The Daily Populous

Monday December 28th, 2020 night edition

image for It’s time to accept that disinformation is a cyber security issue

However, because disinformation is by nature an online risk, it is a challenge for our cyber security ecosystem to tackle, too.

These companies don’t tend to refer to themselves as cyber security companies, but you can argue that this is, in effect, what they are.

More than that, disinformation has the potential to undermine national security – and it should be at the core of our cyber defences.

However, the cyber security innovation ecosystem as a whole has been under-utilised and under-motivated to play a role in this landscape.

This reflects the changing nature of cyber security at large – it’s now more about protecting an enterprise’s values, brand and reputation rather than just a network security issue.

Disinformation is still an emerging frontier for cyber security, and we will need unconventional techniques far beyond data breach notifications and regulatory fines.

But the first step is recognising it as a new type of online risk where effective cyber security is part of the solution. »

Mark Strong on spies, villains, and morally compromised doctors

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The actor: A working actor for over 30 years, Mark Strong has made a career out of playing sinister-looking, stoic, and somewhat bad guys.

You just have to deal with one problem and move on to the next problem and deal with that.

MS: I think it’s more the fact that he is an everyman and he is thrown into an extraordinary situation. »

Man Sues Police After Being Pepper-Sprayed While Filming Son’s Arrest

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Marco and Dillon Puente, a father and son, say that living in the city of Keller, Texas, often means looking over their shoulder.

“It’s just this weird feeling that when you’ve done nothing wrong but you don’t want somebody else to be mad,” he said.

That day, as Mr. Puente and his son headed in separate cars to meet at a relative’s house, Mr. Puente, 39, saw his son, Dillon, being pulled over by the police. »

A Scary Amount of Nutrition Science Has Deep Ties to The Food Industry, Study Reveals

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"This study found that the food industry is commonly involved in published research from leading nutrition journals," researchers write.

In recent years, as industry ties to scientific research have begun to surface, many have lost trust in nutrition science and some have called it a 'credibility crisis'.

In some peer-reviewed publications, like The Journal of Nutrition, business ties were found in 28 percent of all the articles assessed. »

Warren reintroduces bill to bar lawmakers from trading stocks

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announced Friday she's reintroducing a bill to prohibit lawmakers from trading stocks as Democrats look to make the issue a key aspect of Georgia's two Senate runoffs.

The reintroduction of the bill by Warren and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) coincides with scrutiny Georgia Sens.

Kelly Loeffler (R) and David Perdue (R) are facing over their own stock trading during the pandemic. »