Huawei’s telecom equipment carry serious significant risks: British government report

The report notes, “The evidence of sustained change is especially important as similar strongly worded commitments from Huawei in the past have not brought about any discernible improvements”. On Thursday, in a significant development, Britain has publicly chastised Huawei Technologies for failing to fix long-standing security flaws in its mobile network equipment and revealed new…

Key stakeholders to attend meeting on quantum computing at White House

Given its wide ranging potential, Washington wants to develop and leverage the power of quantum computing which is currently in its infancy. On Monday, in efforts aimed at boosting efforts at quantum computing, the White House is set to hold a meeting with academic experts, U.S. government officials, and leading tech companies including Alphabet Inc,…

Singapore’s cyber attack carries the signature of Advanced Persistent Threat group

The attack comes despite robust security measures undertaken by Singapore, a highly wired and digitalized state which has made cyber security a core priority since more than a decade. On Monday, on a follow up on Singapore’s worst ever cyber attack which saw personal information of nearly 1.5 million people, including its Prime Minister being…

Israel to unveil public-private partnerships infrastructure projects worth $28 billion

This is likely to be a huge opportunity for private players, including MNCs, to help modernise Israel’s infrastructure. In a significant development, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has disclosed at the start of Israel’s weekly cabinet meeting, that he would soon unveil a multi-year infrastructure spending plan worth more than $28 billion The planned projects…