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What Evolving Data Privacy Laws Mean for Organizations

The U.S. state of Colorado has joined California, Virginia, the European Union, and Brazil in passing data privacy legislation. These laws give users greater control over their data and empower them to hold organizations that violate the rules responsible. The Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), scheduled to go into effect on 1 July 2023, “provides consumers […]

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NIST: Recommendations for Identifying and Managing Bias in AI

Organizations that fail to prevent bias from slipping into their artificial intelligence (AI) systems may soon find themselves in regulatory trouble. As we discussed in a previous post, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced in April that private companies that sell biased AI systems can be subject to laws under the FTC Act, which outlaws […]

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Three Major Factors Challenging 5G Rollout in the U.S.

5G networks are quickly unfolding throughout markets in East Asia. The region constitutes 90% of worldwide 5G connections to date. Rollouts have been slower elsewhere, including in the U.S., the second largest 5G market outside East Asia, even as telecommunications giants race to buy up spectrum there. According to the Wall Street Journal, this is […]

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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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