureau zoeken we op hele korte termijn een ervaren communicatieadviseur die als praktische en resultaatgerichte doener zelfstandig en professioneel de volgende taken op zich neemt: - ondersteuning van de organisatie leefstijlgerichte communicatie burgernet - opzetten cybercampagne - organisatie van regionale bijeenkomsten - opleveren diverse communicatieproducten - werkzaamheden voor nieuwsbrief en website Profiel: - Een afgeronde opleiding tot communicatieadviseur op HBO niveau; - Minimaal drie jaar recente werkervaring als communicatieadviseur voor projecten van samenwerkende partners in het publieke domein; - Veel ervaring met het organiseren van bijeenkomsten met belanghebbenden; - Meerdere opdrachten waarin je integrale communicatiestrategieën voor lokale overheden hebt ontwikkeld; LET OP: de aanbieding moet de werkzaamheden en eisen duidelijk in het CV en de gerichte motivatie weergeven...
          Apple HomePod Lautsprecher in weiß für 304,20€      Cache   Translate Page      
Über eBay verkauft der Händler „Cyberport“ gerade den Apple HomePod Lautsprecher für 304,20€ inkl. Versand (Preisvergleich: 328€) Ersparnis 24€ Nutzt dazu ganz einfach diesen Gutscheincode: Nutzt den Gutscheincode ganz einfach im Warenkorb, um den Preis entsprechend zu reduzieren. Produktinfos: Revolutionärer Lautsprecher mit fantastischem Sound Raumerkennung, die den Standort wahrnimmt Holt das Beste aus Apple Music heraus Intelligenter […]
          Hikvision Joins FIRST, the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams      Cache   Translate Page      
Membership demonstrates company's continued commitment to cybersecurity
          CHINESE RED DAWN: CIA PLOTTING NOVEMBER 5TH CHINESE ATTACK AND/OR INVASION OF AMERICA (NOV 5, 2018): CIA Headquarters Located Beneath CERN at Lake Geneva in Switzerland Plotting Pearl Harbor-Like Chinese Attack and/or Invasion on November 5, 2018, Exactly 2,062-Days After Xi Jinping Became President of China Back on March 14, 2013—Made-For-TV Chinese Aerial, Cyber, Drone, Missile and/or Naval Attack and/or Invasion Expected During Redux of US Satellite Cyber-Attack Drill ‘Schriever Wargame 2      Cache   Translate Page      
          CHINESE RED DAWN: CIA PLOTTING NOVEMBER 6TH CHINESE ATTACK AND/OR INVASION OF AUSTRALIA (NOV 5, 2018): CIA Headquarters Located Beneath CERN at Lake Geneva in Switzerland Plotting Pearl Harbor-Like Chinese Attack and/or Invasion on November 6, 2018, Exactly 2,063-Days After Xi Jinping Became President of China Back on March 14, 2013—Made-For-TV Chinese Aerial, Cyber, Drone, Missile and/or Naval Attack and/or Invasion Expected During Redux of US Satellite Cyber-Attack Drill ‘Schriever Wargame      Cache   Translate Page      
          THE PUTIN CYBER COUP: CIA PLOTTING NOVEMBER 6TH RUSSIAN HACK OF US ELECTION (NOV 5, 2018): CIA Headquarters Located Beneath CERN at Lake Geneva in Switzerland Plotting Russian Hack of US Election on November 6, 2018, Exactly 1,626-Days After Alleged Russian Hack of Ukrainian Election Back on May 25, 2014, Exactly 669-Days After Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) & US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Officially Stated that Russia Interfered With 2016 US Election Back on      Cache   Translate Page      
          REMEMBER, REMEMBER, THE 5TH OF NOVEMBER: CIA TO STAGE UNPRECEDENTED WAVE OF CYBER-ATTACKS ON NOVEMBER 5TH (NOV 4, 2018): CIA Headquarters Located Beneath CERN (Internet Ground Zero) at Lake Geneva in Switzerland Plotting Unprecedented Wave of Cyber-Attacks on November 5, 2018, Exactly 496-Days After CIA Staged 2017 Petya Cyber Ransom-Attack on June 27, 2017, Targeting Ukrainian Airports, Banks, Communication Companies, Cyber Infrastructure, Electricity Firms, Government Agencies, Newspapers, Mas      Cache   Translate Page      
          THE CYBER COUP: CIA TO STAGE UNPRECEDENTED WAVE OF CYBER-ATTACKS ON NOVEMBER 5TH (NOV 4, 2018): CIA Headquarters Located Beneath CERN (Internet Ground Zero) at Lake Geneva in Switzerland Plotting Unprecedented Wave of Cyber-Attacks on November 5, 2018, Exactly 495-Days After CIA Staged 2017 Petya Cyber Ransom-Attack Targeting Ukrainian Airports, Banks, Communication Companies, Cyber Infrastructure, Electricity Firms, Government Agencies, Newspapers, Mass Transit Systems, Nuclear Reactors and Pow      Cache   Translate Page      
          Cyber Security Analyst - AbleVets LLC - Martinsburg, WV      Cache   Translate Page      
Track investigations in Help Desk systems including Remedy and Service Now. AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business ...
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          Cyber Incident Response Analyst - AbleVets LLC - Martinsburg, WV      Cache   Translate Page      
Track investigations in Help Desk systems including Remedy and Service Now. AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business ...
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          Splunk Cyber Engineer - Senior (US citizenship required) - Applied Memetics LLC - Martinsburg, WV      Cache   Translate Page      
Advanced Remedy reports' generation and creation. Automation of data collection and aggregation to produce efficient, advanced Remedy reports, and Splunk...
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          Cyber Security Change Management Specialist - Senior - TestPros - Kearneysville, WV      Cache   Translate Page      
Experience with system life cycle management/change management tools such as BMC Remedy, Serena Dimensions, Team Foundation Server, etc....
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          Mid SOC Analyst - XOR Security - Fairmont, WV      Cache   Translate Page      
(e.g., Splunk dashboards, Splunk ES alerts, SNORT signatures, Python scripts, Powershell scripts.). XOR Security is currently seeking talented Cyber Threat...
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          Cyber Security Analyst - AbleVets LLC - Martinsburg, WV      Cache   Translate Page      
Utilization of Splunk ES SIEM to respond to incidents detected on the VA network. AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business ...
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          Comment on It’s the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. by Connie Putney      Cache   Translate Page      
Thanks for getting the word out, Dr. Vercillo! My initial cancer was discovered in November, 2014 because I qualified for a study: I paid $10 for a CT without contrast that revealed 2 tumors in my left lung. Thanks to surgery--and Dr. Joob's vigilant follow-ups--I recently went through cyber knife. THREE tumors -- and--I've never had symptoms! This disease is fatal because people feel fine--until it's stage 4. Every smoker needs to get tested. And--be aware--that even after you quit (I swear I did!)--you're still at risk! Who knows why "old damage" suddenly becomes dangerous.But--it does.
          Comentariu la Proiect clujean de detectare a cancerului cu ajutorul inteligenței artificiale de ANSSI Klarmedia Daily Cyber Security News – ANSSI's Daily Cyber Security News      Cache   Translate Page      
[…]  Proiect clujean de detectare a cancerului cu ajutorul inteligentei artificiale […]
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          Cybermobbing entlarvt die digitale Hilflosigkeit der Lehrer      Cache   Translate Page      
90 Prozent der Lehrer haben bereits Cybermobbing beobachtet. Doch viele sind überfordert, Schüler im Umgang mit Online-Medien zu schützen, zeigt eine Untersuchung. Die meisten sehen die Verantwortung ohnehin an anderer Stelle.
          Software Development Engineer - Cybersecurity - JP Morgan Chase - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page      
Understanding of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) concepts and products (such as Symantec DLP, Digital Guardian, RSA or McAfee DLP, etc…)....
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          Software Engineer - Cybersecurity - JP Morgan Chase - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page      
Understanding of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) concepts and products (such as Symantec DLP, Digital Guardian, RSA or McAfee DLP, etc…)....
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          Software Engineer Scrum master- Cybersecurity - JP Morgan Chase - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page      
Understanding of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) concepts and products (such as Symantec DLP, Digital Guardian, RSA or McAfee DLP, etc…)....
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          Cybersecurity Intrusion Detection Specialist - Atos - Irving, TX      Cache   Translate Page      
CISSP, CISM, CEH, CCNA/CCNP Security, McAfee. All recruitment decisions are based solely on qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience and relevant...
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          Cyber Defense Analyst - Catapult Staffing - Columbia, MD      Cache   Translate Page      
Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes. Engage stakeholders across DoD, collects and assimilates data,...
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          Cyber Security Manager or Senior manager - Response Companies - New York, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
Data Leak Prevention ( i.e. McAfee). Ability to align solutions with business needs, create innovative approaches to address client requirements, and build... $150,000 - $250,000 a year
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@bouandmamedi @IdealismStellar 詳しくは分かりませんが、少なくとも敵キャラはスプライトの模様。

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「eスポーツで稼げることが分かれば人がついてくる」 プロゲーマー兼スクエニ社員が語る“兼業プロゲーマー”の実情 - ねとらぼ……

— ねとらぼ (@itm_nlab) 2018年11月4日 - 11:09

地震発生(4時26分):北海道根室地方北部 最大震度:震度4以上 #防災速報 アプリ→

— りんど@11月末東京出張 (@Lindberg1999) 2018年11月5日 - 04:29

@marc21cyber @kumokosi 開発ならわかりませんが、自社リリースとしては無かったと思います。

— 1re1 (@1re1) 2018年11月5日 - 09:18


— 蕎麦P (@sobamix) 2018年10月27日 - 21:04

@sobamix いえいえ、こちらこそ素敵な打ち込みありがとうございます!思わず久々にPMD MMLを目で追ってしまいましたよ!

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— 1re1 (@1re1) 2018年11月5日 - 01:42

@kumokosi @marc21cyber えっと、81~82は、真偽不明ですが、R-TYPEがもしかしたらGA社クレジットが入ったかも?というお話です。

— 1re1 (@1re1) 2018年11月5日 - 14:39

フロントエンドプロセッサエンジニア #何かを受信

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— なうちゃん(弱い自分を恥じないこと、弱い誰かを笑わないこと) (@nauchan0626) 2018年11月4日 - 23:48

@SuperAniki_MSX FEP、それは、限られたエンジニア。

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          Internet of Things: Governance, Compliance and Print Security      Cache   Translate Page      
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ALA invites library advocates to apply to join the ALA Policy Corps. The deadline for applications is November 16. The corps initiative aims to strengthen advocacy related to key national library policy areas—ranging from broadband equity and copyright, to federal funding and STEM education, to privacy and cybersecurity. The corps’ [...]
          Pakistan's central bank denies mass data breach      Cache   Translate Page      
Pakistan's central bank denies mass data breachEarlier, the head of the Federal Investigation Agency's cyber-crime unit told two television stations that "almost all" banks had been hit by hacking and a "large amount of money" had been stolen, though he gave few details.
          Systems Administrator - Microsoft, Linux, Red Hat (Top Secret Clearance Required) - Melbourne, FL      Cache   Translate Page      
FL-Melbourne, Job Description: AppleOne Employment is looking for a Systems Administrator for a Permanent/Direct-Hire opportunity. Relocation assistance provided. $80K - $90K depending on experience. Melbourne, FL System Administrator III will manage the IT and Cyber-Security functions of unclassified and classified systems. Requirements: ? B.S. degree in Information Systems discipline ? 5+ years of experience
          Black Friday und Cyber Monday: 7 Profi-Tipps für eine erfolgreiche Schnäppchenjagd      Cache   Translate Page      
Der Countdown läuft: Am 23. November 2018 ist endlich Black Friday! Mit den folgenden 7 Shopping-Tipps seid ihr optimal auf das Shopping-Event des Jahres vorbereitet und verpasst garantiert kein Schnäppchen mehr. Falls ihr euch jetzt fragt, warum es den Black Friday überhaupt gibt, wie er entstanden und was der Unterschied zum Cyber Monday ist, empfehlen wir euch zur Einstimmung dieses kurze Video:


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          Analyste en sécurité niveau intermédiaire - Groupe Cyberswat - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
*Groupe CyberSwat*est une entreprise innovante dans le domaine de la cybersécurité et de l’assurance en cyberrisque. Elle a pour mission de contribuer à la...
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          Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Wave 1 Deluxe and Voyagers found in US at Target      Cache   Translate Page      
Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege deluxes Hound, Sideswipe, Cog and Skytread as well as voyagers Optimus Prime and Megatron have all been found at Target. Specifically a Target in Virginia. These were found by Hurleychris07 who posted his finding on the TFW2005 boards. The price was not disclosed in the sighting. If you already have these toys, please let us know your thoughts on them and if you find them, be sure to let the community know through your local sightings threads or the ... View the full news story on by clicking here.
          Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Prototype Images for Ironhide and Starscream, Takara Stock Images for Sixgun, Aimless, Spy Patrol      Cache   Translate Page      
Thanks to a heads up from Seibertronian Cyberpath, we have word that Snakas Blog has posted several new images, including prototype images of Ironhide and Starscream, as well as Takara's stock images for Sixgun, Aimless, and the Soundwave Spy Patrol. These prototype images give us a great look at the massive amount of detail the new Siege figures have. The painted figure's details don't pop as much as the prototypes, but that detailing is still there, and looks pretty good. We also get ... View the full news story on by clicking here.
          HMW: Campaign for Cybertron Season 2- Extinction. Round 1: INFECTION starts in 24 hours!      Cache   Translate Page      
WarPorn Industries and the RDD proudly present The Campaign for Cybertron SEASON 2: Extinction! HMW BITES BACK! Round 1: INFECTION!! Like, you didn't see this coming... wrote: I like big teeth and I cannot lie, you other bunnies can't deny... AWWWW YEAHHH!! ITS TIME TO GET YO BITE ON BABY!! We've all been here. You've read the book, seen the movie and bought the limited-edition skinny hipster-cut t-shirt (especially Bun-Bun). Alt Hunts are nothing new to you guys so I'll ... View the full news story on by clicking here.
          Long lines, machine breakdowns mar vote on Election Day      Cache   Translate Page      
ATLANTA – Problem signs that arose during weeks of early voting carried into Election Day as some voters across the country faced hours-long lines, malfunctioning voting equipment and unexpectedly closed polling places.

Some of the biggest backups were in Georgia, where the governor's race was among the nation's most-watched midterm contests and was generating heavy turnout.

One voter in Gwinnett County, Ontaria Woods, waited more than three hours and said she saw about two dozen people who had come to vote leave because of the lines.

"We've been trying to tell them to wait, but people have children," Woods said. "People are getting hungry. People are tired."

The good-government group Common Cause blamed high turnout combined with too few voting machines, ballots and workers.

Fulton County elections director Richard Barron acknowledged that some precincts did have lines of voters but said that was due to the length of the ballots and voting machines taken from use because of an ongoing lawsuit.

While voting went on without a hitch in many communities, voters from New York to Arizona faced long lines and malfunctioning equipment.

By Tuesday afternoon, the nonpartisan Election Protection hotline had received about 17,500 calls from voters reporting problems at their polling places. Kristen Clarke, president of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, which helps run the hotline, said that number was well ahead of the last midterm election in 2014, when it had received about 10,400 calls by the same time.

Tuesday's election marked the first nationwide voting since Russia targeted state election systems in the 2016 presidential race. Federal, state and local officials have been working to make the nation's myriad election systems more secure, and those efforts appeared to pay off.

There were no signs throughout the day that Russia or any other foreign actor had tried to launch cyberattacks against voting systems in any state, federal authorities said. There was also no indication that any systems have been compromised that would prevent voting, change vote counts or disrupt the ability to tally votes, U.S. officials said.

That was little comfort to voters who found themselves waiting in long lines or dealing with malfunctioning voting equipment.

Across New York City, reports of broken ballot scanners surfaced at several polling places. Turnout was so heavy at one packed precinct on Manhattan's Upper West Side that the line to scan ballots stretched around a junior high school gym. Poll workers there told voters that two of the roughly half-dozen scanners were malfunctioning and repairs were underway.

Voters arriving at two polling stations discovered that most scanners had broken down, forcing some people to drop their ballots in emergency ballot boxes or vote using affidavit ballots.

"There are broken scanners everywhere in Brooklyn," said Stefan Ringel, spokesman for Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.

Ringel said Adams and his staff were being flooded with phone calls, emails and text messages reporting breakdowns in more than a dozen neighborhoods.

Compared with the 2016 elections, he said, "anecdotally, it seems worse, and there's confusion among poll workers about what to do."

Many voters nevertheless stuck it out, determined to cast their ballots.

"People are grumpy and frustrated but positive in a weird way, making jokes and talking to one another. I think it's because we all are in the 'no one will stop our vote today' mood," said Nikki Euell, an advertising producer who waited more than two hours to vote in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood.

The local breakdowns are a symptom of a larger problem with the nation's voting infrastructure, said Lawrence Norden, a voting technology expert with the Brennan Center.

More than 40 states use computerized voting machines that are more than a decade old or are no longer manufactured.

"It's further evidence, if any was needed, that it's long past time to modernize our voting infrastructure," Norden said. "Voters have a right to be frustrated by long lines. And they have a right to expect voting machines that work and have a paper backup."

Elsewhere, polling place confusion caused problems for voters and poll workers.

In Phoenix, a polling site was foreclosed on overnight, forcing poll workers to move it just in time for polls to open.

For about an hour after polls opened, a Sarasota County, Florida, precinct had to tell voters to come back later because their ballots were unavailable.

In one Indiana county, voting was snarled for hours because of what election officials said were computer problems checking in voters, while in another part of the state a judge ordered 12 polling places to stay open late after voting didn't start as scheduled.

In Texas, home of a hotly contested U.S. Senate race, delays were reported in Houston after apparent issues with registration check-in machines at some polling places. Later in the day, a judge ruled that nine Houston-area polling places would stay open beyond the usual closing time after advocacy groups complained that they didn't open on time and forced many voters to leave without casting ballots.

And in El Paso, the U.S. Border Patrol canceled a crowd control exercise that was scheduled for Tuesday, following criticism from civil liberties groups that it could dissuade people from voting.

Border Patrol agent Fidel Baca confirmed Tuesday that the exercise, in a Latino neighborhood, was canceled but declined to say why. The Texas Civil Rights Project said the exercise, billed by the Border Patrol as a mobile field force demonstration, was to be held within a half-mile (0.8 kilometers) of a polling site.


Long and Balsamo reported from Washington.


Associated Press writers Frank Bajak in Boston, Thomas Davies in Indianapolis, Verena Dobnik and Jennifer Peltz in New York, Jennifer Kay in Miami and Ryan Tarinelli in Dallas contributed to this story.


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          History, Trump and partisan bitterness collide in Georgia      Cache   Translate Page      
ATLANTA – Voters in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races cast ballots Tuesday amid an ongoing dispute about one of the candidates' management of Georgia's elections system, leaving open the possibility that the loser may not accept the outcome.

Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams are meeting in one of the signature contests of the 2018 midterm elections, with potential outcomes ranging from the election of America's first black woman governor to another four weeks of bitter, race-laden campaigning.

Adding to the Election Day drama, widespread reports of technical malfunctions and long lines at polling stations came in from across the state, with some voters reporting waits of up to three hours to cast ballots.

In Cobb County, just outside Atlanta, Nicole Whatley planned to vote for Abrams, partly because "of this whole social divisiveness that's been going on," she said, as she stood in line to vote outside a library in a cold rain Tuesday morning.

Whatley, 33, said she didn't appreciate how Kemp has adopted Trump's rhetoric on immigration.

"Kemp tried to play that Trump card to get where he's at," she said, adding that Abrams, by contrast, highlighted unity. "Her campaign spoke about partisanship and bringing people back together," Whatley said.

Her husband Lance Whatley, a 29-year-old software engineer, was leaning toward voting for Kemp as he waited. "It might be a game-time decision for me when I get in the voting booth," he said.

Abrams, a 44-year-old Atlanta attorney, former lawmaker and moonlighting romance novelist would be the first black woman in American history elected governor in any state and the first woman or nonwhite governor in Georgia history. She's already made history as the first black woman to be a major party gubernatorial nominee.

Kemp, a 54-year-old businessman and veteran secretary of state is vying to maintain the GOP's hold on a state that is nearing presidential battleground status courtesy of its growth and diversity. Republicans have won every Georgia governor's race since 2002.

Ballot access and election integrity flared up in the final weekend after a private citizen alerted the Georgia Democratic Party and a private attorney of potential vulnerability in the online voter database Kemp that oversees in his current job as secretary of state. Those private communications ended up with Kemp announcing, without providing any evidence, that he was launching an investigation into Georgia Democrats for "possible cybercrimes."

Kemp pushed back Monday against concerns that his call for an investigation is politically motivated.

But Abrams would have none of that, declaring Kemp a "bald-faced liar" intent on deflecting attention from security problems with his system.

Both nominees frame it as no less than a battle for Georgia's soul, a contest so intense that early voting has approached the overall number of ballots cast in the governor's race four years ago. Georgia law requires a majority to win, so the presence of a Libertarian on the ballot could yield a Dec. 4 runoff.

