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Will 5G and Society 5.0 Mark a New Era in Human Evolution?

Society 5.0 and 5G
In their outstanding book, Wicked and Wise, Alan Watkins and Ken Wilber look at some of the most pressing ‘wicked problems’ facing the human race. ‘Wicked problems,’ they suggest, are difficult to define, but they are essentially unsolvable in the usual scientific sense. The authors...

The Quantum Computing Threat to 5G Security

Quantum Computer 5G Security
Recently, in the science journal Nature, Google claimed ‘quantum supremacy’ saying that its quantum computer is the first to perform a calculation that would be practically impossible for a classical machine. This quantum computing breakthrough brings us closer to the arrival of functional quantum...

5G Critical Infrastructure – the Most Critical of All

5G Critical Infrastructure
Not even 30 years separate us from the end of the Cold War. Yet, we appear to be witnessing the emergence of a new one, a technology Cold War between the United States and China. This time, instead of a ‘red under...

Geopolitics of 5G and 5G-Connected Massive & Critical IoT

US vs China 5G
Emerging Technology and Geopolitics of 5G There are several reasons emerging technology is a highly competitive industry, notwithstanding the race for intellectual property that can be licensed by burgeoning markets for revenue. A first-mover advantage is often a way...

How 5G Will Transform Economy and Society

5G World Economy Society
Since the dawn of the 21st Century, the ways in which people and organizations that use the Internet experience, perceive and act in the world is radically changing. We interact with physical objects and systems well beyond our sight and comprehension. Our...

AI-Exacerbated Disinformation and Cyber Threats to Democracy

AI Fake News
Recent events have confirmed that the cyber realm can be used to disrupt democracies as surely as it can destabilize dictatorships. Weaponization of information and malicious dissemination through social media pushes citizens into polarized echo chambers and pull at the social fabric...

Canadian Critical Infrastructure Cyber Protection

Canada Critical Infrastructure
Targeted cyberattacks against critical infrastructure (CI) are increasing on a global scale. Critical systems are rapidly being connected to the internet, affording attackers opportunities to target virtual systems that operate and monitor physical structures and physical processes through various modes of cyberattack.

Geopolitics of 5G and Emerging Tech News

S.3469 NETWORK Act

U.S. lawmakers introduce bill targeting Huawei for industrial espionage

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers today introduced in Senate a bill aimed "To impose sanctions with respect to foreign telecommunications companies engaged in...
The Next Gen Future 5G Australia

Report: Inquiry into the deployment, adoption and application of 5G in AU

Australian government's committee - The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts - has issued a new report on adoption of...
UK 5G Huawei

Huawei Greenlit for U.K.’s 5G Network

The U.K. government greenlit Huawei for a limited role in the U.K.'s fifth-generation telecommunications networks. This is a blow for American efforts of the...
Canada Huawei 5G

Canadian Intelligence Agencies Disagree on Huawei Ban – Media

According to a recent media report, Canadian key intelligence agencies - the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) -...
Prague 5G Security Conference

Officials from 32 countries gather in Prague to discuss 5G security

Security officials from EU nations, Japan, the United States and Australia gathered in Prague on Thursday and Friday to discuss 5G...
5G gear 5G security standard Huawei

Bloomberg: Vodafone found backdoors in Huawei 5G gear

For years U.S. and some of its allies are claiming that Huawei should not be trusted and that the Chinese company...
5G gear 5G security standard Huawei

US praises Germany’s 5G security standard for network providers

The top US cybersecurity policy diplomat, Rob strayer, praised Germany’s strict security standards for 5G network providers on Wednesday. The requirements...
Huawei China US 5G

WP: How China’s Huawei took the lead over U.S. companies in 5G

Excellent article today from the Washington Post: How China’s Huawei took the lead over U.S. companies in 5G technology Huawei, still the...
Mobile UK 5G Report

£6.8bn impact to UK if Huawei 5G banned

Mobile UK, the UK mobile network operators' trade association, issued a report "The Impact on the UK of a Restriction on Huawei...
DoD 5G Report

US DoD warns about US losing the 5G war

The Defense Innovation Board of the US Department of Defense issued a new study outlining the risks America faces if China takes...
5G France

France defines 5G security requirements

France’s parliament is debating a bill that would see the country establish stricter security rules around 5G networks. The...
Netherlands 5G

Dutch security agency warns against Chinese, Russian tech

The Dutch security service advised the government on Tuesday not to use technology from countries with active cyber-hacking campaigns against the Netherlands,...
5G gear 5G security standard Huawei

Defiant Huawei reports 25% profit growth

Huawei released its 2018 Annual Report today. Despite the growing 5G-related geopolitical spat it has found itself in and U.S. efforts to...
Huawei 5G

UK government issues a warning of Huawei

UK government’s Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) Oversight Board just published its fifth annual report for the Cabinet Secretary.
EU 5G

EU recommends approach to 5G security

Today the European Commission (EC) has recommended a set of operational steps and measures to ensure a high l Add Formevel of...
NATO 5G Security Geopolitics

NATO Will Assess Potential Security Implications of 5G Gear

On 14th March 2019, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the launch of his Annual Report for 2018 touched on security and...
Germany 5G Security Standard

Germany Will Define Its Own Security Standards for 5G Security

After Washington last week warned Germany that it would scale back intelligence data-sharing with Berlin if China’s Huawei was allowed to participate...
Huawei Cybersecurity

Huawei Cyber Security Transparency Center Opens in Brussels

On March the 5th, 2019, Huawei opened a Cyber Security Transparency Center in Brussels as part of its 2 billion USD Cybersecurity...

Stuxnet: father of cyber-kinetic weapons

My article "Stuxnet: the father of cyber-kinetic weapons" was published on CSO Online. As we approach the 10th anniversary of when Stuxnet was (likely) deployed, it is worthwhile to examine the effect it still has on our world. As the world’s first-ever cyberweapon, it opened Pandora’s box. It was the first true cyber-kinetic weapon – and it changed military history and is changing world history, as well. Its impact on the future cannot be overstated.

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