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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

Japan, China may restart mutual business travel in Oct.

Japan and China may restart its two-way business travel for both short- and long-term businesspeople as they seek to revive their economies. Around 9.59 million Chinese visited Japan in 2019, including about 370,000...

Australian weekly consumer sentiment rises for seventh consecutive week

Australian weekly confidence rose for the seventh consecutive week. The ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian consumer sentiment index rose 0.4 percent. A solid rise of 5.8 percent in Time to buy a household item underpinned the...

New Chinese law restricts sensitive exports, prescribes retaliation against threats

China has passed a new law restricting sensitive exports and taking reciprocal measures toward countries or regions that abuse export controls and threaten its national security and interests. Export controls under the...

Egypt exceeds IMF's growth expectation amid pandemic

Egypt exceeded the International Monetary Funds (IMF) expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting the latter to raise its estimate of the countrys economic growth rate from 2 percent during the last fiscal year to...

Biden's poll lead boosts shares of gun manufacturers

Shares of gun makers have been surging as Democratic candidate Joe Biden who vowed to increase gun regulation widened his lead in the polls against President Donald Trump since their debate. Smith Wessons stock is up...

Politics

Joe Biden transition team considering adding Republicans in Cabinet positions

Former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is known for pushing for bipartisanship or at least an ability to work across the aisle. As the elections draw near, the Biden transition team is...

Barack Obama revelation: Prince George once broke royal tradition by meeting ex-POTUS

During the last months of Barack Obamas term as president in 2016, the Obamas met with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as part of their state visit. It was during their visit that they also allowed Prince George to break...

Melania Trump blasted: John Oliver slams FLOTUS for being "totally complicit"

First lady Melania Trump remains largely silent on the attacks her husband Donald Trump has made on his critics as well as his controversial policies. Recently, talk show host John Oliver slammed the first lady for being...

Donald Trump attacks Dr. Anthony Fauci for speaking the truth about the COVID-19 pandemic

Donald Trump is currently in the last stretch of his campaign in the last two weeks until the November election, with millions of Americans having opted to vote early. However, Trump made his closing arguments for his...

Science

NASA revelation: Mysterious set of footprints found on lunar surface outside of Apollo missions

NASA is currently preparing to return to the Moon through its upcoming Artemis space program. With five Apollo missions having preceded this one, scientists had also discovered a mysterious set of footprints that did not...

Asteroid discovery: space rock on extremely close approach photographed by scientist

Yesterday, October 19, an asteroid made a safe fly-by when it approached Earth. An astronomer was able to capture the rock as it traveled through space and towards our planet. The asteroid that NASA has referred to as...

NASA news: Expert warns of China's increasing dominance in future space exploration

In recent years, more countries are beginning to branch out into potential space exploration, among them being China. As NASA gears up for its upcoming space missions, a scientist has warned that Chinas own space agency is...

Climate change discovery: Changing global temperatures may have been the cause of human extinction in the past

Climate change today is becoming more and more of a problem that the toll it has taken on the environment has become more evident especially in recent years. Aside from leading to the extinction of certain species of...

Technology

Apple silicon Macs reportedly slated to be announced in November

Apples biggest events of 2020 have already taken place, where new iPad, Watch, and iPhones have been announced. However, the tech giant is expected to have one more product unveiling before the year ends focused on the...

Huawei Mate 40 Pro sports 50MP camera, 65-watt fast charging as specs leak before Oct. 22 reveal

Shortly before the official unveiling of the Huawei Mate 40 series, a reliable source has already reported the supposed full specs sheet for the Pro model. Aside from a processor that could surpass the capacity of Qualcomm...

Xbox Game Pass hints at ‘Rainbow Six Siege’ arriving on the streaming service

Previous online teasers made for Xbox Game Pass promotions have been fun, albeit easy, puzzles to crack. Video game fans may have just been given one more thing to decode, which suggests the addition of Rainbow Six Siege...

iPad Air 4 release date listed as Oct. 23 by several retailers

More evidence has surfaced online suggesting that the iPad Air 4 pre-order will open on the same day as the iPhone 12 on Friday, Oct. 16. Reports have it that third-party retailers have also listed the tablet with a...
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