"I've never seen a time where the state of Georgia had more at stake than we do in this contest," Kemp told supporters at one of his final campaign stops.

In the closing days, Kemp basked in President Donald Trump's glow, after a Sunday rally that drew thousands of boisterous Republicans to central Georgia to see Trump deplane from Air Force One.

Abrams, meanwhile, continued as she has throughout her campaign noting the potential historical significance but arguing the contest should be about more.

"I don't want anyone to vote for me because I'm black," she told supporters in Savannah on Monday. "And no one on the ballot needs a vote because we're women. And I don't even want you to vote for us just because we're Democrats. You need to vote for us because we're better."

On policy, the principal dividing lines are health care (Abrams wants to expand Medicaid insurance; Kemp wants to maintain Georgia's refusal and boost rural hospitals); education (Kemp supports private school vouchers; Abrams opposes them); and criminal justice (Kemp is a law-and-order Republican; Abrams focuses on rehabilitating non-violent offenders and criticizes cash bail as unfair to poorer defendants).

But even the policy debates have played out as much as cultural identity battles as they have nuanced debates over policy details.

Abrams blasts Kemp as "an architect of voter suppression" for the way he's opted to enforce federal and state election laws. Kemp and other Republican groups have blasted Abrams as an extremist with backing from "socialists" who, in Kemp's estimation, "want to turn Georgia into California."

The Georgia outcome is among the most closely watched of any midterm contest for reasons beyond Abrams' race and gender. Democrats are expected to pick up several governor's seats across the country, particularly in the Midwest region that helped propel Trump to the White House in 2016. But flipping what has been a GOP stronghold like Georgia would signal a potential meaningful shift in the electorate and open up a new battleground ahead of 2020.


Associated Press writer Jeff Martin in Atlanta contributed to this report.


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          Cyber Security Engineer - Force 3 - Dulles, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
Java, Swing, Hibernate, Struts, JUnit, Perl, Ruby, Python, HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, Assembly language, etc. CYBER SECURITY ENGINEER....
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          Cyber Engineer Entry, Mid, Senior, Manager - Dulles, VA - TS/SCI - IntellecTechs, Inc. - Dulles, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
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Java, Swing, Hibernate, Struts, JUnit, Perl, Ruby, Python, HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, Assembly language, etc. Senior Cyber Engineer....
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          Cyber Engineer - Criterion Systems - Sterling, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
Java, Swing, Hibernate, Struts, JUnit, Perl, Ruby, Python, HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, Assembly language, etc....
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          Cyber Security Engineer - ProSOL Associates - Sterling, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
Java, Swing, Hibernate, Struts, JUnit, Perl, Ruby, python, HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, Assembly language, etc. ProSol is supporting a U.S....
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          Cybersecurity Engineer - Novel Applications of Vital Information - Dulles, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
Java, Swing, Hibernate, Struts, JUnit, Perl, Ruby, python, HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, Assembly language, etc. ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE A U.S....
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          Cybersecurity Research and Innovation Engineer - TECHNICA CORPORATION - Dulles, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
Technica Corporation is seeking an expert in. Cybersecurity with software development and scripting....
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          Sr. Information Systems Techno - Raytheon - Abu Dhabi      Cache   Translate Page      
Threat Intelligence Analyst Are you the type of person that wants to start-up a new company in an exploding field? Raytheon has the opportunity for you. Cyber...
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          Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Lead - Raytheon - Abu Dhabi      Cache   Translate Page      
**This position is contingent based on contract award** Are you the type of person that wants to start-up a new company in an exploding field? Raytheon has...
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          Huawei denies foreign network hack reports      Cache   Translate Page      
Huawei has pointed to its 'unblemished record of cybersecurity' following reports over the weekend that it helped the Chinese government gain access codes for a foreign network.
          Conversion Boosting Strategies for BFCM      Cache   Translate Page      
In the retail sphere, no two days are as relentlessly hyped as Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Everyone knows that these days are important days for sales, but some may wonder “Why all the fuss?” Let’s examine some of the data. In 2017, ecommerce shoppers spent $7.9 billion on Black Friday weekend, including a robust $2+ billion dollars via mobile ... Read More
          Iran: Israël a tenté de lancer des cyberattaques, mais «est reparti bredouille»      Cache   Translate Page      
L'Iran a fait échec à des cyberattaques supposément lancées par Israël contre ses systèmes de télécommunications, a déclaré le ministre iranien des Télécommunications, Javad Azari Jahromi, constatant que des hackers israéliens étaient repartis «bredouille».
          Spinbackup Launches Beta Backup and Recovery for Microsoft Office 365 with Multiple Cloud Storage Options      Cache   Translate Page      
.Spinbackup, a leading global cloud backup and cloud cybersecurity solutions provider headquartered in San Francisco, announced today the launch of Beta Cloud-to-Cloud Backup for Microsoft Office 365 to a secure cloud storage on AWS and GCP with multiple storage locations to comply with local regulations and GDPR. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 05, 2018 — [...] Related posts:
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          Tech Tuesday: Voting Machines, Buying Used Smartphones      Cache   Translate Page      
Early voters in Texas have reported that votes they cast for the Democrat in the U.S. Senate race were switched on screen to the Republican candidate. The machines in question in those cases are known for their glitches, but some computer scientists are warning that our confidence in high tech voting machines could be misplaced. Today on Tech Tuesday, voting machine vulnerability and more. Guests : Eric Geller , cybersecurity reporter , Politico Whitson Gordon , San Diego-based freelance writer , covering tech and consumers Russell Holly , contributing editor , Android Central
          5 Tips to Help Nonprofits Stay GDPR-Compliant      Cache   Translate Page      
5 Tips to Help Nonprofits Stay GDPR-Compliant amy.burroughs_26341 Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:22

Nonprofits in the United States may think that because the vast majority of their donors are in the U.S., the General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect in May doesn’t apply to them. The GDPR is a European Union law, but it does have ramifications for organizations here.

Tal Frankfurt, founder and CEO of Cloud for Good, says that even though U.S. nonprofits may not have any donors from the EU, it’s possible that EU citizens may have done some research on their website or signed up for an e-newsletter.

“It doesn’t have to be donor information,” Frankfurt says. “If a U.S. nonprofit stores any information about an EU resident, that EU resident has rights under GDPR.” 

Karl Hedstrom, IT director at the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network, an organization that works with nonprofits to improve their technology, says that as GDPR is deployed across the world, donors will grow to expect that U.S.-based nonprofits will comply. “Nonprofits will want to stay in the good graces of the donors,” he says.

Based on interviews with Frankfurt and Hedstrom, here are five GDPR tips for nonprofits.

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1. Create Awareness of GDPR Among Your Nonprofit Staff

Get started, Frankfurt recommends, by bringing staff together to explain the basics of GDPR. Leaders should explain how the organization’s security and privacy policies need to change and make sure people leave the meeting understanding that they are responsible for protecting the client’s data.

2. Review Privacy Policies That May Affect Nonprofit Donors

Take a look at how the organization explains its privacy policies on its website and e-newsletter. The organization should develop a clear opt-in policy and use clear language about the cookies it collects when users visit the website or apply to receive the e-newsletter. Many of the recent cookie notices that users may have seen as they browse websites are a response to comply with GDPR. 

3. Decide How the Nonprofit Will Anonymize Data

Under GDPR, clients have what’s known as “the right to be forgotten,” which means that if a client asks for anonymity, the organization must delete or “anonymize” the data. NTEN’s Hedstrom says many organizations will choose to anonymize data, which in most cases will mean they will assign a number to a client as opposed to retaining their name in the database. With this approach, the nonprofit still has access to transaction data but the donor stays anonymous. 

4. Rethink How the Organization Manages Its Systems

Cloud for Good’s Frankfurt says that when nonprofits do start to anonymize data, many will have a major challenge ahead of them. Many organizations have separate systems for the newsletter, online donations, a donor management system, program management and even volunteer management, he says. When a client asks to anonymize data, the nonprofit might have to execute the request multiple times. As a result, Frankfurt encourages nonprofits to use GDPR as an opportunity to integrate these disparate systems. Moving forward, staffers won’t have to look in different places for information about a donor, and the integration will make it easier for organizations to comply when donors request to be forgotten. 

5. Look at GDPR as an Opportunity, Not an Obstacle

Cloud for Good’s Frankfurt says that U.S. nonprofits should see GDPR as an opportunity to revamp how the organization handles data and privacy. It can also present a valuable opportunity to re-engage with donors the nonprofit hasn’t had contact with in a long time, he says. Nonprofits should send out an email to donors on their list explaining their rights under GDPR and finish by asking them how the organization can more effectively serve them.


          NIST Creates New Guidelines for Managing Privileged Accounts       Cache   Translate Page      
NIST Creates New Guidelines for Managing Privileged Accounts Elizabeth_Neus_pdwC Mon, 11/05/2018 - 13:58

Developed with industry partners, government draft guidelines for privileged account management are already being used in the financial sector to harden defenses against cyberattacks and misuse.

The draft guidelines from the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, are available for public comment until Nov. 30, but are solid enough that organizations can take advantage of them now, said two of the publication’s authors.

“We view it as a how-to guide,” says Harry Perper, a cybersecurity engineer for the NCCoE and co-author of the guidelines. “You can apply it in whatever way makes sense in your organization, in each organization, because every organization is different.”

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How Organizations Can Effectively Manage Privileged Accounts

The draft guidelines outline a system that organizations can use to manage privileged accounts, which can be difficult to control and frequently have little oversight — those who control the accounts by definition have broader access and authority than the average user. 

Such accounts are “often described as the ‘keys to the kingdom,’” the guidelines’ executive summary notes. These can include accounts that permit the transfer of funds, that contain personally identifiable information on employees or are simply the passwords to a company’s social media page.

“I daresay we all have accounts that have high-value data that you would want privileged access only to it,” says Karen Waltermire, an NCCoE cybersecurity engineer and lead author. “We don’t dictate what is considered privileged.”

NCCoE’s draft guidelines apply to nearly any sector, Waltermire says, “but we focused on financial services because privileged account management there is mature, and they’re a very aware sector.”

The draft guidelines were developed in collaboration with financial service industry experts and technology companies, such as RSA and Splunk, and tested in a hybrid virtual/physical space. 

Implementing the privileged access management (PAM) solution involves adding a new layer of security between the users and the accounts; organizations can also read scenarios that outline the challenges presented by privileged access accounts and propose solutions.

Put Privileged Access Management into Practice

In one scenario, a company develops a new app that needs access to a database. The directory administrator — who may be one of several people with privileged access — adds the app via a shared account, but there’s no record of which admin made that change or how.

A PAM solution for this would include strong authentication procedures, possibly even changing the password after each session, so that if mistakes are made, they can be more easily investigated without having to search through logs or rely on administrators’ memories.

The solutions are designed to work with a company’s available resources and not with any specific products, Waltermire says, even though they were developed with the assistance of specific commercial partners. 

“We make these practice guides modular so that it is a solution, not the solution,” she says. “So you would be able to read the document and swap out Cisco for Juniper if your organization already has Juniper.”


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There’s a lot of data tied up in medical device manufacturing processes—but it’s been challenging to capture and process this information from historically independent and disjointed machines and processes, say experts. In addition, skilled operators with a deep understanding of such processes have often served as the keepers of the knowledge.

Connecting those processes and machines so that they can communicate with each other and then collecting and analyzing the data from those processes could yield several benefits. Such connected, highly automated environments—often called smart factories, smart or advanced manufacturing, or Industry 4.0—offer opportunities for process improvements, improved quality, reduced costs, faster fulfillment, and more, said experts at The Medtech Conference by AdvaMed. Speakers explored how medical device manufacturing could be transformed through smart manufacturing in the panel discussion, “International Perspectives on Industry 4.0 and the Medtech Factory of the Future.” Moderated by Seamus Carroll, vice president, medical technologies division, IDA Ireland, the panel included Vivian Farrell, CEO of Modular Automation; Dan Grant, CEO of MTP Connect, based in Australia; Colm Hynes, director of engineering, science, and technology, joint reconstruction, DePuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson; and Toby Sainsbury, technologist, industrial technologies group, IDA Ireland.

“Once you begin to connect devices, you gain the ability to predict what will happen,” Hynes told the audience. “You can continuously learn as time goes on. You can find patterns and see how the process behaves. You can reduce the cost of quality, and asset utilization goes up.”

It is possible to “connect all the different elements from order entry to component delivery,” added Hynes.

Smart factories “leverage the latest automation technologies to optimize the manufacturing process," Farrell later told MD+DI. "This often results in industrial robots interacting with people to get the task done."

Modular Automation has worked closely with J&J to implement such an approach. “It is very much a partnership—our team working hand in hand with Colin’s team. We’ve shared information and learned from each other, all raising the bar to identify better solutions,” said Farrell. “We allow the flow of data from machines to a central location to be analyzed and identify trends. The goal is to make medical devices faster and safer and more aligned with patient needs, and we all manage risks as we go forward.”

“There’s more productivity in how you produce products and get to patients,” added Hynes. “We build in batches, and [Industry 4.0] allows us to be a single-batch production and reduce inventory.” Such an approach allows manufacturers to produce personalized, patient-specific products, he added. “Speed, agility, etc. are achieved by adoption of information to create improved landscape in manufacturing.”

There’s a “need to arrive at solutions quickly,” added Farrell. She offered the example of high-speed contact lens manufacturing. “To double the output with half the footprint, you can’t achieve that with old thinking. You need to identify new ways to work. [It involves] machines and people working together to deliver products quicker and safer, while reducing waste and improving overall quality.”


Above: A mechanical design department manager leads a team meeting to discuss a concept for a bespoke automation solution. Image courtesy of Modular Automation.


Sainsbury told the audience that companies can “derisk in research and development innovation centers in a collaborative environment.” IDA Ireland works to support such exploration while remaining technology agnostic, he said.

Grant said that Australia recognized the importance of Industry 4.0 in 2016 and set up a task force. “We recognized the need to ensure appropriate standards,” he said. “We developed test labs at universities and research labs with links to industry.”

Companies need to evolve, too. “We as an organization have been fortunate enough to create an operations technology group to develop and test and learn. It is important to have the processes and structure to be able to do so,” said Hynes. “Otherwise, it is difficult in a regulated environment. You need the appropriate control system and software that can be validated and managed.”

Companies are also facing the challenge of adding new technologies in a regulated environment, such as augmented or virtual reality, said Farrell. She advises adopting technologies in “bite-sized chunks in a way that is proven safe and mitigates the risk.”

Another key challenge of this evolving manufacturing environment is “developing the workforce of the future,” said Farrell, namely the “makeup of teams and skills needed for the future.”

Sainsbury said the educational system in Ireland is responding. “Universities are offering programs in AI, cybersecurity, autonomous vehicles, and cloud computing,” he said. “As a state we have created funding, fellowships, feasibility studies, and full R&D programs.”

He added that he’s seeing “convergence of biopharma and medical with software, IT, and cybersecurity. Skills around data analytics, but data is one thing. We need security to protect the flow in and out of the data.” Cybersecurity is important for the industry as medtech becomes more mobile and consumerized, he added.

When asked what skills are being sought, Hynes said that “requirements have moved from data scientists” and more toward skills that center around getting the data and “transforming it for decision making.” He said that companies are looking for “curious, determined, adventurous people. . . . We need to allow people to test and learn and fail fast. The industry needs to be conservative from a production and manufacturing perspective but also be adventurous in a separate entity to be able to source an idea, develop a proof of concept, test it, and dump it or keep it. Such a ‘safe environment’ generates huge value. Creating that structure is the biggest step forward.”

Grant added that “STEM is shifting to STEAM so we have the arts in there, for commercialization skills and entrepreneurial skills.”

Seamus asked the panel whether robotics would have an effect on jobs.

“There is a big concern about job loss, but there will be job creation,” Grant said. He offered the example of autonomous dump trucks moving ore in mines. “Dump truck drivers lost jobs, but jobs were created in a call center.”

Grant acknowledged that “less skilled workers will struggle to retrain and redeploy themselves. But the jobs of the future don’t even exist today. Universities need to be more thoughtful in creating programs that support the jobs of the future.”

Carroll summed up the discussion this way: “Industry 4.0 is happening rapidly and is not just a fad—it is a real event. There are tremendous implications for companies and for the skills that people will need to have. In countries like Ireland, for example, there is a lot of practical and financial support, and they’re not alone—there are world-class companies to help them execute."

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Nyanga South legislator and former Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira was today arrested on allegations of criminal abuse of office.

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Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater continues to host Arena Civil Dialogues to engage the D.C.-area community. Scholar, professor and public intellectual Amitai Etzioni typically curates and moderates a series of discussions focusing on topics and questions in today's headlines. However, the next Arena Civil Dialogue will be in celebration of Professor Etzioni's 90th birthday and will explore the role of community in our personal and collective future. The dialogue will be held in the Molly Smith Study at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Must we be tribal? This question will be explored during the January 14 Dialogue and will be moderated by Xolela Mangcu, professor of Sociology at The George Washington University. The Dialogue Starters that evening include Amitai Etzioni, university professor at The George Washington University; William Galston, Ezra K. Zilkha chair and senior fellow, Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution; and Isabel Sawhill, senior fellow, Economic Studies, Center on Children and Families at The Brookings Institution.

Upcoming Schedule
Sunday, November 11, 2018: What makes a great America?
Who decides what makes America great? What are the alternate views of what makes a great America, at home and in a global sense? Can America still call itself a global leader?

Monday, January 14, 2019: Must we be tribal? The role of community in our personal and collective future.
Celebrating Amitai Etzioni at 90.

There will be a reception before the discussion, starting at 5 p.m. in the Grand Lobby. This event is free and open to the public; reservations are required.

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January 14 Dialogue Starter Biographies
Xolela Mangcu (moderator) is a professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town, Oppenheimer Fellow at the Hutchins Centre for African and African American Research at Harvard University and professor of Sociology at The George Washington University. He is the author and co-author of nine books, and more than two dozen journal articles and book chapters, including Biko: A Biography (Tafelberg 2012), which was subsequently published in London and New York by one of Europe's leading academic publishers I.B. Tauris (2013). His book on race in contemporary South Africa, The Colour of Our Future, was published by Wits University Press in 2015. The Sunday Times has described Mangcu as possibly the most prolific public intellectual in South Africa. The academic Peter Vale has described him as the most interesting, certainly the most engaging voice amongst the new generation of public intellectuals in South Africa.

Amitai Etzioni (curator) is a university professor and professor of International Relations at The George Washington University. He served as a senior advisor at the Carter White House; taught at Columbia University, Harvard University and University of California at Berkeley; and served as president of the American Sociological Association (ASA). A study by Richard Posner ranked him among the top 100 American intellectuals. Etzioni is the author of many books, including The Limits of Privacy (1999) and Privacy in a Cyber Age (2015). His most recent book, Happiness is the Wrong Metric: A Liberal Communitarian Response to Populism, was published by Springer in January 2018.

William A. Galston is the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair and senior fellow in the Brookings Institution's Governance Studies Program. Prior to January 2006, he was the Saul Stern professor and acting dean at the School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, and founding director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). Galston was deputy assistant to President Clinton for Domestic Policy from 1993 to 1995. Galston is a winner of the American Political Science Association's Hubert H. Humphrey Award and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the co-chair of The New Center with Bill Kristol. His most recent book is Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy (Yale, 2018).

Isabel V. Sawhill is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. She served as vice president and director of the Economic Studies program from 2003 to 2006. She has been a co-director with Ron Haskins of the Center on Children and Families. Prior to joining Brookings, Dr. Sawhill was a senior fellow at The Urban Institute. She served in the Clinton Administration as an associate director of OMB, where her responsibilities included all of the human resource programs of the federal government, accounting for one third of the federal budget. She has authored or edited numerous books and articles including Generation Unbound: Drifting Into Sex and Parenthood Without Marriage; Creating an Opportunity Society with Ron Haskins; Restoring Fiscal Sanity 2005: Meeting the Long-Run Challenge and Restoring Fiscal Sanity: How to Balance the Budget, both with Alice Rivlin; and One Percent for the Kids: New Policies, Brighter Futures for America's Children.

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Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, will acquire Veracode, the leading provider in next-generation application security testing (AST), from Broadcom for $950 million in cash.

Veracode's SaaS platform and integrated solutions help security teams and software developers find and fix security-related defects at all points in the software development lifecycle. Veracode serves more than 2,000 customers across a wide range of industries, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 100, and more than 20 of Forbes' 100 Most Valuable Brands.

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The internet went down on February 28, 2017. Or at least that's how it seemed to some users as sites and apps like Slack and Medium went offline or malfunctioned for four hours. What actually happened is that Amazon's enormously popular S3 cloud storage service experienced an outage , affecting everything that depended on it.

It was a reminder of the risks when too much of the internet relies on a single service. Amazon gives customers the option of storing their data in different "availability regions" around the world, and within those regions it has multiple data centers in case something goes wrong. But last year's outage knocked out S3 in the entire North Virginia region. Customers could of course use other regions, or other clouds, as backups, but that involves extra work, including possibly managing accounts with multiple cloud providers.

