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Durham College to participate in siberXchange Live summit

Durham College, a partner and sponsor of SiberX, is participating in the siberXchange Live Summit this week to showcase new opportunities in autonomous vehicle and cybersecurity research. 

UK government loses two more laptops

An official insists the unencrypted data was not sensitive and the laptops were password-protected, but the Ministry of Defence is launching a new inquiry

Computer issues delay Scottish election results

The results of Scotland's elections have been thrown into chaos and results delayed by technical problems with the newly introduced electronic counting system.

The state of security and emergency services in Canada

The Government of Canada depends on its personnel and assets to deliver services that ensure the health, safety, security and economic well-being of Canadians.

Australian state businesses struggle to get an IT grip

Outsourcing, telecommuting and e-mail dependence is on the rise while security expenditure is falling. Businesses in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) are also struggling to retain IT staff, according to a report released this week.

Philippines gets first city-wide wireless deployment

Aside from housing the former Philippine Army headquarters and the rapidly developing major business hub Fort Bonifacio, the city of Taguig is also looking forward to becoming the first local government unit in the Philippines to transform its whole city into a wireless access zone via Wi-Fi or WiMax technology.

Intel boosts wireless governments

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corp. has embarked on a global initiative to promote wireless connectivity in local government services, as Canadian cities watch in the sidelines for "lessons learned" from the pilot implementations.

Philippines plans single national ID system

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will spearhead the development of a single national identification (ID) system that would "harmonize" the databases of several government agencies, including the National Statistics Office (NSO), Land Transportation Authority (LTO) and the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

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