Three steps to safety

Preventative measures to help ensure your business is protected from ransomware attacks In May, the Colonial Pipeline operation that carries almost half of the diesel, petrol and jet fuel used on the east coast of the United States was held to ransom for almost a week by cyber criminals. Colonial paid $4.4 million to the […]

Ransomware is the online threat that most concerns GCHQ and we all need to take it more seriously and take steps to defend ourselves against the “cumulative effect” of being victims. So says the CEO of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, Lindy Cameron. “These criminals don’t exist in a vacuum. They are often enabled […]

We all know that cyber attacks can be costly and dangerous for businesses and most companies take steps to head them off. But what do you do if you’re repelling lots of cyberattacks every day? Like 15.5 billion a day? That’s what American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has had to contend with recently. In […]

A new AI-driven service called Deep Nostalgia from online genealogy company MyHeritage and using technology licensed from Israeli firm D-ID can animates portrait photos to create passable but fairly creepy fake video clips. It uses pre-recorded driver videos of facial movements and applies the one that best suits the image being manipulated. Users upload a […]

Moods is a new ad-focused AI tool from Vevo that has been created to group videos based on the emotions they represent. The aim is to help ad recall and brand favourability by creating more memorable overall experiences for viewers. Co-developer, music data company Musixmatch, score and label videos based on their energy and tone, […]

The UK’s Department for International Trade and Department for Digital Culture, Media and Sport are together backing a new initiative aimed at creating national standards for job training in the fast-developing creative and technical field of virtual production. With government support, former DNEG joint MD Alex Hope will lead a steering committee to drive uptake […]

As demand grows for AI solutions that process images from cameras and other photo sensors, more efficient systems are needed. Like NVIDIA and others before it and drawing on its mobile technology developments, chip maker Qualcomm has unveiled an R&D project that reduces the compute power needed to handle visual AI, in turn reducing the […]

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