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An often overlooked aspect of company reorganisation, mergers or acquisitions is the increased risk of data loss or theft. When companies reorganise or are brought closer together through merger or acquisition, the primary focus will nearly always be on the financial and legal aspects of the process, and questions over security are usually low down on everyone’s list of priorities. Source

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IN its engagement with Africa to date, China has been notable for accepting risks that Western countries generally do not.  The willingness of Chinese people, especially small-time traders, to put up with a range of personal safety risks—from petty theft to risk of kidnappings to health & sanitation limitations—has been a key factor as to why China has so rapidly become Africa’s largest trade partner.  Source

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Many hospital networks are leaking valuable information to the internet, leaving critical systems and equipment vulnerable to hacking. Researchers at Essentia Health (Duluth, MN, USA) set out to scan the internet to determine how many vulnerable medical devices were directly connected to the internet, as opposed to simply being connected to internal networks accessible via the internet. Source

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