Crime

Cyber threats and computer bullshit to continue in 2020 and beyond.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/cafe-estrella/tecnologia/191212/principales-amenazas-ciberseguridad-dominaran-2020 The impact of cybercrime will undoubtedly grow in the coming years. Cybersecurity Ventures statistics reveal that such crimes will cost the world $ 6 billion by 2021, compared to $ 3 billion in 2015. This represents the largest economic transfer in history, its amount exceeds, for example, the illegal transfer …

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Just a little tidbit for PNO followers, as “privacy” is ruling the day.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson: Since all of us are now reading of the Martinelli “punctures”, and now Varelaleaks, I still have some lingering questions about the “who” and the “why” behind certain things myself. Though admittedly not nearly as high profile. As I post each day with my own …

Energy/Infrastructure

Panama looks to capitalize on Solar for the future

It is a call that insistently touches the shoulder of every nation. The duty of each of them is to accelerate the transition to an energy system based on renewable technologies, that is, to develop clean energies. What is left behind are fossil fuels to reduce the polluting emissions of …

Human Interest

Panamanians have low participation in high positions

The incorporation into the economic activity of women in Panama is far from assimilating to their educational achievements with an imbalance in their labor participation and decision-making positions in companies, since 12 percent have females in senior management positions, when the goal defined by international studies is 33 percent. This …

Economy

Panama seeks to become Latin America leader in new Technology

This year Panama will present 130 technological patent applications to the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MICI), which means that the country aspires to become the first in Latin America to generate applications through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). in English), when measuring the number of applications per million inhabitants, …

Economy

FACEBOOK enters alliance with Latin America; 1.9 Million Panamanian users

Facebook signed an alliance with Cisneros Interactive that makes the latter the official commercial representative of the social network in nine countries in the region: Panama, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Bolivia, Ecuador and Paraguay. At present, 1.9 million Panamanians enter Facebook every month, of which …

Technology

Clinical lab complex performed 4.9 million tests in 2017

During 2017, the clinical laboratory of the Arnulfo Arias Madrid Hospital Complex of the Social Security Fund (CSS) performed 4,986,154 examinations for the insured. Of that number, the tests that were performed the most were general chemistry when adding 3,791,629, followed by the blood counts (552,879), immunochemistry (301,363) and urinalysis …

Technology

Doctors perform successful first surgery in Panama

Also the doctors of the Irma Hospital of Lourdes Tzanetatos performed a microvascularized reconstruction surgery For seven hours the doctors of the Hospital Irma de Lourdes Tzanetatos (HILT), from Tocumen, successfully performed the first surgery in Panama for the resection of a mandibular tumor and immediate reconstruction with a microvascularized …

Technology

Cyber attacks require double the current security

On average, more than 85 million cyber attacks are reported each year Currently, most organizations around the world manage information technology services in the cloud. Data, operations and transactions pass through the network and this causes criminals to cause much greater damage with attacks that are increasingly sophisticated, in addition, that …

Technology

Sony working on cooking robot to be used at home

The prototype of domestic use will be able to serve the food thanks to the use of artificial intelligence The Japanese technology company Sony works with the American University Carnegie Mellon in the development of a home-use robot capable of cooking and serving food thanks to the use of artificial …

Technology

Technology will be paramount for security of Panamanian citizens

The development of new technologies will be fundamental in the implementation of the so-called National Citizen Security Strategy (ENSC) 2017-2030 . Designed as a State policy, the strategy will be integrated with the interagency operations center, called C5, which includes a system for the reception, attention and dispatch of emergency …

Technology

FACEBOOK under investigation from European agencies

European national authorities, including the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD), investigate “the true scope” of the filtering of data from Facebook users to a consultancy linked to the electoral campaign in the US. who gave the victory to Donald Trump. “We are investigating the case in coordination with the British …