Israel suspends cellphone-tracking for coronavirus quarantine enforcement – Security – Software – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

An Israeli parliamentary oversight committee on Wednesday suspended police use of cellphone data to enforce coronavirus quarantines, with one lawmaker citing privacy concerns. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government last month empowered the police to requisition cellphone roaming data on those ordered to self-isolate as suspected or confirmed coronavirus carriers, to Continue Reading

Flaw in iPhone, iPads may have allowed hackers to steal data for years – Security – Software – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Apple is planning to fix a flaw that a security firm said may have left more than half a billion iPhones vulnerable to hackers. The bug, which also exists on iPads, was discovered by ZecOps, a San Francisco-based mobile security forensics company, while it was investigating a sophisticated cyberattack against Continue Reading

Britain’s Zoom parliament makes an almost glitch-free debut – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

British lawmakers upended 700 years of history on Wednesday, grilling stand-in leader Dominic Raab by video link in an unprecedented but largely successful “hybrid parliament” session forced by the coronavirus outbreak. As Britain endures its fifth week of a national lockdown, with businesses shuttered and citizens ordered to stay at Continue Reading

Google says state-backed hackers increasing coronavirus phishing attacks – Security – Software- Tempemail

Security experts at Alphabet Inc’s Google have identified more than a dozen government-backed hacking groups using the COVID-19 pandemic as cover for phishing and malware attempts. Google said on Wednesday its Threat Analysis Group found hackers targeting international health organizations, including activity corroborating a Reuters report from early April that Continue Reading

Zoom raises encryption level with upgraded meeting app – Networking – Security – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Wednesday it was upgrading the encryption features on its video conferencing app to better safeguard meeting data and offer protection against tampering. The new version of the app, Zoom 5.0, will release within the week, the company said in a statement. Zoom, which has Continue Reading

NAB embeds analytics directly into Salesforce CRM – Finance – Cloud- Tempemail

NAB is embedding analytics directly into the CRM environment used by sales and other internal staff to support its relationships with mortgage and finance brokers under its purview. Customer relationship management (CRM) enablement manager Shannon Berk told the recent (virtual) Salesforce World Tour event it is using Salesforce’s Einstein Analytics Continue Reading

Are we at the start of a CTV boom in APAC?- Tempemail

Video viewership is on the rise, but so is the fragmentation of viewership, fueled by increasing choices around what content to watch, and when and how to watch that content.  Publishers and advertisers can no longer rely on a single platform reach and engage viewers with the scale and success of years past. Cross-platform video strategies are now Continue Reading

75% of Americans believe brands must step up in coronavirus fight, says Porter Novelli research- Tempemail

With global deaths from the coronavirus nearing 200,000 (and rising by the day), the U.S. has become the epicenter of the pandemic, which has fundamentally changed the way we interact with one another. And, there is a clear hunger among the U.S. public to see more businesses stepping up to Continue Reading