A San Francisco based startup called Netlify wants to make it easier to avoid these sorts of outages by automatically distributing its customers’ content to multiple cloud computing providers. Users don't need accounts with Amazon, Microsoft Azure, Rackspace, or any other cloud company―Netlify maintains relationships with those services. You just sign-up for Netlify, and it handles the rest.

You can think of the company's core service as a cross between traditional web hosting providers and content delivery networks, like Akamai, that cache content on servers around the world to speed up websites and apps. Netlify has already attracted some big tech names as customers, often to host websites related to open source projects. For example, Google uses Netlify for the website for its infrastructure management tool Kubernetes, and Facebook uses the service for its programming framework React. But Netlify founders Christian Bach and Mathias Biilmann don't want to just be middlemen for cloud hosting. They want to fundamentally change how web applications are built, and put Netlify at the center.

Traditionally, web applications have run mostly on servers. The applications run their code in the cloud, or in a company's own data center, assemble a web page based on the results, and send the result to your browser. But as browsers have grown more sophisticated, web developers have begun shifting computing workloads to the browser. Today, browser-based apps like Google Docs or Facebook feel like desktop applications. Netlify aims to make it easier to build, publish, and maintain these types of sites.

Back to the Static Future

Markus Seyfferth, the COO of Smashing Media, was converted to Netlify's vision when he saw Biilman speak at a conference in 2016. Smashing Media, which publishes the web design and development publication Smashing Magazine and organizes the Smashing Conference, was looking to change the way it managed its roughly 3,200-page website.

Since its inception in 2006, Smashing Magazine had been powered by WordPress, the content management system that runs about 32 percent of the web according to technology survey outfit W3Techs, along with e-commerce tools to handle sales of books and conference tickets and a third application for managing its job listing site. Using three different systems was unwieldy, and the company's servers struggled to handle the site’s traffic, so Seyfferth was looking for a new approach.

When you write or edit a blog post in WordPress or similar applications, the software stores your content in a database. When someone visits your site, the server runs WordPress to pull the latest version from the database, along with any comments that have been posted, and assembles it into a page that it sends to the browser.

Building pages on the fly like this ensures that users always see the most recent version of a page, but it's slower than serving prebuilt "static" pages that have been generated in advance. And when lots of people are trying to visit a site at the same time, servers can bog down trying to build pages on the fly for each visitor, which can lead to outages. That leads companies to buy more servers than they typically need; what’s more, servers can still be overloaded at times.

"When we had a new product on the shop, it needed only a couple hundred orders in one hour and the shop would go down," Seyfferth says.

WordPress and similar applications try to make things faster and more efficient by "caching" content to reduce how often the software has to query the database, but it's still not as fast as serving static content.

Static content is also more secure. Using WordPress or similar content managers exposes at least two "attack surfaces" for hackers: the server itself, and the content management software. By removing the content management layer, and simply serving static content, the overall "attack surface" shrinks, meaning hackers have fewer ways to exploit software.

The security and performance advantages of static websites have made them increasingly popular with software developers in recent years, first for personal blogs and now for the websites for popular open source projects.

In a way, these static sites are a throwback to the early days of the web, when practically all content was static. Web developers updated pages manually and uploaded pre-built pages to the web. But the rise of blogs and other interactive websites in the early 2000s popularized server-side applications that made it possible for non-technical users to add or edit content, without special software. The same software also allowed readers to add comments or contribute content directly to a site.

At Smashing Media, Seyfferth didn't initially think static was an option. The company needed interactive features, to accept comments, process credit cards, and allow users to post job listings. So Netlify built several new features into its platform to make a primarily static approach more viable for Smashing Media.

The Glue in the Cloud

Biilmann, a native of Denmark, spotted the trend back to static sites while running a content management startup in San Francisco, and started a predecessor to Netlify called Bit Balloon in 2013. He invited Bach, his childhood best friend who was then working as an executive at a creative services agency in Denmark, to join him in 2015 and Netlify was born.

Initially, Netlify focused on hosting static sites. The company quickly attracted high-profile open source users, but Biilman and Bach wanted Netlify to be more than just another web-hosting company; they sought to make static sites viable for interactive websites.

Open source programming frameworks have made it easier to build sophisticated applications in the browser . And there's a growing ecosystem of services like Stripe for payments, Auth0 for user authentication, and Amazon Lambda for running small chunks of custom code, that make it possible to outsource many interactive features to the cloud. But these types of services can be hard to use with static sites because some sort of server side application is often needed to act as a middleman between the cloud and the browser.

Biilmann and Bach want Netlify to be that middleman, or as they put it, the "glue" between disparate cloud computing services. For example, they built an e-commerce feature for Smashing Media, now available to all Netlify customers, that integrates with Stripe. It also offers tools for managing code that runs on Lambda.

Smashing Media switched to Netlify about a year ago, and Seyfferth says it's been a success. It's much cheaper and more stable than traditional web application hosting. "Now the site pretty much always stays up no matter how many users," he says. "We'd never want to look back to what we were using before."

There are still some downsides. WordPress makes it easy for non-technical users to add, edit, and manage content. Static site software tends to be less sophisticated and harder to use. Netlify is trying to address that with its own open source static content management interface called Netlify CMS. But it's still rough.

Seyfferth says for many publications, it makes more sense to stick with WordPress for now because Netlify can still be challenging for non-technical users.

And while Netlify is a developer darling today, it's possible that major cloud providers could replicate some of its features. Google already offers a service called Firebase Hosting that offers some similar functionality.

For now, though, Bach and Biilmann say they're just focused on making their serverless vision practical for more companies. The more people who come around to this new approach, the more opportunities there are not just for Netlify, but for the entire new ecosystem.

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Many consumers have noticed online ads with a surprising knowledge of devices belonging to them. Ads displaying an awareness of purchases, travel and communications, made on sites theoretically separated from the ad delivery platform. They even display a knowledge of purchases at brick and mortar stores. This is because information about our digital lives, our physical locations, and our credit card usage, are now traded and rented on data exchanges. If there is such a thing as “surveillance capitalism,” data exchanges could become the closest thing to three letter intelligence agencies.

Before taking a peek behind the curtain, let’s walk through tracking a user across the web. Typically, a user’s IP address is known by websites that he or she visits. Yet this IP only narrows down to an ISP, network, or to the geographic precision of a town. Here customers are triangulated only to a vague demographic.

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  • On Tuesday, San Franciscans will vote on Proposition C, a local ballot measure that would tax the city's largest corporations to provide relief in the city's ongoing homelessness crisis.
  • On the eve of the midterm elections, the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco had a message for the people of its city: "Vote for Tomorrow." 
  • The artist in charge of the LED display told The San Francisco Chronicle in May that he would never portray an advertisement or holiday-themed image on it. 
  • However, this is the second time it's happened.  On Halloween, the tower displayed orange flames and The Eye of Sauron, the iconic symbol of the Dark Lord adopted in "The Lord of the Rings." 

On the eve of the midterm elections, the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco had a message for the people of its city: "Vote for Tomorrow."

The 1,070-foot-tall tower is the tallest in San Francisco and was constructed with 11,000 LED lights on the top six floors, which combine to make up a screen that's visible for up to 20 miles away. 

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El mundo del juego está interconectado, afirma CD Projekt RED.

Miles Tost, diseñador de niveles en CD Projekt RED y encargado de supervisar dicha tarea en Cyberpunk 2077, ha desvelado nuevos detalles del universo del videojuego. Si bien ya sabíamos que todo estaba relacionado en mayor menor medida, invitándonos a comprender que el universo del juego será algo más que un simple escaparate de misiones secundarias y de la historia sin relación y completamente estanco.

Contando historias complejas y relacionadas entre ellas

"Para nosotros, las misiones secundarias son una gran oportunidad para contar historias en nuestro mundo ciberpunk. Después de todo, si bien no forman parte de la historia o la narración principal del videojuego, siguen estando conectadas al mundo y nos permiten elaborar y desarrollar ciertas partes y elementos del mismo, como los personajes", explicaba Tost. "Así pues, sí, está todo interconectado. Y sí, eso también se traduce en que estas misiones podrían afectar a la historia principal", añadía Tost.


En este sentido, y descartando que el videojuego de rol sea un clon de Grand Theft Auto pese a compartir una estructura de mundo abierto, Patrick Mills, diseñador de misiones, ha intentado también añadir su propia visión al conjunto de la propuesta jugable de Cyberpunk 2077 y su estructura, que guardará algunos nexos de unión con el planteamiento de The Witcher III. "Podéis esperar algo similar a lo visto en The Witcher III", comentaba Mills a PC Gamer.

El estudio polaco afirma que las expansiones de The Witcher III han cambiado su forma de diseñar misiones secundarias y principales

"Sobre todo en términos de juego y duración, así como en términos de la complejidad y extensión de misiones. Específicamente, nos hemos centrado en lo logrado con The Witcher III y sus expansiones en lugar del juego base, porque la filosofía de diseño que empleamos en aquellos contenidos es la que hemos decidido exportar a Cyberpunk 2077 y es la que estamos usando actualmente en el desarrollo del videojuego", concluía.

Cyberpunk 2077 estará disponible en PC, PS4 y Xbox One. .

Cyberpunk 2077: Las misiones secundarias podrían afectar a la historia
          11-28-2018 Decentralized Signal Processing and Distributed Control for Collaborative Autonomous Sensor Networks       Cache   Translate Page      
Speaker: Ryan Alan Goldhahn & Priyadip Ray, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Talk Title: Decentralized Signal Processing and Distributed Control for Collaborative Autonomous Sensor Networks Series: Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things Abstract: Collaborative autonomous sensor networks have recently been used in many applications including inspection, law enforcement, search and rescue, and national security. They offer scalable, low-cost solutions which are robust to the loss of multiple sensors in hostile or dangerous environments. While often comprised of less capable sensors, the performance of a large network can approach the performance of far more capable and expensive platforms if nodes are effectively coordinating their sensing actions and data processing. This talk will summarize work to date at LLNL on distributed signal processing and decentralized optimization algorithms for collaborative autonomous sensor networks, focusing on ADMM-based solutions for detection/estimation problems and sequential and/or greedy optimization solutions which maximize submodular functions such as mutual information. Biography: Ryan Goldhahn holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Duke University with a focus in statistical and model-based signal processing. Ryan joined the NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) as a researcher in 2010 and later as the project lead for an effort to use multiple unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) to detect and track submarines using multi-static active sonar. In this work he developed collaborative autonomous behaviors to optimally reposition UUVs to improve tracking performance without human intervention. He led several experiments at sea with submarines from multiple NATO nations. At LLNL Ryan has continued to work and lead projects in collaborative autonomy and model-based and statistical signal processing in various applications. He has specifically focused on decentralized detection/estimation/tracking and optimization algorithms for autonomous sensor networks. Priyadip Ray received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University in 2009. His Ph.D. dissertation received the Syracuse University All-University Doctoral Prize. Prior to joining LLNL, Dr. Ray was an assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India where he supervised a research group of approximately 10 scholars in the areas of statistical signal processing, wireless communications, optimization, machine learning and Bayesian non-parametrics. Prior to this he was a research scientist with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. Dr. Ray has published close to 40 research articles in various highly-rated journals and conference proceedings and is also a reviewer for leading journals in the areas of statistical signal processing, wireless communications and data science. At LLNL, Dr. Ray has been the PI/Co-I on multiple LDRDs as well as a DARPA funded research effort in the areas of machine learning for healthcare and collaborative autonomy. Host: Paul Bogdan
          12-05-2018 Data-Driven Control       Cache   Translate Page      
Speaker: Paulo Tabuada, University of California Los Angeles Talk Title: Data-Driven Control Series: Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things Abstract: More than a decade ago Fliess and co-workers proposed model-free control as a possible answer to the inherent difficulties in controlling non-linear systems. Their key insight was that by using a sufficiently high sampling rate we can use a simple linear model for control purposes thereby trivializing nonlinear controller design. Although controllers based on linear approximations of nonlinear systems are ubiquitous in industry, providing formal guarantees for such designs has remained a challenge. In this talk we re-interpret Fliess work as data-driven control and identify a set of assumptions enabling us to mathematically prove that a model is not necessary to control non-linear systems. We illustrate the usefulness and applicability of the results via experimental results and conclude by speculating about the right mix of model-based and data-driven design in the context of Cyber-Physical Systems. Biography: Paulo Tabuada was born in Lisbon, Portugal, one year after the Carnation Revolution. He received his "Licenciatura" degree in Aerospace Engineering from Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal in 1998 and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2002 from the Institute for Systems and Robotics, a private research institute associated with Instituto Superior Tecnico. Between January 2002 and July 2003 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. After spending three years at the University of Notre Dame, as an Assistant Professor, he joined the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he established and directs the Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory. Paulo Tabuada's contributions to cyber-physical systems have been recognized by multiple awards including the NSF CAREER award in 2005, the Donald P. Eckman award in 2009 and the George S. Axelby award in 2011. In 2009 he co-chaired the International Conference Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC'09) and in he was program co-chair for the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys'12). He currently serves as associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and his latest book, on verification and control of hybrid systems, was published by Springer in 2009. Host: Paul Bogdan
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          11/06 Links Pt2: The Future of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre; On Bari Weiss, Franklin Foer and the Values that Sustain Our People; 4,000 college students from 60 nations sing as one in TLV      Cache   Translate Page      
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The Future of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre
In America, Jews have always been able to fight back against anti-Semitism freely. Never having received their emancipation as an “award” (which was the case in Europe), Jews have had no fears of losing it. Instead, from the beginning, they made full use of their freedom, especially freedom of speech. As early as 1784, a “Jew Broker,” probably the famed Revolutionary-era Jewish bond dealer, Haym Salomon, responded publicly and forcefully to the anti-Semitic charges of a prominent Quaker lawyer, not hesitating to remind him that his “own religious sectary” could also form ”very proper subjects of criticism and animadversion.” A few years later, Christian missionaries and their supporters faced Jewish polemics no less strident in tone. Where European Jews often prided themselves on their ”forbearance” in the face of attack, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, the great Reform Jewish leader, once boasted that he was a “malicious, biting, pugnacious, challenging, and mocking monster of the pen.” In more recent times, Jewish defense organizations have taken on anyone who maligned Jews, including national heroes like Henry Ford and General George S. Patton, as well as presidents of the United States.

American anti-Semitism has always had to compete with other forms of animus. Racism, nativism, anti-Quakerism, Anglophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Catholicism, anti-Masonry, anti-Mormonism, anti-Orientalism, , anti-Teutonism—these and other waves of hatred have periodically swept over the American landscape, scarring and battering citizens. Americans have long been extraordinarily pluralistic in their hatreds. Precisely because the objects of hatred have been so varied, hatred has generally been diffused. No one outgroup experiences the full brunt of national odium. Furthermore, most Americans retain bitter memories of days past when they or their ancestors were themselves the objects of malevolence. The American strain of anti-Semitism is thus less potent than its European counterpart, and it faces a larger number of natural competitors. To reach epidemic proportions, it must first crowd out a vast number of contending hatreds.

Anti-Semitism is more foreign to American ideals than to European ones. The central documents of the Republic assure Jews of liberty; its first president, in his famous letter to the Jews of Newport, conferred upon them his blessing. The fact that anti-Semitism can properly be branded “un-American,” although no protection in the formal sense—the nation has betrayed its ideals innumerable times including in our own day—still grants Jews a measure of protection. Elsewhere anti-Semites could always claim legitimacy stemming from times past when the Volk ruled and Jews knew their place. Americans could point to nothing even remotely similar to that in their own past.

America’s religious tradition—what has been called “the great tradition of the American churches”—is inhospitable to anti-Semitism. Religious freedom and diversity, church-state separation, denominationalism, and voluntarism, the key components of this tradition, militate against the kinds of us-them dichotomies (“Germans and Jews,” “Poles and Jews,” etc.) so common in Europe. In America, where religious pluralism rules supreme, there has never been a single national church from which Jews stand apart. People speak instead of American Protestants, American Catholics, American Jews, American Muslims, and American Buddhists—implying, at least as an ideal, that all faiths stand equal in the eyes of the law.

American politics resists anti-Semitism. In a two-party system where close elections are the rule, neither party can long afford to alienate any major bloc of voters—another reason why it is so critical that everyone take the time and trouble to actually vote. For the most part, the politics of hatred have been confined to nonvoters like African Americans, until they won the vote, or to nonvoting immigrants, or to noisy third parties like the anti-Catholic Know Nothings in the 19th century, or to single-issue fringe groups. America’s most successful politicians, now and in the past, have more commonly sought support from respectable elements across the political spectrum. Appeals to national unity, even in the era of Donald Trump, win more elections than appeals to narrow provincialism or to bigotry.

Of course, the fact that America has been “exceptional” in relation to Jews should not obscure the sad reality that there has always been anti-Semitism in America, as well as violence directed against other minority faiths. That history, as I read it, gives cause neither for undue celebration nor for undue alarm.

Alan Dershowitz on Trump, Israel, and Antisemitism
I recently spoke with Alan Dershowitz at the ZOA Gala at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan, where he was set to make a prominent speech.

Below is an edited transcript of our conversation.

Hannah Grossman: Mr. Dershowitz, can you give us a little preview of what you will be talking about tonight?

Alan Dershowitz: I’m talking about how important it is to have dialogue among people who may not agree. Mort Klein and I don’t agree about a great many things. He’s way to the right of me, but we talk to each other. We dialogue with each other. And I’m here to promote dialogue between the right, the left, [and] the center — not only within the Jewish community, but the more general political community. It’s a tragedy that we now shout at each other, demonize each other, [and] yell slogans instead of having reasoned discourse. We can learn from each other, and I think we ought to.

HG: Where do you think that changed, between the right and left, where the divide became so extreme that it seems that it is impossible to have some dialogue or commonality?

AD: Well, I think there a lot of contributing factors. I think the movement of the left to the hard left in the Democratic Party. I think the movement of the right to the hard right within the Republican Party. I don’t think President Trump has helped with his choice of language, and I don’t think that some of the Democrats have helped with their choice of language. I crave the old days when my friends Ted Kennedy and Orrin Hatch could sit together, and when Senator McCain could sit and work together with Joe Biden. Those days seem long gone, and I want to do everything in my power to bring them back.

HG: Bret Stephens said today at a panel that Donald Trump’s rhetoric has an effect on the culture. Can you describe that; what you think that is?

AD: I think that’s right. Look, I think President Trump has a mixed record. I think he’s done some very good things. Moving the embassy to Jerusalem was a terrific thing. I think his tough negotiating stance toward Iran has been very good. I don’t approve of his policies toward immigration. I certainly don’t approve of separating families the way he did early on, but you know, I’ve never agreed with anything any president did 100 percent.

I disagreed with a great deal of what President Obama did and if Hillary Clinton had been elected, I’m sure I would’ve disagreed with a lot of what she would do. But you don’t demonize, and he’s still the president, and you respect the office of the president. I was appalled at the so-called leaders in Pittsburgh who refused to welcome the president. I think everybody should welcome the president when there’s a tragedy and allow him to serve in his role as a mourner or bereaver-in-chief.
Qanta Ahmed: The ECHR’s ruling on defaming Mohammed is bad news for Muslims
In a monumental irony, the ECHR’s agreement with an Austrian court that offensive comments about the Prophet Mohammed were ‘beyond the permissible limits of an objective debate’ has handed a big victory to both Islamists and Islamophobes – while infantilising believing Muslims everywhere.

The case concerns an unnamed Austrian woman who held a number of seminars during which she portrayed the Prophet as a paedophile. After she was convicted by an Austrian court of ‘disparaging religion’ (and fined nearly €500), she appealed to the ECHR claiming the punishment breached her right to free expression. The court disagreed.

As a practising Muslim, I find this notion – that the Prophet was a paedophile – to be as abhorrent and nasty as they come; not to mention completely false. Yet I could not disagree more with the ECHR’s ruling.

For a start, it implies there is somehow a balance to be struck between people’s freedom of expression and the right of Muslims not to be offended. I just don’t understand this: how can the views of another individual possibly affect my faith or beliefs? Her ignorance – or anyone else’s for that matter – does not equate to my persecution.

Ben Shapiro: Voting for Democrats Isn’t Going to Curb Anti-Semitism
Trump is not the source of the true threats to Jews — anti-Semites are more prominent on the left than the right.

Over the weekend, Bari Weiss, a friend who writes for the New York Times, appeared on Bill Maher’s HBO show. Bari was bat mitzvahed at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh; she knew many of those who were shot and killed by a white supremacist two weeks ago. Her writing on the subject has been beautiful; she’s obviously both raw and real about the situation.

On Maher’s show, she made a number of good points about anti-Semitism more broadly and its rising threat both in the United States and across the world. But then she concluded with this calculation:

One thing that I think was made stark this week is that there are many Jews, including Jews that I know, who have liked many of Trump’s policies regarding Israel and the Middle East . . . but I hope this week that American Jews have woken up to the price of that bargain. They have traded policies that they like for the values that have sustained the Jewish people and frankly, this country, for forever. Welcoming the stranger, dignity for all human beings, equality under the law, respect for dissent, love of truth, these are the things we are losing under this president, and no policy is worth that price.

