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Viewing Of ‘The Social Dilemma’ Film

Viewing Of ‘The Social Dilemma’ Film

There will be viewing of the documentary film The Social Dilemma, followed by a panel discussion, on Monday [Nov 23]. The free event will see the film screening take place from 4.00pm to 5.30pm, with the panel discussion following from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. The panel will be moderated by Coral Wells, and will include panelists Kim Perdikou, Stuart Lacey,... Read more of this article

Cybersecurity Virtual Info Session On Nov 20

Cybersecurity Virtual Info Session On Nov 20

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] will be hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn information session tomorrow [Nov 20] from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Cyber criminals target companies of all sizes. Putting in practice a few cybersecurity basics will put you on the right footing, help you protect your business, and... Read more of this article

TLC To Host Cybersecurity Career Webinar

TLC To Host Cybersecurity Career Webinar

The TLC Group will be hosting a Facebook Livestream today [Oct 23] to discuss careers in the cybersecurity field. A spokesperson said, “We are now more than halfway through Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 and we’ve been busy. As a matter of fact, we’ve been focused on empowering individuals and organisations to enhance their cybersecurity... Read more of this article

Privacy Commissioner Highlights Cybersecurity

Privacy Commissioner Highlights Cybersecurity

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda has established a dedicated web page that people can visit to learn about basic cybersecurity concepts and tips, with updates to be provided daily throughout October. Privacy Commissioner Alexander White said, “You may know that October is generally called Cybersecurity Awareness Month. “My... Read more of this article

Police Warn Public About Phishing Scam

Police Warn Public About Phishing Scam

Police are warning the public about fraudulent WhatsApp messages circulating advising users that they purportedly won a significant sum of money. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], is aware of WhatsApp messages being circulated advising users of the messaging app, that they’ve won a significant sum of money. “Recipients... Read more of this article

Detective Superintendent Pedro On Cybercrime

Detective Superintendent Pedro On Cybercrime

Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro, OIC Serious Crime Division, delivered the opening speech at today’s Cybercrime Seminar. Speaking at the event, Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro said, “I have the awesome responsibility of leading our Crime Division, to lead on the strategic response to all criminal investigations, and ensuring... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Create A Culture Of Data Privacy’

Column: ‘Create A Culture Of Data Privacy’

[Opinion column written by Nicole Rozon] Bermuda’s Culture Bermuda is a small island with some 64,000 population but is home to some of the largest international companies worldwide. There are approximately 16,000 registered companies, and in addition, Bermuda participates in some 40% of the insurance and reinsurance written worldwide, with over $300... Read more of this article

BEDC To Host Cybersecurity & Privacy Webinar

BEDC To Host Cybersecurity & Privacy Webinar

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] will be holding a free webinar entitled “Privacy & Security Considerations for Businesses Post Covid-19” on Wednesday, August 19 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. The event flyer says, “Join us for an interactive webinar panel discussion on Cybersecurity and Privacy impacts to your business in... Read more of this article

Police Warn Public About Scam On WhatsApp

Police Warn Public About Scam On WhatsApp

The Bermuda Police Service is warning the public of fraudulent WhatsApp messages circulating that are “part of a growing trend of phishing scams which are used to steal data.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of WhatsApp messages being circulated advising users of the messaging app that their accounts... Read more of this article

Appleby Launch Offshore Data Protection Guide

Appleby Launch Offshore Data Protection Guide

Appleby has launched an Offshore Data Protection Guide to “provide a detailed overview of the privacy and cybersecurity regimes in eight of the world’s leading offshore jurisdictions.” A spokesperson said, “The guide offers businesses quick answers to some of the most critical issues related to data protection. “In addition... Read more of this article

‘Consider The Increasing Cybersecurity Risks’

‘Consider The Increasing Cybersecurity Risks’

Given the increasing number of organizations and individuals working from home to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the Ministry of National Security has recommended a number of security practices. Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “With global and local attention focused on Covid-19 it’s important to also consider the... Read more of this article

Minister Caines On Cybersecurity Strategy

Minister Caines On Cybersecurity Strategy

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines provided an update on the new developments within Government in regards to I.T and cybersecurity. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday, Minister Caines said, “Around the world cyber-attacks continue to impact Governments, multi-national corporations, small organizations and individuals. “The... Read more of this article

Column: How To Celebrate Data Privacy Day

Column: How To Celebrate Data Privacy Day

[Opinion column written by Alexander White] Holidays are excellent opportunities to reflect. These red-letter days, no matter their place or origin, mark important historical or religious events. When we keep these holidays, we celebrate traditions and reflect on what may have changed or stayed the same. New Year celebrations are a perfect example:... Read more of this article