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Greig Paul

Greig Paul

Lead Security Engineer, University of Strathclyde
Greig is an experienced cyber-security and electronic engineer, who has consulted and advised across a range of sectors including Fin-Tech start-ups, banks, large investment funds, and critical infrastructure. He is a regular international speaker on both technical and non-technical topics in cyber-security and blockchain, and works closely with energy companies in his role leading the University of Strathclyde's work on critical infrastructure security. He has previously co-founded a mobile security start-up, leading a development team and designing a range of innovative security solutions.

He is currently leading and guiding the technical development and deployment across the full-stack of a 5G mobile network as part of the 5G RuralFirst project

Smart speakers have overcome privacy fears to give new sales power to Amazon and Google

Sep 09, 2020 07:15 am UTC| Technology

With everyone spending so much time at home during the pandemic, smart speakers such as the Amazon Echo and Google Nest ranges have had a golden opportunity. In their latest attempt to make the devices as relevant as...

Huawei and 5G: UK had little choice but say yes to Chinese – here's why

Feb 03, 2020 12:37 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology

The UKs decision not to ban Chinas Huawei from being a supplier for its next-generation mobile network has caused ructions. US politicians are outraged, with Newt Gingrich calling it a major defeat for his country. In the...

Economics of Labour's plan to nationalise broadband – £20 billion cost is unrealistic

Nov 19, 2019 02:35 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

Labour has promised to give every home and business access to free full-fibre internet by 2030 if elected in the 2019 UK election. To do this, it plans to nationalise several parts of BT and create a free-of-charge,...

Digital Currency Revolution

Bitcoin's successor? More consistent values might make 'stablecoins' a safer cryptocurrency option

Dec 16, 2018 13:30 pm UTC| Digital Currency

Bitcoin has plunged from a high of almost US$20,000 in December 2017 to as low as US$3,675. So its understandable that some cryptocurrency users might be looking for more stability. With the future of Bitcoin and other...

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Economy

Afghanistan inks $160 million solar and wind power deal with US, Turkey, India.

Afghanistan signed a $160 million solar photovoltaic and wind power project deal with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Turkey, and India that will bolster its grid by 110 megawatts in the next 16...

UAE, Israel eye energy, infrastructure cooperation

The energy ministers of the UAE and Israel explored possible investment opportunities in energy, infrastructure, oil, gas, and renewable energy in a video call on Wednesday. The two countries also focused on advanced...

S. Korean healthcare and cosmetics exports surge 42% in August

South Korea exported US$1.69 billion worth of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and medical devices in August, up 42 percent from a year ago. According to data from the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI), the...

CaixaBank's acquisition of Bankia to create Spain's largest bank

CaixaBank will acquire state-owned Bankia in an all-share deal that would create Spains largest bank with total assets exceeding $786.6 billion. The deal will help the companies tackle dwindling profitability due to the...

Dubai’s DP World to work with Israel’s DoverTower in bid for Haifa Port

Dubai state-owned DP World is teaming up with Israels DoverTower in a joint venture that will bid in the privatization and to conduct a study on opening a direct shipping line between the two Middle East states. Haifa...

Politics

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris receive endorsement from Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

With almost a month left until the November elections, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris are set to face Donald Trump and Mike Pence in the upcoming debates. Recently, the...

Barack Obama: Ex-POTUS joins Kamala Harris for Democratic fundraisers

Since endorsing his support for his former colleague Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama is actively campaigning for the Biden-Harris ticket by appearing in various events and fundraisers. This week, he will be...

Donald Trump: POTUS' tax returns revealed

For a long time, Donald Trump has often evaded the demand to look into his own income taxes. A piece by the New York Times over the weekend revealed how much Trump paid in federal income taxes over the years. The piece,...

World War 3: South Korean official shot and killed by North Korean soldiers

Tensions between North and South Korea remain in the midst of a global pandemic, with concerns of an all-out conflict or world war 3 ensuing between the two. Fears have been stoked as it was revealed that a South Korean...

Science

COVID-19 cure: Scientists plan to develop 'self-spreading' coronavirus vaccine

While some countries are already seeing progress in containing or the slowing down of the spread of the coronavirus, millions of people are still affected by COVID-19 elsewhere. As scientists ramp up efforts in developing...

Asteroids: 200-meter rock to approach Earth tomorrow

Another asteroid was spotted traveling Earthbound and is set to approach our planet this week. With a size that is comparable to two times as large as the statue of liberty in the US, would it pose a threat to...

Asteroids: 59 to 130-meter asteroid to pass by Earth today

NASA is constantly on the lookout for asteroids that are coming towards Earth. One asteroid is set to approach Earth today, but will not pose a threat. An asteroid measuring between 59 to 130 meters in diameter is...

NASA: Cyclones on Jupiter captured by Juno spacecraft

NASA is closely monitoring other planets in our solar system for signs of unusual activity in order to learn more about the universe. The Juno spacecraft was able to capture unusual weather within the gas giant as it...

Technology

Xbox Series S vs. Xbox Series X: What’s missing in the cheaper next-generation console

Since video game fans heard the first rumors about the next-generation consoles, most of them were likely primarily concerned about the cost of new hardware. While the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 are unsurprisingly...

iPhone 12 mini is now the likely name for upcoming 5.4-inch smartphone

Tech fans are in the final stretch of waiting for the iPhone 12 series to be officially announced. Usually, around this time, most of the information about the upcoming smartphones have been released already, but it...

‘Starfield’: ‘Leaked’ images suggest spacewalk could be a gameplay feature

New information about Starfield has been hard to find since it was announced in 2018. However, fans might already have the first look at Bethesdas highly anticipated game in the form of a leaked image supposedly from an...

‘Cyberpunk 2077’: Night City’s official website has a death counter and annoying pop-up ads

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red recently launched a real website for the games fictional main location called the Night City. Not surprisingly, it is unlike any official websites for cities and because one of the...
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