I have a number of problems with this statement.

To start, the part with which I agree: There’s no justification for Trump’s callous disregard for the truth, which I’ve criticized routinely. Nor is there justification for Trump’s treatment of the alt-Right from 2015 to 2017.

But Bari is wrong in two areas: First, she suggests that Trump presents a unique threat to Jews and Jewish values that outweighs the threat to Jews from other arenas; second, she links Judaism with her preferred immigration policies.
On Bari Weiss, Franklin Foer and the Values that Sustain Our People
So, for Jews who are appalled by Trump’s incendiary rhetoric but who still appreciate his policies on Israel, what should they do? Tell the president not to bother trying to “woo” us with Israel? That he so violates Jewish values that his favorable actions on Israel just aren’t worth it? That after Pittsburgh, we’re no longer willing to pay the price of that bargain?

And how would that work exactly? Weiss didn’t specify, but Franklin Foer, writing in the Atlantic, did have a suggestion to enhance Jewish security after Pittsburgh:

“Any strategy for enhancing the security of American Jewry should involve shunning Trump’s Jewish enablers. Their money should be refused, their presence in synagogues not welcome. They have placed their community in danger.”

Never mind that after Pittsburgh, the President said: “Anti-Semitism represents one of the ugliest and darkest features of human history. Anti-Semitism must be condemned anywhere and everywhere. There must be no tolerance for it.”

According to Foer, however, any Jew who still supports the president must be ostracized and shunned.

I wonder if Foer would be willing to stand outside a synagogue on Saturday morning with a sign repeating his message: “If you support Trump, your presence is not welcome. You have placed your community in danger.”
Amb. Alan Baker: After the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre, It’s Time to Adopt an International Convention on the Crime of Anti-Semitism
This proposal comprises the following unique elements, tailored to deal with anti-Semitism:
  • detailed preambular paragraphs documenting the history of anti-Semitism and recalling references to it in international instruments, in statements by senior international figures, and in relevant resolutions of international bodies;
  • an all-embracing definition of the crime of anti-Semitism and its component elements, based upon the various definitions adopted over the past years by various groups and institutions;
  • criminalization of manifestations of anti-Semitism that result in or are intended to result in violence;
  • action by countries to criminalize anti-Semitism in their own domestic law and to prosecute or extradite perpetrators;
  • international cooperation and exchange information on perpetrators and actions taken;
  • establishment by states of appropriate national educational programs to combat anti-Semitism;
  • establishment of an International Anti-Semitism Monitoring Forum for monitoring and coordinating actions by states and international organizations.
With the evident support of the UN Secretary-General and the challenge he placed before the international community, this proposal should be brought before the appropriate UN legal bodies for consideration, with a view to its being studied, amended, and accepted as an international treaty, criminalizing and punishing anti-Semitism.
It’s the antisemitism, stupid
In the aftermath of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, two things are irrefutable: There are 11 dead innocent Jews and there is one hateful murderer. All else, as they say, is commentary.

The murderer is a classic antisemite of the most despicable sort. Regardless of the political contours of his warped mind, he believes one thing is certain: Jews have no right to live.

Sadly, this horror has brought forth a spate of finger pointing where people are looking to score political points by somehow attributing the deed to those they politically oppose.

This is harmful and wrong. If you want to look behind the curtain, beyond just the actions of the murderer, then you must conclude that the perpetrator here is antisemitism itself – a hatred that enables its adherents to blame anything and everything on Jews, attributing to them all the paranoid delusions that the irrationally hateful suffer from.

I have spent the last two years immersed in American college campuses helping to make the existential case for Israel. I have encountered not just rejection of Israel’s legitimacy, but the most vile Jew-hatred, over and over again, with little pushback from decent people.

There is a big distinction between free speech and moral conduct. I understand and support the right to voice your opinion, no matter how much I might disagree with it. But I also know that free speech cannot be the rationale for not calling out vile and hateful accusations.
An International View of the Pittsburgh Murders
The killing of 11 Jews at an American synagogue has now inserted itself into a sequence of other murders targeting Jews and their institutions in past decades.

Among the list of murders of Jews outside of Israel, the most lethal tragedy took place in South America in 1984. In the bombing of the AMIA building in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 85 people were killed. The largest terrorist murder aimed at Jews in Africa was the 2002 bombing of the Israeli-owned Paradise Hotel in Mombassa, Kenya, where 13 people were killed. In Europe, two of the most deadly attacks against a Jewish target took place at the Goldenberg restaurant in Paris, where six people were murdered in 1982 — and in a 2012 terrorist attack on a bus transporting Israelis near the Burgas airport in Bulgaria, where another six people were killed.

There is one major difference between the murders of Jews in the US and the three other continents. In Pittsburgh, the murderer was a white supremacist. In the other attacks, the perpetrators were Muslims. Even a superficial look at mega-antisemitism in the world shows that antisemitism coming out of parts of the Muslim world is currently the greatest threat to the Jewish people. Only there does one find heads of state who promote extreme hatred not only against Israel, but also against Jews. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed, for instance, has a long record of verbally attacking all Jews. There is nothing similar among heads of state in much of the Western world.

Liberalism and democracy by necessity overlap to a substantial extent. But they are not identical. France and Germany have learned from their pasts. Both limit hate speech. In Germany, one can spend a number of years in jail for insulting a part of the population. Many Europeans understand that the principle of free speech doesn’t mean that hate speech should also be tolerated.
Israel Plays an Important Role in Fighting Antisemitism
Today, everybody agrees that combating “cyber-hate,” including antisemitism and anti-Zionism, is a top priority. Israel’s Justice Ministry even has a department dedicated to the fight against online incitement. And the Global Forum Against Anti-Semitism, now under the auspices of the Israeli foreign affairs and diaspora ministries, is tackling Christian theological antisemitism, Holocaust revisionism, Palestinian denial of Jewish history, campus antisemitism, legislative assaults on Jewish practices like ritual slaughter and circumcision, and even antisemitism in sports.

Some experts warn that, unless the rising tide of hate crimes in the US is turned back, American Jewry will have to undergo a process of adopting European-style security measures. Synagogues and Jewish community centers in the United States may need to be protected from neo-Nazis, just as synagogues and Jewish community centers in Europe are protected from radical Islamists.

This means the adding of multilayered defenses to Jewish sites, including security screening with armed guards, surveillance systems, panic rooms, and sterile zones. If this is the unfortunate fate of American Jewish institutional life (I hope not), Israeli security expertise undoubtedly will prove helpful.

In the meantime, Israeli and Diaspora Jews should band together to draw strength from solidarity, jointly combat hate, and raise the flag of unafraid and vibrant Jewish life everywhere. Keep partisan politics out of it.
Democrats’ Deputy Comms Director Laughs About Rising Anti-Semitism in America
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's deputy communications director laughed about charges of anti-Semitism and the growing racism in America that many observers have pinned on a Democratic Party that is increasingly lurching leftwards.

Patrick Burgwinkle‏, a deputy communications director at the DCCC, responded to a tweet decrying the rise of anti-Semitism in America—which has appeared back on the radar in recent days after controversial National Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan took a trip to Iran and led chants of "Death to America"—by responding, "lol," an acronym for "laughing out loud."

The initial tweet, sent by veteran Congressional staffer Matt Wolking, decried the rise of anti-Semitism and included a link to a Slate article claiming, "The story of the midterms is about how Americans will respond to racism, bigotry, and hate."

"So true," Wolking wrote. "The racism endorsed and tolerated by the Farrakhan Democrats, the bigotry the establishment media exhibits against half the country, and the hatred of Christians, conservatives, and men smeared by the radical left as rubes and rapists."

The DCCC's Burgwinkle, in response to that tweet, wrote, "lol," raising eyebrows among some observers.
Pope Francis: A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite
Pope Francis lamented anti-Semitic attacks and remarked that “a Christian cannot be an anti-Semite” during an audience with Jewish emissaries on Monday.

The pope received four first time delegates of the World Congress of Mountain Jews at the Vatican.

Two weeks after the attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue that killed 11 worshipers Francis said in a statement: “Sadly, anti-Semitic attitudes are also present in our own times,” during his meeting with the emissaries of the Mountain Jews, the descendants of Jews who left ancient Persia and settled in the Caucasus.

“A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite; we share the same roots. It would be a contradiction of faith and life. Rather, we are called to commit ourselves to ensure anti-Semitism is banned from the human community,” he said.

The day after the Pittsburgh attack, the head of the Catholic Church said in his weekly prayers that “all of us are wounded by this inhuman act of violence.”
Trump yet to appoint traditional envoys amid antisemitism crisis
In the wake of a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, last weekend, White House officials debated who they should send to the grief-stricken town as a representative of the administration.

Their choice was not obvious. The administration has, for two years, declined to appoint traditional envoys to the fight against antisemitism here and around the globe, despite calls from Jewish organizations and a bipartisan group in Congress to do so.

US President Donald Trump has tapped neither a White House Jewish liaison, a post that has been responsible for communicating with the American Jewish community since the 1970s, nor a special envoy at the State Department to monitor and combat antisemitism, a congressionally-mandated position devoted to the fight against antisemitism overseas.

Administration officials instead chose to send Jason Greenblatt, the president's chief envoy for international negotiations, who– while an observant Orthodox Jew and an adviser on Jewish world issues to Trump during the campaign– has neither studied the issue nor spent his time at the White House engaging in outreach with the wider diaspora community.

White House officials tell The Jerusalem Post that in lieu of a formal liaison the president relies on decades-old relationships with Greenblatt and other close advisers, such as his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, for guidance on Israel policy and Jewish world concerns.
Why Linda Sarsour’s Denunciation of Pittsburgh Shooter is Meaningless
On the last Saturday in October, Robert Bowers shot and killed eleven members of the Pittsburgh Jewish community, physically injured six other people, including law enforcement officers, and created distress and turmoil for the entire American Jewish community. He’s been indicted in federal court on 44 counts, and may face the death penalty.

Bowers killed eleven Jews solely due to his annihilationist anti-Semitism, which was of the neo-Nazi variety. He provided a political cover – he wrote that he didn’t like the political positions held by some other Jews (not the ones he killed), who support certain immigration policies in this country. But as Alana Newhouse noted in Tablet Magazine, the truth was simply that “he had reached the end point of a brain-eating disease called anti-Semitism.”

One day after these brutal murders, Linda Sarsour once again put herself in the spotlight. She did so while attempting to portray herself as a defender of Jews.

While Sarsour denounced Bowers, she has, in the past, embraced a different unrepentant killer of Jews, Rasmeah Odeh.

Many of us, by now, may have forgotten about Odeh. However, just over a year ago she was deported from the United States, after admitting that she lied on her citizenship application. Odeh also killed two Jews, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, who were students at Israel’s Hebrew University in 1969. She was convicted in a trial that was observed and deemed fair by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Shmuley Boteach: No Holds Barred: Will Clinton, Schumer, Booker finally condemn Farrakhan?
Throughout history, antisemites of all stripes have sought to cast the Jews as something utterly worthless yet massively destructive. It was a way of making the act of killing a Jew something that was not only necessary but meaningless. Hitler’s SS troops, therefore, were able to exterminate tens of thousands of Jews in a day. You see, they were killing an infestation, not people.

It may be extreme to compare Farrakhan to Hitler. But he did it himself. During a radio interview, Farrakhan acknowledged the fact. “[T]he Jews don’t like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler.” Instead of rebuffing the comparison, he embraced it. “That’s a good name,” he said, “Hitler was a very great man.” He then reinforced it. “[Hitler] raised Germany up from nothing,” he explained, adding, “In a sense, you could say there’s a similarity in that we are raising our people up from nothing.” He’s also used the Holocaust as a metaphor to describe what awaited the Jews in hell. My late friend Christopher Hitchens personally heard Farrakhan punctuate a tirade against Jews with this: “And don’t you forget, when it’s God who puts you in the ovens, it’s forever!”

The only question that remains is this: how could leading political figures like Bill Clinton have agreed to legitimize such genocidal hate by recently appearing on the same stage as Farrakhan at Aretha Franklin’s funeral? And given the unfortunate association, why didn’t Clinton immediately condemn Farrakhan’s genocidal Jewish reference?

Just days before his “termites” slur, Farrakhan announced the release of a new music album made in collaboration with some of the most powerful men in music, including Stevie Wonder, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg and Common. At least seven members of Congress — including Maxine Waters, Barbara Lee, Danny Davis, Andre Carson, Gregory Meeks, Al Green and most famously, DNC whip Keith Ellison, have all sat down for personal meetings with Farrakhan while representing the American people in Congress. Farrakhan even attended a 2005 meeting of the Black Congressional Caucus. At that meeting, former president Barack Obama even smiled for a photograph with Farrakhan just three years before becoming president.

American Jews need to draw a line.

It is not only neo-Nazis that need to be condemned by Republicans. It is Farrakhan and his ilk who should be repudiated utterly by Democrats. Never again must mean exactly that: Never Again.
‘Ocasio-Cortez in a Scarf’
He [Denver Riggleman] views this as a big advantage over Cockburn, a former journalist who has treated Virginia's 5th more like a research project, telling The Intercept she spent three months investigating the district before announcing her run.

"I'm Virginian to the core," he said. "She lives in Georgetown and doesn't have a clue what's happening in the 5th district."

He thinks the media have left a lot of ground uncovered on his opponent.

"Her books are used by Stormfront and white anarchist groups to explain why the Jewish people are trying to take over," he said, referencing the anti-Semitic book Cockburn wrote with her British-born husband Andrew Cockburn. "That got less attention than jokes about Big Foot."

Riggleman read her book and said it was shocking. "She really believes that Israel has orchestrated a cabal to control U.S. foreign policy."

He described Cockburn as "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a scarf," saying she's run a far-left campaign calling for "Medicare for all, open borders, forgiveness of student debt, and free college."
PreOccupiedTerritory: J Street Vows Investigation After Endorsed Candidate Makes Pro-Israel Statement (satire)
A progressive political advocacy group calling itself “pro-Israel, pro-peace” promised today to get to the bottom of an emerging scandal, in which a politician the group supports in this week’s elections was recorded agreeing that the Jewish State has an unequivocal right to exist, defend itself, and determine its own character, organization sources reported today.

J Street executive director Jeremy Ben-Ami issued a statement to the organization’s donors and employees Tuesday acknowledging that Mike Rotch, a Democratic Congressional candidate running for office in California, had signed a petition circulating in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings two weekends ago, that called on American public officials to denounce antisemitism, including delegitimization of Israel.

“It has come to our attention that Mike Rotch may support Israel in ways that do not reflect the values of this organization,” the statement began. “We have made it clear on several occasions that our mission requires paying only lip-service to a secure Israel, while in reality pursuing an outcome that effectively destroys Israel as a Jewish State. If the reports of Mr. Rotch’s remarks are accurate, they call into question his suitability as a candidate for the sixty-ninth Congressional District. J Street will conduct a full investigation of Mike Rotch and then make its recommendations.”
Conspiracy theorist selected as Labour candidate in safe ward
It’s pretty shocking that cases like this no longer even seem surprising. But the views of Liam Moore are so outrageous I thought this latest example of Labour’s failure to deal with antisemitism warranted a post. Moore, who is an evangelical vicar (and part-time Phil Collins tribune act) has been selected as the Labour councillor candidate for Norris Green in Liverpool – close to Luciana Berger’s constituency. In 2014 he tweeted that “Rothschilds Zionist run Israel and world governments” and earlier this year compared Zionists – or simply those worried about antisemitism – to Judas:

‘We are seeing a very English right wing Zionist coup mate and sadly the Labour Party is infiltrated by sellouts who would sacrifice a labour government for their 30 pieces of silver.’

Sometimes, when challenged over antisemitism, Labour supporters point out that the number of cases identified reflects only a tiny proportion of the membership. But the real problem isn’t that a few members hold such vile views, but that they are able to spout them without being reported and dealt with by others, and are even, as in this case, thought suitable for elected office.

University investigates professor who claims Israel was behind 9/11 Twin Towers attacks 'with help from Zionists in US government'
Sussex University is investigating a professor after he claimed Israel were behind the September 11 attacks 'with help from Zionists in the US government'.

Professor Kees van der Pijl, the former head of its international relations department, used as his source an article entitled '9-11/Israel did it' by conspiracy theory site Wiki Spooks, which also claims Al-Qaeda is a front for Mossad, the Israeli spy service.

The retired academic, who was responding to an article criticising US sanctions on Iran, was immediately inundated with a storm of mocking tweets, including one that joked, 'Yes, and Bruce Lee was the first man on the moon, damn media!'

Sussex University said it is aware of the post and has not yet decided whether to take further action.

Van der Pijl tweet was posted on November 3 and read: 'Not Saudis, Israelis blew up Twin Towers with help from Zionists in US gov.'
Professor: BDS Panel at University of Michigan Was an ‘Unrelentingly Anti-Israel Propaganda Fete’
A professor at the University of Michigan said a recent panel hosted by the school on the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign was “a totally one-sided propaganda fete.”

Victor Lieberman, who teaches a popular history course on the Arab-Israeli conflict, said he was one of some 70 people who attended last week’s “Teach-In Town Hall,” which was organized by U-M’s Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS) after the university sanctioned a BDS-supporting professor who denied a letter of recommendation to a student who sought to study in Israel.

CMENAS director Samer Mahdy Ali said the event, which was backed financially by multiple U-M departments, would include a “decidedly pro-BDS” panel, followed by a discussion.

Lieberman estimated that less than two dozen undergraduates showed up on Monday morning, two days after a gunman killed 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh while shouting antisemitic epithets.
Regev demands Spanish minister intervene in water polo BDS fracas
Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev demanded from her Spanish counterpart to move a women’s water polo match between Israel and Spain back to its original venue, after Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists had forced its relocation.

“The BDS movements are clearly antisemitic in nature and operate to harm the State of Israel and its citizens,” Regev wrote. “It is my expectation that the government of Spain will take all the necessary steps in order to reverse the decision of the Municipality of Molins de Rei.”

Planned demonstrations by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists led the municipality, just outside Barcelona, where the match was scheduled to take place, to move the game to a different venue and bar supporters.

Regev said Israel expected the organizers to “operate in accordance with the International Olympic Charter, [to] enable all sportsmen to compete as equals in the games.”

As of Tuesday noon, it was still unclear where the game would take place, if at all. Some sources reported that the game was canceled, but a PR company working on behalf of the Culture and Sport Ministry said the game was still on, in a new venue, with supporters banned. The ministry was still working to reverse the decision, the company said.

NGO Monitor, a Jerusalem-based watchdog that analyzes and reports on international NGO activity in regards to Israel, said the decision by the Spanish municipality came as no surprise, as funding of anti-Israel groups by the Catalonian government are no rarity.
Sky News Arabia report on Druze elections in Golan is riddled with distortions and falsehoods
The six falsehoods in the report are as follows:
Falsehood #1: “Israeli elections were forced upon the residents.”

Sky reports without challenge the claim from the Syrian government’s official news service (SANA) that the Israeli government forced elections upon residents of the Druze towns. In fact, the impetus for the elections elections was the effort of group of Druze residents of the Golan who fought in Israeli courts for the change of policy. An article in the Israeli “Walla” website elaborates (CAMERA’s translation):

“During the past eighteen months, six Druze petitions were brought before the supreme court, opposing the way the town council members and heads were appointed [prior to 2018, Israel’s Interior Ministry appointed them], and demanding that open municipal elections be held in their communities as well,” lawyer Fahd Safdi from Mas’adeh tells Walla News. “At the same time we launched letters to the Interior Ministry and applied heavy pressure so it would enable us to exercise our right to vote.”

Falsehood #2: “The voter participation rate ranged from between 0% and 1.5%.”

According to official Israeli statistics (in Hebrew), the participation rate in Majdal Shams was 3.3 percent, and 1.3 percent in ‘Ein Qenya. In Mas’adeh and Buq’atha the participation rate was indeed 0 percent, but, as the report itself points out, this was because the election process was cancelled in advance.

Falsehood #3: Israel has been engaged in “Judaization” in the Golan.

“Judaization” (Tahweed in Arabic) is a vague term among Arabic speakers than can signify any increase of either the physical, metaphorical or imagined presence of Jews in a given place; it is often used in the context of Jerusalem. This includes but is not limited to: Scholars searching for archeological findings in the Old City and its surroundings, visitors walking peacefully around the Temple Mount compound, or even a Christian individual trying to set the Al-Aqsa mosque on fire. The question of what “Judaization attempts” the report is alluding to goes unanswered. In 51 years of Israeli control, the construction of Jewish villages in the Golan Heights has rarely faced Druze opposition of any kind. Moreover, how a democratic process initiated by Druze, in which both the voters and the candidates are Druze, can be labeled “Judaization” is a mystery.
French Police Investigating Violent Assaults on Two Young Jews in Paris in Single Week
Two separate assaults on Jewish teenagers in the Paris area during the last week are being investigated by police as hate crimes, French news outlets reported on Monday.

