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Hotel CEOs talk security, technology, room service

“Issues of security emerged after a gunman opened fire on a crowd in Las Vegas from his hotel room” writes unknown author for usatoday.com. Kong: As technology becomes more a part of our lives, people expect to see that in the hotel industry.Is this the future of the hotel room?. 2017 posed new and old challenges for the hotel industry.And then, we design the hotel experience around this muse. Source: usatoday.com Share This:

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The 4 Dimensions of Digital Trust, Charted Across 42 Countries

“Digital User Experience: How do users experience the digital trust environment?” reports hbr.org. It will be up to all digital companies to keep up and innovate in this new frontier for competitiveness: winning digital trust.What these stories underscore is that our digital evolution and our productive use of new technologies rests on how well we can build digital trust.Collectively, these four dimensions provide a comprehensive framework for calibrating digital trust, facilitating cross-country comparisons and benchmarking.The Fletcher School at Tufts University and Mastercard have a launched a research initiative to address…

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A Secret Service agent tackled a Chinese security official over the nuclear football when Trump visited China

“It was then that a US Secret Service agent tackled the security official to the ground” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. During President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing last November, a US Secret Service agent reportedly tackled a Chinese security official after attempts to block the movement of the “nuclear football.”. The briefcase was reportedly never touched by a foreign official, but the head of the Chinese security head later apologized about the incident.RELATED: A look back at President Trump in China As the US delegation started moving into the…

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SMB eInvoicing, With A Responsibility To Both Protect And Share Data

“With an emphasis on data security and privacy, however, Zervant seems more cautious in its data sharing approach” reports pymnts.com. What is important is how that data is used, and it needs to be something that ultimately provides value and insight to end users.” Zervant is adamant about data security and vows never to share its customers’ data with third parties.This enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to avoid restricting payment choice for their own customers, but it also raises an important topic of discussion surrounding SMB FinTech integrations and data…

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Phone Numbers Becoming Backdoor to Crypto Accounts

“Hackers have discovered that the easiest and most direct way to steal cryptocurrency is to first steal phone numbers” writes Leo Jd Brizzee for newsbtc.com. This rash of phone porting is the unintended result of what was supposed to be a security upgrade known as two-factor authentication.This despite requesting that his phone company add additional security measures after his wife and parents had their numbers stolen. “Everybody I know in the cryptocurrency space has gotten their phone number stolen,” said Joby Weeks.Case in point Joby Weeks lost control of his…

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Protect Yourself And Your Cryptocurrency From Real Criminals

“Recently a group of about 170 leaders in the crypto world held a panel discussion about security in Cancun Mexico” reports newsbtc.com. Even when a transaction can be tracked through the Blockchain ledger though the anonymous design of cryptocurrency allows criminals not to have their true identities linked to their accounts.The anonymous nature of cryptocurrency though assures criminals that once they have access to and can transfer the information to their own wallets it is nearly impossible to track down their identities. Source: newsbtc.com Share This:

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US and Chinese officials ‘scuffled over nuclear football’ during Trump Beijing visit

“Donald Trump’s security staff scuffled with Chinese officials over the emergency nuclear codes during a visit by the US president to Beijing, media reported” writes Charles Moore for telegraph.co.uk. However, a second attempt by a Chinese security to confront the US detail led to short tussle. “A Chinese security official grabbed Kelly, and Kelly shoved the man’s hand off of his body,” Axios said.The tussle began when a US secret service agent carrying a suitcase with the nuclear codes – known as the ‘nuclear football’ – was blocked from entering…

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Five killed in attack on church in Russia’s Dagestan: agencies

“MOSCOW (Reuters) – A man in Russia’s southern province of Dagestan shot into a crowd leaving a church on Sunday, killing five people and injuring at least five others, Russian news agencies reported, citing the local health ministry” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The attack occurred in the village of Kizlyar in the Muslim-majority republic of Dagestan, agencies said. The injured include two members of local security services and two civilians, also women, the Interfax news agency said.Russian news agencies said the attack occurred as churchgoers celebrated Maslenitsa, a…

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