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Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

The Ministry of National Security is today [June 27] advising that a new variant of Petya ransomware, also known as Petwrap, is spreading rapidly due to the same Windows SMBv1 vulnerability that the WannaCry ransomware abused. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government’s Cybersecurity Working Group has been monitoring the concerns, and has... Read more of this article

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Limited today [June 26] announced that it has become an official Managed Security Services Provider [MSSP] partner with Cylance Inc, the company that revolutionized traditional antivirus with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats. A spokesperson sai, “As a Managed Security... Read more of this article

KPMG: Bermuda & Caribbean Cyber Security

KPMG: Bermuda & Caribbean Cyber Security

A multiregional survey by KPMG indicated that Bermuda is slightly more prepared against cyber security threats in relation to its Caribbean counterparts. The analysis found that 15% of Bermuda based companies defined Cyber Security as a boardroom responsibility, compared to 11% across the region, and 20% globally. KPMG’s Cyber Benchmark Survey compared... Read more of this article

Five Interns Join TLF Internship Programme

Five Interns Join TLF Internship Programme

Earlier this month saw the launch of the ninth annual Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] Internship Programme and this year, five technology interns were successfully accepted in the summer programme. The 2017 TLF interns who passed the rigorous selection process are: Alex Dore, Cameron Moulder, Ezra Turner, Somer Froud, Zia Seymour. This week is the... Read more of this article

Report On State Of ICT In Bermuda 2016

Report On State Of ICT In Bermuda 2016

Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons has released a report entitled State of ICT in Bermuda 2016. The biennial research is undertaken by the Department of ICT Policy and Innovation to assess the prevalence of Information Communications Technology [ICT] in Bermuda from 3 perspectives: infrastructure, usage, and skills. “Bermuda’s success... Read more of this article

NBC Sports Blackout Schedule In AC Event

NBC Sports Blackout Schedule In AC Event

[Updated] One Communications is advising the public that NBC Sports will be “implementing a blackout schedule on Saturday [June 10] and Sunday [June 11] from 2:00 to 4:00pm and continue during the same time period on June 12, 26 and 27 in the event America’s Cup racing is scheduled, however “viewers may continue to follow all the AC35... Read more of this article

60 More Taxis Set To Accept Card Payments

60 More Taxis Set To Accept Card Payments

[Updated with video] Up to 60 additional taxi operators are preparing to offer credit card payment options for their customers, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The BTA said, “The move is especially welcomed for the island’s tourism industry, as Bermuda Tourism Authority research shows most visitors prefer to pay for their ground transport... Read more of this article

Column: Job Losses In Telecommunications

Column: Job Losses In Telecommunications

[Opinion column written by Jason Hayward] The Bermuda Regulatory Authority commenced operations in January 2013, just over a year after the Regulatory Authority Act 2011 was approved by Parliament. The Regulatory Authority’s principal functions in relation to any regulated industry sector, are:to promote and preserve competition;to promote the... Read more of this article

CCTV Cameras Installed In St. George’s

CCTV Cameras Installed In St. George’s

“The One Bermuda Alliance made a commitment to increase CCTV coverage across the island, especially in St. George’s,” St. George’s MPs Nandi Outerbridge and Kenny Bascome said today. “That promise became a reality today with the installation of the first of several new cameras in the old town. We are pleased to work with... Read more of this article

Technology Forum To Be Held On June 8th

Technology Forum To Be Held On June 8th

This Thursday [June] the Office of the Opposition Leader will host a technology forum entitled “Technology and You: How technology is impacting our Economy, Learning and Education and Labour Market.” It will take place at The Leopard’s Club beginning at 6:00pm. Opposition Leader David Burt said, “In the Opposition’s Vision 2025 and the Budget... Read more of this article

HSBC Reviewing To “Prevent Future Incidents”

HSBC Reviewing To “Prevent Future Incidents”

Following an email being sent to a “small number” of retail banking customers which “unfortunately included an attachment containing personal information of some of HSBC Bermuda’s customers,” HSBC said they “takes the security of its customers’ information extremely seriously” and are “currently reviewing... Read more of this article

FibreWire Network With Free Speed Boost

FibreWire Network With Free Speed Boost

One Communications today [June 1] announced the first phase of availability for FibreWire Internet. “Over a thousand customers connected with both the company’s access and internet services have already received an automatic speed boost – free of charge and without the need for a service call,” the company said. “FibreWire is Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Lunch & Learn On Bermuda Payroll Tax Software

Lunch & Learn On Bermuda Payroll Tax Software

The Certus Group and CloudSuitePro will be hosting a seminar to learn the ‘ins and outs’ of their new online payroll solution on Wednesday, June 13th from 12.30pm to 2.00pm at the Chamber of Commerce. A spokesperson said, “The Certus Group and CloudSuitePro are offering an online solution that provides complete Bermuda payroll including the recent... Read more of this article