The first incident occurred last Tuesday in Sarcelles — about ten miles north of the capital. According to news magazine Le Point, a young schoolgirl wearing the uniform of the Jewish school that she attends was approached by an older man who spoke to her in Arabic before punching her hard in the back. The girl told police that her assailant had also mimed the action of shooting a gun at her with his fingers.

Traditionally the home of a large North African Jewish community, tensions have increased markedly in Sarcelles over the last decade between Jews and a growing Muslim population. The neighborhood was the site of a full scale antisemitic riot in July 2014, when 300 mainly Muslims youths looted Jewish-owned shops and attacked a synagogue during a solidarity protest with Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

A separate incident the following day was reported in the 19th arrondissement in northeastern Paris. A young man wearing a yarmulke was assaulted by three youths at a bus stop after he noticed that one of them was trying to pickpocket a laptop computer from his bag. After they spotted the young man’s yarmulke, the youths shouted antisemitic insults and pushed him to the ground, punching and kicking him as he fell.

Meanwhile, doctors, nurses, patients and other visitors to the Rothschild Hospital in Paris — named for the illustrious French-Jewish family — were greeted on Sunday morning with a lengthy antisemitic screed scrawled on one of the entrance walls.
Former Nazi SS concentration camp guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany
A 94-year-old former enlisted SS man went on trial Tuesday in Germany, charged with being an accessory to murder for crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp.

Johann Rehbogen is accused of working as a guard at the camp east of Danzig, which is today the Polish city of Gdansk, from June 1942 to about the beginning of September 1944.

There is no evidence linking him to a specific crime, but more than 60,000 people were killed at Stutthof and prosecutors argue that as a guard, he was an accessory to at least hundreds of those deaths.

Stutthof prisoners were killed in a gas chamber, with deadly injections of gasoline or phenol directly to their hearts or shot, starved and even forced outside in winter without clothes until they died of exposure, prosecutor Andreas Brendel said.

The former SS Sturmmann, roughly equivalent to the US Army rank of specialist, does not deny serving in the camp during the war but has told investigators he was not aware of the killings and did not participate in them, Brendel said.
Doll that survived Holocaust goes on display at Yad Vashem
A doll called Inge that survived the looting during Kristallnacht in November 1938 was recently handed over to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem by its owner and is now on display there.

Lore Mayerfield Stern, a Holocaust survivor from Kassel, Germany, was just 2 years old when the anti-Jewish riots known as Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," caused massive destruction to Jewish property in her city and across Nazi Germany and Austria. During the pogrom, which took place on Nov. 9-10, 1938, at least 90 Jews were killed, 30,000 Jewish men were rounded up and sent to concentration camps, almost 300 synagogues were destroyed and thousands of Jewish homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed.

Inge, along with personal letters Stern had kept from that era, is now part of Yad Vashem's It Came From Within online exhibition, which marks the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

During Kristallnacht, Stern's father, Markus Stern, was one of the Jewish men arrested and was sent to Buchenwald concentration camp. Young Lore and her mother, Kaetchen, were taken in and hidden by neighbors, who kept them safe during the riots.

"Lore, already in pajamas, hid with her mother at the neighbors' house until the pogrom was over. When they returned home, they found that the place had been torn apart and was not habitable," Yad Vashem states on its website.
Hyundai venture arm invests in Israeli computer vision startup
The corporate venture arm of Hyundai Motor Company has made a strategic investment of an undisclosed amount into Israeli startup, a developer of computer vision technologies based on deep learning, the companies said in a joint statement on Monday.

The partnership with will allow Hyundai to “speed up deployment of AI technology in many business areas,” improving the quality of its products and creating “a safer driving environment,” Hyundai CRADLE and said.

Founded in 2016, offers software that simplifies the process of developing and managing solutions and products, such as autonomous vehicles, drones, security and logistics systems, that are powered by artificial intelligence and deep learning. The software also allows customers to update their devices and their learning capabilities while in use, so every device can continue to improve its operations.

“Deep learning computer vision is one of the core technologies that can be applied to autonomous driving to navigate roads and make quick decisions in real-time – and is clearly an innovation leader in that field,” said Ruby Chen, head of Investment at Hyundai CRADLE Tel Aviv.

“Our investment in is a further step in enhancing our presence in the Israeli market, a global leader of technological innovation in the fields of automation, artificial intelligence and deep learning,” he said. “This is our fifth investment in an Israeli company and our activities will continue to grow the coming year.”
IsraellyCool: Pharrell Williams at FIDF Gala: “You Guys Show An Incredible Resilience”
A few days ago I posted about the FIDF Gala that saw celebrities help raise $60 million for Israel’s IDF. The incredibly talented Pharrell Williams was the musical act, but what I did not know at the time were the touching words he said about the Jewish people, in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.

Providing entertainment was musical guest Pharrell Williams, who took a moment to share a few words about last week’s deadly shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue.

“Look, what happened in that synagogue was incredibly cruel, it was wrong, and it’s not supposed to be what our nation is,” Williams said. “This group of people have been tested over and over and over again … but you guys show an incredible resilience.”

This makes me happy.
4,000 college students from 60 nations sing as one in TLV
Four thousand college students from 60 countries gathered in Tel Aviv in October for the latest mass singalong sponsored by the social music project, Koolulam.

The event, at Ganei Yehoshua, was attended by GA 2018 participants, graduates of MASA programs, MASA CEO Liran Avisar Ben Horin, Jewish Agency Chairman Yitzchak Herzog, Government Secretary Tzahi Braverman, and Masa Chairman Ilan Cohen.

Koolulam was founded with the goal of strengthening society through mass singing events in which large groups of non-professionals come together to create a collaborative happening.

The organization gathers as many as 12,000 people at a time from a broad spectrum of Israeli life, and then films the joint singing productions to share on social media.

In June this year, Jews, Muslims and Christians joined together at the Jerusalem Tower of David Museum to sing Bob Marley’s “One Love” in three languages as a show of unity from Israel. The video of the event went viral.

After 56 years of searching, IDF finds remains of pilot in Sea of Galilee
The Israeli military recently discovered the remains of a pilot, Lt. Yakir Naveh, who has been missing since his plane crashed into the Sea of Galilee 56 years ago, the army said Tuesday.

The remains were discovered on October 25 on the bottom of the Sea of Galilee, along with pieces of the aircraft.

Once they were found, the remains were sent to a forensic laboratory for identification, the army said.

The military’s Manpower Directorate informed the pilot’s family that his remains had been found, the army said.

His funeral was scheduled for November 13 at 3 p.m. at Tel Aviv’s Kiryat Shaul military cemetery.

On May 6, 1962, Naveh was training a cadet on a Fouga Magister when their plane got too low over the water and the engine cut out. The nose of the plane hit the water, sending them into a fierce spin, wing over wing.

A year later, a search team found the body of the cadet who had been flying the plane, Oded Kouton, but no trace of Naveh.

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This month has seen yet another series of attacks on internet freedom.

The website of exile Azerbaijani news site MeydanTV, which was blocked earlier this year. It has been a busy month for the Cyber Security Service at Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies.

Since early August, the service has targeted a number of independent news websites – first requesting them to remove specific content, and later blocking access to these websites altogether. The blocking came after the websites featured articles on the corrupt practices of certain government officials, other stories merely reported on local grievances. Editors and journalists have been summoned to the prosecutor office for questioning over the published articles, though the editors are reluctant to comply. In their public statements, editors say there was no slander nor misinformation in any of the articles published.

Here, the Azerbaijani authorities are relying on legislative amendments passed in 2017 to the “Law on Information, Informatisation and Protection of Information”. According to these amendments, if a website contains prohibited information that poses danger to state or society (“special circumstances”), the relevant authority can block the website without a court order within eight hours of notifying the manager and editor of a website. The lack of necessity for a court order (although in regular circumstances it must be obtained) allowed the authorities to block some of the most prominent news outlets in Azerbaijan.

Since May 2017, over 20 websites have been blocked in Azerbaijan, including Azadliq Radio (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Azerbaijan Service) and its international service, Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty, Azadliq Newspaper (independent of the Azadliq radio), Meydan TV, Turan TV and Azerbaijan Saadi (Azerbaijan Hour), OCCRP (Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Unit),, and others.

When in May 2017 a court upheld the decision to block access to Azadliq Radio and others, it did so on the ground that these outlets promoted violence, hatred, extremism, violated privacy or constituted slander. This time, the decision to block access is similar, although it focuses more on slander and spreading misinformation. An editor of one of the recently blocked websites ( was asked to remove four articles that mentioned Ali Hasanov, an aide to President Ilham Aliyev., which was among the blocked websites, also received a note requesting the removal of articles mentioning Ali Hasanov on the grounds that these stories contained slander and lies.

There is no official data on the number of blocked websites in Azerbaijan. The Ministry of Communication, High Technologies and Transportation has so far failed to provide accurate lists. This in itself is a violation of Article 13.3.6 of the Law on Information, Informatisation and Access to Information, which requests the Ministry to prepare a list of blocked websites if it has blocked access to a resource and the court upheld this decision.

In the absence of an official resource, independent media experts such as Alasgar Mammadli argue there are far more websites currently blocked than reported – he puts the number at roughly 60. My own tests conducted during recent research at the Berkman Center for Internet Society show roughly half that number.  

Keeping information away from the public

In July 2018, the Prosecutor General's Office launched criminal investigations against four news websites:,, and The former two were accused of “knowingly spreading false information,” while the latter two were accused of “spreading unfounded, sensational claims in order to confuse the public.” is an independent website, known for its coverage of crime-related news, while is affiliated with the opposition party Musavat. The latter two are run-of-the-mill online news websites.

The decision to block these websites came in the aftermath of events in Ganja, the country’s third largest city, where three people were killed in the span of just a few days. First on 3 July, the city mayor was seriously injured in an attempted assassination, and just days later, two police officers were killed in what authorities described as riots. The authorities were quick to blame Islamic extremists for the attacks and the unrest. But independent pundits saw these claims as a means to prevent information from reaching the public.

For press freedom advocates watching the events unfold in Azerbaijan over the past two months, there are plenty of signs that the authorities are coming after what is the only remaining space for dissent in Azerbaijan, the Internet. For years now, authorities in Azerbaijan have been notorious for clamping down on press freedom, whether by jailing or intimidating journalists, shutting down publications and fining independent newspapers. And since 2013, there has also been a clear trend in curbing down on internet freedoms in Azerbaijan.

Over the years, attempts by members of the parliament “to control” social media platforms in order to avoid “external forces” from spreading misinformation on Azerbaijan have become more frequent. The most recent example includes at least 14 people being arrested for their social media posts on the grounds of making “illegal appeals”. As a result, some of these people were sentenced to administrative detention. At least three face criminal charges for allegedly “supporting terrorism” and “disrupting social and political stability”.


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In Ukraine, activists are being attacked, and law enforcement is standing idle. The pressure on civil society has become systematic. RU

CCTV shot of the alleged attacker of Ekaterina Gandzyuk. Source: Police of the Kherson region.The attack on activist Kateryna Gandzyuk in the southern city of Kherson has become the last straw for Ukrainian civil society. On 31 July, an unidentified man doused Gandzyuk, who works for the executive committee of Kherson city council, with sulphur dioxide near the entrance to her apartment building. She was taken to hospital with burns on 30% of her body.

“I am almost sure that the person who ordered the attack has a uniform with epaulettes hanging in his wardrobe, and possibly more than one”, Gandzyuk told Ukrainskaya Pravda. Kateryna is well known for her civic activism, campaigning against police corruption and pro-Russian elements in the Kherson region. Indeed, she and her colleagues believe that this work was the reason for the attack.

Not trusting the police, who could have their own reasons for attacking Gandzyuk, activists demanded that the case be handed over to Ukraine’s Security Service. A month earlier, Kherson journalist Serhiy Nikitenko, another activist who like Gandzyuk had exposed the actions of pro-Russian forces in the area, was beaten up. In this sense, Kateryna says that the attack against her was not unexpected.

“After crimes (against activists) went unsolved in Odesa, and the Kherson police took 32 days to establish the fact that Nikitenko was a journalist, I felt it would be me next,” Kateryna Gandzyuk told friends and colleagues who visited her in hospital the day after the incident. “I’m not scared – it’s all part of my work,” she added.

Kateryna Gandzyuk. Source: Facebook.The local police initially classified the attack on Gandzyuk as hooliganism, but after the mayor of Kherson added his voice to those calling for a more serious qualification, they changed the charge to grievous bodily harm with the object of intimidation, and then changed it yet again – to attempted murder. On the fourth day after the attack, a suspect appeared: the police arrested Kherson resident Nikolay Novikov. The investigation later turned up a second potential attacker; the police posted his photo and asked the public to help identify him. They also established where the acid had been bought.

However, activists and journalists who are carrying out a parallel investigation believe that the police are looking in the wrong direction and that Novikov was not responsible for the assault.

“Anyone who looks at the evidence will see that it was tweaked to fit someone who looked like him, nothing more,” says Serhiy Nikitenko. “The main evidence they have against him is that his phone was switched on that day. They just found their suspect through the photo-fit image that we published. There’s lots of things that don’t match.”

“The complete impunity of the attackers has lead to total lawlessness. Since 2016, journalists, activists, rights campaigners and bloggers have been murdered and attacked, one by one, all over the country”

“I sympathise with the poor guy who was arrested in my case – it’s 99% certain that he’s a random choice,” said Gandzyuk. “I realise that they had to calm down the media, but they did it at the price of his life. Friends I was with who saw my attacker say that it wasn’t him.”

Several witnesses who spoke to journalists during their investigations have said that on the day of the assault he was with them at the seaside.

On 7 August, Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko announced that the case had been passed to the State Security Services (SBU). According to his statement, the attempted murder with extreme brutality was carried out on the orders of law enforcement and state organs, with the aim of destabilising the socio-political situation in southern Ukraine.

Evil must be punished

The number of attacks on civil society activists in Ukraine has risen steeply over the last few years, and the form these attacks take is shocking.

On the same day as the assault on Gandzyuk, an activist was killed in Berdyansk, in the southern Zaporizhya region. Vitaly Oleshko, a veteran of Kyiv’s anti-terrorist operation who took part in the battle for the city of Ilovaisk, continued to fight after returning to civilian life – against businessman and former parliamentary deputy for the Party of Regions Aleksandr Ponomarev, who more or less runs the city. Oleshko was shot in the back with a rifle in his own yard, with his wife and daughter standing nearby.

Vitaly Oleshko. Source: Facebook.A little more than a month earlier, in June, a tragedy took place in Eskhar, in the Kharkiv region. Mykola Bychko, 23, was found hanged in a forest, and his fellow activists immediately said that they didn’t believe it was suicide. They believe his death was connected with his activism: he had recently been investigating the pollution of village reservoirs and corrupt practices associated with sewage treatment plants in Eskhar.

“The complete impunity of the attackers has lead to total lawlessness. Since 2016, journalists, activists, rights campaigners and bloggers have been murdered and attacked, one by one, all over the country,” the organisers of the “Evil must be Punished” action told people who gathered outside the Ukrainian Interior Ministry in Kyiv on 1 August . “The frequency and intensity of these attacks is increasing, but not one of them has been properly investigated by the law enforcement agencies or brought to court.”

The list of uninvestigated cases that the activists have brought to police attention begins with the killing of journalist Pavlo Sheremet in June 2016. The investigation has still not found any suspects.

The people taking part in the “Evil must be Punished” protest in Kyiv demanded not only the effective investigation of attacks on activists and the dismissal of the top brass of the Kherson regional Ministry of the Interior, but also the resignation of Ministry of the Interior head Arsen Avakov. They also demanded that Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko and SBU head Vasily Gritsak accept personal responsibility for the attacks.

The attack on Gandzyuk was condemned by both the UN delegation to Ukraine and the American Embassy. Transparency International Ukraine called on the police “to finally show society that attacks on civil activists are crimes for which their perpetrators must definitely answer”.

Criminal conglomerates, repeated attacks and discreditation

“The most obvious reason is the absence of any reform in the system,” says Tetiana Pechonchyk, head of Kyiv’s Human Rights Information Centre, when asked why attacks are on the increase. Police reform, announced in 2015 has only affected beat officers. Their supposed reassessment was also a failure – only 7% were dismissed, and some of those were reinstated through the courts. The reform didn’t apply to investigative departments.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Human Rights Monitors on Law Enforcement’s annual report: “We’ve gone back to the old times, when the police report monthly on how the number of crimes reported has fallen while the number solved has risen. This ‘bubble’ always eventually bursts.”

“Reforms have taken place, and they are continuing,” Avakov told Liga earlier this year, as he recalls the work accomplished during Ukraine’s most difficult time: the creation of the National Guard, the formation of volunteer battalions within the Interior Ministry, the settlement of the situation in Kharkiv in April 2014. And also the phasing out of the State Traffic and Road Safety Inspectorates and transport and veterinary police and their replacement by “up-to-date government service structures”. He also lists the successes of the Cyber Police, the National Interpol Bureau and the Migration and Border Services and the renewal of the State Emergency Service.

Photo: Bogdan Genbach / Flickr. All rights reserved.Nevertheless, the polls carried out by the Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Razumkov Centre Sociological Service show that public trust in the law enforcement agencies is in decline. Experts polled by the sociologists believe that the police, the Prosecutor General’s office and the courts are holding up reform.

Police corruption is yet another reason, says Pechonchyk, for cases such as attacks on civil activists not being investigated. “The law enforcement bodies often merge and form ‘conglomerates’ with the authorities, dishonest business owners and local bullies and criminal elements,” she says.

The Human Rights Information Centre, which Pechonchyk directs, has been documenting attacks since 2014 and has noticed several trends. Several groups of activists tend to be targeted. The first is the anti-corruption activists fighting for transparency in government finance and against corrupt practices. In July, for example, Vitaly Shabunin, the head of the Anti-Corruption Centre, was splashed with brilliant green paint during a protest outside the Specialised Anti-Corruption Procurator’s office and received chemical burns to his eyes. The police arrested two attackers, filed a charge sheet and let them go. The attack was classified as hooliganism.

In Kharkiv in August 2017, Dmytro Bulakh, the head of the city’s Anti-Corruption Centre and member of the Regional Council, suffered a beating. He believes that the attack was linked to the activities of the centre, which investigates financial machinations in the city and regional institutional bodies, among them a cooperative operation in which Kharkiv’s mayor Gennady Kernes is involved. Another attack took place just a few weeks later – the victim this time was Yevhen Lisichkin, an expert with the Anti-Corruption Centre.

The second group of activists are the environmentalists, who oppose tree-felling and dodgy construction companies. One known incident here involved the beating up of four activists in the Kyiv region – Aleksandr Kulibabchuk, Vadim Mashtabey, Yevhen Melnichuk and Viktor Barkholenko. They fight against tree-felling and illegal housing development on behalf of the local authorities in the towns of Buche and Irpen.

“In small towns you very often find a coalition consisting of of the local authority, local criminal elements, construction firms and service sector businesses. When people start objecting, they find themselves under pressure from all sides”

“The dividing line between anti-corruption activists and environmentalists can also be pretty vague,” Tetiana Pechonchyk tells me. “Activists fighting for a clean environment and land rights can sometimes uncover instances of corruption as they go along. They are de facto also anti-corruption activists.

“In small towns you very often find a coalition consisting of of the local authority, local criminal elements, construction firms and service sector businesses. When people start objecting, they find themselves under pressure from all sides,” Pechonchyk explains.The result is that these attacks are only followed through by the police in individual cases.

The final group that is particularly subject to violence is LGBT activists: Amnesty International registered 30 attacks on them by far right groups in Ukraine in the last year alone. And in only one case were the villains brought to justice.

“Our monitoring activities tell us that in the overwhelming majority of cases, the activists being assaulted are completely defenceless before their attackers. The only chance of having a case investigated is to get the attention of the media – then the police will start doing something,” says Pechonchyk. “But in most cases, the attackers get away with it.”

August 19: attack on the “Platform TU”, Mariupol. Source: TU platform.Another trend is repeat attacks on activists who continue their activities after they are initially attacked: that’s what happened to Mykhailo Berchuk, an environmental activist from the Kirovograd region. He was beaten up in the autumn of 2016, when he became interested in waste dumping from a local factory producing meat, ketchup and mayonnaise. The second time he was attacked was in the spring of 2017 – this time they fractured his skull and he ended up in intensive care. A year and a half later, the police have been unable to identify his attackers, despite the fact that the attack happened one morning in a busy area, the car’s number plate was noted down and there were witnesses.

Sometimes the attacks aren’t physical: they can be smear campaigns against activists and well-known anti-corruption organisations. Trumped-up charges are an example of this kind of persecution.

In 2017, a case was initiated against the Ukrainian Patients organisation and the Living with HIV Network – they were accused of stealing grant money, as well as cooperating with the Russian security service and separatist groups in the occupied “LNR” and “DNR”. The organisations’ office was subjected to a search, but the case was closed in February 2018 for want of evidence. The members of the patient organisations believe that it was revenge for their anti-corruption activity.

