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Three Ways To Prepare for Data Privacy Laws

When it comes to personal data, individuals and governments alike are becoming more privacy conscious, and it’s not hard to see why. Cyber attacks ensnaring government and private organizations, such as those launched against SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline, are becoming more frequent. Meanwhile, organizations are increasingly storing data in the cloud, where potential hackers have […]

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Three Major Trends In Artificial Intelligence Regulation

Artificial intelligence (AI) regulations are coming. In March, five of the largest U.S. financial regulators sent banks an information request inquiring about how they are using artificial intelligence. Such a request indicates that the financial sector will soon be facing guidelines around the technology. Additionally, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released definitions in April […]

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Automakers Rev Up for Growing Cyber Security Risks  

Automakers are increasingly jam packing modern vehicles with connected systems that can present serious cyber security risks. According to a recent report from the New York Times, automakers and electronic system suppliers around the world are taking steps to protect vehicles from hackers.  “To take control of a vehicle’s direction and speed: This is what […]

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Competition for Mid-Band Spectrum Accelerates 5G Rollout in the U.S.

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted to establish rules for a spectrum sale scheduled for auction in 2021 October, which will include the sale of much-coveted mid-band spectrum that has the ability to deliver 5G wireless to millions of people.  There are three types of spectrum used to create 5G networks: high-band, also […]

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How Can Local Governments Adjust to the Rapid Shift to 5G?

With the emergence of 5G technology, cities all over the world are rapidly transforming, and local governments are scrambling to adjust. David Witkowski, an expert in wireless telecommunications and Co-Chair of the Deployment Working Group at IEEE Future Networks, recently sat down with IEEE Future Networks to discuss how the shift to 5G will impact […]

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East Asia Ushers Expansion of 5G

The East Asian consumer market is leading the way in 5G, according to a recent GSMA Intelligence Brief. With almost 20% of connections in the nation currently using 5G, South Korea has the world’s largest 5G network. China dominates in terms of volume at over 200 million connections. While Japanese operators launched late in March […]

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U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Releases Update to Automotive Cyber Security Best Practices

As vehicles become more connected with high-tech computer systems and software, there’s increasing concern about cyber security. Many governments are beginning to issue automotive cyber security best practices and regulations. In June 2020, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) adopted a pair of automotive cyber security regulations into the World Forum for Harmonization […]

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U.S. Launches Projects to Test and Expand 5G 

In October, the United States announced a pair of ambitious projects to expand and test 5G in rural regions and on U.S. military bases. At the end of the month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted an order intended to help expand 5G in rural America. The “5G Fund for Rural America” (“5G Fund”) will […]

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