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CyberBeat #80
March 2023

FEATURE: Digital audience expert, Tasnim Alli talks about freedom of express and the responsibilities of Digital Citizens during South Africa Human Rights Day.

Latest CyberBeat News

Tech Giants and The Digital Markets Act

22 March 2023
Google and Apple, have lobbied intensively against the DMA

New Zealand says it will ban TikTok on devices with access to its parliamentary network

22 March 2023
Arrangements would be made for staff who needed to use TikTok “to perform their democratic duties”

Centrelink and ATO voice identification system complete with security flaws

22 March 2023
A security vulnerability has been discovered in a widely-used cloud application, which could put millions of users at risk.

Amazon To Axe 9000 More Jobs

22 March 2023
The latest cuts focus on Amazon's highly-profitable cloud and advertising divisions

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Previous Podcasts

CyberBeat news #79 16 March 2023

How can the ordinary person understand the concepts of hacking and Artificial Intelligence? 

Cybersecurity specialist and author - Bruce Schneier’s talks about his latest book  "A Hacker's Mind: How the Powerful Bend Society's Rules, and How to Bend Them Back." 

CyberBeat news #78 09 March 2023

As AI continues to dominate our lives - How can we tell fact from fake? Should we be concerned that less and less of what’s out there can be trusted? Can we be re-assured that the law makers will get it right?

CyberBeat news #77 02 March 2023

Public Safety Expert Rania Mankarious outlines Power Tools parents can use to keep children safe online. 

CyberBeat news #76 23 February 2023

This week an investigative report uncovers a group that claims to have used hacking, sabotage and automated disinformation techniques to manipulate 30 elections across the globe.

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