“On the one hand, the law enforcement system can’t effectively investigate real attacks on activists, while on the other, it is busy fabricating evidence and concocting non-existent cases out of non-existent crimes,” concludes Tetiana.

A step backwards

In its recent report, “Nations in Transit: Confronting Illiberalism”, Freedom House notes the decrease in indicators of democratic processes in Ukraine – a situation that the report’s authors haven’t seen since the Revolution of Dignity in 2014.

The reasons listed by Freedom House researchers include growing activity on the part of radical groups, assaults, physical violence and attempts to restrict the work of NGOs. This last issue is to some extent connected with recent legislative changes.

In March 2017, President Poroshenko supported changes to the law “On Opposing Corruption” passed by Ukraine’s parliament, which requires members of anti-corruption organisations to file tax declarations online. Despite protests and strong criticism by EU, US and Canadian representatives, the law is still in force. A month ago, a group of 65 MPs appealed to the Constitutional Court to have this measure repealed.

In June 2018, a new draft law appeared on the statute books, its aim to counteract “foreign influence”. It requires charities and NGOs who receive funding from outside Ukraine to declare their sources of income.

“Having accused NGOs and journalists of anti-nationalism, politicians are now trying to exclude legitimate voices from public debate just because they criticise the government,” says Nate Shenkan, the director of Freedom House’s Nations in Transit Project, about the worsening situation with civil rights.

Rights campaigners believe that the upcoming election will worsen the freedom of speech situation in the country

“The battle for power will be intense and very brutal,” Freedom House’s director of operations in Ukraine Matthew Schaaf tells me. “We are expecting a continuation of what we have been seeing already – physical violence combined with legislative attempts to limit the activities of activists and civil rights campaigners. The forecast for the near future is not very good, unfortunately.”

In April 2018, activists and organisations responded to this situation by setting up a Coalition for the Protection of Civil Society in Ukraine. A joint memorandum was signed by nearly 30 organisations, including the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, Freedom House’s Ukrainian delegation, the Human Rights Information Centre, the Civil Initiative East-SOS and many other civil and human rights initiatives.

The memorandum concludes with the following statement: “The Ukrainian Government must recognise the important and legitimate role of human rights defenders and activists, who act in the interests of the public, and instead of hindering them, to assist them in their work, as well as to ensure efficient investigation of all instances of threats, attacks, intimidation, oppression or any other type of persecution.”

Freedom House’s Matthew Schaaf has announced that the coalition will soon have a website with a map showing all the cases of clampdowns on civil society, which will help to provide an accurate measure of the issue over the whole of Ukraine, including all its regions.

Today, Kateryna Gandzyuk is in Kyiv’s burns centre, where she was flown from Kherson. She has had several operations in recent weeks and will need several more. Her condition is still serious. Meanwhile, the Prosecutor’s Office has now closed the case against initial suspect Nikolay Novikov due to lack of evidence. Five further suspects have been detained.

Back home, a banner has appeared on Kherson’s city hall. It reads: “Excuse me, but who ordered the attack on Gandzyuk?”


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          How Turkmenistan spies on its citizens at home and abroad      Cache   Translate Page      

A mix of traditional techniques and new technologies allows the Turkmen regime to follow its citizens’ every move.

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo: Kremlin Pool / Zuma Press / PA Images. All rights reserved.New documents obtained by openDemocracy can today reveal how Turkmenistan's regime is spying on its citizens abroad, in order to scrutinise who they are in contact with and what they post. The documents, which comprise the period between 2008 and 2014, also reveal the key role Turkmenistan’s Embassy in Turkey has played in spying on Turkmen citizens in that country. 

According to Freedom House, Turkmenistan is one of the world’s least free countries, where the flow of information is severely restricted and tightly controlled. Since 2006, the Central Asian state has been part of Reporters without Borders’ list of “enemies of the internet”. Having an internet connection is punishingly expensive and satellite dishes have been dismantled. Turkmen Telekom, the only internet provider, is run by the government. Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, VKontakte have all been blocked, alongside numerous news websites.

In the mind of the authorities, censorship helps to guarantee political stability and the durability of the regime by controlling what information Turkmen citizens have – or, more accurately, don’t have – access to. However, the new documents seen by openDemocracy reveal how the regime is attempting to track its citizens abroad, as well as at home. With Turkmen students present in significant numbers at institutions in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, it is legitimate to wonder whether the Turkmen Embassies in those countries exercise the same degree of control, too, and whether this practice continues to this day.

Tried and tested

The system is simple, if laborious. The education attaché at the embassy requests a complete list of all Turkmen students from Turkish universities, as well as the courses they are enrolled in. This information is entered into Excel files – some of which have been obtained by openDemocracy – along with the students’ date of birth, passport number and permanent address in Turkmenistan.

The data is then passed on to informers, themselves Turkmen students who are lured into collaborating with the government in exchange for financial aid. According to the documents, there is one designated informer per university dormitory who is assigned a list of students to spy on. Informers work independently and do not know the identity of other informers. They fill in their own entries in the Excel files, which are then sent to the embassy and on to Ashgabat, in a constant back-and-forth of information.

According to Kerim, one of the informers reached by openDemocracy, Ashgabat would often show an interest in students’ grades, course attendance and progress in their studies. This is confirmed in some of the entries in the Excel files, where it was noted that a ‘student has received low grades, therefore he should be questioned,’ while another student ‘tries to be good in his studies. He is under my control.’ But something more sinister lies behind this innocent facade, as not performing in one’s studies is interpreted in Ashgabat as engaging in extracurricular activities, which is why one of the informers’ tasks is to gauge students’ political and religious orientations.

lead Turkmen student Omriuzak Omarkulyev. Source: RFE/RL Turkmen Service. A document from the Turkmen Embassy in Ankara classifies Turkmen students according to their links to various “groups”, a code word used throughout the files to mean Islamic religious movements such as the Nur movement, whose disciples follows the teachings of Turkish preacher Said Nursi, and the Gülen movement, which has been banned both in Turkey and Turkmenistan. One entry states that a student “has bad marks and has been given a warning. More recently, he turned away from the movement and is now concentrating on his studies.”

As is often the case, however, spies end up being spied upon. It so happened that, since returning to Turkmenistan after finishing his studies, Kerim has been harassed by the authorities, who accused him of having been part of the Gülen movement, too, and of writing articles for foreign media outlets.

Others have had it worse. In June 2018, RFE/RL ran a story about a Turkmen student in Turkey, Omriuzak Omarkulyev, who was invited to visit Turkmenistan to take part in various events in the country, including addressing parliament, as the authorities were said to have been impressed with his activism at his Turkish university. Omarkulyev is now being held at the notorious Ovadan-Depe prison in the Karakum desert. Less than two weeks later, RFE/RL’s Turkmen service reported that several people living and studying abroad who had returned to Turkmenistan on the authorities’ invitation had also been detained.

What continues abroad begins at home

If the Turkmen government’s arm abroad is long, at home it appears to be ubiquitous, as it has effectively eradicated any form of opposition to the regime and ended all free media. Recently, the hunt is on for anyone commenting, sharing, liking and following Turkmen news sites from abroad such as Prague-based RFE/RL’s Turkmen service Azatlyk, Vienna’s Chronicles of Turkmenistan, and the Dutch-based Alternative Turkmenistan News, which are the only remaining outlets reporting on daily events inside Turkmenistan.

Reports indicate that readers of these news sources have been warned during interrogations that, since these sites remain banned in the country, reading them constitutes a crime. They are being questioned as to why they visit those sites, whether they regularly follow their news and whether they give information to them. Azatlyk disclosed that social media users have received calls directly to their mobile phones by the authorities and, at times, have even received a visit at home.

This comes against the backdrop of a fast-deteriorating economic situation in the country with food shortages and soaring unemployment, which have the government increasingly edgy about any potential source of dissent, including online. Recently, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reported that the vice president of Rohde und Schwarz, a German technology company, had met Turkmen president Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. While the official reason for the encounter was trade, activists and Turkmenistan-watchers fear that the government’s real aim is to obtain devices to monitor and block mobile and satellite communications, as well as internet access. Because of this, Human Rights Watch called upon Rohde und Schwarz to disclose its dealings with Turkmenistan in order to guarantee accountability.

Apart from cutting-edge technology, the Turkmen intelligence services still resort to threats and physical violence to extract information – and, sure enough, money 

In the past, Wikileaks revealed that Turkmenistan had acquired various spy technologies, including the FinFisher software. As CorpWatch, a watchdog covering corporate wrongdoing, reported at the time: “FinFisher – a suite of software products manufactured by Gamma International, a UK company – claim that it can track locations of cell phones, break encryption to steal social media passwords, record calls including Skype chats, remotely operate built-in webcams and microphones on computers and even log every keystroke made by a user.”

Apart from cutting-edge technology, the Turkmen intelligence services still resort to threats and physical violence to extract information – and, sure enough, money – from people. In a country with no rule of law to speak of, people are threatened with all sorts of consequences – they may not be able to travel abroad ever again; their children may be kicked out of school; a relative may lose their job – for them to snitch on the internet habits of family, friends, and acquaintances. Useful information includes whether they know someone who uses VPNs to access the internet – and what websites they visit. Students studying at a foreign university and spending their summer breaks at home are also an easy prey, especially if they need to renew their passports.

However, one Ashgabat resident told openDemocracy that people targeted include those whose behaviour or appearance seem to deviate from the norm – especially when it may be interpreted as an outward expression of religiosity. So, for instance, if someone grows a beard or refuses to drink alcohol at wedding parties, often they will be summoned for interrogation shortly after. There, they will subjected to severe physical and psychological pressure, including torture, to make them comply with the intelligence services’ demands: either you report on people who speak against the government, online or otherwise, or you will spend 25 years in prison for terrorism.

In the end, whether at home or abroad, on- or off-line, one thing seems certain: the Turkmen government is out for any and all information about its citizens, and will go to any length to get it.


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          Should Microsoft help the Pentagon ‘increase lethality’?      Cache   Translate Page      

I’ve written recently about Microsoft taking on the role of the tech industry’s conscience. Among other stands, the company has called for the federal government to regulate face-recognition technology and warned in a blog post about the potential dangers of AI-powered technology, ranging from serious privacy invasions to suppression of free speech. Microsoft has also pushed for international pacts to limit the way in which the United States and other countries use cyberweapons.

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          CURRENT AFFAIRS --OCTOBER 11 TO 20 2018 --IBPS PO/CLERKS MAINS ALSO FOR SSC/LIC/IAS ETC      Cache   Translate Page      


Important Current Affairs 11th October 2018
‘Olly’ made Hockey World Cup mascot
Turtle ‘Olly’ has been declared as the official mascot for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup.Hockey World Cup is scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16, 2018.‘Olly’ represents the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles.Olly was also the mascot for Asian Athletics Championships held in 2017.
INS & Aircraft reach for IND-INDO CORPAT
Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kulish and an Indian Dornier (naval maritime time patrol aircraft) from Andaman and Nicobar command entered Belawan harbour, IndonesiaINS Kulish and Indian Dornier will attend the 32nd edition of ‘India – Indonesia coordinated patrol’ (IND-INDO CORPAT).IND-INDO CORPAT began on 11 October 2018 and will end on 27 October 2018.
Pravin appointed as Chief Statistician
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has appointed Pravin Srivastava as Chief Statistician of India, and Secretary of the Statistics Ministry.Before this, he worked as additional director general in the national accounts division of the Statistics Ministry.Pravin Srivastava is the 1983-batch Indian Statistical Service officer.
‘Bioelectronic medicine’ which repair nerves        
Researchers at Washington University have developed the first bioelectronic medicine.The medicine is an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves the healing of a damaged nerve.The device provides therapy and treatment over a clinically relevant period of time and directly at the site where it’s needed.
Nirmala on a 3-day visit to France
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman began a three-day visit to France on 11 October 2018.Ms Sitharaman will hold wide-ranging talks with her French counterpart Florence Parly on ways to deepen strategic cooperation between the two countries.Ms Sitharaman will also take stock of progress in the supply of 36 Rafale jets by Dassault to the Indian Air Force under a Rs. 58,000 crore deal.
Sundar Singh won silver in javelin throw
Indian javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar won a silver medal in the men’s F46 category of the Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement.Gurjar won the silver medal with an effort of 61.33m in his fifth attempt.
32nd conference of WUWM inaugurated
Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Purushottam Rupala inaugurated the 32nd world conference of ‘World Union of Wholesale Markets’ (WUWM).The Conference was held at Gurugram, Haryana on 11 October 2018.The theme of the conference is  ‘The Wholesale Markets in the Digital Era: Challenges and Opportunities’.
Sunil Bhaskaran to head AirAsia India
Sunil Bhaskaran has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of low-cost carrier AirAsia India with effect from November 15, 2018.The AirAsia airline is jointly owned by Tata Sons and Air Asia Bhd.Mr Bhaskaran is currently vice-president, Corporate Services at Tata Steel.AirAsia India has a market share of less than 5% and a fleet of 19 aircraft.
RBI board gets two new directors
The government has appointed Sachin Chaturvedi to the central board of the Reserve Bank of India.Revathy Iyer, a former Indian Audit and Accounts Services officer, was also nominated to the RBI board.Both are appointed for a period of four years with effect from September 19, 2018.With these appointments, RBI will now have 18 members on its central board.
International Day of the Girl Child:11 October
International Day of the Girl is observed on 11 October 2018.The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.The theme for 2018 is ‘With Her: A Skilled Girl Force’.October 11, 2012, was the first International Day of the Girl Child.
Sushma Swaraj to attend SCO meeting
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj participated in the 17th Council of Heads of Government (CHG) meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.The meeting was held in Tajikistan on 11 October 2018.This is the second CHG meeting since India became a full member of SCO in June 2017.In 2017, CHG meeting was held in Sochi, Russia.
Online Assurances Monitoring System inagurated
Minister of State (MoS) for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel inaugurated the Online Assurances Monitoring System (OAMS).OAMS has been developed by the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry.This system has made the information regarding assurances given on the floor of the Houses of Parliament paperless and available in digital format.
Cabinet approved the merger of NCVT & NSDA
The Union Cabinet has approved the merger of the regulatory institutions in the skills space – National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA).The new merged will be named as National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET).NCVET will regulate the functioning of entities engaged in vocational education and training.
IWAI launched Ro-Ro service to Majuli Island
Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) started Roll on-Roll off (Ro-Ro) facility in collaboration with the Government of Assam for Majuli Island.IWAI has procured a new vessel ‘MV Bhupen Hazarika’ for the new Ro-Ro service.Majuli is one of the biggest riverine islands in the world located on river Brahmaputra in Assam.
Cabinet approves MoC between India and Finland
The government approved an agreement between India and Finland on cooperation in environment protection in both the countries.The agreement is expected to bring in the latest technologies and best practices suited for bringing about better environment protection.The areas of cooperation also includes air and water pollution prevention and purification, remediation of contaminated soils.
Goa Maritime Symposium – 2018
The Indian Navy will host the ‘Goa Maritime Symposium’ on 16 October 2018.The event is a follow-on to the maiden Goa Maritime Conclave held in 2017.The theme for the one day symposium is “Building Stronger Maritime Partnerships in Indian Ocean Region”.The focus of the symposium is on capacity building among Indian Ocean Region navies to tackle emerging maritime threats,
MoU between India and Lebanon approved
The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Lebanon for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.The MoU will promote understanding of best Agricultural practices in the two countries.The MoU will also help in better productivity at farmer fields as well as improved global market.
Tushar Mehta is the new Solicitor General
The Government of India has appointed Tushar Mehta as the Solicitor General of India.At present, Tushar Mehta holds the charge of Additional Solicitor General.He will remain in office till 30th of June, 2020 or till further orders.Solicitor General of India is the second highest ranking law officer of the government.
Saurabh Chaudhary won gold in 10m air pistol      
Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary clinched the gold medal in the 10m air pistol event at the Youth Olympic Games on 10 October 2018.Saurabh also won gold medal in the Asian Games and Junior ISSF World Championship.This is India’s third gold medal in Buenos Aires and the fourth medal overall for the shooting contingent.
Govt sets ‘minimum river flows’ for the Ganga
The government of India had notified the minimum ‘environmental flows’ for Ganga river.Environmental flows are the acceptable flow regimes that are required to maintain a river in the desired environmental state or predetermined state.The upper stretches of the Ganga would have to maintain 20% of the monthly average flow between November and March.

Important Current Affairs 12th October 2018
Centre approved land pooling policy for Delhi
The government of India has approved a land pooling policy for Delhi.The policy was approved by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Anil Baijal in September 2018.Under the policy, agencies will develop infrastructures like roads, schools, hospitals, community centres and stadia on part of the pooled land
Over 900 prisoners get special remission
As part of the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, over 900 prisoners have been released in the first phase of the Government’s scheme for grant of special remission to specific categories of prisoners.The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet on July 18, 2018.The prisoners will be released in three phases- October 2, 2018, April 6, 2019, and October 2, 2019.
Silver Jubilee celebrations of NHRC began
Silver Jubilee celebrations of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) began on 12 October 2018.The Commission will organize a ‘Human Rights Mela’ and ‘Human Rights Street Theatre Festival’.NHRC is an autonomous public body responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights.Retired Justice HL Dattu is the Chairperson of NHRC.
Govt hiked import duty on electronic items
The government has increased basic customs duty on electronic and telecom equipment to 20% from the current 10%.The items that will face customs duty hike include smartwatches, optical transport equipment and voice over internet protocol equipment.The hike will come into effect on 12 October 2018.Restricting imports is a part of the government’s strategy to arrest the rupee’s fall.
World Arthritis Day observed on October 12
World Arthritis Day is observed on the 12th of October every year.The theme of World Arthritis Day 2018 is “It’s in your hands, take action”.World Arthritis Day was launched by the Arthritis Foundation.The objective of the day is to spread awareness about arthritis, and how it affects the lives of those that suffer with it.
India suffered economic loss due to disasters
The report titled ‘Economic Losses, Poverty and Disasters 1998-2017’ was released by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.According to the report, India suffered a $79.5 billion economic loss due to climate-related disasters in the last 20 years.The greatest economic losses have been experienced by the US at $944.8 billion, followed by China, Japan, India and Puerto Rico.
WB to provide $195 million to Nepal
The World Bank (WB) has announced that it will provide around US$195 million concessional loans to Nepal.The loan amount will be used by Nepal to reform the country’s financial and energy sectors.An agreement to this effect was reached during the ongoing annual meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) at Bali in Indonesia.
Arun Kumar appointed as Bhilai Steel Plant CEO
Arun Kumar Rath took charge as the new CEO of Bhilai Steel plant on 11 October 2018.He succeeds M Ravi who was removed from the post on October 10 after the fire accident at Bhilai Steel Plant.Rath was earlier the CEO of Durgapur Steel Plant.Anirban Dasgupta, CEO of SAIL’s IISCO Steel Plant at Burnpur, takes additional charge of Durgapur Plant.
Centre for 4th Industrial Revolution launched
The World Economic Forum launched its new Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in India.The centre would be based in Maharashtra.It has selected drones, artificial intelligence and blockchain as the first three project areas.The WEF has also entered into partnerships with the Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh governments for the new initiative
Amway hires Milind Pant as first global CEO
Direct selling company Amway has announced Milind Pant as its Chief Executive Officer.Mr. Pant will report directly to Amway’s Board of Directors effective January 2, 2019.Amway has been co-led by Van Andel who has served as Amway Chairman since 1995 and Doug DeVos who has served as Amway’s president since 2002.
BoB CEO P.S. Jayakumar gets one-year extension
The government extended the tenure of Bank of Baroda Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer P.S. Jayakumar by one year.Before joining Bank of Baroda, Jayakumar founded VBHC Value Homes Pvt. Ltd along with Jaithirth Rao and worked with Citigroup bank.Jayakumar is a chartered accountant by qualification.
21% Indian children are under-weight: GHI
According to the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2018, at least one in five Indian children under the age of five are wasted, which means they have extremely low weight for their height, reflecting acute under-nutrition.Overall, India has been ranked at 103 out of 119 countries in the Index.GHI is a peer-reviewed publication released annually by ‘Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide.
Punjab govt released 3 apps
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh launched three mobile apps aimed at checking crop residue burning.The apps also aim to create awareness about the effects of crop residue burning on the environment and human health.The three Android mobile applications have been developed by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC).The three apps are i-Khet Machine, e-PEHaL and e-Prevent.
Sushil Modi released book ‘Lalu Leela’
Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi has come out with a nearly 200-page book titled “Lalu Leela”.The book documents “benami” land deals allegedly involving the RJD national president, Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family members.The preface has been penned by another Union minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad.
‘Save Ganga’ crusader Agarwal dead
GD Agarwal who devoted his life to the cause of saving river Ganga, died on 11 October 2018.Agarwal was on a fast-unto-death for the last 111 days.He was a former professor at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur.In 2012, he formally renounced the world and adopted the name Swami Gyanswaroop Sanand.
Malaysia abolishes capital punishment
Malaysia’s cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty and halt pending executions.Capital punishment in Malaysia is currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking, among other crimes.In April 2017, human rights group Amnesty International ranked Malaysia 10th in the use of the death penalty.
Govt package for footwear and leather sector
The Central Government has approved a special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector.The package involves implementation of Central Sector Scheme – Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme (IFLADP) with an approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore for 2017-20.The scheme aims at development of infrastructure for the leather sector.
Space centre to be set up at Jammu University
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed a MoU with the Central University of Jammu (CUJ) in Jammu for setting up of the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science in the University.The centre will take care of the emerging geospatial and space technology requirements for the development of the region.Apart from this, the disaster management centre will also be set up.
World Bank’s Human Capital Index released
The World Bank released a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019.The broader theme of the World Development Report (WDR) 2018 is “The Changing Nature of Work”.India is ranked at 115.The report almost reiterated that Indian children are not learning enough in schools.
AIM & IBM India design Internship Programme
NITI Aayog and IBM India announced a first-of-its-kind internship programme for students selected by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).The Atal Innovation Mission conducted the Atal Tinkering Marathon in 2017.The students will be equipped with the skills in areas like artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things, cybersecurity, cloud computing and blockchain.

