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Cybersecurity Group Warns Of “KRACK”

Cybersecurity Group Warns Of “KRACK”

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is warning the public of a “weakness in a security protocol that Wi-Fi devices rely on has put wireless-enabled devices at risk of attack.” A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Key Reinstallation Attack, or “KRACK” can allow an attacker within range of a Wi-Fi network to gain access to unencrypted... Read more of this article

Review Of Electronic Communications Sector

Review Of Electronic Communications Sector

The Regulatory Authority has released a ‘Review of the Electronic Communications Sector – Ensuring the delivery of benefits for Bermuda via Regulation’. This is a public consultation and members of the public are encouraged to send in comments. The RA said, “The consultation can be found on the Authority’s website www.rab.bm under ‘Consultations... Read more of this article

Centre On Philanthropy To Launch New Website

Centre On Philanthropy To Launch New Website

The Centre on Philanthropy has a new website under construction, under sponsorship from BeesMont Law Limited. A spokesperson said, “The Centre on Philanthropy is most pleased to announce that through the generous sponsorship of BeesMont Law Limited, our new website is currently under construction. “The combination of a new website equipped... Read more of this article

Potential US Cyber Security Regulations

Potential US Cyber Security Regulations

The New York Department of Financial Services [NYCRR 500] is pushing to establish “regulatory minimums” to protect companies and consumers against cyber threats. Among other requirements, they are creating stricter guidelines around how companies assess and monitor their security effectiveness and that of their third parties. Stephen Bull, Managing... Read more of this article

QuoVadis Accredited As Qualified TSP In Europe

QuoVadis Accredited As Qualified TSP In Europe

QuoVadis has been accredited in the Netherlands under the Qualified Trust Service Provider [TSP] regulations under eIDAS, the regulation which establishes updated electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the European Union. Founded in Bermuda, QuoVadis is a leading global Certification Authority [CA] providing cloud-based... Read more of this article

Foundation Grant Application Form Now Online

Foundation Grant Application Form Now Online

Following the launch of its new website at the beginning of September, Bank of Bermuda Foundation announced that its new online Grant Application Form is now live online. The Foundation provides up to $2.5 million in funding to the non-profit [charitable] sector in Bermuda each year. Non-profit organisations wishing to apply for funding can now make... Read more of this article

Seminars To Help Launch Online Businesses

Seminars To Help Launch Online Businesses

Inspire eBusiness is getting ready to launch its series of free workshops for existing and new entrepreneurs interested in starting online businesses with its first seminar entitled Set Up to Start Up – understanding how to get your online business started. The series kicks-off in October and will run monthly through to March 21st, 2018, tackling... Read more of this article

New Website Directory For Helping Services

New Website Directory For Helping Services

[Updated] The Ministry of Health has released both an electronic and printed version of the new Directory of Helping Services, saying “this is the first time a searchable, online version of the directory has been offered.” “The Health Promotion Office of the Department of Health produces the printed directory, which lists non-profit... Read more of this article

October 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

October 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] One Communications soared into the top five of this quarter’s Bermuda Klout Social Media Rankings. The telecommunications firm has been languishing just outside of the top 50 for the past two years, but have a reinvigorated marketing campaign that has helped garner attention. WWE legend John Layfield remains at number one,... Read more of this article

FAC Plugin For Shopify Shopping Cart Platform

FAC Plugin For Shopify Shopping Cart Platform

Bermuda-headquartered First Atlantic Commerce [FAC], a global online payment solutions provider and Webgold, a web and application development studio, announced the availability of a new plugin to support online merchants using the Shopify platform. The FAC Shopify plugin was developed by Webgold, and will allow merchants in the Caribbean and around... Read more of this article

Local Photographer Highlights Island Online

Local Photographer Highlights Island Online

Tristan Kermode, a 22-year-old ‘content creator’ born and raised in Bermuda, has recently turned to Instagram to promote his work. The photographer regularly shares vibrant images and videos of Bermuda with his thousands of followers. “I would say Instagram is probably the most important part of what I do,” Tristan told Bernews.... Read more of this article

Digicel Announces Paul Stafford As CEO

Digicel Announces Paul Stafford As CEO

Digicel today [Oct 4] officially announced Paul Stafford’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer of both its Bermuda operations. The company said, “Charged with delivering operational excellence across all channels of the business for both Digicel and Bermuda Telephone Company [BTC], Paul brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October 2017

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October 2017

[Written by Don Burgess] Like it or not, all Twitter users will soon be able to use 280 characters instead of the 140 in their tweets. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced on September 26 saying it is “solving a real problem people have when trying to tweet.” The move has been a mixed bag as some tweeters have lamented that the beauty of Twitter... Read more of this article