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By MAE ANDERSON and TALI ARBEL, Associated Press

A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people.

To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S. government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control. To many average people, it’s simply a mystery.

What, exactly, is 5G wireless — and will you even notice when it comes online?

5G is a new technical standard for wireless networks — the fifth, naturally — that promises faster speeds; less lag, or “latency,” when connecting to the network; and the ability to connect many devices to the internet without bogging it down. 5G networks will ideally be better able to handle more users, lots of sensors and heavy traffic.

Before we can all use it, wireless companies and phone makers have to upgrade. Phones need new chips and

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Request Payment Method and Multi-Factor Authentication are among the new features which can lower PCI scope and strengthen client confidence.

ClientPay (clientpay.com), an award-wining digital payment acceptance solution for legal and professional services firms, has announced enhanced security features designed to help firms operate more securely, with reduced liability and lower PCI scope. These features include a Request Payment Method solution and Multi-Factor Authentication.

ClientPay has received significant recognition for its ease of use, enabling professional services firms to get paid faster and more simply while presenting a streamlined, professional experience for the firms’ clients. With ClientPay, firms have the technology they need to ensure they can meet the most rigorous PCI-SSC Data Security Standards. These enhanced security features give firms even more tools to ensure they are keeping their clients and firm safe while eliminating PCI scope. Not having these features means more compliance red tape, more risk of

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PingOne Services provide multi-factor authentication and real-time threat detection for stronger overall customer and workforce security

Ping Identity (NYSE: PING), the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, today unveiled PingOne Services, a suite of stand-alone cloud services that provide advanced identity and access management capabilities with flexible integration options and rapid implementation. The first two cloud solutions being announced today, PingOne MFA and PingOne Risk Management, address enterprises’ needs to balance security and convenience in the digital experience for an organization’s workforce and customers. Alongside these services, Ping is launching a unified cloud administration experience that provides a single location for administrators to view and manage their identity solutions deployed on-premises and in the cloud.

Ping Identity is expanding its identity and access management solutions with new, stand-alone cloud services that can be deployed together or individually to meet an organization’s unique needs. PingOne Services offerings can be easily integrated

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  • Instagram boss Adam Mosseri told Savannah Guthrie on “Today” that there are foreign adversaries trying to use social media to “their own end” ahead of the presidential election. 
  • “There are definitely foreign adversaries who are trying to use the platforms, or platforms like Instagram, to their own end,” Mosseri said. “We think of the election here in the US in 2020 as a huge test, not only for Instagram and Facebook, but for the industry at large.”
  • Mosseri oversaw Facebook’s News Feed during the 2016 election when Russia-linked agents spread disinformation on social media that reached millions of people, particularly on Facebook. 
  • It was a learning moment for Facebook, Mosseri said, noting that it took Facebook too long to “focus on the negative that can come from connecting so many people at scale.”
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Instagram boss Adam Mosseri said that foreign adversaries are attempting

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The sectors most at risk of cyber attacks

October 2, 2020 | technology | No Comments

Working from home in a city like Geneva, could save you tens of thousands a year. Photo: XPS/Unsplash
Working from home in a city like Geneva, could save you tens of thousands a year. Photo: XPS/Unsplash

Cyber security is one of the most challenging issues for business owners, with each data breach costing companies about $3.9m (£3m), according to IBM.

With much of the global workforce now remote, it has never been more important for employees to be cyber aware.

However, two in five (41%) of employees across all UK sectors have not received adequate cyber security training, a survey of 1,324 UK workers by Specops Software found.

What’s more, nearly four in five (79%) UK workers admitted they would not be able to identify if they were hacked.

Those in travel and hospitality are at the highest risk of cyber attacks, over four in five (84%) employees not receiving adequate training against cyber threats.

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LONDON (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies has failed to convince British security officials that the security risks of using its products in UK national infrastructure can be adequately managed, according to a government report released on Thursday.

A government-led board that oversees the vetting of Huawei gear in Britain said continued problems with the company’s engineering and security practices meant it could only give “limited assurance” that all risks to UK networks could be sufficiently mitigated long-term.

The board – which includes officials from Britain’s GCHQ signals intelligence agency – said Huawei had only made limited progress addressing issues raised last year and it had no confidence in the company’s ability to complete a previously-announced cybersecurity overhaul.

The findings will increase pressure on Huawei, the world’s biggest maker of telecoms networking equipment, which has been besieged by repeated rounds of U.S. sanctions and allegations that its products can be used

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New CyberStrong platform updates allow customers to quickly align with the Financial Services Sector Cybersecurity Profile and harmonize compliance standards across FFIEC, NIST, PCI, and others supported by patented automation.

CyberSaint, the developer of the leading platform for automated, intelligent cybersecurity program management, today announced the availability of new features supporting the Financial Services Sector Cybersecurity Profile within the CyberStrong platform, including automated mappings between those standards and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, FFIEC, and others. These updates are supported by CyberSaint’s existing patented technology, which is used to optimize program performance and eliminate manual intervention for assessments, remediation, and reporting.

The Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC) cybersecurity profile was created by the Bank Policy Institute (BPI), leading organizations, and institutions to fulfill the need for a more efficient, tailored, and easily communicated framework to leverage across the financial services sector. The profile is designed for all financial services organizations

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