15 May 2020

Coronavirus: State of emergency lifted in most of Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has lifted the state of emergency in large areas of Japan that have dramatically decreased their rate of infection. The country’s current infection rate is one seventh of what it was at Japan’s peak. However Tokyo, Osaka and on the northern island of Hokkaido, remain in

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15 May 2020

UN health agency chief unbowed amid attacks, Trump criticism

World Health Organization (WHO) Director, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, rises above constant threats to his integrity as he works to create ‘solidarity’ against an outbreak that has claimed nearly 300,000 lives. Many countries praise his handling of the Coronavirus pandemic despite the continual criticism of the UN health agency by the 

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15 May 2020

Surge in Coronavirus deaths reported in southern Yemen

A sudden spike in deaths due to Coronavirus in Yemen city Aden sparked fear of those who reside there. Residents fear that the number of confirmed cases and deaths is far larger than the reported values because the health system is weak due to years of civil war. Save the

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15 May 2020

NVIDIA Launches New Ampere Architecture, Infrastructure, Robotics And Automotive Technologies

On May 14th, NVIDIA’s GTC 2020 keynote was delivered in which they rolled out their new Ampere Architecture across numerous markets. In relation to the current pandemic NVIDIA thanked COVID-19 workers and chose to highlight numerous examples where GPU-accelerated computing was helping in the fight. NVIDIA provided an update on

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15 May 2020

Facebook Offers $50K For AI That Can Detect Hateful Memes

Facebook prides themselves in delivering content on their site that is pre-filtered for hate speech. However, the commonly shared meme is a multimodal content that Facebook’a AI struggles to distinguish the meaning of. Currently, Facebook is offering a 50,000 dollar prize to a winner who can develop an AI that

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15 May 2020

Critical Flaws Found in Cyberoam Security Devices

Trusted cybersecurity company, Cyberoam, released their firewall and VPN technology with critical flaws. These Flaws went unnoticed by Cyberoam, but were recently discovered by researchers at vpnMentor. Cyberoam’s 65,000 users are concerned as they rely on Cyberoam to protect the intellectual property of their global corporations. A countless number of

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15 May 2020

New Microsoft 365 Sign-in Pages Already Spoofed for Phishing

Microsoft’s newly updated sign-in pages have already been succumbed to phishing campaigns by attackers. The new sign-in page update was created in an attempt to lower the bandwidth requirements of the pre-existing Azure AD sign-in pages. Additionally, it allowed Microsoft users to more easily determine if they were the potential

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10 Apr 2020

DHS Warns That COVID is Provoking Extremist Violence

DHS has warned that the exploitation of the COVID-19 pandemic by domestic violent extremists (DVEs) for the purpose of committing hate crimes, acts of violence, or inciting others to commit violence.a Among the broad category of DVEs, racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists (RMVEs), militia extremists, and others have called

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19 Mar 2020

OODA Webinar – Managing Through COVID-19

OODA’s Matt Devost and Bob Gourley held a webinar today looking at a variety of Coronavirus/COVID-19 issues to strategic planning, decision making, possible outcomes, supply chain resiliency and many attendee questions.

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18 Mar 2020

Managing through the COVID-19 Crisis – An Interactive Discussion

Join OODA CEO Matt Devost and CTO Bob Gourley on 19 March 2020 at 2pm Eastern for an interactive discussion on managing through the COVID-19 Crisis. This online zoom based discussion is for OODA members as well as any who registered for our OODAcon Future Proof. If you did not

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