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U.S. Highways To Get 500,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

All around the world investments in electric vehicles (EVs) are speeding up. Currently, global vehicle makers are projected to spend more than $515 billion USD on EV manufacturing by the end of this decade, according to electrek. U.S. President Joe Biden has announced that his administration will provide $3.1 billion USD in funding in support […]

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Three Ways To Prepare for the Growing Wave of Data Privacy Laws

India could soon join a growing list of governments — the European Union, China, Brazil, and several U.S. states — that are passing data privacy laws. Introduced in the Indian parliament two years ago, India’s data privacy law, if passed, could prove to be hugely influential, as India is a popular center for offshore outsourcing […]

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Four Steps To Implementing A Successful Data Privacy Program

A number of new laws – recently passed in Europe, China, the U.S., and Brazil – are presenting an urgent need for organizations to develop data privacy policies. Not only are these laws creating compliance concerns, they are also compelling organizations to start embracing data privacy as a core value. How Can Organizations Establish Data […]

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More Organizations Slapped With Big Fines Under New Privacy Laws

As the 2022 Winter Olympics began, so too did increased concerns over security. While no threats have been detected so far, the FBI has warned that various cyber criminals could try to take advantage of the Olympics to “make money, sow confusion, increase their notoriety, discredit adversaries, and advance ideological goals,” Tech Radar reported.  Among […]

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How Will Data Privacy Impact Organizations in 2022?

Since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full force in 2018, it has raked up record fines for organizations that have failed to comply with it. According to CNBC, authorities in the EU have administered the equivalent of $1.2 billion USD in fines since January 2021, compared to around $180 million […]

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Three Major Leadership “Perception Gaps” Hindering Cyber Security 

Since 2020, waves of ransomware attacks have battered both private and government sectors. To combat this, the U.S. government has released a strategy aimed at pushing federal agencies to boost their cyber security efforts.  According to CNN, the plan aims to integrate a “zero-trust” approach to cyber security, a philosophy which dictates that a network […]

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5G Expected to Reach Millions in the U.S. This Year

Last year, the pandemic caused serious roadblocks to 5G rollouts worldwide. Nevertheless, major U.S. telecommunications companies competed to buy highly-sought after mid-band spectrum from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), much of it representing the coveted C-band spectrum. While telecommunications giants AT&T and Verizon hope to release their C-band spectrum to millions of Americans in January […]

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Ten Ways AI Regulations and Standards Will Evolve in 2022

With artificial intelligence (AI) technologies such as machine learning and neural networks rapidly evolving, governments are racing to regulate AI. As TechRepublic reported in November 2021, the consulting firm Deloitte is predicting that evolving AI technologies could lead to “enforced regulations in 2023 and beyond.” If that’s the case, organizations that make and use the […]

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Innovation At Work’s Top Five Reads from 2021

Climate change. The COVID-19 pandemic. Cyber security attacks. Artificial intelligence (AI) and data privacy regulations. The shift to 5G. These were all common themes in 2021, and are likely to continue affecting us well into the new year. To learn more, check out our top reads from 2021:  Four Cyber Security Resolutions to Adopt in […]

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