The cyber security team has discovered new campaigns by ‘hack-for-hire’ firms - - most of them are based in India. These hackers create Gmail accounts that imitate the WHO, and target business leaders in financial services, consulting and healthcare corporations based in several countries, including the US, Canada, India, UK, and Bahrain. … [Read more...] about Today’s cache | Google’s report on state-back phishing campaigns, and more
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Effective delivery of all policies introduced in the Government Work Report this year must be made to meet the targets and tasks for economic and social development this year, the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang urged on Friday. The meeting decided on the division of responsibilities in executing key tasks in the report. … [Read more...] about Cabinet meeting lays out tasks for work report
“While real investments are still needed, what’s more important is to create an enabling environment that helps to preserve the tax base. Reform holds the key to overcoming difficulties and boosting development. Unwarranted restrictions must be lifted to further unlock market vitality and social creativity. We must take strong measures to improve the business climate, eliminate undue restrictions, and fully unleash the initiative and creativity of the vast numbers of market entities and individuals,” Li said, “Greater opening up will help further expand China’s market.” … [Read more...] about Effective delivery of all policies introduced in Report urged by State Council
In early April, I came up with the logic and now it is fully supported by science in other countries that universal mask wearing enforced for every man, woman and child outside home is better than lockdown. That should have been our immediate strategy, but then making people wear masks, convincing people...the technical answer to that is we have a lot of asymptomatic people who are spreading the infection. If they wear a mask, they are blocking the respiratory droplets. But we don’t know who they are. If everyone wears a mask, then they [the asymptomatic] do too. In spite of wearing a mask, infectious people could spread some infection, because a mask is not 100% foolproof, tiny droplets may escape, fomite transmission [by objects getting contaminated] may take place. But that’s where the uninfected wearing masks may reduce the possibility of picking up the infection. With universal mask wearing you don’t have to be strict about all socio-economic activities coming to … [Read more...] about Can India’s workforce have a safe return to business?
By Giridhara Raam MBusinesses around the world have experienced numerous changes in their operations, culture, customer support, spending, and investments as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Although many managed to adapt to this new culture swiftly, few are practicing effective cybersecurity for their remote workforce and devices, and some have already been impacted by cyberattacks.Cybercrime has increased during these tough times, and malicious actors have successfully breached major entities, including government agencies. The World Health Organisation, Cognizant, and the US Defence Information Systems Agency are among those who have fallen victim to cyberattacks during this pandemic. Businesses are scaling up their operations and are working to improve the security of their remote workforce; however, they need to be ready to adapt to the security demands the remote workforce generates. According to the Gartner HR Survey, 41 percent of employees are "likely to work remotely at … [Read more...] about Is your business ready for post-Covid-19 cybersecurity?