China’s envoy to Canada Ambassador Lu Shaye warned Ottawa this week that there would be serious repercussions if Huawei is banned from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks.   Canada is reportedly studying the security implications that the Chinese telecommunications company may bring, but did not say that it would be...

According to the Wall Street Journal, the US Justice Department will be pursuing a criminal case against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei over the theft of confidential information related to a robotic device developed by T-Mobile.   The legal action reportedly began in 2014 from a case where T-Mobile accused Huawei of stealing...

Understanding Smart Cities   What is a smart city? In 2016, the global spending on smart city technology reached $80 billion, and by 2021, it is predicted to increase to $135 billion. The international community has consistently lauded several cities who have adopted smart city solutions. The impact of smart cities to citizens...

Hackers were reportedly able to break into the systems of South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) last October 2018, breaching 30 computers and stealing internal documents from at least ten.   The agency, which is a part of the Ministry of National Defense, keeps information on arms procurement for the country's...

An advocacy group that including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) called on Amazon, Google, and Microsoft not to sell their facial recognition technology to the government.   While Google had already pledged in December...