Malta Digital Innovation Authority

MDIA is the primary Authority responsible for promoting governmental policies that promote Malta as the center for excellence for technological innovation, while setting and enforcing standards that ensure compliance with any other international obligations. The Authority seeks to protect and support users and also encourages all types of innovations, by allowing for flexibility when it comes to the certification of Innovative Technology Arrangements.

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Joshua Ellul, Chairman, Malta Digital Innovation Authority, is the director of the Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies which runs a multidisciplinary Masters in Blockchain and DLT. He is a Senior Lecturer...

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The U.S Department of Energy | July 28, 2020

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REPORT ON AI USE BY U.S. GOVERNMENT CITES BIOMETRICS AS EXAMPLE OF NEED FOR INTERNAL EXPERTISE

Biometrics Research Group | February 19, 2020

The U.S. government must improve its internal AI expertise and capacity to properly leverage the transformative power of biometrics and other technologies, according to a report from experts at Stanford and New York University. The report is meant to guide future government decisions, but along the way reveals some details about the development of a major biometric program. The use of face biometrics instead of iris recognition for border checks by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was de...

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SECURING THE NEW DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM: RESECURITY® EXHIBITS AT DODIIS 2021

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Resecurity®, a cybersecurity and intelligence company, today announced the unveiling of their next-generation cybersecurity platform at the 2021 Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference in Pheonix, Arizona. For nearly 20 years, the DoDIIS Worldwide Conference has served as the premier information technology conference welcoming over 2,000 attendees and representing over 400 different government organizations. Government organizations ...

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Kaspersky | March 02, 2020

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US GOVERNMENT UNVEILS PLAN TO DEVELOP NATIONAL QUANTUM NETWORK FOR SECURE INTERNET

The U.S Department of Energy | July 28, 2020

The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled its plans to develop a parallel national quantum network that is super-fast and unhackable and could be used by sensitive government departments and banks to send information, according to the Department of Energy. The blueprint of the network was revealed in an event at the University of Chicago on Thursday. The department detailed four research areas that need to be given priority for the technology to achieve completion and stated it could be fu...

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