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Open Data Focus Groups On October 17th

Open Data Focus Groups On October 17th

The public is invited to participate in a focus group on the provision of Open Data by the Government of Bermuda on Thursday, October 17th. A Government spokesperson said, “The E-Commerce Advisory Board Open Data Sub-Committee is very interested in learning how Open Data might be beneficial to the community and what data sets would be deemed most... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tech Summit: The Future Of Work

Bermuda Tech Summit: The Future Of Work

The disruptive impact of technology on the workplace and its potential benefits will be the focus of the lunchtime keynote speech at this month’s Bermuda Tech Summit, taking place on Wednesday, October 16, at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club as part of Bermuda Tech Week 2019. Keynote speaker AI.io CEO Terence Mills, a member of the Forbes Technology... Read more of this article

RA Release 2020–2021 Work Plan & Budget

RA Release 2020–2021 Work Plan & Budget

The Regulatory Authority released its 2020 – 2021 Work Plan and Budget for public consultation. A spokesperson said, “The Work Plan and Budget details the major activities that the RA intends to carry out during the upcoming fiscal year 2020-21. Members of the public encouraged to visit the www.ra.bm, and select Public Consultations to review... Read more of this article

Health Ministry Phones Out Of Service

Health Ministry Phones Out Of Service

The Ministry of Health is advising that its phone service is having technical issues. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health is advising that its phone service is having technical issues. This is restricting incoming calls to health departments in the following locations:Continental Building Metro Building Hamilton Health Center Environmental... Read more of this article

Video: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Launch

Video: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Launch

[Updated] Premier David Burt and other officials are holding a press conference this morning [Sept 30], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 14-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.10pm: A Government spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government, through... Read more of this article

Minister On Submarine Cables Legislation

Minister On Submarine Cables Legislation

“This legislation will put Bermuda back on the submarine cable industry map by promoting Bermuda as a jurisdiction of choice for submarine cable companies to have their head office located here,” Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Sept 27], the Minister said, “Earlier today I laid before... Read more of this article

One Communications Post-Storm Update

One Communications Post-Storm Update

One Communications continues to work on storm restoration, and said that approximately 800 TV/Internet customers are offline as of today. A spokesperson said, “One Communications today reports approximately 800 TV/Internet customers offline. Of this total, approximately 200 are affected by known issues being addressed by the field teams and are... Read more of this article

ISACA & IIA Annual Conference On Friday

ISACA & IIA Annual Conference On Friday

The ISACA Bermuda and IIA Bermuda Chapters are jointly hosting the 2019 annual conference ‘Going Digital’ on Friday [Sept 27] at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club from 8.30am to 5.30pm. A spokesperson said, “The agenda will feature lively discussions about governance, risk and compliance, privacy, and cyber security. The keynote... Read more of this article

‘Unverified Messages On Social Media’

‘Unverified Messages On Social Media’

The “group going to homes and pretending to be officials from home affairs” message is circulating again, and the police have advised this is “not relevant for Bermuda” and have urged residents to “please think before posting unverified messages on social media.” A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised... Read more of this article

MMC Sponsors BUEI’s Interactive Space Exhibit

MMC Sponsors BUEI’s Interactive Space Exhibit

Marsh & McLennan Companies, which includes Bermuda-based operating entities Marsh and Guy Carpenter – today [Sept 24] announced its title sponsorship of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI’s] new interactive space exhibit, launching from tomorrow to Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The exhibit, 50 Years of Space, will commemorate... Read more of this article

One Communications Restoration Efforts Update

One Communications Restoration Efforts Update

One Communications staff continue to work hard on restoration and in bringing all customers back online. One Communications CEO Frank Amaral said, “We would first like to thank all of customers for their patience during this post-storm recovery period. We fully understand that everyone is accustomed to being connected around the clock both at home... Read more of this article

CTBTO Upgrading Network Of Monitoring Sites

CTBTO Upgrading Network Of Monitoring Sites

Representatives from the United Nations Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation [CTBTO] were in Bermuda earlier this week upgrading a network of local monitoring sites. “The Bermuda infrasound station forms part of a global network of over 300 monitoring stations which detect evidence of nuclear explosions anywhere on the planet whether... Read more of this article

Emergency Radio Station Will Have New Music

Emergency Radio Station Will Have New Music

As a bit of a silver lining in the midst of these storm clouds, the Emergency Broadcast Radio station will apparently have new music for their upcoming broadcast during Tropical Storm Jerry. While the Emergency Broadcast Station — which broadcast on FM 100.1 — is a quality source of information during storms as it includes various experts... Read more of this article