Venezuela blames power failure on exotic sabotage, again. Huawei may have built North Korea’s 3G wireless networks. Were record privacy fines high enough? Logic bombing the customer.
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Venezuela’s government says the country’s massive blackout is the work of sabotage by foreign actors (read, the Yanquis) who took down the grid with an “electromagnetic attack.” Documents leaked from Huawei indicate that the electronics giant did essential work for North Korea’s infrastructure. Both Facebook and Equifax say major fines over privacy issues, but there’s growing sentiment that the fines were on the low side. And, coders, make loyalty programs, not logic bombs. Malek Ben Salem from Accenture Labs on defending against disinformation. Guest is Robb Reck from Ping Identity on insider threat programs.
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