Important Current Affairs 13th October 2018
Hurricane Leslie heading to Portugal, Spain
Hurricane Leslie is heading toward Portugal and Spain.The Category 1 storm was about 910 km southwest of Lisbon, Portugal, and about 320 km northwest of Madeira, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said.Leslie is moving northeast at 36 mph and it has maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.The storm is expected to pass north of Madeira.
Archer Harvinder Singh clinched gold
Archer Harvinder Singh notched up the men’s individual recurve gold, while track-and-field athletes added a silver and a bronze to India’s tally in the Asian Para-Games in Jakarta.Harvinder defeated China’s Zhao Lixue 6-0 in the W2/ST category final to claim the top honours and take India’s gold tally to seven.Monu Ghangas claimed the silver in the men’s discus throw F11 category.
PM Modi to visit Japan for India-Japan Summit
Modi will visit Japan on 28-29 of this month for the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit.This will be the fifth Annual Summit meeting between Modi and the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and their twelfth meeting overall since 2014.Prime Minister’s visit will reaffirm the traditional bonds of friendship between the two countries and strengthen their multifaceted cooperation in diverse fields
Saurabh clinched gold in 10-m air pistol
Pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary bagged the Gold Medal in the 10-metre air pistol event in the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Argentina.In Buenos Aires, the 16-year old blew the field away in the final as he finished a massive Seven and a half points ahead of his closest rival.It is India’s 3rd gold in the history of Youth Olympic Games and all 3 have come in this edition in Buenos Aires.
Deepa clinched bronze in Asian Para Games
At the Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Rio Paralympics medallist Deepa Malik bagged her second medal as she clinched a bronze in the women’s F51/52/53 discus throw event.Deepa produced her best effort in her fourth attempt, a 9.67 metre to claim the third spot.Elnaz Darabian of Iran took home the gold and set a new Asian record with her best throw of 10.71 meters.
ICC launched women’s T20I ranking
In the newly launched ICC global Women’s T20I Team Rankings, India is placed fifth while three-time champions Australia topped the 46-team table.The ICC’s move to launch the women’s T20I rankings follows its decision earlier this year to award international status to all T20 matches.An ICC release in Dubai said all women’s T20 matches between members have international status.
5 gold for India on penultimate day
India grabbed 5 gold medals on the penultimate day of the Asian Para Games at Jakarta.K Jennitha Anto clinched the gold in women’s individual rapid P1 chess event while Kishan Gangolli got the better of Majid Bagheri in the men’s individual event to claim the top spot.In para-badminton, Parul Parmar notched up a victory over Wandee Kamtam to win the gold medal in the women’s singles event.
Cyclone Luban in Oman
Oman has closed schools and ports in the southern part of the country while Yemen’s local authorities prepared health facilities ahead of cyclone Luban.Luban is currently a category one cyclone, which is likely to develop into a Category 2 cyclone within the next 48 hours.\ Luban is travelling northwest, and cloud bands of the cyclone are currently 327 kilometres away from the coast of Oman.
International Day for Disaster Reduction
The International Day for Disaster Reduction was started in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction.It is held every year on 13 October.The 2018 theme continues as part of the “Sendai Seven” campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai Framework.
India-Azerbaijan signed protocol
The 5th meeting of India-Azerbaijan Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade and Economic, Science and Technology Cooperation (IA-IGC) was held on 11-12 October 2018 in New Delhi.Both sides agreed to take measures to enhance trade relations and expand business relations.Novruz Mammadov is the PM of Azerbaijan.
Online portal for grant of IEM and IL
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion has developed a new online portal for facilitating the filing of online applications for IEM and Industrial Licence (IL) under Arms Act as well as Industries (Development & Regulation)[I(D&R)] Act, 1951 at portal will be available for public with effect from 16th October 2018 for filing application.
Word Egg day celebrated
The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries organized “World Egg Day” on 12 October.A booklet on poultry entrepreneurs’ success stories was released.International Egg Commission has declared the second Friday of October every year as World Egg Day.This is a unique opportunity to help raise awareness of the nutritional benefits of eggs.
13th convention of CIC inaugurated
Shri Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 13th Convention of the Central Information Commission in New Delhi.The Convention will deliberate on three specific subjects – Data privacy and Right to Information, Amendment in the RTI Act and Implementation of the RTI Act.The Central Information Commission set up under the Right to Information Act is the authorised body, established in 2005.
SBI signed MoU with Nepal’s NBI
State Bank of India has signed an MoU with Kathmandu-based National Banking Institute (NBI) for the development of human resources of the latter.Under the MoU, the strategic training unit of SBI will impart education, training and development to facilitate transformation of NBI’s HR department.SBI signed the three-year MoU with NBI to establish a mutually beneficial strategic alliance.
India remains polio-free: UNICEF, WHO
The UNICEF and the WHO reiterated India’s status as a polio-free country.This came after some oral polio vaccine vials were found contaminated with the type-2 polio virus last month.India has a high routine immunisation coverage and so the risk of children getting vaccine-derived polio virus was “minimal”, said the two global organisations in a joint statement.
India’s biggest Zika outbreak in Jaipur
Fifty cases of Zika have been confirmed in Jaipur in India’s biggest outbreak of the disease with 11 pregnant women among them.The mosquito-borne virus puts the unborn child at risk of microcephaly, a birth defect where the baby’s head is smaller than normal.The symptoms include high fever, rash, joint and muscle pain, headache and conjunctivitis.
First IIIC Opened in Bengaluru
The country’s first India-Israel Innovation Centre (IIIC), an entrepreneurial technology hub, was launched in Bengaluru.The IIIC is a significant step towards facilitating penetration of Israeli companies in India.It aims to forge local partnerships and joint ventures between companies from the two countries.It will provide an ecosystem to support entrepreneurship.
NSE signed a pact with Uttarakhand
Leading stock exchange NSE has signed a pact with the Uttarakhand government to provide access to capital to MSMEs.This which will fuel the growth of such entities in the state.The bourse will play an active role in nurturing the SMEs and start-ups by increasing awareness.NSE’s SME Platform has currently 182 companies listed, which together raised over Rs 2,850 crore.
India elected to UNHRC
India has been elected to the United Nations’ Human Rights Council with the highest vote among all candidates.It secured 188 votes in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019.In the Asia Pacific category, India got 188 votes followed by Fiji with 187 and Bangladesh 178 votes.
Legendary musician Annapurna Devi passed away
Legendary musician Annapurna Devi has passed away in Mumbai. She was 91.Annapurna Devi was an Indian surbahar player of Hindustani classical music and she was the daughter and disciple of Allauddin Khan.She was married to sitar maestro Ravi Shankar.

Important Current Affairs 14th October 2018
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Important Current Affairs 01st October 2018
RBI to pump Rs 360 bn into bond markets
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would pump Rs 360 billion into money markets in October to stem fears of a cascading credit crunch.The auctions would be conducted during the second, third and fourth week of October.The government will effectively cut its market borrowing by Rs 700 billion due to higher-than-expected earnings of Rs 750 billion through its small savings scheme.
Harmonium exponent Tulsidas Borkar passed away
Renowned harmonium player Pandit Tulsidas Borkar passed away in Mumbai.Borkar was conferred with the Padma Shri award in 2016 and also the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.He had accompanied legendary singers such as Ustad Amir Khan, Bhimsen Joshi and Kishori Amonkar.Borkar was known for both solo performances as well as his unique style of accompanying Indian classical singers.
5th World Internet Conference in China
China will hold the fifth World Internet Conference (WIC) in its river town of Wuzhen on November 7-9 2019.Theme:  “creating a digital world for mutual trust and collective governance – towards a community with a shared future in cyberspace”.The conference will advocate exchanges, mutual learning, cooperation and sharing in the digital fields.
7-member panel set up on ‘calamity tax’
The GST Council has set up a seven-member Group of Minister (GoM) panel.The panel will examine the legality of imposing a new tax on certain goods and services to raise resources for natural calamity-hit states.The seven-member Group of Ministers (GoM), would include representatives from North-Eastern, hilly and coastal states.
‘NABARAD Grameena Habba’ in Bengaluru
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is organizing “Grameena Habba” at Bengaluru.Habba is an exhibition cum sale of rural artisan products September 28- Oct 7, 2018.It would expand the market for weavers, rural artisans and craftsmen etc.NABARD supports rural artisans via its special fund ‘Gramya Vikas Nidhi’ that promotes rural innovation, rural livelihood options etc.
Goa, Portugal signed MoU on water management
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Portuguese Environment Ministry and the Public Works Department of Goa.The MoU proposes technical partnership in the areas of water supply operation and energy efficiency,As part of the MoU, the assessment of two of the biggest water treatment and supply plants at Selaulim and Opa in Goa would be undertaken.
New LNG terminal at Anjar inaugurated
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the Mundra LNG terminal, the Anjar-Mundra Pipeline Project and the Palanpur-Pali-Barmer pipeline project, at Anjar, Gujarat on 30 September 2018.The LNG terminal is promoted by Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd.India has two more LNG terminals, Dabhol in Maharashtra and Kochi in Kerala.
1st corn festival of country in Chhindwara
The first corn festival of the country held in Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh from 29-30 Sept.The event will see scientists working on maize from across the country who will share their knowledge of the new developments and opportunities for corn based products.Madhya Pradesh is one of the largest corn producing states in India with Chhindwara being the highest corn producing district.
SATAT initiative launched by Petroleum Min
The government of India launched ‘SATAT’ initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) as an alternative fuel.The initiative is aimed at providing a Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) as a developmental effort that would benefit both vehicle-users as well as farmers and entrepreneurs.Use of CBG will also help bring down dependency on crude oil imports.
Wage Compensation Scheme for pregnant women
Assam government launched a wage compensation scheme for Pregnant Women in tea gardens of the state.The scheme will provide better health and nutrition supplements to the pregnant women.An amount of Rs.12,000 will be given to the pregnant woman to take care of herself and unborn baby.The wage compensation scheme will reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in the tea areas of Assam.
VP to give “Vayoshreshtha Samman-2018”
The Vice President of India M. Venkiah Naidu gave “Vayoshreshtha Samman-2018” to senior citizens on October 1, 2018.The award is given to eminent senior citizens and institutions in recognition of their services towards the cause of the elderly persons.Vayoshreshtha Samman is a Scheme of National Awards instituted by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.
Sale of micro insurance via PoS allowed
Insurance regulator IRDAI has allowed the distribution of all micro-insurance products through point-of-sales (PoS).It aims to increase insurance penetration in the country.Micro-insurance policies are designed to promote insurance coverage among economically vulnerable sections.A micro-insurance policy is a general or life insurance policy with a sum assured of Rs. 50,000 or less.
Madhya Pradesh to have cow ministry
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced the setting up of a ministry for cows.The cow ministry will replace the existing Madhya Pradesh Gaupalan Evam Pashudhan Samvardhan Board (MPGEPSB).If Madhya Pradesh implements the decision, it will become the second Indian state after Rajasthan to get a cow ministry.
livestock census commenced from Oct. 1
The 20th Livestock Census will be conducted in all States and Union Territories from October 1, 2018.The 20th Livestock Census would, for the first time, capture breed-wise headcount of livestock and poultryThe Census would help in identifying the threatened indigenous breeds.The exercise would also cover fisheries.
Peace Padyatra in in the Red heartland
Around 150 people, from various states affected by the Maoist insurgency, will begin a 186-km long ‘Peace Padyatra’ on 1 Oct.The Peace Padyatra will start from the Shabri Gandhi Ashram in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh to the Jagdalpur town of Bastar.The padyatris will walk along the National Highway 30, that passes through the  Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.
Good samaritan bill of Karnataka approved
Karnataka has become the first state in the country to give legal protection to good Samaritans.President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to Karnataka Good Samaritan and Medical Professional (Protection and Regulation during Emergency Situations) Bill, 2016.The bill aims to provide legal protection to the good samaritans in Karnataka, who help accident victims with emergency medical care.
NITI Aayog and Oracle sign SoI
NITI Aayog and Oracle signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to pilot a real drug supply-chain using blockchain distributed ledger and Internet of Things (IoT) softwareThe SoI was signed in order to fight the growing problem of counterfeit drugs in India.Apollo Hospitals and Strides Pharma Sciences will partner in this effort.
Yuvraj Wadhwani won Asian Junior Squash title
India’s Yuvraj Wadhwani won Asian Junior Squash Championship title on 30 September, 2018.Yuvraj has become the second Indian to win the Under-13 title after Veer Chotrani, who had won the title in 2014 in Iran.Overall, Indian squash players won one gold, one silver and four bronze medals.
Int Day of Older Persons observed on 1st Oct
International Day of Older Persons is observed on 1st October every year.The theme for 2018 is ‘Celebrating Older Human Rights champions’.The objective of the International Day for Older Persons is to recognise the contributions of older persons and to examine issues that affect their lives.
Govt sets up Competition Law Review Committee
The Government has constituted a Competition Law Review Committee to review the Competition Act.The committee will be headed by corporate affairs secretary Injeti Srinivas.The committee will review the competition regulations in India.The Competition Act was passed in 2002 and the Competition Commission of India was set up in 2009.

Important Current Affairs 02nd October 2018
AM Raghunath Nambiar takes over as AOC-in-C
Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar on October 1, 2018, took over as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of the Eastern Air Command.He is also a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots and was the Project Test Pilot for the Light Combat Aircraft, ‘Tejas’.He had served as a Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO) at the IAF’s Eastern Air Command in the past.
Birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
The nation celebrates the 114th birth anniversary of India’s second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on October 2.He was the 2nd Prime Minister of India and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress political party.Prime Minister visited the Vijay Ghat to pay tributes to the former prime minister.Shastri coined the slogan ‘jai jawan jai kisan’.
PPC launched on 2nd October 2018
The Central government launched its People’s Plan Campaign (PPC) for panchayats from October 2, 2018, with the slogan “Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas”.During the campaign, structured Gram Sabha meetings will be held for preparing Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) for the next financial year 2019-2020.GPDP aims to strengthen the role of elected Panchayat leaders and Women.
Govt releases agri census data for 2015-16
The government of India released agriculture census for 2015-16 on 1 October 2018.The average size of operational holding declined to 1.08 hectares (ha) in 2015-16 compared to 1.15 ha in 2010-11.The percentage share of female operational holders has increased from 12.79% in 2010-11 to 13.87% in 2015-16.Agriculture census is conducted by Ministry of Agriculture for every five years.
HRD min gave ‘Swachhata Ranking Awards 2018’
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the “Swachh Campus rankings” under 8 different categories on 1 October 2018.Haryana’s Maharashi Dayanand University has been ranked the cleanest government university by the HRD Ministry.Among the technical institutions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Coimbatore bagged the top rank.
Government took control of IL&FS
The government of India took control of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) on 1 October 2018.The government replaced its board and appointed new board members.Uday Kotak was named as non-executive chairman of the new board.The government moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for replacing the IL&FS Board.
BSE launches commodity derivative contracts
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) became the first stock exchange in India to launch the commodity derivative contracts in gold and silver.Till now, commodity contracts were available only on MCX and NCDEX, the two specialised commodity derivatives exchanges.BSE also waived off transaction charges for the first year in the commodities derivatives segment.
U.S., Canada agree on free trade pact
Canada and the U.S. have agreed on a new free trade pact that will include Mexico.The new trade deal will be known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).USMCA replaces the nearly 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).The trade pact will come up for review every six years.
ADB and India sign $150 Million Loan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $150 Million Loan.The loan amount will be used to improve road connectivity and efficiency of the International Trade Corridor in West Bengal and North-Eastern Region of India.The project will give a boost to India’s efforts to promote regional connectivity in South Asia.
NALCO CMD conferred with NIPM Ratna award
NALCO CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand was conferred with the ‘NIPM Ratna Award’ at the 37th NIPM Annual National Conference (NATCON-2018).He was given the award for his contribution to People Management & Strategic Leadership.National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) is the highest body of HR professionals in India.NIPM organized the NATCON-2018 at Pune.
Int Day of Non-Violence observed on Oct 2
The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October in honor of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.The International Day of Non-Violence is a global observance that promotes non-violence through education and public awareness.On 15 June 2007 the United Nations General Assembly establish 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence.
Niwari is 52nd district of MP
The Madhya Pradesh government announced the creation of a new district ‘Niwari’.The new district would include three tehsils of the present Tikamgarh district – Niwari, Orchha, and Prithvipur.The government’s decision came into effect from October 1.The district has been carved out of the Tikamgarh district.
BCCI comes under RTI Act
Central Information Commission brings The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is covered under the RTI Act.CIC directed the BCCI to form, online and offline mechanisms to receive applications for information under the RTI Act within 15 days.The BCCI is the national governing body for cricket in India formed in December 1928.
India, Uzbekistan signed 17 agreements
India and Uzbekistan inked 17 agreements on 1 October 2018, including in the areas of defence, space, health and agriculture.They also signed an agreement on cooperation in combating illicit drug trafficking.Two agreements in the sectors of innovation, and health and medical science were also signed.The two countries also entered into a pact on cooperation in the pharma sector.
Nobel prize for medicine
Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan won the 2018 Nobel prize in medicine.They won the prize for the discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.They will receive their prize at a formal ceremony in Stockholm on 10th December.Allison and Honjo also have won the Tang Prize in 2014 for their research.
12 Indian firms in Forbes best companies
12 Indian companies features in a list of the world’s best regarded firms compiled by Forbes.Entertainment giant Walt Disney, with a market cap of USD 165 billion topped the list.US companies dominate the list with 61 of the total 250 firms.The Indian companies are-  Infosys, TCS, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, L&T, Grasim Industries, GIC, Mahindra & Mahindra, Asian Paints, SAIL, ITC and HDFC.
1st Swachhata Mela at AIIMS Delhi
Health Minister J P Nadda inaugurated the First Swachhata Mela organised by All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi.AIIMS Delhi has bagged first position in Kayakalp awards with prize money of Rs. 5 crore in the last two editions of the awards.Kayakalp awards were initiated to recognise the efforts of the hospitals for maintaining cleanliness in their premises.
India’s flag-bearer at Youth Olympic Games
16-year-old shooting star Manu Bhaker is named as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games at Buenos Aires.A contingent of 68 members, including 46 athletes, departed for Argentina to take part in games from October 6-18.Bhaker had won gold in 10m air pistol at Guadalajara World Cup as well as Commonwealth Games.
Mushtaque Ahmad- new Hockey India President
Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad was is named as the new President of Hockey India (HI).Ahmad is currently serving as the post of Secretary General.He takes over President Rajinder Singh after being elected unopposed.Hockey India is the governing body having an exclusive mandate to conduct all activities for both men and women hockey in India.
Gita Gopinath appointed IMF Chief Economist
India-born economist, Gita Gopinath has been appointed chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).She will succeed Maurice Obstfeld, who announced his retirement in July.Gita Gopinath is the second Indian economist to be appointed as IMF chief economist after Raghuram Rajan.She currently serves as professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University.

