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  Abstract: Introduction: 5G millimeter wave technology offers advantages: “smart” homes, “smart” cities and autonomic automobiles. A rise of at least 30-100% in exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from antennas in the public space near citizens’ homes is expected, and higher exposure levels inside homes from millions of devices communicating with antennas (“Internet of Things”). Scientists have...
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By  Dr. Devra Davis  01/05/20 AT 10:33 AM The ravaging fires of Australia’s drought-riddled bush provide a global warning. Amidst the largest mass evacuation in its history with no relief in sight, thousands of Australians are now forced to shelter-in-place, while others are crammed into seashores where they await rescue by naval ships. Their only hope is to wait...
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(Photo caption: Giovanni Chiarelli, CTIO MTN South Africa and Nicolas Blixell, VP, Ericsson Middle East and Africa, at the contract signing.) https://www.ericsson.com/en/press-releases/2019/11/mtn-south-africa-selects-ericsson-for-commercial-5g-core-and-radio?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social_organic&utm_campaign=bnew_bdgs_global_5g_core_ran_20191114&utm_content=news Related: Earlier this week, MTN South Africa and Huawei carried out a 5G trial during the AfricaCom event, South African press reported. The demo runs on test spectrum in the 3.5GHz band, which is...
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Image source: https://www.em360tech.com DDoS attacks have been around for 20 years, but the current tech environment is fuelling a renewed interest for them, with 5G set to play a fundamental role. 5G holds a lot of promise for improved communications but may well worsen the DDoS nightmare as it is unfortunately, a breeding ground for distributed denial...
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MyBroadband Staff Writer, 27 October 2019 Yesterday several internet service providers (ISPs) in South Africa were hit by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks which crippled the connections of their customers. The effects of this were felt around 15:00 and continued through much of the day. The ISPs went to fix the problem with Webafrica, for...
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Source: Translated from Greek: Position of the Pancyprian Medical Association (PIC) and the National Committee on the Environment and Child Health (NCDCP) under the Nicosia Declaration 2017 in discussing the issue: Our Line as Scientific Bodies will be formed on the basis of the Principles of Public Health Protection and the Nicosia Declaration 2017 and...
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Source: https://www.news.uct.ac.za/news/research-office/-article/2019-09-09-helping-africa-prepare-for-5g 09 SEPTEMBER 2019 | STORY LAURA RAWDEN. PHOTO MICHAEL HAMMOND Dr Joyce Mwangama, a lecturer in the UCT Department of Electrical Engineering, is leading the development of South Africa’s first university-based 5G testbed facility. Excerpts: 5G can be viewed as an enabler of the fourth industrial revolution, also known as the 4IR, which has been described by the...
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Link: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/internet-things-global-regulatory-ecosystem-and-most-promising-smart-environments?utm_content=3993e6116377b10ae738903c5677f252&utm_campaign=2019-8-14Cybersecurity%20Legal%20News&utm_source=Robly.com&utm_medium=email The author states that this article was intended to summarize two main issues: I) IoT as an increasing and cross topic market which will become a present reality closer to our daily lives; II) IoT will be regulated and become an important concern in consumer product health and safety. See the full article at...
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The advent of so-called disruptive technologies – those that fundamentally alter the way we live, work and relate to one another – provides criminals with new ways to pursue their illegal goals, but also equips law enforcement with powerful tools in the fight against crime. To remain relevant and effective, it is necessary for law...
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