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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

Why anti-competitive probe into tech giants could spell trouble for Apple and its App Store

Nov 08, 2020 10:46 am UTC| Law

If the coronavirus pandemic has shown us anything, its just how much people depend on a few large technology companies. The use of mobile apps and web services has increased significantly in recent years, as people adapted...

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

Doosan clinches 780 billion won Saudi desalination plant project

Doosan Heavy Industries Construction Co. (DHICC) has clinched a 780 billion-won deal to build the Yanbu-4 seawater desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The deal was inked by DHICC with a consortium of French energy...

S. Korea appeals WTO's ruling on its 15.39% anti-dumping tariffs on Japanese steel

South Korea appealed the World Trade Organizations (WTO) ruling that it partially violated rules in slapping anti-dumping 15.39 percent tariffs on Japanese stainless steel bars since July 2004 The appeal was made nearly...

BlackBerry unaware why stock price surged 17.7%

BlackBerry Ltd. said it was unaware of any material, undisclosed corporate developments that caused a 17.7 percent surge in its share price at $16.53 on Monday, even after it settled a patent royalties dispute with...

Hyundai Mipo wins 80.2 billion won chemicals carrier deal from Europe

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. has won an 80.2 billion won order to build two petrochemical carriers for a European company to be delivered by March next year. The mid-sized shipyard is one of three shipbuilders, including...

EU consumes more electricity from renewable sources than fossil fuel for first time in 2020

Europeans got 38 percent of their electricity from renewable sources last year, surpassing fossil fuels, which accounted for 37 percent, for the first time. According to an annual report from Ember and Agora...

Politics

Melania Trump divorce: Piers Morgan says ex-FLOTUS will not rush into divorcing husband Donald Trump

As of late, more speculations have circulated on whether former first lady Melania Trump will stay or leave former President Donald Trump now that they have left the White House. Controversial TV personality Piers Morgan...

Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani sued for defamation by Dominion

Donald Trumps attempts to overturn the election results have ultimately resulted in his impeachment in the last stretch of his term as president. The after-effects of the attempts have also affected his close allies,...

Donald Trump humiliation: Ex-POTUS' niece Mary Trump says she wants to change her last name to distance herself

Among the most vocal critics of now-former President Donald Trump is his own niece Mary Trump. Ms. Trump recently said she wants to change her last name in order to further break from her uncle. Speaking to The...

Joe Biden brings in longtime physician as the new White House doctor

Joe Biden has already made personnel changes among the White House staff in his administration, and recently he has made another one. Biden is set to bring in his longtime physician to become the new White House...

Science

What to feed ducks – according to science

The simple things in life sometimes bring the greatest joy like feeding the ducks at your local pond. The next time you pay your feathered friends a visit, consider introducing some variety into the food you give them....

Yellowstone volcano: USGS warns of possible eruption

Many scientists are keeping watch over the activity occurring in the Yellowstone volcano because of its potential to inflict large-scale damage in the United States. Now, scientists at the USGS have now warned of a...

Mars mission: NASA scientist says Martians can help humans live on Red Planet

Being able to live on Mars is one of the goals that space agencies all over the world have when it comes to exploring the red planet in future Mars missions. Although it may take a while to figure out how we may be able to...

Black holes: Albert Einstein's theory may save Earth from wandering black holes

Black holes are one of the most mysterious objects in the universe and were first brought up by renowned scientist Albert Einstein. With the possibility of wandering black holes being able to consume our own planet, the...

Asteroid alert: 16-meter space rock to pass by Earth on New Year weekend

With days to go until the Earth completes another year around the Sun, it appears that the universe also has plans to celebrate the new year along with us. An asteroid is set to pass by our planet a few days after the new...

Technology

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ patch 1.1 doesn’t completely fix the bugged Takemura quest

CD Projekt Red delivered its promise to release patch 1.1 for Cyberpunk 2077 this month. While its patch notes are filled with much-needed gameplay fixes, players found that it also comes with a new bug that affects a main...

More Samsung Galaxy S21 shipments anticipated in 2021, research predicts

A market research predicts the Samsung Galaxy S21 would perform better than the Galaxy S20 lineup last year. However, another report claims that the company has laid out quite a conservative estimation of units to be...

Apple launches new Fitness+ feature 'Time to Walk' with inspirational stories told by celebrities

Apple has launched a new Fitness+ feature to inspire its subscribers to go out for a walk. Instead of listening to lengthy audiobooks, the new Time to Walk feature focuses on inspirational stories told by...

Sony Xperia Compact rumored to return in 2021 with new 5.5-inch smartphone

Sony has been rumored to bring back its small-size smartphone series in recent years, and that appears to become a reality soon. A new leak appeared in the wild, possibly giving tech fans their first look at the next...
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