Important Current Affairs 03rd October 2018
National Khadi Festival 2018 inaugurated
A month-long National Khadi Festival 2018 has been inaugurated on 2 Oct 2018, by Union MSME minister, Shri Giriraj Singh.The fest is being organized by Khadi and Village Industries Commission at Mumbai.Various types of Khadi products of different states would be available at the festival.Around 100 institutions from all over of the country are participating in the exhibition.
Mount Soputan erupts in Indonesia
Indonesia’s Mount Soputan volcano erupts on the tsunami-hit island of Sulawes.The authorities raised the volcano’s status to Level III of the four-level national alert system.It is about 1,000 km from the town of Palu where a 7.5 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami.Indonesia is situated on the Pacific “Ring of Fire”, where frequent quakes and volcanic activity strikes.
Lilima to receive Ekalabya Puraskar, 2018
Hockey player Lilima Minz from Odisha has been selected for the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar, 2018.The annual award is instituted by the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA) comprises of a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh along with a citation.Ekalabya Puraskar has been instituted to promote literature, sports, the arts, culture, and other socially meaningful activities.
N. Ravi elected as PTI chairman
N. Ravi, Publisher and former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, was unanimously elected Chairman of the Press Trust of India (PTI).Mr. Ravi succeeds Viveck Goenka, chairman and managing director of the Express Group.Also, Vijay Kumar Chopra, Chief Editor of the Punjab Kesari Group of newspapers, was elected as Vice-Chairman.
PM Modi received UNEP Champions of the Earth
PM Narendra Modi received the United Nations highest environmental honour, the UNEP Champions of the Earth award at New Delhi.The award is presented by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.The award was announced on 26th Sept, on the sidelines of 73rd UN GA in New York.The annual prize is awarded to leaders from government whose actions had a positive impact on the environment.
SIDBI launched ‘Udyam Abhilasha’ campaign
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), had launched a National Level Entrepreneurship Awareness Campaign, Udyam Abhilasha on 2 October 2018.The campaign was launched in 115 Aspirational Districts identified by NITI Aayog.The campaign would create and strengthen cadre of more than 800 trainers to provide entrepreneurship training to the aspiring entrepreneurs.
Japan space probe launched new robot
A Japanese probe launched a new observation robot towards an asteroid.The Hayabusa2 probe launched the French-German Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout (MASCOT), towards the Ryugu asteroid’s surface.MASCOT’s launch comes after the Hayabusa2 dropped a pair of MINERVA-II micro-rovers on the Ryugu asteroid.MASCOT can take images at multiple wavelengths and measure magnetic fields.
World Peace monument inaugurated
Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the World Peace Monument at the Maharashtra Institute of Technology’s World Peace University campus at Loni, Pune.The monument has one of the world’s largest dome of 160 ft. in diameter and 263 ft tall.It is larger in area than the dome at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.The dome is built atop the MIT World Peace Library and the World Peace Prayer Hall
PM inaugurated first assembly of the ISA
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 1st Assembly of the International Solar Alliance on 2 October 2018 in New Delhi.The same event also marked the inauguration of the 2nd IORA Renewable Energy Ministerial Meeting, and the 2nd Global RE-Invest (Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet and Expo).The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr Antonio Guterres, was present on the occasion.
Stamps on International Day of Non-Violence
The UN postal agency issued a new collection of stamps in commemoration of the International Day of Non-violence, marked on Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary.Stamps feature artistic interpretation of ‘The Knotted Gun’, an iconic global sculpture.The sculpture was created by the Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswrd as a tribute to  Beatles member John Lennon after his murder.
Barham Salih as new president of Iraq
Iraq’s Parliament has elected a veteran Kurdish Politician Barham Salih as the country’s new President.Salih is a former prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government.He has named Shiite Adel Abdul Mahdi as Prime Minister of the country.The move will pave the way to form a new government, nearly five months after national elections.
New dwarf planet spotted
An extremely distant dwarf planet, named The Goblin, has been discovered by the astronomers.The dwarf planet was officially designated as ‘2015 TG387’.Astronomers first observed the dwarf planet on October 13, 2015, from the Subaru telescope.This is the third dwarf planet found to be orbiting on the frigid fringes of our solar system.
Thangvellu- flag-bearer for Asian Para Games
Rio Paralympic gold medallist Thangvellu Mariyappan is named as flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Paralympic Asian games.India will field its biggest ever contingent of 302 members for the games.3rd Asian Para Games will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from October 6-13.The official mascot of the Games is a Bondol eagle named Momo.
Manipur clinch National Football Championship
Manipur claimed victory in the final of the 24th Senior Women’s National Football Championships, defeating hosts Odisha by 2-1.It was the 19th occasion when a state from the northeast of India won the trophy.Manipur captain Bala Devi scored the first goal in the 45th minute.The final match was held at the Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, Odisha.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th CJI
Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn-in as the 46th Chief Justice of India on 3 October 2018.He was administered the oath by President Ram Nath Kovind.CJI Ranjan Gogoi is the first Chief Justice of India from the north-east and his tenure will end in November 2019.Justice Gogoi started his career as a Permanent Judge of the Gauhati High Court in February 2001.
Odisha launched own food security scheme
The Odisha government has launched its own food security scheme on 2 October 2018.The scheme will be benefiting 25 lakh people who were left out of the National Food Security Act.The beneficiaries will get 5 kg of rice per person per month at the rate of Rs. 1 per kg.Each poor man will get 5 kg of rice per month as per the provision of the National Food Security Act, 2013.
WHO launched global guidelines on sanitation
The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the first global guidelines on sanitation and health.The WHO said that by adopting its new guidelines, countries can significantly reduce diarrhoeal deaths due to unsafe water and poor sanitation and hygiene.The new guidelines were developed because current sanitation programmes are not achieving anticipated health gains.
Assam government launched pension scheme
Assam government launched pension scheme covering all senior citizens of the state.The name of the pension scheme is ‘Swahid Kushal Konwar Sarbajanin Briddha Pension Achoni’.All senior citizens above 60 years of age are entitled to get the benefit of the scheme through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to their bank accounts.
IBSAMAR-VI kicks off in South Africa
The sixth edition of IBSAMAR is being held at Simons Town, South Africa from 01 – 13 October 2018.IBSAMAR is a joint Multi – National Maritime Exercise between the Indian, Brazilian and South African Navies.The aim of the exercise is to undertake collective training for participating navies and building interoperability.The last edition of IBSAMAR was conducted in Goa.
Ashkin, Mourou, Strickland won Nobel prize
Scientists Arthur Ashkin, Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics.They were awarded for their work in the field of lasers used for surgery as well as scientific study.Ashkin invented optical “tweezers” that could grab particles, atoms, viruses and other living cells.Mourou and Strickland separately created the shortest and most powerful laser pulses ever.

Important Current Affairs 04th October 2018
Trials of Astra BVR-AAM Completed Successfully
A series of flight trials of ‘Astra’ Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVR-AAM) was conducted by the Indian Air Force from September 26 to October 3 2018.The test was conducted at Integrated Test Range, Balasore.Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed the missile.The missile is expected to be inducted into Indian Air Force in 2019.
Youngest Indian to score century on Test debut
Prithvi Shaw scored a century in the first Test against West Indies at Rajkot to become the youngest Indian to score a century on debut.Shaw surpassed the record set by Abbas Ali Baig who had sco
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YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News is proud to recognize another class of promising young professionals with its “20 under 40” awards. Among this year’s honorees are professionals from large security companies—including ADT, Securitas Electronic Security and G4S—as well as stand-out end users such as KeyBank, Harley Davidson and the Cleveland Indians.

“We were really impressed by this year’s 20 under 40 award winners,” Paul Ragusa, editor of SSN, said. “Each of these professionals has shown innovation and dedication to advancing the industry—they have all earned this award.”

The Class of 2018 is the first time that Security Systems News has chosen to bring its formerly separate classes of “20 under 40” Integrators and End Users into one unified group, further emphasizing the value of this year’s winners.

One of the benefits in profiling young professionals is seeing the outlook from the current and future leaders of security. They have a unique vantage point to speak on topics like the key technological trends of the industry and what can be done to get more talented young people into the business.

Several of this year’s award winners highlighted the potential in artificial intelligence.

Others mentioned the ongoing trend of “doing more with less;” that the security technologies users put in are dependent on their budgets and as such, users try to get as much value as possible.“Technology is a big capital investment; but, technology also demonstrates a great return on investment in the end,” Jesse Johnson, corporate security lead, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, said.

“I know we’re in a large push now to supplement personnel with technology that makes sense, and I just don’t see that going away. As the technology continues to progress, we’re going to leverage it more and more, on all facets—access control, video, video analytics,” Johnson continued.

According to Brandi Wilson, Wells Fargo security manager, there will be more interplay between cyber and physical security to come. “The cyber and physical security crossover will continue as we move forward, as criminals continue to get better at hacking into systems,” she said. “The next five years these risks will grow, including on the physical side.”

When it comes to finding new talent, Cummings said VTI has an entry-training program for engineers with no security experience. “So we are looking at starting them off at the ground level and training them up in our industry as opposed to going out there and finding the most experienced people for the job, which can be a challenge.”

Shannon Beritzhoff, branch manager of First Alarm, said that attracting young and promising employees to the security industry isn’t the real problem. “It’s not a shortage of getting talented people through the door, it’s a shortage of keeping them,” she said.

This year’s honorees also show the multitude of different paths that key professionals take in joining the business. John Bekisz Jr., now the systems integration manager at Securitas Electronic Security, started as a first responder. Brandi Wilson was a bank teller before moving into security and eventually her current role at Wells Fargo. Jennifer Theobald was working as a restaurant server while going to school when she was recruited to the security industry.

Security Systems News will be honoring its “20 under 40” Class of 2018 award winners with a special reception at its TechSec Solutions conference, Feb. 25 and 26, 2019, at the Delray Beach Marriot in Delray Beach, Fla.

The complete list of winners, linked to their individual profile articles is included below:


John Bekisz Jr., Securitas Electronic Security


Shannon Beritzhoff, First Alarm


John Butrim, ADT Security


Joshua Cummings, VTI Security


Michael A. DeVita III, Securadyne Systems


Kevin Didden, MTA


Vince DiGennaro, Cleveland Indians


Greg Ghirardi, KeyBank


Jesse Johnson, Harley-Davidson Motor Company


Curtis Kindred, American Defense Systems


Colby Meshey, Pentagon Force Protection Agency


Brandon T. Niles, Acadian Monitoring Services


Michael Petrone, Briscoe Protective


Ashley Raisanen, WH International Response Center


Markus Scott, NVMC Solutions


Steve Sinclair, G4S


Kevin Sopha, University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department


Dave Sweeney, Advantech


Jennifer Theobald, Rapid Security Solutions


Brandi Wilson, Wells Fargo

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          ‘20 under 40’ Class of 2018—Joshua Cummings      Cache   Translate Page      
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Joshua Cummings, 38

Director, engineering services, VTI Security

Burnsville, Minn.

As director of engineering services for national commercial integrator VTI Security, Joshua Cummings manages a team of 18 people responsible for all of the presales design support, post-sales documentation and jurisdiction permitting.

He also heads up all of the training programs for VTI, such as training for engineering staff, field staff, and project management staff, for example, as well as bringing in customers and manufacturers for training.

“I am also part of our technology team, so I help to vet all of the new products that we are looking at taking on as a company, looking for any of the technical issues, so cybersecurity is starting to become a part of that as well,” he explained.

Cummings first started at VTI as a sales engineer, helping support the sales staff. “As the company grew, we grew the team and I worked my way up to director,” he said. He has been with VTI for 12 years now.

Prior to VTI, Cummings helped put together a security team at a structured cable company, where he spent three years on a project deploying IP video for 120 sites at a school district in a project management and engineering role.

In terms of new technology, Cummings is “interested in what AI can do for security. I’m also excited about some of the interoperability between platforms that we are starting to see, whether it is an all-in-one solution, or manufacturer’s partners coming together, there is a lot of cool tech that we are seeing as a result of these partnerships.”

When it comes to finding new talent, Cummings said VTI has an entry-training program for engineers with no security experience. “So we are looking at starting them off at the ground level and training them up in our industry as opposed to going out there and finding the most experienced people for the job, which can be a challenge.”

He also just earned his CISSP certification and is part of the PSA cybersecurity committee.

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MD-Baltimore, Senior Information Security Consultant ADSI is seeking an experienced Sr. Information Security professional to provide information security consulting to the client's Information Security and Privacy Group. The ideal candidate will have experience coordinating with Data Guardian’s, ISO’s, Business Owner’s, and Cyber Risk Advisor’s (CRA) to identify the types of information processed, assigning the
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Ontario Suffers Ransomware Attacks from Unknown Variants The last couple weeks have been rough for Ontario, leaving both the private and public sectors riddled with ransomware.  First, on October 25th, cyber criminals attacked the Toronto company, ESC Corporate Services.  ESC is an organization that resells sensitive personal and business data collected by the Ontario government.  […]
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          Your digital identity could be on sale for less than $50      Cache   Translate Page      
While many of us have heard of, or even fallen victim to, cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that while our identity may not be worth a lot in terms of dollars, [&hellip
          9 Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips to help e-retailers      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Network Security Analyst - Renaissance - Wisconsin Rapids, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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L'application MySudo permet à ses utilisateurs de générer des avatars virtuels, dotés chacun d'un email et d'un numéro de téléphone, pour éviter de céder leurs informations personnelles en ligne.
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Sunnyvale voters appear to be electing two incumbents and one new council member while passing three measures, according to preliminary election results Tuesday night. Gustav Larsson, 51, a software engineer for a cybersecurity startup, defeated Henry Alexander III, a 47-year-old regional marketing operations manager for Crystal Equation and an adjunct professor at San Jose’s Cogswell […]
           Erlebnisinstallation „Bildersucht und Cyberflucht“      Cache   Translate Page      
Ein begehbarer „Würfel“ bildet im Jungen Museum des Osthaus Museums Hagen eine neue Austellung und präsentiert die Erlebnisinstallation „Bildersucht und Cyberflucht“. Kurator Hansjörg Thurn im Interview.
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Sind wir auf dem Weg in eine zerstreute Gesellschaft, in der uns digitale Apparate fest in der Hand haben? Catarina Katzer vom Institut für Cyberpsychologie und Medienethik macht auf Risiken aufmerksam. (Produktion 2016)
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ON-Ottawa, Title: RF Application Engineer Compensation: $100-130K “range” Commensurate with experience Location: Ottawa, Toronto or Montreal “Virtual Home Office” Benefits: Extensive benefit package Company and Position Summary: Our client is a world leader in the RF, Wireless, Mobile communications industry with solutions for Telecommunications, Satellite, Broadcast, Network Monitoring, Cybersecurity and ot
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          Selling On eBay - ep 14 - Succeeding on Small Business Saturday, Sales Strategies for the Holiday Season, Hottest Items for Cyberweek and Recent Seller Announcements      Cache   Translate Page      

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Welcome to Selling on eBay! Our theme this week is Succeeding on Small Business Saturday. Our Main Story features VP Bob Kupbens talking with long time eBay seller Jack Sheng about sales strategies for the holiday season. Inside eBay focuses on winning on Small Business Saturday with VP of Soft Goods Sam Bright. In What's Hot we'll hear from Mathew Kloepfer from the eBay Deals team, predicting the hottest items and deals for Small Business Saturday and we'll discuss recent seller announcements. As always, to have your questions answered on Selling on eBay, call us at 888 723-4630 or email us at


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          Ten topics on the agenda at the World Internet Conference      Cache   Translate Page      
The fifth World Internet Conference, organized by the Cyberspace Administration of China and the People's Government of Zhejiang province, will be held in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province, between Nov 7 and 9.
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Date:  Jun 18, 2018
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Release Comments:  Steam release

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Countries:  Worldwide
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          New Game: The Way of Life: Free Edition      Cache   Translate Page      

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Platform:  Linux
Countries:  Worldwide
Date:  Dec 29, 2014
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Release Comments:  Early Access version (Steam release)

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Date:  Dec 29, 2014
Published by:  CyberCoconut
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Distributed by:  Valve Corporation
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Platform:  Windows
Countries:  Worldwide
Date:  Dec 29, 2014
Published by:  CyberCoconut
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Distributed by:  Valve Corporation
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          Dana Deasy Talks Cloud, Artificial Intelligence at DISA’s Forecast to Industry Conference      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Data Entry Executive - Cyber Data Safety Private Limited - Asansol, West Bengal      Cache   Translate Page      
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities Collecting and entering detain database. Maintaining accurate records of valuable Person information Fast typing with an... ₹15,000 - ₹20,000 a month
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          Sebar Hoax Lion Air PK-LQP, Siswa SMA di Gorontalo Diperiksa Polisi      Cache   Translate Page      
Bocah MSA itu dijemput tim Cyber Ditreskrimsus Polda Gorontalo karena menebar berita bohong soal detik-detik jatuhnya pesawat Lion PK-LQP,
          Albtraum Elternabend      Cache   Translate Page      
Klassenfahrt, Cybermobbing oder Veggie-Day - Elternabende bieten genügend Zündstoff für streitbare Mütter und Väter. Die Zeiten für Lehrer sind hart geworden.
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ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing Director Captain (r) Mohammad Shoaib on Tuesday revealed that customers' data from almost all major Pakistani banks was stolen in a recent security breach. "Almost all [Pakistani] bank
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          Job-Porträt Cyber-Detektiv: "Ich musste als Ermittler über 1.000 Onanie-Videos schauen"      Cache   Translate Page      
Online-Detektive müssen permanent löschen, wo unvorsichtige Internetnutzer einen digitalen Flächenbrand gelegt haben. Mathias Kindt-Hopffer hat von seinem Berufsalltag erzählt. Von Maja Hoock (IT-Jobs, Spam)
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The head of the Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) cybercrime wing, Capt (rtd) Mohammad Shoaib, has dropped a veritable bombshell. That is, hackers have stolen data from "almost all" Pakistani banks. All that is known so far is that those be
          Protection of Critical #Infrastructure makes sense!      Cache   Translate Page      
America's national security and economic prosperity are increasingly dependent upon critical infrastructure that is at risk from a variety of hazards and threats, both natural and man-made, such as aging or failing infrastructure, extreme weather, cyberattacks, or evolving terrorism threats, that impact our economy and communities.
          In der Ego-Falle: Zygmunt Baumans Kritik der Moderne      Cache   Translate Page      
Der Mensch heute scheint sich für Zygmunt Bauman im Überlebenskampf zu verlieren, irgendwo zwischen Cyberspace, deregulierten Märkten und künstlich geweckten Sehnsüchten.
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          Mi wishlist de Luvyle Fashion      Cache   Translate Page      
Querid@s Lilliputienses,

        Desde la web de moda femenina Luvyle me escribieron hace unos días para preguntarme si querría dárosla a conocer. ¿Por qué no?

       No sé si os gusta comprar ropa online (yo soy más de probármela en tiendas físicas, aunque algunas cositas sí que me he comprado online), pero nunca está mal conocer nuevos sitios y posibilidades. Por eso me ha parecido bien aceptar su propuesta y hacer una pequeña wishlist con algunos de sus productos:

  •       Vestido animal printed. Con la tendencia que ha vuelto (que ya estuvo hace años) del estampado imitando la piel de animales (serpientes, tigres, leopardos...), me parece chulo este vestido:

      Podéis encontrarlo en este enlace: High Neck Animal Printed Long Sleeve Bodycon Dresses Cuesta 16,15€. Con unas botas negras altas tiene que quedar 👌
      Hablando de vestidos, si os gustan los vestidos ajustaditos en plan sexy, os dejo este link que os llevará a ellos: Bodycon Dresses online.

  •        Abrigo negro. Tiene que quedar muy mono puesto. Incluso va genial con el vestido anterior 😉
       Podéis verlo en este link: Classic Lapel Plain Outerwear con un precio de 29,45€.

  • Zapatos negros. Me parecen bonitos y elegantes.
         También lo tienen de color rosa, pero éste me parece más ponible. Aquí os dejo el link: Plain Chunky High Heeled Velvet Ankle Strap Round Toe Date Event Pumps Cuestan 23,96€ (están de oferta).

  • Blusa blanca. Me gustan mucho los encajes y los que lleva esta blusa en forma de flor me han enamorado 😍

       Es una blusa para poner en varias épocas del año: ahora con un abrigo encima (que en algunos sitios hace mucho calor y apetece no estar cargada de ropa) y luego ya cuando nos llegue el buen tiempo para lucirla tal cual. Está en este link: High Neck Single Breasted Patchwork Plain Blouses Su precio es de 23,04€ (está de oferta).

  • Sueter azul. Otra tendencia que me gusta es la del hombro al arie. Me parece sexy. Si a eso le unimos la forma abierta del extremo de las mangas, ¡diseñado para mí! 😝

      Si lo queréis ver, está en este enlace: V Neck Lace Up Plain Casual Sweaters Cuesta 19,95€.

       En el tiempo que nos ha entrado ya estamos tirando de rebecas, así que os dejo el link a esta categoría (aunque yo no haya elegido ninguna en mi wishlist, a lo mejor tenemos por aquí a alguna fan de los cardigans 😉): cute cardigans.

        Esta empresa tiene un plazo de entrega estimado de 7 a 15 días a España. Ofrecen un 10% de descuento en la primera compra y el envío es gratis superando los 56,05€.

         Ahora están ya preparando descuentos para el Cyber Monday. Os dejo aquí un banner que os llevará a ellos si hacéis click en él:

¿Conocíais esta web? ¿Os ha gustado mi wishlist?

          Cyber Operations Specialist (17C) - United States Army, Active Duty & Army Reserves - Seattle, WA      Cache   Translate Page      
Northrop Grumman Corporation. This is an Active Duty or Reserve US Army position.... $10,000 - $60,000 a year
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          Cyber Security Services Branch Engineer Job - SAIC - Leesburg, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S....
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          Principal Technical Security Risk Cyber Security Analyst Job - SAIC - Reston, VA      Cache   Translate Page      
For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion....
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