TIPS ON HOME ISOLATION FROM “GLOBAL VIEW OF WUHAN” VOLUNTEER GROUP

Useful info on the following 6 topics (in English, Italian, Korean, Germany, Japanese and Chinese):

  • Differences between COVID-19 and Influenza
  • How to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when staying home?
  • What needs to be done during home isolation period
  • Would you get infected by taking an elevator?
  • How to care for children during the epidemic?
  • Recommendations to pregnant women

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COVID-19: Implications for business by McKinsey & Company

The coronavirus crisis is a story with an unclear ending. What is clear is that the human impact is already tragic, and that companies have an imperative to act immediately to protect their employees, address business challenges and risks, and help to mitigate the outbreak in whatever ways they can.

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Kuppinger Cole: The Next Best Thing After “Secure by Design” by Alexei Balaganski

Although the cybersecurity tools are arguably becoming better and more sophisticated, and, for example, cloud service providers are constantly rolling out new security and compliance features in their platforms, the number of data breaches and hacks continues to grow. But why? Well, the most obvious answer is that security tools, even the best ones, are still just tools.

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McKinsey & Company – How artificial intelligence will impact K-12 teachers

Existing and emerging technologies can help save teacher time—time
that could be redirected toward student learning. But to capture the
potential, stakeholders need to address four imperatives.

All of this begs a question: How will we capture the promise of technology in our schools? The good news is that this is not about technology we have not yet invented.

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Putin passes Russia smartphone software law

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation allowing only smartphones, computers and smart TVs with pre-installed native software to be sold in the country, in an effort to boost the use of domestic technology.
Russia’s government will determine the types of devices which will need to include locally developed software, as well as the programmes which will be pre-installed on them.

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As the internet turns 50, we must protect it as a force for good

We urgently need an ambitious, coordinated effort to tackle the threats facing the internet and the web, and make sure that everyone is able to access the benefits of digital technology. Next month, we’ll publish the Contract for the Web — a plan created by experts and individuals from across the world to make sure our online world is safe, empowering and genuinely for everyone.

To find out more about the Contract for the Web and to add your voice, visit contractfortheweb.org.

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Ransomware: The Nightmare Before Cyber Monday

The number of ransomware attacks on enterprises is up 500% from this time last year. Threat actors are becoming increasingly sophisticated and targeted. Ransomware is a business, and these actors want to get paid.

Researcher Madeline Cyr interviewed me to help retailers understand the threat of ransomware for the upcoming holiday retail season.

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