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Nordic SMEs Enjoy Hygge Amidst Global Cybersecurity Threat
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Nordic SMEs Enjoy Hygge Amidst Global Cybersecurity Threat

The Northern European countries, namely Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland, and the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and Åland, have many secrets to a happy life that they share with the world. In the business scenario, Spotify, as per Crunchbase, raised a total of $2.6B in funding over 19 rounds. Swedish financial technology company iZettle sold to PayPal for $2.2 billion, and the Endomondo Sports Tracker app bags $800,000 in its first round from SEED Capital. Needless to accentuate Sweden as the hotbed for entrepreneurial ventures proportionate to cybersecurity vulnerabilities. In March 2020, Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway also offered businesses big or small, at least 100 billion Norwegian crowns ($9.7 billion) as guarantees for loans and bonds to support the economy during t...
Donald Trump’s Exploiting Chinese Espionage Sentiment in TikTok Ban
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Donald Trump’s Exploiting Chinese Espionage Sentiment in TikTok Ban

With all odds at its bestowal, TikTok is poised to be the most popular app in the world. From the beginning, TikTok focused on sharing minute-long entertainment videos for the mass and thus won the hearts of Generation Z. TikTok has an 800+ million global subscriber base, with over two billion downloads on the App Store (Mohsin 2020). Its user engagement pulled Facebook & Google of their comfort to launch their replica of the platform. For records, YouTube started with minute-long videos only after TikTok got banned in India. The ban of TikTok in India also resulted in an astonishing number of copies under the Make in India initiative. So far, no platform could get the actual juice of TikTok the way the secret sauce of KFC is only known to the folks at KFC. Safe to say that TikTok can ...
State or Cybercriminals? IBM Data Breach Report 2020
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State or Cybercriminals? IBM Data Breach Report 2020

The 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report sponsored by IBM Security and conducted by the Ponemon Institute analyzes interviews of 3,200 security professionals from 500 organizations worldwide that suffered a data breach during the August 2019- April 2020 fiscal year. The data breach level cannot be wholly estimated without factoring in a legal, regulatory, and negative impact on brand equity, customers, and employee productivity. Top 8 Findings of IBM Data Breach Report 2020 Deploying Industry 4.0 Technologies According to the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, organizations that focused on deploying Industry 4.0 technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, and process-wide standard security automation, could effectively curb data breach costs to 2.45 million to companies that did...
Oxford PV Takes a Quantum Leap at Solar Power Technology
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Oxford PV Takes a Quantum Leap at Solar Power Technology

A UK-based firm has got it to lead commercially produced solar panels ahead of competitors dedicated to solar power technology advancement. The summer of 2021 seems exciting for British houses as a UK firm is ready to launch breakthrough solar power technology. The technology will use crystal discovered 200 years ago to harness solar energy. Based in Oxford, the solar power technology firm hopes to start manufacturing the solar panels by the end of 2020 and ready them for the first market launch in early 2021. The company, Oxford PV, is excited to be leading this next-generation perovskite solar panel manufacturing that'll generate three-times more electricity than traditional silicon-based solar panels. Today, the climate crisis is a significant concern. Researchers aroun...
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